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Announcements (F-11 11/27 - 12/4)

Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011

Ongoing Events

Weekly Spirituality Tip
Give some food to those in need. Hold them in prayer for a moment.

Sunday Liturgies
Sundays, 10 a.m., 6 p.m.*, & 9 p.m.*
Mission Church
*6 & 9 p.m. Masses are subject to the academic calendar

Bible Study
Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.
Campus Ministry
Join us for a Bible study that is diverse, informal, co-ed, multi-ethnic, global-minded, and open to a breadth of perspectives.

Weekly Rosary Prayer Group
Wednesdays, 8 p.m.
Mission Church
The Rosary is a beautiful way to connect with God and center your prayer in a meaningful way. This group is for anyone who is interested in connecting with their faith in a different way. If you
are interested in joining, please contact Austin Tompkins.
 
RCIA
The RCIA process at SCU is available for current SCU undergraduate and graduate students who wish to explore the Christian faith within the Catholic Church. Contact Lulu Santana for more information.

Upcoming Events

Advent Reconciliation Service
Wednesday, November 30, 7 p.m.
Mission Church
Please join us for our annual Advent Reconciliation Service – a wonderful opportunity to deepen your prayer in this holy season of preparation for the Incarnation, God becoming one of us in the person of Jesus Christ.

Las Posadas
Thursday, December 1, 6:30 p.m.
Procession begins outside Mission Church
Join us for this Mexican Advent tradition that retells Mary & Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem. We will begin outside the Mission Church, processing through campus, and end with a reception in Kennedy Commons.

World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil
Thursday, December 1, 7:15 p.m.
Outside Mission Church
Sponsored by SCCAP

eXaLT Eucharistic Adoration
Thursday, December 1, 8pm
Multifaith Sanctuary, St. Joseph’s Hall
Join us for Eucharist Adoration, a time for music, prayer, and reflection, followed by social time with refreshments. Contact Chris Rincon at (818) 388-0753 for more information.

Guadalupe Celebration
Sunday, December 4, 2 p.m.
Mission Church
Join us for this Spanish play (with commentary in English) that tells the story of apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe. A reception will follow in the Locatelli Center. Find more information at this link.

Advent Day of Prayer
Saturday, December 10, 9 a.m.
Nobili Dining Hall
This Advent Day of Prayer is open to graduate students and will focus on how God is actively present in our lives as we prepare for the birth of Christ. There will be time of prayer and reflection, sharing with others, and fellowship. There is a suggested donation of $5.

Food Drive
Now Through December 9
Look for bins around campus or donate points at any register in Benson
Help to make sure no one goes hungry this holiday season. Donate non-perishables in the bins in Campus Ministry, outside the Cellar market, or in any residence hall. You may also donate points at Benson cash registers, or donate cans as payment for library fines through the Food for Fines program.
 
New Catholic Studies Course: Catholic 101
Winter 2012, ASCI 150, Tuesdays from 7:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Taught by Fr. Mick McCarthy, Lulu Santana, & Greg Schultz
Interested in an overview and discussion on the Catholic tradition? Make sure to register for this two-unit pass/no pass course coming during the winter quarter.
 
Sacrament of Confirmation
Forms due December 2, 2011
The Confirmation program is available to SCU students and alumni who are baptized and who have also celebrated their First Communion. For more information, please stop by Campus Ministry or contact Lulu Santana.
 
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)