Campus Ministry Newsletter

October 2016

What's New?


Join us on the Ignite Retreat to learn how the Ignatian story can connect meaningfully to your life and unique spiritual journey.

Open to students of all faith traditions and spiritualities, the weekend will offer opportunities for relationship building and an introduction to themes of Ignatian Spirituality. Through personal and group reflective experiences, this retreat creates a space for exploring who you are in relationship with self, God and others.

Students from all class years are invited to attend!

Student Led prayer

Looking for a space for prayer during the week? Join us on Thursday's for Evensong in the Alumni Chapel for prayer led by members from the Loyola community. It is a wonderful opportunity to hear students reflect on their own faith or spiritual journey. Free pizza always follows!

Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice

Loyola will be sending a delegation to Washington, D.C. to Join 1400 students from different Jesuit institutions at #IFTJ2016. This years theme is Mercy in Action. Attend workshops, hear from nationally recognized faith & justice figures and take action. The Teach-In will take place November 12-14 in Washington, DC; if interested follow this link here!

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-A Message from CRS-

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On Tuesday, October 4, our Catholic Relief Services Student Ambassadors were on the quad educating the campus community about fair trade and its connection to the sustainable purchasing practices promoted by No Impact Week. The Student Ambassadors had fair trade chocolate to sample and to sell, and they sold nearly all of the supplies available. Thanks to everyone who stopped by, and please remember fair trade chocolate as you prepare for Halloween! For a closer look at CRS and Fair Trade, see

Mass & Liturgy Schedule

Weekday Mass

  • 12:10 p.m. Monday-Friday: Daily Mass in Alumni Chapel
  • The Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated each weekday day before the 12:10 p.m. Daily Mass
Sunday Mass
  • 11:00 a.m. in Alumni Chapel
  • 6:00 p.m. in Alumni Chapel
  • 8:00 p.m. in Fava Chapel (Hammerman)
  • 10:00 p.m. in Hopkins Court
  • -Partner Programs-

    In, Out and In Between

    Trans*? Out? LGBTQIA? Questioning? Join In, Out, and In Between, to discuss topics including religion, coming out, relationships, and family in a confidential and safe space. You are not alone. For more information contact Elise Gower or Aaron Barnes

    Good Hound

    Check out the Loyola Votes website for election resources, on campus events and a link to register to vote. Being a Good Hound this election means being respectful, listening, dialoguing and engaging.



    Why Interfaith Engagement Matters

    "Why Interfaith Engagement Matters," a piece written by an undergraduate student blogger about the importance of engaging in interfaith conversations and experiences.

    Musical Rosh Has Hanah Celebration

    A New Year: Communities around the world celebrate the new year…in song.

    Addressing “throwaway culture”

    Pride and Pain on Opening Day at a Museum of African-American History


    Time is an important aspect of many beliefs, faith traditions, and spiritual practices. Check out the Campus Ministry Interfaith Calendar at for a closer look at some of these holy days.
    Kid President Is Over It!


    Register to Vote or request an absentee ballot

    • Talk to a friend who does not share your own faith tradition, or spiritual practice or belief. Which days are significant in their spiritual life or belief system?

    -Faith & Justice Reflection Resources-

    Forget Short Term Mission Trips. Encourage Young Christians to Join Protests

    Courage to Speak, Humility to Listen

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