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Welcome to the Family!

The Class of 2022 is already showing up and making its mark in a big way. As I looked out over a sea of 200 hopeful faces at a New Student Welcome gathering for students from Dayton, Columbus, and Cincinnati in the RecPlex on Sunday, July 15, I caught a glimpse of the most diverse and academically qualified class in our history.

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A Gift of Faith

As the University of Dayton approaches the three-year anniversary of the dedication of the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, students and staff share their thoughts on the renovated chapel — their reaction to the space, their favorite aspects and the role the Chapel plays in our faith community.

Carpe Diem

Seize the Day! It's a new academic year and a great time to get involved in deepening your faith through prayer, retreats, service, small faith communities, Bible studies, whatever God might be calling you to do. If you're interested, get more details at the Ice Cream Bash or Up the Orgs or just fill out the form by clicking below.

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National Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life

The U.S. bishops urge our participation each Friday in a nationwide Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life taking place August 3–September 28. Participants will receive weekly email or text reminders to pray and fast, along with little-known facts about Roe v. Wade to share with others. Sign up at


Hope, Prayer, and Action

If you keep up with the news, it's easy to get cynical and try to hide from the world. Faith calls us to the opposite response: hope and action. You can answer your call!

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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness (HHA) Mini Course

Are you passionate about helping to correct the injustices causing hunger and homelessness for hundreds of our brothers and sisters? Consider participating in the Hunger and Homelessness Awareness (HHA) mini course. This course is happening this semester and applications are being taken until September 1st. The course is by permission only, so if you are interested, please contact Cheyenne Palmer, Graduate Assistant for the Center for Social Concern for more details.

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Prayer Book

Share Your Prayer Request

Please add your prayer intentions to our chapel book of intentions.

Submit your prayer requests

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Campus Ministry

Liberty Hall 101 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0408