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  •  November 8-November 14

    Friday, Nov. 6, 2015


    eXaLT- Eucharistic Adoration

    Wednesday, November 11, 8-9 p.m., Mission Church

    Join us for Eucharistic Adoration!  There will be praise and worship music, student speaker, adoration, and quiet reflection. Father Engh will be presiding! For more information contact  Ana Fuentes or Jimmy Harrison


    Ignatian Retreat

    December 13-18, San Damiano Retreat Center, Danville, CA

    Applications are now available online for the Ignatian 5-day silent retreat.This retreat is based on the spiritual exercises of Saint Ignatius.  During retreat, you will have the chance to for individual one-on-one meetings with a retreat director, individual and group prayer, as well as daily liturgy. The retreat is open to all undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty, staff and alumni are also welcome based on availability. Deadline for registration is November 30. Please contact Victor Lemus or Sarah Anderson with any questions.  



    Seton Teaching Fellows - recruiter visit

    Monday, November 9, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Campus Ministry

    Tess Gates, a recruiter with STF, will be available on a drop-in basis to share more information about this post-graduate service opportunity in the Bronx, NY.


    Jacob Saylor Guest Speaker

    Monday, November 9th 3:45-4:30 p.m, Campus Ministry Large Conference Room

    The Santa Clara University Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) invites you to a talk; the topic of this discussion is Orthodoxy and the Christian perspective on suffering.Why does God allow suffering? How do we deal with suffering? Is there an end to suffering? Jacob Saylor, M.Div. from the renown Holy Cross Seminary in Boston, will be coming to discuss Eastern Orthodoxy and the Orthodox perspective on suffering. There will also be time for any Q&A's related to Orthodoxy and the Christian faith at the conclusion of the event. If you have any questions, feel free to email or


    CLC Meet the Jesuits

    Monday, November 9, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Graham Classroom

    Do you want to discover your passion and calling in life?  Come listen to Father Zampelli give a talk on vocation discernment. Snacks will be available and please bring a friend!  For more information contact  Ana Fuentes or Justin Ocampo.  


    RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

    Wednesdays 7-8 p.m., Campus Ministry Small Conference Room

    Interested in learning more about how to become Catholic? Want to explore faith more? Baptized, but haven’t received the First Communion and the Sacrament of Confirmation? Come join us for a time of reflection and discernment! For more information, please contact John Michael Reyes or Ali Martinez.


    CLC immersion #2

    Friday, 3:30-5pm, Luther Burbank School

    Want to make a difference?  Come and play "Field Day" games and interact with underprivileged elementary school kids at Luther Burbank.  All are welcome.  For more information contact  Nicole or Hannah.


    Altar of Remembrance

    October 30-Nov 30, Mission Church

    In the tradition of Día de los Muertos, we invite you to bring photos or mementos of loved ones who have died so that we may honor their memory. For more information or to help out, contact Michele Garlit.


    Common Ground

    Monthly Sunday Worship

    We are starting a monthly Protestant worship service at SCU! We are looking for students interested in being worship leaders, musicians, readers, and even preachers! This is a new initiative to create monthly worship that is FOR students and BY students on campus. If you are interested in being part of this new initiative on campus, please contact Rev. Laura Brekke.


    Jean Donovan Summer Fellowship

    “Let the world change you, and you can change the world.” Spend the summer working on food justice issues in Portland. Work with rural communities in India. Teach English to children in Vietnam. Do you yearn to work for social justice? Let this Fellowship help! For more information please go to the Ignatian Center website: or contact Valerie Sarma at the Ignatian Center, Sobrato Hall 105 ( 408-554-5272.


    Accepting Applications


    Ongoing Events


    Daily 12:05 p.m. Mission Church

    Sunday 10 a.m., Mission Church

    Sunday 6 p.m., Mission Church

    Sunday 9 p.m., Mission Church


    Sacrament of Reconciliation

    Mondays, 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and Sundays, 8-8:45 p.m., Mission Church

    These scheduled opportunities for individual confession with a priest are available when classes are in session. The reconciliation room is located on the right side of the Mission Church, next to the organ.


    Animate Small Faith Sharing Group

    Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., Campus Ministry

    Got questions about the Christian Bible? So do we! You are warmly invited to join the Animate Small Faith Sharing Group every Tuesday evening in Campus Ministry. For more information, please contact Laura Brekke.


    Mindfulness and Meditation

    Wednesdays 5:30-6pm Multifaith Sanctuary, St. Joseph’s Hall

    Take a moment from your busy schedule to be present to the moment and work to alleviate suffering. All are welcome. Come when you can; leave when you must.


Open weekdays from 9 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Benson Center 105, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053
(408) 554-4372 (main line)
(408) 554-4373 (fax)