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September 23 to September 29

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2013

Welcome Weekend Liturgy
Sunday, September 22, 10 a.m. in the Leavey Center
All new students and their families are encouraged to join in this wonderful celebration marking the beginning of your Santa Clara journey.  We gather to celebrate the Eucharist, giving thanks for all that has led to this moment. We honor and treasure the many and diverse traditions that form the SCU community and welcome everyone to attend! Also, please join us for a reception immediately following the Mass.

Bible Study
Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Campus Ministry
This is a Bible study that is diverse and inclusive of people with different perspectives.

Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice Information Night
Wednesday, September 25, 7 pm, Campus Ministry
The largest annual gathering of youth from Jesuit institutions is a great opportunity to meet people who will embrace your values and engage with you in conversation and exploration about some of the major issues of today. We will provide information about the trip at this meeting.

Campus Ministry Open House
Friday, September 27, 7 to 10 pm, Campus Ministry
This is an opportunity to meet some Campus Ministry staff, ask some questions, and understand what we’re all about. We encourage new students to stop by for a few minutes for some fun and conversation.

Apply to be a DISCOVER leader!
Applications to lead the February DISCOVER retreat will be available Monday, September 30.

Register for the Fall Search Retreat!
Sign-ups for the November 15-17 Search retreat start on Monday, September 30.

Register for the Mission: Sustainable Challenge!
Coming in October! The Mission: Sustainable Challenge is a daily opportunity for action and reflection on the spirituality of sustainability. Look for opportunities to register later this week.

First Sunday Evening Liturgies
Sunday, September 29, 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., Mission Church
Start the new year with old friends and new in the joyful celebration of the Eucharist. These Catholic liturgies are a hallmark of the Santa Clara University community. All are welcome!

Winter Break Immersions
Applications due Wednesday, October 9 at 3:00 p.m.
Want to do something great over Winter Break? Want to make a difference at the same time? Apply for an immersion trip through the Ignatian Center! Spend a week on a house building project in New Orleans, learning about immigration issues on the Arizona/Mexico border, or working with community-based organizations in Oakland or Ecuador.  Winter  Break Immersions to: Arizona Border, Oakland, New Orleans and Ecuador. Meet new friends, become a part of another community, make a difference.

San Jose Earthquakes Fundraiser for the St Vincent De Paul Society
Saturday, October 26, 2:30 p.m., Buck Shaw Stadium
Would you like to watch some fantastic soccer and support the St Vincent De Paul Society at the same time?  Then come along to the fundraiser soccer game. Tickets are available to purchase from or Dany will be selling tickets after mass for $23 each. $5 from each ticket goes straight to the St Vincent De Paul society.


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Benson Center 105, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053
(408) 554-4372 (main line)
(408) 554-4373 (fax)