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  •  March 30 to April 5

    Friday, Mar. 27, 2015

    Triduum/Easter Liturgies
    4/2: Holy Thursday- 8 p.m.
    4/3: Good Friday- 3 p.m. (No classes)
    4/4: Easter Vigil (Holy Saturday)- 8:30 p.m.
    4/5: Easter Sunday- 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m (no evening liturgies)

    CRS Rice Bowl
    If you have a rice bowl to return, please bring it into the Campus Ministry office by Good Friday (4/3) or return the collected money in the form of a check payable to Santa Clara University and we will pass all collected money on to Catholic Relief Services. If you’d prefer, you can also donate through the CRS website.

    Solidarity Walk
    April 1, 8 pm, Sanfilippo Lounge
    Join the CRS Student Ambassadors for a visual and mobile reflection on the call to global solidarity.


    Sacrament of Confirmation

    Confirmation begins this week!  Registration will be closing this week. The process at SCU is open to current students (undergrad and grad) 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.

    Interfaith Dinner Discussion

    Thursday, April 3, 6-7 PM in Campus Ministry,

    Are you interested in different religious traditions?  Come join us for discussion on issues of interest to those of all faiths and no faith. Dinner is provided, so bring yourself and a friend! This week’s discussion is on religion and food.  For more information, please contact Jonathan Homrighausen at or Rev. Laura Brekke at

    Passover Seder

    Wednesday, April 8, 6-7:30 Benson Parlors B & C

    All are welcome to join the Jewish Student Union, Hillel of Silicon Valley, and Campus Ministry for SCU’s annual Passover Seder. Passover, or Pesach, remembers God’s deliverance of the Jews from slavery in Egypt. A kosher, vegetarian meal is provided. If you have questions, please contact Rev. Laura Brekke.


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    Campus Ministry Internships

    Applications due April 6

    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:

    Washington to Washington Program Application

    Applications due Wednesday, April 8

    The Washington to Washington program is a year-long experience that will invite you to explore themes of justice through ongoing accompaniment with mothers of the Greater Washington Neighborhood of San Jose. An integral part of the program is the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in Washington, DC (November 7-9). More details can be found on the application, linked above. For more information, please contact Matt Smith.

    Now Hiring 2015-2016 Spirituality Facilitators! (formerly “Resident Ministers”)

    In this ten-month, renewable, fixed-term, part-time position (August 15-June 15) Spirituality Facilitators work in collaboration with Campus Ministry and their Residential Learning Community leadership teams to support the vocational, spiritual, intellectual, personal, and social development of undergraduate students who live on campus.

    Apply by Wednesday, April 8, here:

    More info? or email Julia Claire Landry,

    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

    Weekend Silent Retreat Registration

    May 29-31 St. Francis Retreat Center, San Juan Bautista

    Registration for the Weekend Silent Retreat is now open. Enjoy this three-day weekend retreat which will guide you through exercises of contemplation, spiritual direction, and prayer. For more information, please contact Charlotte Coe at or Victor Lemus at

    Ongoing opportunities: 

    Ecumenical Bible Study

    Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30, Campus Ministry

    Join us as we begin a Quarter-long Sutdy of the Book of.... 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 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)