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Anna C Robertson
Apr 2, 2019

Campus Ministry Happenings: April 2, 2019

Apr 2, 2019 by Anna C Robertson

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This Week in Campus Ministry

Lenten Taizé
April 2, 2019, 7:00-8:00 p.m., Chapel of St. Ignatius
Join us for a Lenten prayer opportunity offered Tuesdays throughout Lent. This ecumenical and meditative prayer form includes music, scripture, prayers, candlelight, and silence. Following this event, the final Taizé service in our Lenten series will be offered April 16th.

Peacemaking Reunion Circle
April 8, 2019, 6:00-9:00 p.m., Campion Ecumenical Chapel
Seattle University Campus Ministry invites past participants of peace circle trainings and interested newcomers to a Peacemaking Circle Evening. Pizza will also be provided. Join other SU faculty, staff, students, and community partners in an evening talking circle on campus. Please submit a simple registration form if you plan to attend.

Reconciliation Service
April 9, 2019, 7:00-8:00 p.m., Chapel of St. Ignatius
Join us for a Lenten prayer service expressing both our lament for participating in sin and our hope for healing. After the prayer service, priests will be available for individual confessions for anyone seeking the Catholic Sacrament of Reconciliation.

See all of Campus Ministry's upcoming events.

Deadlines and Reminders

  • Apply to work in Campus Ministry in 2019-20: Applications are now live for Campus Ministry's open Student Campus Minister (SCM) positions for next school year. SCMs are paid students who support Campus Ministers in their various work areas. SCMs plan events, lead their peers on retreats, work on social justice projects, help foster Catholic Community and worship on campus, create public relations materials for the office, and much more. Stop by Campus Ministry in STCN 120 to talk with a current SCM or a Campus Minister about what it's like to work in Campus Ministry and which job might be right for you!
  • Register for the Spring Search Retreat: Join Campus Ministry for the Seattle University Search Retreat, May 10-12! Search is a reflective retreat opportunity for you to explore yourself, your spirituality, and your relationship to others. Search is open to students of all faith and philosophical traditions. Register on ConnectSU by April 24, 2019.
  • RSVP for the Peacemaking Circle Reunion: Join other SU faculty, staff, students, and community partners in an evening talking circle on Monday, April 8th6:00-9:00 p.m. in Campion Hall’s Ecumenical Chapel. This circle is for SU affiliates who have participated in a peacemaking circle training or who have expressed interest in bringing circles to our campus. If you plan to attend, please follow the above link for a simple registration form.

Save The Date: Upcoming Events

4/18 - Holy Week Services Begin
4/29 - Maguire Lecture
5/7 - Interfaith Dinner

Around Campus

Check out these opportunities from our on-campus partners! Do you have a program or opportunity coming up you'd like to see featured here? Email Anna Robertson with your request and a brief blurb!

  • Rescheduled from a February snow cancellation! The Catholic Church is in the midst of a crisis as great as any since the Protestant Reformation. About this there seems to be widespread agreement. However, when it comes to diagnosing that crisis, analyses differ considerably. Is this a crisis of sexual ethics, a failure of episcopal leadership, an abuse of power, or all of the above? Explore these and other questions next Monday night, April 8 at 7:00 p.m. with Dr. Richard Gaillardetz, Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology at Boston College, at A Church in Crisis: How Did We Get Here? How Do We Move Forward?. Learn more about this event, sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Thought and Culture, on the event page.

  • Speak Up! Seattle University is conducting the National Survey on Student Engagement(NSSE)! This 15 minute survey will be sent to all first- year students and seniors on April 9th and will close on May 15th (check your SU inbox!). Your NSSE responses give Seattle U faculty and administrators a comprehensive look at the undergraduate learning experience. Student responses and comments are anonymous. Responses and comments are compiled by topic area and shared with directors and deans so this is an opportunity to give Seattle U feedback on your experience! Completing the survey will enter you into a drawing to win 1 of 10 Amazon egift cards for $50. Questions? Contact Sophia Sansone, Accreditation and Assessment Manager at

  • Interested in applying to be a 2019 Student Commencement Speaker? Share your experience and insights, inspire your fellow graduates, and leave a legacy at Seattle University. Students who will be graduating in the Spring or Summer of 2019 are encouraged to apply – Undergraduate and Graduate students can access the application and get more details at Applications are due by April 11th. Questions? Contact Maya Head-Corliss, Graduate Coordinator for Student Success Initiatives at