Campus Ministry Newsletter

January 2020

Interfaith Week is Here!

Join in one or all of these amazing opportunities to engage in conversations and exploration of your own faith and those of others in our community to create the relationships necessary for interfaith cooperation and dialogue!
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THIS FRIDAY! Hope & Renewal Interfaith Prayer Service

Fri. Jan. 24th at 3:30 pm in the Alumni Memorial Chapel


Join us in Loyola’s Alumni Memorial Chapel for our 3rd Annual Hope and Renewal Prayer Service--H.A.R.P.S.! This annual event serves as the spiritual blessing for our Loyola community for the beginning of the Spring Semester. H.A.R.P.S. is an interfaith worship service designed t recognize the diversity and richness of the various faith traditions represented at Loyola and our surrounding communities.


Halal/Kosher Reception in Cohn Hall Room 133 immediately following service.


Contact: CM Assistant Director Rev. Scott Adams.

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Retreat Registrations Launch Tomorrow, Jan. 22!

Want to know more about our Spring Retreats? Come find out more once you get back after break!


Retreat Launch Party on Weds. Jan. 22nd from 11am - 2pm in the Campus Ministry Common Space


We will offer 4 retreats this Spring to meet a range of spiritual needs:


  • Examen Retreat Feb. 21-23
  • Women's Retreat Mar. 13-15
  • Kairos Retreat Mar. 27-29
  • Interfaith Retreat Apr. 3-5


Retreats are open to all students searching for meaning. Students from all backgrounds, faith traditions, and spiritualities are welcome.


https://www.loyola.edu/department/campus-ministry/retreats

Campus Ministry Internships Available for 2020-21!

Interested in work rooted in Faith and Justice?


Good news - there are Campus Ministry Intern Positions Available for the 2020-2021 school year! Apps Due Feb. 25th at 3pm! Come to an info session to learn how you can build your career skills on campus and help serve the community as a Campus Ministry Intern!


Info Sessions this Spring:

  • Thursday, January 30th at 6pm
  • Tuesday, February 11th at 6pm
  • Wednesday, February 19th at 6pm


Contact: CM Grad Assistant, Erica Marshall or CM Asst. Dir., Megan Linz Dickinson

IgnatianQ Conference Mar. 20-22 in Denver!

Register now!


Join the Loyola delegation to the 7th annual IgnatianQ conference. This year’s theme is “At the Crossroads: Staying the Course for a Love that is Whole”. This student-led conference is designed specifically for queer students at Jesuit colleges and universities across the nation to build community and focus on the idea that “queerness exists in congruence with religious identities and spaces, not in spite of those spaces.” If you are interested in applying, you can find more information on the Loyola Ignatian Q website.


Contact: CM Assistant Dir., Emily Kane.

Loyola ALIVE at March for Life

Friday, Jan. 24th in DC. Register by Weds. Jan. 22.


Join Loyola Alive as they travel to Washington, DC for the annual March for Life this Friday, January 24th. Reserve your spot through the March for Life application. Space is limited, so please register by the end of business on Wednesday, January 22nd.


Contact: Loyola Alive Co Presidents, Kirby Povilaitis or Mark Rose.

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ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES!

Koinonia Small Groups

Small groups meet weekly on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday evenings. Rolling Sign-Ups open now!


Interested in joining a small group this semester? Sign up for a student-led faith based discussion group through Koinonia!


Visit the Campus Ministry website for more details: https://www.loyola.edu/department/campus-ministry/building-community/koinonia


Contact: CM Grad Assistant, Lea Tanseco, koinonia@loyola.edu

Faith Zone Fellowship

Every other Monday at 7pm in Campus Ministry Common Space


A space for those seeking to go deeper in their spiritual journey or to learn more about various faith traditions to come together in community to learn and grow. Join us starting Monday, Jan. 30.


Contact: CM Intern, Sofia Lentine at slentine@loyola.edu

Women's Spirituality Group

Weekly Meetings on Wednesdays from 5-6pm in Campus Ministry Common Space (Cohn Hall)


Interested in discussing the intersection of faith and gender? Come join us each week and meet other women on campus!


Contact: CM Intern, Seemab Kazmi, sqkazmi@loyola.edu

Campus Min Cafe every Thursday!

From 9 to 11am in Campus Ministry Common Space (Cohn Hall).


Come grab your morning coffee in Campus Min! Stop in to grab a cup to-go or sit down and join us for community! Get your punch card to win prizes for frequent visitors!

Weekly Examen every Thursday!

From 5 to 5:30pm in Alumni Memorial Chapel


Students gather in community to pause and reflect on their day and their week with a guided student-led Ignatian Examen. Join us every Thursday or just one!


Contact: CM Intern, Flor Paniagua-Peart at mfpaniagua-peart@loyola.edu

Interfaith Student Coalition

Join students working to support the needs of all faith practices on our campus.


Contact: CM Interfaith Intern, Sam Kennedy, sgkennedy@loyola.edu

CRS Ambassadors

CRS Student Ambassadors support Catholic Relief Services’ mission of service for and solidarity with those around the world who suffer injustice and affronts to human dignity, especially in the form of poverty, hunger, and climate change. Ambassadors meet on a monthly basis throughout the semester to learn, discuss, pray, and plan events to educate our wider campus about these injustices.


Contact: CM Asst. Dir., Emily Kane

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WORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Catholic Masses & Worship

Interfaith & Ecumenical Worship

We hope your Spring semester is off to a good start and we hope to see you around campus!

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