UDI 383: Hunger and Homelessness Minicourse

Be a leader for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Register for the Hunger and Homelessness Mini Course UDI 383.

Students who register for this class will have the opportunity to educate the UD community on issues of hunger and homelessness and encourage people to take action on hunger and homelessness. Students who take this class will lead in the planning for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week and will help plan and develop service projects, reflection opportunities, advocacy events and will help with the fundraising and planning of the Thanksgiving Food Baskets. The class will meet once a week on Wednesday nights from 8:00pm-9:30pm at Liberty Hall room 01.

For more information about this mini course contact Claudia Guzman at guzmanc1@udayton.edu.


Table of Plenty: Care for Creation and Economic Development

Tuesday, April 15 - Noon-1:15

Liberty Hall Rm. 08

Please join us for this month's discussion on how we can care for the environment and simultaneously help people to develop economically, particularly the poor. Lunch will be provided by the Center for Social Concern staff. We hope you will consider joining us! 

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Fasting: An Interfaith Perspective

Tuesday, April 15 (6:30-8:30pm)

Barrett Dining Room, KU

Perspectives on Faith and Life Series

Join faculty, staff and students for a free dinner, presentation and facilitated table discussion.  Our presenters are Dr. Muhammad Usman, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Mary Cummins Wlodarski, Campus Minister for School of Law and Graduate Students. Please RSVP by Friday, April 11 at go.udayton.edu/PFL.


Campus Ministry Photo Contest 2014

We are looking for photos that characterize your experiences in Campus Ministry at UD. Winning photos will be enlarged and displayed in Liberty Hall through next year and may be used in future Campus Ministry publications. If you win, you will receive the enlarged copy of your photo. Please submit an electronic copy (original files only please) of your photo with your name, phone and e-mail address to Mary Niebler at mniebler1@udayton.edu. We prefer photos which have a capture resolution of 2048x1536/ 3 megapixels.Deadline is April 16. 


Triduum Services

Worship Schedule for April 17-20

Immaculate Conception Chapel

Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper - 7:00 PM

Good Friday of the Lord's Passion - 3:00 PM

Saturday Morning Prayer with Rites for the Elect - 11:00 AM

Saturday Easter Vigil of the Resurrection - 9:00 PM

       * Please come and support six of our UD Community members as they complete initiation into the Church.

Easter Sunday of the Lord's Resurrection - 10:00 AM

Easter Monday - No Noon Mass


A Walk for Justice and Peace

Good Friday, April 18 - 12:00-2:00pm

Come walk the Stations of the Cross connected with contemporary social justice issues. It will begin at Courthouse Square (Third and Main Streets), rain or shine. Join us for all or part of this walk around downtown Dayton.


Art Prayer

Every Thursday, 9-10 pm, Art Street Studio E

Need a break from homework? Feeling stressed out or having a hard time focusing in your prayer? Art Prayer is a very relaxed way of entering into prayer and absolutely no artistic talent is required. Come join us on Thursday evenings from 9-10 pm in Art Street Studio E. Questions? Contact Mary Kate at mbehan1@udayton.edu .


I.H.O.P. Intense Hour of Praise

Friday, April 25 - 8:00pm

Immaculate Conception Chapel

IHOP consists of an hour of praise and worship songs, scripture readings and prayers, followed by pancakes in Liberty Hall Rom 08. IHOP is also seeking musicians. If you play an instrument or sing, we would love for you to come and practice with us. Questions? Contact Emma Froelich at froeliche1@udayton.edu.


Preparing for the Chapel Renovation

Leave-taking Sunday Masses

We are planning two opportunities at Sunday Masses to bless the UD community’s leave-taking of our beloved Chapel. Please join us in prayer as we mark the transition from the Immaculate Conception Chapel into temporary space on campus, where we will worship until August 2015.

Sunday, April 27
10am, Noon, 6pm and 8pm

Sunday, July 20
10am only, no evening Mass this week


End of Year Move-Out: Collection/Recycling Drive

April 30- May 5

Join us in re-using, recycling, and/or donating everything you no longer want! Look for bins in residence halls and information in the neighborhood! We could also use YOUR HELP to collect & sort non-perishable food, clothing, school supplies, & small household items to be donated to UDSAP, St. Vincent de Paul, and Catholic Social Services Refugee Resettlement. To volunteer, contact Bro. Brandon Paluch, SM at bpaluch1@udayton.edu , stop by Liberty Hall 107, or call 937-229-2516.


Baccalaureate Mass

Saturday, May 3 - 4:30pm

University of Dayton Arena

All are welcome on this special day to celebrate and pray with University of Dayton graduates and their families. Please note that for Sunday, May 4 there will be the 10am Mass only.


UGMM (Undergraduate Music Minister)

Positions for 2014-15

Applications are now being accepted, from rising sophomores and above, for Catholic musicians interested in serving in this exciting area of liturgical ministry on campus. UGMM’s also take a FREE 1 credit class each semester to deepen their understanding and love of the liturgy. Applications are available from any of the current UGMM’s after Mass, in the main office of Liberty Hall or as an email attachment from Jim Pera, jpera1@udayton.edu. Come, help us raise a joyful noise unto the Lord!

View the UGMM Flyer for more information.


Sacrament of Confirmation

Are you a Baptized Catholic who desires to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation? You may prepare to complete your initiation into the Catholic faith while here at UD. The schedule is simple and flexible and designed to deepen your understanding of the faith and your experience of the Holy Spirit. Questions about the Confirmation preparation process may be directed to Colleen Brown at 229.2019 or brownc21@udayton.edu.


Women's Online DIscernment Retreat

Are you feeling a nudge in your life?

Is it toward serving God in religious life?

If you are a woman between the ages of 20-40 and are interested in exploring this nudge, consider making the Online Discernment Retreat sponsored by Communities of Women Religious in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the Diocese of Covington.  You can meet with a Director via Skype, email or phone during Lent 2014.  To register or get more information contact Cathy Bauer, OSB (bauerosb@yahoo.com; text message @ 859-468-6040 or phone @ 859-331-6324).


Center for Social Concern Events

Check out ways to get involved in service and social justice awareness activities happening soon through Campus Ministry's Center for Social Concern.

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Living With Loss

LWL is a confidential support group for undergraduate and graduate students who have experienced the death of someone close to them. The death may be recent or one that occurred several years ago. The group meets for one hour, once a week, time determined by the schedules of those desiring to participate.

Questions? Contact Kathleen Rossman at 937-229-4587 or krossman1@udayton.edu.