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    Friday, Feb. 13, 2015


    Mardi Gras Open House Pancake Party

    Tuesday, February 17, 11 am to 1 pm, Campus Ministry

    It's always a fun time at the Campus Ministry Mardi Gras Open House! We hope you'll join us for a few moments of fun to pick up some goodies between classes or meetings and be flabbergasted by the Fat Tuesday friendliness. If you've never been into our office, no worries! Our sole hope for Mardi Gras is that we provide a space for you to meet other people, enjoy yourself, and let loose a little bit. Laissez les bon temps roulez!

    A Vocational Journey Through Service and Faith: a conversation with Kevin Hartigan from Catholic Relief Services

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 4 p.m., Campus Ministry

    Kevin Hartigan is the Regional Director for the Middle East, Europe and Central Asia for CRS. During his talk, Mr. Hartigan will address some of the questions SCU students face after service-oriented experiences. For more information contact Karen Snowden,

    CRS Rice Bowl Kickoff

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 7 p.m. outside of Benson

    A carnival night with booths of food, cotton candy, snow cones, popcorn and fun! Celebration of Mardi Gras and kick-off of CRS Rice Bowl, with education about Catholic Relief Services. For more information contact Grace Lacayo,

    Ash Wednesday Liturgies

    February 18, All liturgies include the distribution of Ashes

    Catholic Masses: 7:30 a.m., 12:05 p.m., 6 p.m., and 9 p.m.

    Shared Protestant and Catholic service: 4 p.m.

    Lent at Santa Clara University

    There are many ways to deepen your faith and draw closer to God this Lent. Check out the linked page for all the opportunities.

    Sacrament of Reconciliation during Lent

    Sundays, 8 to 8:45 p.m., Mission Church Reconciliation Room
    In addition to the regular Mission Church Sacrament of Reconciliation schedule- Mondays, 11:30a.m., there will be additional opportunities every Sunday evening throughout the holy season of Lent. Come and experience God’s mercy and forgiveness.  

    Interfaith Dinner Discussion

    Thursday, February 19, 2015, 6:00-7:00., Campus Ministry Large Conference Room

    Are you interested in different religious traditions?  Come join us for discussion on issues of interest to those of all faiths and no faith. Dinner is provided, so bring yourself and a friend! This week’s discussion is on forgiveness.  For more information, please contact Jonathan Homrighausen at or Laura Brekke at

     Casa Bayanihan/Casa de la Solidaridad Information Session

    Friday, February 20, 2015, 4-5 p.m., Shappell Lounge

    Join Heidi Kallen (‘04), co-director of Casa Bayanihan for an information session on unique study abroad opportunities in the Philippines and in El Salvador. Learn about the programs’ integration of accompaniment, academics, community, and spirituality. SCU Casa alums will share their own stories. For more information, contact Heidi Kallen.

    Lenten Reconciliation Liturgy

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 8 p.m., Mission Church

    Come pray and experience God’s mercy and forgiveness. Campus Minister John Michael Reyes will be presiding and preaching. There will be opportunity for the sacrament of reconciliation, or a chance for sacred conversation.

    Open Applications:

    Sacrament of Confirmation

    Registration is now available for current students who are baptized, have celebrated their 1st Communion and who wish to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation. For more details and to register, or contact John Michael Reyes or Ali Martinez.

     Search Retreat Leader Applications

    Search Retreat 2015, Mission Springs, May 8th-10th

    Crew Deadline: February 16

    We invite all who have previously attended the Search Retreat to apply to lead this Spring’s retreat. To apply, visit here. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Charlotte Coe or Victor Lemus.

    Summer Immersions

    Application deadline (extended!): Wednesday, February 25, 3 p.m.

    Apply for a Summer immersion trip through the Ignatian Center to: Ecuador, El Salvador, India and The Philippines. Visit for more information.



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