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  •  March 9 to March 15, 2015

    Friday, Mar. 6, 2015

    Lent at Santa Clara University

    There are many ways to deepen your faith and draw closer to God this Lent. Check out the linked page for all the opportunities.

    Stations of the Cross and Mental Illness

    Monday, March 9, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Multifaith Sanctuary, St. Joseph Hall

    This visual meditation reflects on the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus and the struggle of those who suffer from mental illness. Artist Mary Button reflects on the trials of those who suffer from depression, schizophrenia, and mania in visually stunning meditations.

    CLC Leaders Information Sessions

    #2: Tues, Mar 10th | 6:30-7pm | Campus Ministry Office

    Please attend either session to learn more about becoming a CLC small group leader and about becoming a member of our Executive Council (ExCo). Contact: Kathryn Hackett or Elise Jansen.

    Stations of the Cross
    Wednesday, March 11, 11 a.m.-12pm
    Need a little prayer this Lent? Come to the Mission Church for a simple Stations of the Cross, a traditional prayer experience.  All are welcome, experienced or not. 

    Survey for the Synod on Marriage and the Family

    Complete online by March 12, 2015

    In preparation for the Synod on Marriage and the Family, Pope Francis has asked dioceses throughout the world to gather input from members of the Catholic Church. The local Diocese of San José has developed a survey to assist in this effort. This is a significant opportunity to express the issues and challenges that confront contemporary Catholics. Don’t pass up on this opportunity to have your voice heard!


    Lenten Simple Meal

    Fridays during lent,  6:30 p.m., Sanfilippo lounge

    Enrich your lenten practices and grow in solidarity through joining in a Catholic Relief Service Lenten simple meal and reflection from a different featured country each week. For more details, contact Sara Seligmann


    Relay for Life Luminaria

    Sunday, March 15 after the 9 p.m. liturgy

    Relay for Life is a 24-hour celebration on Kenna Lawn on April 18-19 from 1 pm to 1 pm. Luminaria bags are transformed and illuminated after dark at Relay for Life. Each luminaria is personalized with a name, photo, message or drawing in memory or honor of a friend or loved one who has been affected by cancer. We welcome you to decorate a bag after the 9 pm liturgy to honor our survivors and the ones we've lost.


    Sacrament of Confirmation

    Registration is now available for current students who are baptized, have celebrated their 1st Communion and who wish to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation. For more details and to register, or contact John Michael Reyes or Ali Martinez.

    Open applications:

    Become a CRS Student Ambassador

    After 9 pm mass.

    Continue your Lenten journey of solidarity by learning more about the work of Catholic Relief Services. Stop by our table after mass and learn how you can make a difference on campus and around the world. For more details contact Sara Seligmann


    Campus Ministry Internships
    Applications due April 7
    If learning more about work in ministry and developing your own leadership skills seem interesting to you, we hope you’ll consider an internship in Campus Ministry. Internship applications for the 2015-2016 school year will be available starting this Monday, March 3, on the Campus Ministry website. Visit for details. To apply, visit:

    Ongoing opportunities:
    Sacrament of Reconciliation during Lent
    Mission Church Reconciliation Room
    Sunday evenings, 8-8:45 p.m
    Mondays, 11:30 a.m.

    Ecumenical Bible Study
    Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30, Campus Ministry
    Join us as we continue our study of the Gospel of Luke. Bibles and snacks provided! All are welcome. For more information contact Rev. Laura Brekke or Hope Titus. 

    Zen Mindfulness Meditation

    Wednesdays during weeks 1-10, 5:15-6:10 p.m., Multifaith Sanctuary, St. Joseph HallTake a moment to meditate with others and learn about Zen sitting meditation. No experience is required. Come as you can; leave when you must.


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)