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  •  November 15-November 22

    Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

    Wellness Week at the Law School!
    All Law Students are welcome to participate in Wellness Week events this week. There will be meditations at noon on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
    Monday, 11/16 -- Bannan Lounge: Sand Meditation
    Wednesday, 11/18 -- Heafey Law Library Meditation Room: Guided Meditation
    Friday, 11/20 -- Bannan Lounge: Relaxing Meditation

    Thanksgiving Break Liturgy Schedule
    As we approach Thanksgiving break please note that next Sunday, please note the following Mass schedule:
    Sunday 11/22 10am ONLY, Mission ChurchThanksgiving Day 10am
    Sunday 11/29 10am and 9pm (NO 6pm) Mission Church

    Sacrament of Reconciliation
    Mondays, 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and Sundays, 8 p.m.-8:45 p.m., Mission Church
    These scheduled opportunities for individual confession with a priest are available when classes are in session. The reconciliation room is located on the right side of the Mission Church, next to the organ.

    Common Ground
    Monthly Sunday Worship
    We are starting a monthly Protestant worship service at SCU! We are looking for students interested in being worship leaders, musicians, readers, and even preachers! This is a new initiative to create monthly worship that is FOR students and BY students on campus. If you are interested in being part of this new initiative on campus, please contact Rev. Laura Brekke.

    Jean Donovan Summer Fellowship
    “Let the world change you, and you can change the world.” Spend the summer working on food justice issues in Portland. Work with rural communities in India. Teach English to children in Vietnam. Do you yearn to work for social justice? Let this Fellowship help! For more information please go to the Ignatian Center website: or contact Valerie Sarma at the Ignatian Center, Sobrato Hall 105 408-554-5272.

    November Social

    Wednesday, 2-3 p.m., Campus Ministry
    Join us for a make your own caramel apple bar, hot cocoa, and popcorn.  Bring your friends and meet new ones!

    CLC Initiation
    Wednesday, 7 p.m.- 9 p.m., California Mission Room
    Celebrate new members and have thanksgiving dinner with the large CLC community!

    Ongoing Events

    Animate Small Faith Sharing Group

    Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., Campus Ministry

    Looking for an engaging Christian small group that isn’t afraid to ask hard questions? Want to be part of a creative Christian community? Then you are welcome to join the Animate Faith small group! Email Kaitlin Boone for more information.

    Broncos for Life Meeting

    Thursday, November 19, 2 p.m.-3 p.m., Kenna 109


    Broncos for Life, SCU's pro-life student organization, is having a planning meeting on Thursday. Stop by if you are interested in getting involved in our mission to promote on campus the dignity of all stages of human life! Please email Maria Bateman at with any questions you may have.

    Mindfulness Meditation
    Wednesdays 5:30-6 p.m. Multifaith Sanctuary, St. Joseph’s Hall

    Take a moment from your busy schedule to be present to the moment and work to alleviate suffering. All are welcome. Come when you can; leave when you must.

    Interfaith Dinner Discussion
    Thursday, Nov 19 , 6-7 p.m., Multifaith Sanctuary, St. Joseph’s Hall
    Join us for Interfaith Thanksgiving! We will be talking about gratitude and what we are thankful. This is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested but hasn’t been at an Interfaith Dinner Discussion yet. For more information, please contact Gilly Dosovitsky.

    Altar of Remembrance

    October 30-Nov 30, Mission Church

    In the tradition of Día de los Muertos, we invite you to bring photos or mementos of loved ones who have died so that we may honor their memory. For more information or to help out, contact Michele Garlit.


    Accepting Applications

    Ignatian Retreat

    December 13-18, San Damiano Retreat Center, Danville, CA

    Applications are now available online for the Ignatian 5-day silent retreat.This retreat is based on the spiritual exercises of Saint Ignatius.  During retreat, you will have the chance to for individual one-on-one meetings with a retreat director, individual and group prayer, as well as daily liturgy. The retreat is open to all undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty, staff and alumni are also welcome based on availability. Deadline for registration is November 30. Please contact Victor Lemus or Sarah Anderson with any questions.  


    Interfaith Council

    We are accepting applications for the Interfaith Council! Are you interested in planning Interfaith Dinner Discussions and hosting Interfaith events on campus? Join Interfaith Council! Applications are due 11/16 so make sure to get them in soon. You can find more information and the application here.


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