Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 19

Athletes Strengthed for Service

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Over the course of the semester, Campus Ministry has welcomed various athletic teams to Sunday Mass for a special blessing.  After the blessing, we distributed blue wrist bands with a Scripture quote.  The quote is from St. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians and says:  “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”  I …

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Nov 15

Service at Visitation

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Today I participated in a service day with members of GCU’s Mercy Collegiate Society.  We went to Visitation Relief Center in Brick, NJ.  It is an amazing place that has so many services that no one I talked to seemed to be able to list them all!  Our group pulled weeds, researched local homeowner associations, sorted clothes, …

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Nov 08

Window on the World

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As a new campus minister here at GCU I am delighted to find such a beautiful chapel on our campus.  To my mind, one of the best features of the Dorothy Marron University Community Chapel is the bank of windows behind the altar.  While some people might find the view and outside activity somewhat distracting, …

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Nov 06

Spirituality in a Digital World

Welcome to the first installment of a blog exploring the topic of spirituality on our GCU campus.  The title of this blog is meant to point out that our desire to grow spiritually is a way of seeking the largest portion – the lion’s share – of what life has to offer.  In the Christian Scriptures, Jesus …

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