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  •  May 11 to May 17, 2015

    Thursday, May. 7, 2015

    May 11-May 17, 2015
    This week’s highlight:
    “Confirmation Sunday”
    Sacrament of Confirmation

    Sunday, May 17 - 6pm Liturgy.  All are welcome.  
    Please hold our 8 candidates in your prayers.  Please contact John Michael Reyes or Ali Martinez for more information in ways you can actively help in the preparation process.  

    Just show up:
    Ecumenical Bible Study
    Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30, Campus Ministry
    Join us as we continue a Quarter-long Study 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 when you can; leave when you must.

    Interfaith Dinner Discussion
    Thursday, May 14, 6-7pm, Campus Ministry
    You are warmly invited to join a diverse community of students as they ask questions and explore issues of interest to those of any, all, and no religious or spiritual tradition. Topic this week: a speaker will discuss Islam. Dinner is provided, so bring a friend! If you have Question, contact Jonathan Homrighausen or Rev. Laura Brekke.

    Misa en Español
    Thursday, May 21, 8-9 p.m., Mission Church
    Come celebrate mass with our Spanish-speaking community at Misa en español, all are welcome. Father Phil Cooke will be presiding. Contact Maleny Quiroz if you have any questions.

    Apply to participate:
    Washington to Washington Program Application
    Applications deadline extended until program is full
    The Washington to Washington program is an experience that allows you to work for justice with a small group of SCU students in a local community. An integral part of the program is the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in Washington, DC (November 7-9), the largest annual gathering of young adults from Jesuit institutions. More details can be found on the application, linked above. For more information or questions, please contact Matt Smith.

    Parliament of World Religions
    October 15-19, 2015, Salt Lake City, UT
    Applications still open
    The Parliament is the premiere gathering place for the global interfaith movement, where 10,000 global and religious leaders, grassroots activists, and practitioners from 50 traditions and more than 80 countries work to achieve a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world. Apply today to be part of our SCU delegation!

    Apply to Lead the First Year Retreat
    Applications Open Now!
    October 16th-18th (Retreat)
    Apply to lead the Fall First Year Retreat, which is a retreat specifically geared towards first year students and invites retreatants to reflect on the themes of Belonging, Believing, and Becoming. This is a fantastic way to help first year students engage with their faith as well as contemplate their place here at Santa Clara. Applications for student leader positions are available to rising sophomore and juniors.  Find more information on the Campus Ministry website or contact Charlotte Coe ( or Victor Lemus (

    Weekend Silent Retreat
    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

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