Campus Ministry Happenings: April 9, 2019
Apr 9, 2019 by Anna C Robertson
This Week in Campus Ministry
Got Bible Spring Quarter Kick-Off: The Journey to the Cross and Beyond
Tuesday, April 9, 2019, STCN 122
Got Bible is a weekly bible study offered by Campus Ministry with quarterly rotating themes. Drop by from 12:30-1:20 p.m. with your own lunch; we'll provide the cookies and bibles! This week we'll be kicking off our spring quarter theme, "The Journey to the Cross and Beyond."
Easter Candle Decorating Party
Tuesday, April 9, 2019, STCN 120 (Campus Ministry)
Join us before the Reconciliation service on April 9 in the Campus Ministry Lobby (STCN 120) at 5:30 p.m. for our third annual Easter Candle Decorating Party! Here at the chapel we design it as a community, collecting flowers, pasting them on, and carving it ourselves. There will be snacks, music, and laughter as we prepare for the Easter season! Talk to Margaret or JoAnn after mass if you have any questions.
Tuesday, 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.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 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
Deadlines and Reminders
- 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 22nd Annual Maguire Lecture and Dinner: A Theology of Justice: Named after Seattle University’s first campus minister, Rev. Joseph Maguire, SJ, the Maguire Lecture and Dinner is a Seattle University tradition that focuses our attention on our shared call to live a “faith that does justice." We are pleased to welcome Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, Ph.D., a self-described TransQueer Activist, Latinx Scholar, and Public Theologian. They are the Founder of the Activist Theology Project, and speak widely on issues of race, whiteness, gender justice, and faith. The dinner is complimentary and seating is limited for this event. Please RSVP by clicking on the link above by April 18, 2019. The event is on Monday, April 29, 2019 from 6-8pm.
Save The Date: Upcoming Events
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!
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 Sansones@seattleu.edu.
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 https://www.seattleu.edu/student-outreach/student-commencement-speakers/. Applications are due by April 11th. Questions? Contact Maya Head-Corliss, Graduate Coordinator for Student Success Initiatives at email@example.com.
Apply for a Scholarship to annual Minidoka Pilgrimage! The International Student Center is now accepting applications for qualified applicants to join the annual pilgrimage to the Minidoka National Historic Site in Idaho from July 5 to 8, 2019. The Minidoka War Relocation Center was in operation from 1942 to 1945 and was one of ten American concentration camps at which Japanese Americans, both citizens and resident aliens, were incarcerated during World War II. The 2019 pilgrimage marks the 77th anniversary of this event, and the 17th annual pilgrimage to the Minidoka National Historic Site (https://www.nps.gov/miin/index.htm).A hard copy of the application is available just outside the International Student Center. The deadline is Saturday, April 20, 2019. If there are other questions, or if you would like more detailed information regarding this opportunity, please check www.minidokapilgrimage.org or contact Dale Watanabe directly.
SU Student Mission Day featuring Michael Eric Dyson will be on April 11th, 2019 from 9-1pm in the Redhawk Center. Join your peers for a discussion regarding the current climate on campus, how we as students engage with the mission, and ways in which the mission personally relates (or does not relate) to you.The event will feature a keynote address by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and a moderated student Q&A followed by breakout sessions. Dr. Dyson, who is on the faculty of Georgetown University, is a New York Timescontributing opinion writer, a contributing editor of The New Republic and the author of a number of books including the best-seller, Tears We Cannot Stop, and most recently, What Truth Sounds Like.