Campus Ministry Newsletter

January 2021

Hope & Renewal Interfaith Prayer Service kicks off the spring semester!

Two photos of ALumni Memorial Chapel from HARPS 2020.  Featuring students in a choir and 3 speakers at the altar.

Hope and Renewal Interfaith Prayer Service (HARPS)

Thurs. February 4th, 2021 at 3pm Livestream on the HARPS webpage


Join us as we livestream our 4th 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.


Contact: CM Assistant Director, Rev. Scott Adams.

Ten photos of various Campus Ministry events held on the Evergreen campus

What's Happening in CM?

Catholic Worship In-Person & Livestreaming!

Ecumenical Christian Worship

Weekly Examen

Tuesdays at 8:30pm in the Alumni Memorial Chapel


Join us for a weekly examen to step back from your busy day and take a few minutes for reflection. Pre-registration is required.


Contact: Seán Bray, Director of Campus Ministry, sbray@loyola.edu

Cura Faith Sharing Groups

Small groups meet weekly! Sign up now!


Cura groups will gather virtually each week to reflect and pray together, discussing topics that are relevant to your lives as students. Groups include 5-10 participants led by 1-2 student leaders. Join a general group or a theme that fits with your interest or identity.


Group themes for Spring 2021:

  • General groups (all class years)
  • Women’s Spirituality
  • LGBTQIA+ identified students
  • First Year students
  • Anti-racism through and Ignatian Lens


Contact: Cura Grad Assistant, Chanali Sweeper

Campus Ministry Internships Available for 2021-22!

Zoom Info Sessions:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 10th at 6 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Feb. 16th at 6 p.m.

  • Thursday, Feb. 25th at 6 p.m.


Interested in a leadership opportunity rooted in Faith and Justice? Learn how you can build your career skills on campus and help serve the community as a Campus Ministry Intern!


Applications & References Due Mar. 3 at 3pm.


Contact: CM Asst. Dir., Megan Linz Dickinson

Pop-In Examens

By request for any club, class, office, meeting or group!


Campus Ministry will be offering pop-in Examens for any students, student groups, classes or clubs to give a space for our community to pause and reflect on their day and their week with a guided student or staff-led Ignatian Examen.


Contact: Haleema Hafeez, CM Intern, hhafeez@loyola.edu.

CM Student Support and Spiritual Conversations

We are here to support you in your personal and spiritual journey. Campus Ministry staff members welcome the opportunity to meet with students virtually for support and spiritual conversations during weekdays 9am - 5pm. Learn more about the members of our team here. You can reach out to specific staff members to schedule an appointment. We look forward to hearing from you!


Contact: To request a general appointment, email Seán Bray at sbray@loyola.edu and we will follow up to schedule a time.

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22nd Cardinal O'Connor Conference on Life

Georgetown University, Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST


The theme of this year’s conference is “Global Pro-Life Approaches in the 21st Century.” The event will feature a distinguished panel of pro-life advocates who will examine how to build a technologically innovative pro-life movement in our nation and around the world, as well as a keynote address by Gianna Jessen and Aimee Murphy, a virtual Holy Hour, and a Mass for Life. Tickets can be found here!


Contact: Emily Kane, CM Asst. Dir., eekane@loyola.edu

Resources & Campus Partners...

BMORE Engaged

Register by Jan. 31st


Join a peer-led, semester cohort to explore a specific justice topic in community with others. Be challenged to reflect deeply and transform your learning into advocacy and social action. nity with others. This is a 10-week program that includes six 1-hour peer-facilitated group Zoom sessions.


Contact: Pat Cassidy, Asst. Dir., Center for Community, Service, and Justice, pjcassidy@loyola.edu

Abolishing Racism: White Accountability Space

8 sessions starting Friday, Jan. 29th from 2-4pm


The Abolishing Racism: White Accountability space has its first meeting tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 29 form 2-3pm EST. Join a conversation for all students, regardless of race, about abolishing racism and white accountability. To align with accountability, students must commit to the whole series. There will be 8 sessions, and the seies will wrap up before Spring Break and finals.


Contact: Counseling Center, Jason Parcover, jparcover@loyola.edu, or Brad Bryk, bjbryk@loyola.edu

Hora De Cafe con Leche

Wednesday, January 27th at 12pm


Calling all advanced and Native Spanish Speakers! Hora de Café con Leche provides you with an opportunity to engage in conversation relating to the Latinx community while enjoying café con leche (virtually)! For advanced and Native Spanish speakers. Zoom Meeting ID: 985 329 7424


Contact Julie Rivera, Assistant Director in ALANA Services, jcrivera@loyola.edu

Let's Connect Now

Groups for BIPOC Students or LGBTQ+ Students

Thursdays at 3 PM EST


Consider joining a Let’s Connect space if you’re seeking drop-in support related to the sociopolitical climate or related to your identify.


Contact: Loyola Counseling Center, 410-617-2273

MAN2MAN

Thursday, January 28th @5PM via Zoom (Meeting ID: 819 0429 1879)


MAN2MAN is a space for men of color at Loyola to participate in interactive and engaging dialogue on a variety of topics.


Contact: Dvelez@loyola.edu

Sister to Sister

Wednesday, February 3rd on Zoom.


Sister to Sister is a space open for women of color at Loyola to participate in interactive and engaging dialogue. The bi-weekly conversation series provides an opportunity for personal and professional networking, information sharing, as well as providing a safe space for support, advocacy, and empowerment.



Contact: Director of ALANA Services Raven Williams, rdwilliams@loyola.edu

Wazobia!

THIS Friday, January 29th from 5-7 PM EST


Join the African Student Association for a scavenger hunt! Come out for a chance to learn more about African countries and win some amazing prizes! The scavenger hunt will take place between the Mail Stop and Knott Hall.


Contact: African Students Association, asa@loyola.edu

In Out & In Between

Starting February 4th from 3:00-4:15PM


Whether you are out, questioning, or not even sure, this weekly group is for LGBTQPIA+ and same gender attracted students of all backgrounds to confidentially discuss and explore aspects of gender identity and sexual orientation in a safe space


Sign up here!

Campus Ministry's Racial Justice Statement & Resources

Campus Ministry's outlines our commitment to racial justice and offers resources for education, prayer, reflection and action through our racial justice webpage. We commit to engaging in antiracist work and allyship through a lens of faith. Visit our Campus Ministry website for further resources.

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