Post Tagged with: "campus ministry"

ROGERS: As End Nears, Keep Finals in Perspective

ROGERS: As End Nears, Keep Finals in Perspective

I will never forget a gift that a Jesuit brother of mine named John gave me during my first semester at Fordham University, where I studied philosophy many years ago. The gift came on a cold December morning after I had been studying all day for a final examination I[Read More…]

by April 19, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Students to Assess Religious Life

The Georgetown University Student Association began recruiting students to serve on an advisory committee to assess the quality of religious life on campus and craft the GUSA Mission and Ministry Report. The committee will comprise about 12 students in addition to co-chairs Kevin Sullivan (SFS ’14) and Laura West (COL ’13), representatives from[Read More…]

by November 13, 2012 0 comments Campus News

New Students Find ESCAPE

Amid the bustle of college life, the ESCAPE First-Year Experience has given students the opportunity to leave campus, take a break and reflect on their experiences. Run by the Office of Campus Ministry, the retreat was created to uphold the Jesuit ideals of spirituality and reflection. The Class of 1990[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Religious Group Banned From Campus

Members of the local arm of the International Church of Christ, an international group that critics characterize as a cult, have been barred from campus, according to Protestant Chaplaincy Director Rev. Bryant Oskvig. Oskvig would not specify when the group was barred but said that the organization and a number[Read More…]

by March 1, 2012 1 comment Campus News, News

TOPOROFF: Prayer Services Complement Our Classroom Experiences

Two weeks ago, Campus Ministry held its first religious services open house of the year, a week in which the ministry encouraged students to observe and participate in the services of other religions. But unless you were already practicing a faith, odds are you never heard about it. I, for[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments Opinion
Students Gather to Give Early Thanks

Students Gather to Give Early Thanks

Students from a variety of religious backgrounds gathered for the Student Interfaith Council and the Office of Campus Ministry’s annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Prayer Service in McShain Lounge Tuesday night. Jordan Denari (SFS ’13), president of the council, and Lisa Pannucci, interreligious coordinator, organized the event, which aimed to recognize the[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

O’Brien Named VP for Mission and Ministry

Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. (COL ’88) has been selected as the next vice president for mission and ministry, according to a broadcast email sent Thursday. He will fill the position left vacant after Fr. Philip Boroughs, S.J., resigned to become president of Holy Cross. O’Brien, who has served as executive[Read More…]

by August 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News
Religious Space Set To Open

Religious Space Set To Open

The Office of Campus Ministry will expand on-campus worship space in an attempt to meet the growing needs of the university’s religious communities. Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J., the executive director of Campus Ministry, said Thursday that his office is preparing to build a centralized worship area in the Leavey Center.[Read More…]

by April 15, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

University to Foot Cost of Jewish Chaplaincy House

The university will cover the rental cost of the Jewish Chaplaincy’s townhouse and reserve an additional location for worship for the 2010-2011 academic year, as part of a push by members of the Jewish community to overcome budgetary constraints and space concerns. In the past, the chaplaincy relied on alumni[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Ministering to the Faithful

As the nation’s first ever Muslim chaplain, Imam Yahya Hendi has always played a unique role on campus, but this month, he’ll be even more busy than usual. In addition to his dual role as the university’s Imam and as the senior Imam of the Islamic Society of Frederick in[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments Campus News