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Now Hiring 2015-2016 Spirituality Facilitators! (formerly “Resident Ministers”)
Now Hiring 2015-2016 Spirituality Facilitators! (formerly “Resident Ministers”)

Apply by Wednesday, April 8, here.
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.
More info? or email Julia Claire Landry.

Washington to Washington Program Application
Washington to Washington Program Application

Applications due Friday, April 10
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.
 

Stations of the Cross
Stations of the Cross

In these annual opportunities to connect your own story to the story of Jesus' passion, we will walk engage in a variety of experiences of the Stations of the Cross. March 4 will include peer reflections.

SCU Mass Schedule
SCU Mass Schedule

We invite you to join our community in prayer at our regular Catholic liturgies at 10 am, 6 pm, and 9 pm most Sundays during the academic year. For up-to-date schedules, follow the link.

Sacraments of Initiation
Sacraments of Initiation

Campus Ministry offers current SCU students the opportunity to prepare for and celebrate the sacraments of Baptism, 1st Eucharist, and/or Confirmation in the Catholic Church. For more information, please contact John Michael Reyes.

A Lenten Message from Lulu Santana
A Lenten Message from Lulu Santana

Everyone talks about giving things up or doing something more during Lent. Those are all great, but what if it's not about us?

Acolyte Ministry
Acolyte Ministry

Campus Ministry is looking for students to serve as acolytes at the Sunday evening liturgies at 6 and 9 p.m. The acolytes are the students who hold the book, light candles, carry the cross/candles, and assist at the altar. For more information, please contact Nick at nstaib@scu.edu.

Ecumenical Bible Study
Ecumenical Bible Study

Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Campus Ministry
Got questions about the Christian Bible? So do we! You are warmly invited to join the ecumenical Bible Study every Tuesday evening in Campus Ministry. This study is for everyone – from cradle Christians to those just beginning to encounter the Scriptures. We provide snacks and Bibles, all you have to do is bring yourself (and maybe a friend). This Quarter we will be studying the different names for God in Scripture. For more information please contact Laura Brekke.

Wednesday Evening Mindfulness Meditation
Wednesday Evening Mindfulness Meditation

Every Wednesday from 5:15 to 6:15 during the ten weeks of each academic quarter
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.

Relax
Relax

Are you feeling stressed or stretched thin? We've compiled some resources to help you relax. Also refer to the Wellness Center and Counseling and Psychological Services, as they have wonderful resources in this area.

Make a difference
Make a difference

For years Catholic Relief Services has been collecting money during Lent for its work in developing countries. Look for Rice Bowls at your service desk in your RLC -OR- Pick up a rice bowl in Campus Ministry or the Mission Church. Add your change to the box at the end of each day. Return it on Palm Sunday, March 29, as a check written out to “Santa Clara University.”

Protestant Lenten Group: Stations of the Cross
Protestant Lenten Group: Stations of the Cross

March 9, 7 to 9 p.m., Multifaith Sanctuary (St. Joseph's Hall)
We often experience the Stations of the Cross from a Catholic perspective. We will spend an evening learning about and reflecting on the Stations of the Cross from a Protestant perspective, followed by an experience of the Stations. You don't have to be Protestant to attend.
 

Easter Triduum Schedule
Easter Triduum Schedule

Holy Week is March 29 to April 4, 2015
Holy Thursday: Liturgy of the Last Supper, 8 p.m.
Good Friday: Celebration of the Lord’s Passion, 3 p.m.
Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil, 8:30 p.m.
Easter Sunday: Mass of the Resurrection, 9 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

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