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1 Lourdes University ~ Fall 2013 Campus Ministry The Franciscan Factor!

2 Are you looking for ways to connect? Welcome to the Community! A Community of Learning A Community of Reverence A Community of Service

3 Campus Ministry serves the entire University community by calling forth the gifts and talents of students, administration, faculty, staff and alumni. The interaction of our diverse faith traditions enriches campus life. Our goal is to help create a community whose faith is alive, informed, and active. Our framework is one of Franciscan values, traditions and spirit. Consider Campus Ministry

4 Looking for… Spiritual & Social LINKS? Weekly noon liturgies Monthly Sunday evening Mass & Fellowship Soup & Scripture Prayer Services & Retreats Prayer LINK Send prayer requests to Sr. Ann Carmen: Walk with Francis Learn about Francis of Assisi through a campus prayer pilgrimage. Ice Cream Socials Get to know the Sisters & others in the Sylvania Franciscan Village. Campus Ministry is a way to get involved in helping others and showing Gods love through serving others. For me it has been a chance to meet some awesome people and learn the true meaning of living your life in service for God. -Elijah (Junior, Pre-Med)

5 Looking for… Outreach LINKS? Helping Hands of St. Louis Soup Kitchen Join our Kitchen Crew on the 3 rd Friday of each month. Habitat for Humanity Be a part of our alternative Spring Break Team or volunteer locally. Josina Lott Residential & Community Services Join us for Games Night. Bethany House Volunteer at a residence for victims of domestic violence. Sylvania Area Family Services Support their Food pantry & youth programs. Adopt a Highway Help maintain “our” stretch of I-475. Community Issues Lend your voice and energy on issues promoting justice and peace: March for Life, Tent City and others. Since I've come to know many of the people who are involved in Campus Ministry, it has become much like a family to me. There are people I know I can talk to, and I can meet new people. Being involved in Campus Ministry – for me – is my way of getting out, meeting new people, learning new things, and helping others in the community. I enjoy helping others, and Campus Ministry gives me a way to do just that. - Nick (Sophomore, History)

6 To me it has been a safe place away from home where people (Laurie, Sisters Barb & Ann Carmen and Tim) all care about us and what is going on! It gets us involved in a comfortable atmosphere. It’s a place to go if you have a problem and people care. I don’t know what I would have done my first year without Campus Ministry. - Kristin (Sophomore, Pre-Nursing) Campus Ministry means always having a place to belong and to feel welcome at Lourdes. Being in Campus Ministry has been the bomb.com - Hanna (Sophomore, Pre-Nursing) To me, Campus Ministry was an opportunity to get involved in the community of Lourdes and Sylvania Through Campus Ministry I have met many amazing people and made lifelong friends. - Sarah (Sophomore, Pre-Nursing)

7 Be a LINKer and join us! L.I.N.K. L.I.N.K. (Linking Interest, Need and Knowledge) is the Campus Ministry student organization. Invite others to connect… …as a Habitat L.I.N.K. Help plan our Spring Break project. …as a Community L.I.N.K. Be part of the Kitchen Crew at Helping Hands or serve in another setting. Invite others to join. …as a Spiritual L.I.N.K. Plan retreats, prayer experiences, and discussions on faith and values. …Other L.I.N.K.s Share your ideas!

8 The Portiuncula Chapel (pictured at left) is open daily for private prayer, 7 am to 5 pm. Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel (pictured above) is accessible Monday through Friday, 7 am to 5 pm, through the glass doors at the end of the Umbria cloister walk. The main chapel doors are open whenever services are held. Check the calendar at Looking for Quiet Space?

9 Mass Sunday Evening Mass & Fellowship (Monthly during the semester) ~ 7:00 pm ~ Scheduled soon (Queen of Peace chapel) Sundays at 9:00 am (most Sundays – for Sunday and weekday schedule check: ) Wednesdays at 12 noon (resumes Sept 4, on most Wednesdays in the semester, check ) BINGO: Check s and Facebook for date and time (Location to be announced) St Francis Week: Sept 30 through Oct 4 Ice Cream Social ~ Monday, Sept 30, 12:00- 1:30 pm (SJH 110) Village Day ~ Thursday, Oct 3 (Time and place to be announced) Transitus Prayer Service ~ Thursday, Oct 3, 7:00 pm (Queen of Peace Chapel) St Francis Feast Day Mass ~ Friday, Oct 4, 4:00 pm (Queen of Peace chapel) Prayers, Walks with Francis, Contests throughout the week Mark Your Calendar ~ Fall 2013 Outreach Helping Hands of St. Louis ~ 3 rd Fridays (year round), 8:30-1:00 pm Habitat for Humanity Alternative Spring Break ~ Sign up in Sept & Oct! Josina Lott ~ 3 rd Wednesdays during the semester, 6:30-8:00 pm Make a Difference Day: Saturday, Oct 26 Bible Study: Soup & Scripture resumes Thursday, Sept 5, 7:30 pm at San Damiano (Campus Ministry House)

10 In the spirit of our patron, Francis of Assisi, you will find us in the busy-ness of everyday life looking for ways to celebrate and share God’s blessings. It’s all about…

11 You ARE an important part of the community. We want you to feel at home. Take a campus mini-tour to learn about the shrines and sites on campus. Read more about our history, our mission & values. Follow the links on our web pages: and Campus ministry is a resource that has been able to provide encouragement and excitement when I need it most. They challenge me to reach my full potential and always recognize each achievement or forward motion. They see my capability and support my successes as a personal cheering section. - Allie (Junior, Pre-Art Therapy)

12 Sister Barbara Vano, OSFLaurie Knueven Director of Campus Ministry & Service LearningCampus Minister Sister Ann Carmen Barone, OSFFather Marty Lukas, OSFS Vice President for Mission & MinistryCampus Minister a message at the Campus Ministry Call… …or visit us at San Damiano Campus Ministry House Check the Campus Ministry LINK s from Sr. Barb Like us on Facebook (Lourdes University Campus Ministry)Lourdes University Campus Ministry Follow us on Twitter (Lourdes Ministry)Lourdes Ministry


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