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  •  April 27-May 3

    Friday, Apr. 24, 2015

    Just show up:
    Ecumenical Bible Study
    Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30, 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 as you can; leave when you must.

    Interfaith Dinner Discussion
    Thursday, April 30, 6-7pm, Campus Ministry
    Come join a diverse community of students as they ask questions and explore issues of interest to those of any, all, and no religious or spiritual tradition. Dinner is provided, so bring a friend! If you have Questions, contact Jonathan Homrighausen or Rev. Laura Brekke.

    Sacrament of Confirmation
    Please hold the 8 candidates in your prayers over this next month. We will celebrate the rite of confirmation on Sunday, May 17 at the 6pm Liturgy.

    Searching for an Evolutionary Spirituality and New Mysticism in a Global World: A Dialogue with Teilhard de Chardin
    Wednesday, April 29, 7:30 p.m., Mission Church
    Sixty years after the death of the great Jesuit paleontologist and theologian, this lecture by Dr. Ursula King undertakes an examination of the roots of the life and thought of Teilhard de Chardin, his evolutionary mysticism, and a spirituality for our time.

    Agape Service
    April 30 Thursday 5:00-5:30, Mock Border Wall between Kenna and Benson  
    This will be a service done with Campus Ministry of breaking bread and symbolically passing it through the borderwall to honor and show solidarity those that have died or suffered in their journey crossing the US/Mexico border. (Contact: Ian Layton ilayton)

    Apply to participate:

    Washington to Washington Program Application
    Applications deadline extended until program is full
    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 due April 29
    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!

    Mumbai Immersion Experience
    One spot has become available on the Ignatian Center summer immersion to India which will travel to Mumbai in the first two and a half weeks of August. If you are interested in participating please contact Jake Schneider, Director of Immersions, as soon as possible for details. Need-based scholarship money is available.

    Spring Search Retreat
    May 8-10, 2015, Mission Springs Retreat Center
    Search is an energetic weekend of reflecting, sharing and experiencing God's love in community. Though the retreat is grounded in Ignatian spirituality, individuals of all faith traditions are welcomed and encouraged to attend. Registration is open now and is filling up quickly. For more information, please contact Charlotte Coe at  or Victor Lemus

    Apply to Lead the First Year Retreat
    Applications Open April 27th
    October 16th-18th (Retreat)
    Apply to lead the Fall First Year Retreat, which is a retreat specifically geared towards first year students and 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 sophomore and juniors.  Find more information on the Campus Ministry website or contact Charlotte Coe  or Victor Lemus.

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