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  •  Examen Retreat

    Tuesday, Jun. 3, 1975

    April 4-6, 2014, Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos, CA (Weekend 1 of Spring Quarter) This year, the spring Silent Retreat has been revamped into a new format featuring fresh opportunities for group sharing and reflection. The three-day weekend retreat will guide students through the contemplative Ignatian exercise of the Examen. Signups run until March 21. For more information, please contact Anthony Gill at aegill@scu.edu or Julia Claire Landry at jlandry@scu.edu.

  •  World CLC Day

    Monday, Jun. 2, 1975

    Saturday, March 22, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Kennedy Commons Join us for a day of celebrating 450 years of CLC and connecting with CLC members from all over the west coast! Following World CLC Day, we will have Java, Jazz, and Jesus (JJJ) with live music, a coffee house atmosphere, and engaging conversations about the topic "What Gets You Up in the Morning?" We hope to see everyone there! Sign up by clicking.

     

  •  Passover Seder

    Sunday, Jun. 1, 1975

    Monday, April 14, 6 p.m., California Mission Room You are invited to join the Jewish Student Union, Hillel of Silicon Valley, and Campus Ministry in a Passover Seder. Passover, or Pesach, is a high holy day in the Jewish year which commemorates God’s freeing of the Israelites from bondage in Egypt. Dinner will be served.

  •  Come join us!

    Sunday, Jun. 1, 1975

    Let us know who you are and who you'd like to be involved in Campus Ministry. We're excited to get to know you.  If you're returning for another year, please feel free to let us know if your interests have changed at all.

  •  Taizé Prayer Service

    Sunday, Jun. 1, 1975

    A candlelit service of song, word, and silence around the cross. The songs that are sung serve as prayer mantras. Let this prayer opportunity center and free you. Thurs, March 8, 8 p.m., Mission Church.

  •  Internships in Campus Ministry

    Sunday, Jun. 1, 1975

    There are many opportunities for student leadership in the Campus Ministry department. Internships for undergraduate students are now open. Please refer to the linked page for more information. Apps are due by 5 p.m. on 4/7 at the latest.

  •  Meditation Room temporarily closed

    Sunday, Jun. 1, 1975

    Due to a technical issue with the Meditation Room, the Campus Ministry large conference room will serve as a space for daily prayers and meditation at least until Monday, March 26. We will move prayer supplies into the temporary space on Friday morning. Please excuse the temporary inconvenience.

  •  Campus Minister honored by Hillel

    Sunday, Jun. 1, 1975

    From the Pillars of the Community program:

    Reverend Aimee Moiso arrived at Santa Clara University in 2008 to head the university's newly created Interfaith Ministries. From the beginning, Aimee, a Presbyterian minister, embraced Santa Clara's Jewish Student Union (JSU) with active and thoughtful support. As a private jesuit university, Santa Clara's jewish student population is not large, but Aimee's interest in people and diversity impel her to reach out.

    She provides logistical and spiritual support for annual JSU events such as the Passover seder and the Welcome Weekend Havdallah dinner. She encourages Jewish students to take part in the Interfaith Ministries Council. And she always gives JSU students a voice in Interfaith events, such as Thanksgiving and the 9/11 memorial services.

    Aimee's creativity, energy, and irresistible good nature are as important to her work as her love of intellectual exploration.
    All of this came into play when an anti-Semitic speaker was scheduled to speak on campus. She urged students and departments involved to take a deeper look. [Official university support] was rescinded.

    "Campus Ministry tries to be transparent about tough issues," says Aimee. "We want to honor free speech but not hate speech. Sometimes students are so passionate they don't understand-or care-what the consequences of their actions are. So we try to honor passion, but model how to respect each other. It's a tricky balance:'

    Aimee grew up in Portland, Oregon, the daughter of a minister. Initially, she had no interest in following in her father's footsteps. But her interest in the intersection of faith and "how we live our lives" eventually drew her to the ministry and, then, to campus life. As Aimee says, "These are the issues college students struggle with."

    As Hillel appreciates the support that Aimee and Interfaith Ministries provides, so she appreciates Hillel's support, saying "I wish every religious group had an organization that helps as much as Hillel:'

  •  The Challenge: Kate Flannery '12

    Sunday, Jun. 1, 1975

    This spirituality series will highlight Katherine Flannery '12, who will reflect on her faith journey through her college years. Wednesday, May 9 at 8 pm in the St. Francis Chapel.

  •  Misa en Español

    Sunday, Jun. 1, 1975

    Join us on Thursday, May 24 at 8 pm for this monthly mass in Spanish. All members of the university community, family, and friends are welcomed. That's just about everyone, so we hope to see you there!

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