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Spring Quarter - Week 5

A message from Alyse Hudock

Dear SCU friends, 

Ramadan Mubarak! One of my favorite memories in my past year at SCU has been offering daily iftars across campus during Ramadan and getting to be with students who were breaking fast during class or living on campus. While we cannot gather together for iftars on campus or in mosques this year, please know that we wish all those observing and fasting during Ramadan that God may bless your path with knowledge and light that will help to enlighten your heart!

In my role in Campus Ministry, I have the privilege of working with the Spirituality Facilitator team. The SFs are graduate students who live in each of the undergraduate residence halls to provide pastoral care and spiritual resources to students. I’m excited to announce that the SFs will continue to serve undergraduate students on and off campus by continuing to host weekly virtual Hospitality Hours or virtual mindfulness practices! If you are missing your community from your residence hall, or would like to connect with a community in a hall on campus that you used to live in, I invite you to connect with your SF, a friend’s SF, or a previous SF to get connected in a new way. You can find what offerings are available each week here

Peace, 

Alyse Hudock

Campus Minister for Residence Life and Graduate Students

 

Mindfulness Meditation
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Take time each morning to center yourself. Join us each morning, Monday to Friday, on Instagram live, to experience various forms of mindfulness meditation. 

Monday - Friday
9:00-9:30 AM PDT
@scuspirit
Please email Carly Lynch with questions or to offer to lead mindfulness. 
ECHO Program at Notre Dame
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In the past 17 years, Echo has harnessed the world-class education of the University of Notre Dame and developed a model that is unique in its training and preparation, giving its students the opportunity to grow in holiness while serving the Church. Through the Echo program, college graduates and young adults have the opportunity to serve in a parish or school in one of the Echo partner dioceses located throughout the United States while earning a Master of Arts in Theology at the University of Notre Dame.

Spring Informational Session 
Tuesday, April 28
3:00 PM PDT
Please learn more here: mcgrath.nd.edu/echo
Contact: Scott Boyle

Echo offers all of the following (and more):

  • a competitive stipend for on-site parish or school service

  • a tuition-free graduate degree in theology (2 year MA)

  • housing and utilities at no cost

  • an educational allowance each summer

  • full meal plan and rent-free housing during summers at Notre Dame

Students are not required to have a background in formal academic theology, although those students, as well as those who have been engaged in theological education, pastoral and retreat ministry, make excellent candidates. Echo students benefit from a robust formation program that integrates their work, study and life of faith to serve the Church and explore a career in ministry. Students live, learn from and serve the catechetical mission of the Church.  

Misa en español
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Acompáñanos todos los martes a las 8:00 p.m. (hora del Pacífico) para la Misa en español organizada por los alumnos de Santa Clara University. Luego de inscribirse, recibirás un correo electrónico de confirmación con los detalles que necesitas para la Misa.  El link que recibirás no puede ser compartido sino que cada quien tiene que inscribirse por su cuenta.

Martes
8:00 PM PDT
Se requiere inscribirse de antemano para poder participar usando el siguiente link:  bit.ly/martesdemisa 
Comunícate con el p. Kyle si tienes preguntas.
Ignatian Yoga
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Connect mind, body, and spirit in this spiritual practice that integrates Ignatian Spirituality with yoga. Bobby Karle, SJ, will be leading.

Tuesday
April 28
8:00-8:30 PM PDT
Email Carly Lynch for registration link.
Weekly Wednesday Ignatian Examen
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Join us midday on Wednesdays for a chance to reflect. We will explore the Ignatian practice of the Examen.  Please register in advance for this meeting; after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Wednesdays
12:00-12:30 pm PDT
Register in advance for this meeting: bit.ly/SCUWedExamen
Email Alyse Hudock with questions. 
College Catholic: Word & Worship
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Join the students of College Catholics for a weekly Word & Worship service on Instagram Live.

Wednesdays
7:00 PM PDT
@scucollegecatholics
JVC Northwest Q+A Session
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JVC Northwest is hosting a virtual information session on Thursday. You have questions, they have answers. This informal Q+A session is your chance to ask our recruitment team anything and everything you can think of related to post-grad service and JVC Northwest.

How is JVC Northwest similar and different than other post-grad service years? What’s it like to live with other JVs? How can I make my application stand out? Can I bring my car? Does it really rain as much as they say it does in Northwest? Join the session to find out.

Thursday, April 30
2:00 PM PDT
Please sign up here: https://jvcnorthwest.org/upcoming-virtual-info-sessions/
Friday Mass with College Catholics
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Join us every Friday at Noon (Pacific time) for a Mass organized by College Catholics of Santa Clara University. Advance registration is required to participate in the Mass; after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Mass.  The link you will receive cannot be shared, rather each person must register individually.

Fridays
12:00 PM PDT
Please Pre-register: https://bit.ly/FriMass
Email Fr. Kyle Shinseki, SJ with questions.
Sunday Liturgy
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Beginning this Sunday we will be offering Sunday 10 am mass on zoom for the next few weeks. If you have already registered, your unique registration link will work through June 14. 

Sunday, May 3
10:00 AM PDT
Please pre-register: https://bit.ly/SCUliturgy
Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the university are welcome.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
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The Jesuit School of Theology will be offering online Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. You are welcome to join on zoom. 

Sundays
8:00-8:30 PM PDT
Please email Fr. Kyle Shinseki, SJ for the zoom link.
Note: Please join with your microphones muted. 
Christo Rey New York
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Cristo Rey New York High School in Spanish Harlem is now accepting applications for the full-time volunteer program (for 2019 and 2020 college graduates).

If you might be intrigued by the possibility of moving to New York and committing to full-time service work for a year of post-graduate service, check out this Jesuit high school with a mission to serve underprivileged students in all 5 boroughs of New York through a unique work-study and academic program. 

Here is a link to the information for the program, including the application.
 

Contact: Jennifer AkotohDirector of Graduate Support

A Resource for Participating in a Livestream Mass

 

The Diocese of San Jose prepared this simple guide to help us be as engaged as we can be in liturgy during this time. Please consider these guidelines for any of the masses you join in, and how these principles may inform other virtual engagement in classes, meetings, and other "zoom moments."

Covid-19 Stewardship Opportunities

During this time we know that your ability to contribute financially may be greatly limited. If you would like to participate in stewardship, please consider one of the following opportunities:

Student Emergency Assistance Fund

Bronco Food Pantry (see notes on how to donate)

Staff and Faculty Special Assistance Fund

Diocese of San Jose

Second Harvest Food Bank

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

 

A Jesuit Rap Response to COVID-19

The Wake Up Call: Jesuit Rap Response to COVID-19 by Michael Martínez, SJ. https://youtu.be/5I2Vu5S2N58

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