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  •  Commencement Liturgy

    Monday, Jun. 8, 2015

    Our annual Commencement Liturgy will be held this Friday, June 12 at 4pm in Leavey Center. This is a wonderful celebration of the milestone in the lives of our SCU students. All are welcome to attend. If you are interested in helping, we are still in need of Hospitality ministers. Please contact Greg Schultz or Sarah Bonini for more information.

  •  Graduating Students Blessing

    Friday, May. 29, 2015

    Blessing and Commissioning for All Graduating Students, (Undergrads and Graduate Students)
    Next Sunday, June 7th at the 6 and 9p.m. Liturgies
    This is a very special moment that we share each year, honoring our soon-to-be graduates with blessings to send them forth with our love and gratitude.  ALL graduating students are encouraged to attend and revel in this annual tradition. For the first time this year, we will be including this at BOTH the 6 and 9p.m. liturgies.

  •  Pray the Rosary!

    Friday, May. 22, 2015

    Thursday, May 28, 6:00-6:30 p.m., Campus Ministry Small Conference Room
    The purpose of the Rosary is to help keep in memory certain principal events or “mysteries,” and to thank and praise God for them. After a busy day, nothing calms the mind and soul like praying the rosary. Curious about the rosary but feeling a little intimidated or not sure how to start? Fear not! We'll provide you a loaner rosary and instructions as well. Contact Maleny Quiroz with questions.

  •  Weekend Silent Retreat

    Thursday, May. 7, 2015

    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 or Victor Lemus

  •  Washington to Washington Program Application

    Thursday, May. 7, 2015

    One open space remaining
    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.

  •  Anthony Carnesecca '15

    Friday, May. 1, 2015
    Major: Environmental Studies, Communication
    Campus Ministry involvement: Communications Intern, Senior Retreat Leader
    Other SCU involvements: Community Facilitator and Assistant Area Coordinator, Athletic Department Sports Marketing Intern, Core Christian Fellowship, San Jose Immersion, Navajo Nation Immersion, Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice participant
    Next steps: Find a job! Rinse. Repeat.
  •  Jillian Gerrity '14

    Thursday, Apr. 30, 2015

    Jillian currently works at SCU in the Biology department as a Research Assistant and in the evenings she tutors high school students. This June she will be moving to Honduras to volunteer at an orphanage for 14 months. Afterwards, she hopes to head off and attend medical school.

    "Campus Ministry provided such safe spaces to get to know other SCU students on a more personal level. They fostered an environment where I felt comfortable sharing both my triumphs and struggles. Additionally, I was able to play a supportive role for those around me. Overall, Campus Ministry helped me to not only recognize how large and supportive of a community I was part of on campus, but provided ways for me to be actively involved and to invite others as well. The end of my undergraduate career would have not been as fruitful and memorable without my involvement with Campus Ministry."

  •  Monet Eleri Gonnerman '15

    Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2015

    Major: Sociology major; Minors: International Business and Mathematics

    Campus Ministry Involvement: Participated in Campus Ministry’s Silent Retreat, participated in Betsy Purner’s CLC group for Casa returnees, friends with multiple Campus Ministry interns, collaborated with CLC for the Mock Border Wall and the Tunnel of Oppression, participated in weekly Bible Study, engaged with Rev. Laura Brekke as the advisor for the club Core Christian Fellowship

    Other Campus Involvment: Community Facilitator in the Loyola RLC; Core Christian Fellowship Leadership Team: small group leader, Outreach Team Leader, Nightlife Coordinator, Leadership Team Coordinator (equivalent of club president); Bronco Abroad Peer Ambassador in the Global Engagement Office; Lab Assistant for the Sociology department; Global Social Benefit Fellowship (9 months): spent 2 months in Kolkata, India; Casa de la Solidaridad study abroad in El Salvador; Arrupe placements; University Honors Program; SCCAP volunteer

    Next Up: Volunteering in El Salvador during the upcoming academic year as a Community Coordinator (CC) for the Casa de la Solidaridad program

  •  Catherine Rose Grimes '15

    Tuesday, Apr. 28, 2015
    Major: Sociology; Minor: Religious Studies

    Involvement in Campus Ministry: Liturgical Ministry (Eucharistic Minister, Proclamation of the Word, Choir), Eucharistic Ministry Intern (Fall 2012 - Spring 2013), Christian Life Community, Christians in Action, Interfaith Dinner Discussions, Interfaith Day of Service

    Other key SCU activities: National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference, Casa de la Solidaridad, Global Social Benefit Fellowship, Pat Malley Membership Services Representative, Habitat for Humanity club, SCCAP

    Next up: Graduate School at University of Southern California's School of Social Work with a concentration in Community, Organization, and Business Innovations, Fall 2015

  •  Kathryn Hackett '15

    Monday, Apr. 27, 2015

    Major: Political Science

    Campus Ministry Involvement: Search Retreat participant, Discover Retreat Leader, CLC Exco Member, Confirmation Participant, CLC intern, lunchtime conversationalist

    Other key Campus activities: Malley center employee since Freshmen year- now work as the Facilities Coordinator, CF in Communitas, Global Social Benefit Fellow in Kolkata India. 

    Next Up: Serving with AmeriCorps for CityYear Boston program

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