Welcome and welcome back!
Whether you’ve been away just for vacation, abroad for all of last quarter, or this is your first time joining this community at Santa Clara, we welcome you and hope that Campus Ministry is a place where you are honored and affirmed--a real home. Don’t let any of the factors that make you think Campus Ministry wouldn’t be right for you keep you away. Don’t practice any religion? You’re in good company. Spiritual but not religious? You’re not alone! Campus Ministry is a place where you can engage with peers and staff about key issues of faith and spirituality. Stop into our Benson office and introduce yourself. Visit us online (scu.edu/cm) or engage with us on Facebook (facebook.com/scucm). Comments, ideas, or questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday Liturgy Schedule
Jan. 11, 10 a.m., 6 p.m., and 9 p.m.
Jan. 18, 10 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Jan. 25, 10 a.m., 6 p.m., and 9 p.m.
Register for the First Year Retreat!
Applications Open November 17th
January 17-18, 2015
Sign up for the inaugural First Year Retreat, which is a retreat specifically geared towards first year students and invites you to reflect on the themes of Belonging, Believing, and Becoming. This is a fantastic way for you to meet new friends and engage with your faith, as well as contemplate your place here at Santa Clara. Find more information on the Campus Ministry homepage or contact Fr. Manh Tran or Victor Lemus.
CLC Winter Quarter Info Night
January 13, 6:30 pm, Campus Ministry
If you know of anyone who is back from abroad or is still interested in signing up for CLC and didn't have the opportunity last quarter, we have a winter quarter info night open to everyone! This is an opportunity for you to learn more about CLC and what we're all about. For more information, contact Kathryn Hackett or Elise Jansen.
Vigil for Pakistani School Children
Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 9:15 p.m., in the front plaza of the Mission Church
Please join Intandesh and Campus Ministry in a vigil to honor the memory of the 145 children, mostly teenagers, who were killed in a massive shooting at a Pakistani school on December 16, 2014. For more information, contact Sri Ramesh.
Misa en español
Thursday, January 15, 8-9 p.m., Mission Church
Come celebrate the beginning of the new year with our Spanish-speaking community at our first Misa en Español of the quarter. There will be rosca de reyes; contact Maleny Quiroz if you wish to help out.
Cardinal Oscar Rodríguez Marádiaga Visits SCU!
One of the foremost leaders of Catholicism and the role of the Church in the world today, Cardinal Rodríguez Marádiaga will be on campus on January 20 for an evening event. There will be a student-specific event in the afternoon. Look for more information in next week’s announcements.
Spring Break Immersions
Applications due January 21 at 3:00 p.m.
Spend a week learning from and serving in communities with little access to wealth, power, and privilege. Apply for an immersion trip through the Ignatian Center! Spring Break Immersions to: Appalachia, Inner City LA, Navajo Nation, Nicaragua, San Jose, and Redwoods Monastery. For more information, please visit www.scu.edu/immersions. Sponsored by the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education.
CLC Service Immersion
January 23, 3-5:30 pm, Luther Burbank School
Get excited for the upcoming service immersion on January 23 at Luther Burbank! It will be opened up to the whole community for Christian Unity Week and we need CLC to represent! Have a blast with these kids today! if you have any questions, contact Jimmy Harrison or Hope Titus and fill out this form!
Those becoming Catholic - Rite of Acceptance
Sunday, January 25, 2015 at the 9 p.m. Liturgy
We will be welcoming several new people into a process that will eventually lead to their baptism. Please pray for them and we ask you to make an extra effort to be present to welcome them to the community on January 25th.
CLC Weekly Tutoring
Weekly, Luther Burbank School
We are looking for volunteers to start tutoring at Luther Burbank for this quarter! The commitment is for 8 weeks, and you'll have the opportunity to work with some amazing kids! To register and learn more info, contact Jimmy Harrison or Hope Titus and fill out this form!
Jean Donovan Summer Fellowship
Applications due February 4
The Jean Donovan Summer Fellowship is designed to encourage and support students who desire to deepen their understanding of social justice issues through a summer community-based learning experience of 5-7 weeks. The Fellowship provides $2,000 in grant funding to recipients who work a minimum of 30 hours/week with a community-based non-profit organization locally, domestically or abroad. For more information visit www.scu.edu/jdf. Sponsored by the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education.
“Rediscover Catholicism” -- book giveaway!
Are you interested in taking a closer look at what the Catholic faith means to you? Campus Ministry is giving away a book to help students reflect more deeply on the Catholic faith. Copies will be available after the evening Sunday masses or in the Campus Ministry office until the supply runs out. Opportunities for conversations on the book and its themes will be forthcoming. For more information, contact John Michael Reyes or Lulu Santana.
Society of St Vincent de Paul Youth ‘Vinnies’ Meeting
Thursday, January 15, 6 p.m., Campus Ministry
We are a group of enthusiastic students who are working together to help those who could use a step up (for example the homeless). Twice monthly meetings, contact Dany Kelly or visit the Facebook page.
Ecumenical Bible Study
Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Campus Ministry
Join fellow students from many Christian backgrounds as we read through the Gospel of Luke over Winter Quarter. Snack and Bible provided! If you have questions contact Hope Titus or Rev Laura Brekke.