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  •  April 6 to April 12

    Thursday, Apr. 2, 2015

    Passover Seder
    Wednesday, April 8, 6-7:30 Benson Parlors B & C
    All are welcome to join the Jewish Student Union, Hillel of Silicon Valley, and Campus Ministry for SCU’s annual Passover Seder. Passover, or Pesach, remembers God’s deliverance of the Jews from slavery in Egypt. A kosher, vegetarian meal is provided. If you have questions, please contact Rev. Laura Brekke.

    Washington to Washington Program Application
    Applications due Wednesday, April 8
    The Washington to Washington program is a year-long experience that will invite you to explore themes of justice through ongoing accompaniment with mothers of the Greater Washington Neighborhood of San Jose. An integral part of the program is the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in Washington, DC (November 7-9). More details can be found on the application, linked above. For more information, please contact Matt Smith.

    Now Hiring 2015-2016 Spirituality Facilitators! (formerly “Resident Ministers”)
    In this ten-month, renewable, fixed-term, part-time position (August 15-June 15) Spirituality Facilitators work in collaboration with Campus Ministry and their Residential Learning Community leadership teams to support the vocational, spiritual, intellectual, personal, and social development of undergraduate students who live on campus.
    Apply by Wednesday, April 8, here:
    More info? or email Julia Claire Landry,

    Silent Retreat Registration
    May 29-31 St. Francis Retreat Center, San Juan Bautista
    Registration for the Weekend Silent Retreat is now open. Enjoy this three-day weekend retreat based on the Daily Examen prayer, as established by St. Ignatius. Components of the retreat include confidential, individual meetings with a retreat director, group conference talks on the movements of the Examen, liturgy, and group prayer.. For more information, please contact Charlotte Coe at or Victor Lemus at

    Searching for an Evolutionary Spirituality and New Mysticism in a Global World: A Dialogue with Teilhard de Chardin.  
    Tuesday, April 29 7:30pm Mission Church
    Second in a three part lecture series by Dr. Ursula King (University of Bristol, UK) on the topic of Celebrating Teilhard de Chardin, Pioneer in the Dialogue between Religion and Science.  

    Spring Search Retreat
    May 8-10, 201 Mission Springs Retreat Center
    Registration for the Spring Search Retreat opens Monday. This is an energetic weekend of reflecting, sharing and experiencing God's love in community. Though the retreat is grounded in the Jesuit, Ignatian spirituality individuals of all faith traditions are welcome and encouraged to attend. Registration will become available on April 6th and is expected to fill up quickly. For more information, please contact Charlotte Coe at or Victor Lemus at

    More Than Compassion
    April 12, Mission Church (after 9pm mass)
    More Than Compassion runs a school, orphanage and girl’s home in Guatemala and hires new graduates from universities to work at their locations in Guatemala. There will be two representatives from the organization in Guatemala at a table after mass if you are interested in more information. Please contact Alycia Harrah at

    Upcoming Events

    Wonderfully Made Seminar

    Saturday, April 18, 1-4:30 p.m., Locatelli Activities Center
. Wonderfully Made, a women's Christian organization founded at Santa Clara University, invites all women 13 and older to its 10th Annual Spring Seminar. Wonderfully Made is excited to have Sarah Hill, mentor and youth leader to Bethany Hamilton, as its keynote speaker. The event will also include worship music from recording artist Danya Collyer, student testimonies, and delicious treats. The event is free

    Ongoing opportunities:

    Ecumenical Bible Study
    Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30, Campus Ministry
    Join us as we begin a Quarter-long Sutdy of the Book of Acts. Bibles and snacks provided! All are welcome. For more information contact Rev. Laura Brekke or Hope Titus.

    Zen Mindfulness Meditation
    Wednesdays during weeks 1-10, 5:15-6:10 p.m., Multifaith Sanctuary, St. Joseph Hall
    Take a moment to meditate with others and learn about Zen sitting meditation. No experience is required. Come as you can; leave when you must.

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