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December 2-9, 2013

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013
Spirituality Tip #3641:
Remind your professors, advisors, and mentors about how much they mean to you.
 
Blog: Reaching Within
Did you know that we have a blog with new entries weekly? Read reflections on faith and spirituality online and share some thoughts of your own. If you’d like to write for us, we’d love to hear from you! http://scu.edu/cm/ministryblog/ reachingwithin.cfm
 
Advent Calendar
We’ll have a simple Advent Calendar created by the Campus Ministry team available in our office and at the evening liturgies next week. We invite you to take one to pray with during this season of hope. It will also be available online. Like us on Facebook to find out more. http://facebook.com/scucm
 
Sunday Liturgy Schedule
Sunday, December 8 will be our last full Sunday liturgy schedule of the calendar year. Liturgies are as follows:
  • December 15, 22, 29, 10a.m. only
  • Christmas Eve, December 24, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
  • Christmas Day, December 25, 10 a.m.
  • Epiphany, January 5, 10 a.m. and 9 p.m.
  • January 12, 10 a.m., 6 and 9 p.m.

Opportunity in Kenya
Hakimani Kenya Calling is a social justice immersion experience offered by the Jesuit Hakimani Centre (JHC) in Nairobi to university students from across the globe. As a participant, you are invited to work alongside the Hakimani team for 2-6 weeks. In doing so, you will come to an understanding of the unfolding socio-political situation in Kenya, as well as, an intimate knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing its people on the ground. For more information, please contact Matt Smith (mpnsmith@scu.edu). 
 
Hanukkah Celebration! 
Tuesday, December 3, 5:30-6:30pm, Campus Ministry 
Join the Jewish Student Union, Hillel of Silicon Valley and Campus Ministry in celebrating Hanukkah! Come and light the menorah, spin a dreidel, eat delicious latkes and hear the story of Hanukkah. If you’ve never heard the hanukkah story, or if you can recite it by memory - you are welcome to come and celebrate! 
 
Ongoing Activities: 
Labyrinth 
Mondays, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Multifaith Sanctuary in St. Joseph’s Hall 
Come explore the Labyrinth, a unique form of embodied prayer which involves journeying into the center of one’s faith and spirituality then back out. The labyrinth will be laid out in the Multifaith Sanctuary every Monday this quarter. 
 
Bible Study 
Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Campus Ministry 
Please join us in am ecumenical Bible Study each Tuesday as we gather as a community to read, reflect and learn from Scripture. This quarter will cover the books of Jonah and Esther. Whether you’re active in a church community or just learning about the Christian faith, this is a welcoming community for you. All are invited! 
 
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) 
Wednesdays, 7- 8 p.m., Campus Ministry 
Do you wish to begin exploring your faith in the Catholic Church? Or were you baptized in the Catholic Church, but never did your 1st Communion and Confirmation? Please see our website for more information: http://scu.edu/cm/getinvolved/sacramentalformation.cfm.

 

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