Graduate Student Retreat
Are you a graduate student or law student? Do you want to deepen your faith, make new friends, and learn more about the intellectual vocation? Register for the Graduate/Law Student Retreat at https://www.seattletech.com/registrations/index.php?1335-221-i-t. The retreat will be held at Camp Maria from Friday, Sept. 19, to Saturday, Sept. 20. The bus leaves at 5 p.m. on Friday and returns at 9 p.m. on Saturday. The theme of the retreat is "The Mystery of the Cross as Wisdom for the Mind." Led by Rev. John Martin Ruiz-Mayorga, O.P., and Rev. Thomas White, O.P., the retreat will consist of talks, quiet prayer, small-group discussions, Mass, adoration, confession and evening prayer. Open to all graduate and law students, this retreat has been organized entirely by CUA graduate and law students. For more information, e-mail Flor Salvador at firstname.lastname@example.org or Colleen Weir at email@example.com.
RENEW is more than just a prayer group. It’s made up of small groups of students coming together once a week to share a time of prayer, the word of God, service, and friendship. Groups meet all over campus. The location depends on what time your group meets. Upperclassmen can sign up online at firstname.lastname@example.org. Signup Sunday will be Sept. 14 after all the Masses.
Tutor with DC Reads
Work-study or volunteer opportunities are available to help a child in Washington, D.C. Come to the mandatory DC Reads meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Great Room of the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center. For more information, visit http://dcreads.cua.edu.
Break Away, The Freshman Retreat
The freshman retreat — the biggest of the year — takes place Sept. 5 to 7. Spend time away from campus getting to know your class. Don’t miss out on a great CUA tradition. Sign up at email@example.com. The cost is $40 and scholarships are available. For more information, call the Office of Campus Ministry at 202-319-5575.
Becoming a Catholic
Have you ever thought about being Catholic? Would you like to know more about the process of becoming a Catholic? The process is called the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). This is a group process that leads to the sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation celebrated at the Easter Vigil. If you are interested in learning more, contact the Office of Campus Ministry at 202-319-5575.
Deepening One's Faith
Are you Catholic and do you want to learn more about your faith? Have you been baptized but never confirmed? The Office of Campus Ministry offers programs of religious education and catechesis aimed at deepening one’s faith. It also provides preparation for the sacrament of Confirmation. For more information, contact the Office of Campus Ministry at 202-319-5575.
One Body in Christ — be a part of liturgical ministries. You can learn more by attending information and training sessions. All sessions will be held in St. Vincent’s Chapel. Contact Jessica in Campus Ministry at 202-319-5575 or Deprizio@cua.edu before the meeting if you have a conflict or any questions. The sessions are:
-Lectors, Tuesday, Sept. 2,, 7 p.m. Please be prepared to proclaim the word of God. You must be a fully initiated Catholic to serve in this capacity.
-Altar servers, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 7 p.m.
-Hospitality, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 8 p.m.
If you are interested in Music Ministry but missed the information session, contact Jon Laird at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women's Discernment and Dessert
Interested in learning more about vocations to married, religious or single life? Stop by Women’s Discernment and Dessert Night Monday, Sept. 1, at 6 p.m. in the Campus Ministry Lounge, Caldwell Hall. For more information, contact Erin Crane at 202-319-5575.
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