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  •  November 10-16, 2013

    Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013

    Spirituality Tip #2509:
    Find a few moments each day to clear your mind of everything.

    November is the Month of Remembrance
    We join with the church throughout the world in honoring The Month of Remembrance, a time set apart that invites us to remember and celebrate those who have gone before us in faith; loved ones who have died as well as all the holy men and women who are the Blessed Communion of Saints. Two significant ritual additions help us mark this sacred time.
    1. The Altar of Remembrance: Rooted in the tradition of “Dia de los Muertos,” we are invited to bring mementos of loved ones and friends who have died, placing them on this altar as a sign of their presence with us.
    2. The Book of Names: We are invited to inscribe the names of these loved ones and friends in this ritual book located adjacent to the Altar of Remembrance.  The Book of Names will be processed to the main altar during our Eucharistic celebrations throughout the month of November.

    Register for the Ignatian Retreat!
    Applications open Monday, October 7
    Ignatian Retreat,Jesuit Retreat House, Los Altos, CA, December 15-20, $200

    Secure your spot on the December Ignatian Retreat by completing the registration form and submitting your $200 payment in Campus Ministry. Contact Emily Campi,, for more information.

    Registration is now available for current students who are baptized, have celebrated their 1st Communion and who wish to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation. Please keep in mind that this program is only offered every other year. For more details and to register, please see our website:

    Diwali Celebration
    November 15, 2013, 7-10 p.m., Locatelli Center
    Come to this wonderful celebration filled with traditional Indian music, dance, and food.  For tickets and other information, please check

    Free Teleconference: “How to Seek and Find a Spiritual Director”
    November 19, 2013, 9 a.m.
    Would you like to discover how to seek and find a spiritual guide? Learn how the online Seek and Find Guide can help connect you to spiritual companionship! From the ease of your own telephone, discover practical steps to locate and interview a spiritual director. Learn good questions to ask yourself as you begin this process. Check out this website for more information:

    Ongoing Activities:
    Bible Study
    Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Campus Ministry
    Please join us in am ecumenical Bible Study each Tuesday as we gather as a community to read, reflect and learn from Scripture. This Quarter we will read the books of Jonah and Esther. Whether you’re active in a church community or just learning about the Christian faith, this is a welcoming community for you. We provide Bibles and snacks and all are invited!

    RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
    Wednesdays, 7- 8 p.m., Campus Ministry
    Do you wish to begin exploring your faith in the Catholic Church? Or were you baptized in the Catholic Church, but never did your 1st Communion and Confirmation? Please see our website for more information:

    Weekly Wednesday Worship
    Wednesdays, 8-9 p.m., Multifaith Sanctuary in St. Joseph’s Hall
    This week’s Weekly Wednesday Worship will be a walk through the Labyrinth so come out for this reflective prayer experience!


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