Campus Ministries is enlivened by the Catholic faith, bringing together students, faculty and staff in the common search for Veritas - Truth. Our motto H-O-P-E (Hospitality - OP: the Dominican Way - for Everyone!) The Dominican Way: Seekers of truth through prayer, reflection, community, study and service.
Opportunites for Prayer
- Daily mass every Monday thru Friday at 12:15 p.m. in Sacred Heart Chapel.
- Evening Mass every Sunday at 8:30 p.m. in the Sacred Heart Chapel.
- Liturgical ensemble. Use your musical talents, voice or intruments to enhance our masses and prayer services throughout the year.
- Liturgical ministers. Extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist, lectors, altar servers, ushers and gift bearers are all needed at various times for our masses and prayer services.
- Sacrament of reconciliation with the College Chaplain.
- Weekly Advent and Lenten Prayer during the liturgical seasons.
- Retreats: Two overnight retreats off-campus in the fall and in the spring semesters. Earth-Based Retreat one Friday per semester.
- Domincian Colleges Preaching in Action Conference: Dominican college students and sisters from around the country gather for a week of prayer, study, community, and service. 2012 conference at Dominican University in Illinois.
- If you have not received all of the sacraments, or you would like to find out about becoming Catholic,
please come and talk with us!
- Sacred Heart Chapel (underneath the water tower) is open days and evenings for your use. All are welcome.
Opportunites for Service
- Appalachia Project: Spend a week in the summer at the Big Laurel Learning Center in Naugatuck, West Virginia running a camp for children. Experience the beauty of the people and the land.
- Boxtown at Bethany: Come and spend an evening with women and children of Bethany House. Learn what it is like to be homeless on Long Island.
- Boxtown at Molloy College: Overnight sleepout (in a box!)and sponsor fundraising for Bethany House. Learn about and experience the life of the homeless for a night.
- Midnight Runs: Collecting, preparing and delivering food and clothes by van to the homeless on the streets of Manhattan between the hours of 10 p.m. and 3 a.m.
- Urban Challenge: Serving the poor of Camden, NJ through Catholic social teaching at the Romero Center. Four day overnight experience. All faiths welcome.
- Serving the Poor at Home: Local soup kitchen and outreach center.
- Sponsor a Family: Be Santa for a poor family in need! Gift-giving to specific famies of Our Lady of Loretto Parish who will have little this Christmas.
- Many other service opportunites over the course of the semester.
Opportunites for Community
- Spend time in our lounge (Public Sqaure #390) to study, to meet other students, or just to relax during the day.
- The Campus Ministers and Chaplain are always available if you need someone to talk to. No appointment necessary.