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  •  May 25-May 31, 2015

    Friday, May. 22, 2015

    Search Breakthrough
    7-8:30 p.m., Thursday May 28, Campus Ministry Large Conference Room
    There will be an opportunity for “Live like a Warrior” Searchers and other past Searchers to connect, reflect and celebrate. Please join us, and wear your Search shirt!

    Other opportunities:
    Join the Commencement Liturgy Choir!
    Liturgy is Friday June 12, 4 p.m.
    If you are a vocalist or instrumentalist and are interested in joining us for this great event, please contact Greg Schultz. For on-campus students, housing extensions are possible, but that deadline is THIS Wednesday, so act fast!

    Pray the Rosary!
    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.

    Interfaith Dinner Discussion
    Thursday, May 28, 6-7 p.m., Campus Ministry Large Conference Room
    Come join us for an interreligious celebration and end-of-year party. We’ll eat breakfast for dinner! See you there!

    CLC Year-End Mass and BBQ
    Friday, May 29, 5:30-8 p.m., Kennedy Commons
    Come and celebrate what God has done for us in CLC. We’ll celebrate with mass, food, and music. All are welcome. Bring your friends. Contact:  Kaitlin Zablotsky or Kyle Gerner.

    Ecumenical Bible Study
    Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Campus Ministry
    Join us as we continue a Quarter-long Study of the Book of Acts. 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 Hall
    Take a moment to meditate with others and learn about Zen sitting meditation. No experience is required. Come when you can; leave when you must.

    Apply to participate:
    Washington to Washington Program Application
    One spot remaining!
    The Washington to Washington program is an experience that allows you to work for justice with a small group of SCU students in a local community. An integral part of the program is the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in Washington, DC (November 7-9), the largest annual gathering of young adults from Jesuit institutions. More details can be found on the application, linked above. For more information or questions, please contact Matt Smith.

    Parliament of World Religions
    October 15-19, 2015, Salt Lake City, UT
    Applications still open
    The Parliament is the premiere gathering place for the global interfaith movement, where 10,000 global and religious leaders, grassroots activists, and practitioners from 50 traditions and more than 80 countries work to achieve a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world. Apply today to be part of our SCU delegation! Contact Rev. Laura Brekke if you have questions.

    Apply to Lead the First Year Retreat
    Applications Open Now!
    October 16-18 (Retreat)

    This is a retreat specifically geared towards first year students that invites retreatants to reflect on the themes of Belonging, Believing, and Becoming. This is a fantastic way to help first year students engage with their faith as well as contemplate their place here at Santa Clara. Applications for student leader positions are available to rising sophomores and juniors. Find more information on the Campus Ministry website or contact Charlotte Coe or Victor Lemus.

    Apply to Lead Fall Search 2015
    Crew Applications are due Friday, 5/22
    Take advantage of the opportunity to give back to an awesome community of Searchers! Apply here. Find more information on the Campus Ministry website or contact Charlotte Coe or Victor Lemus.

    Weekend Silent Retreat
    May 29-31, St. Francis Retreat Center, San Juan Bautista
    Registration now open. Cost: $60, scholarships available
    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.  Find more information on the Campus Ministry website or contact Charlotte Coe or Victor Lemus.

    Magis/World Youth Day
    July 15-31, 2016, Krakow, Poland
    Campus Ministry plans to send a delegation of SCU students to next year’s Magis/World Youth Day--two related events that draw together Catholic youth from around the world. The application process will open in the fall of 2015, but we encourage you to review and complete this short form now for general information and to express your interest. For questions, please contact Victor Lemus.

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