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Bishop Mark Bartchak visits campus
Sep 12 2012
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Brother Shamus is coming to a state near you!
Aug 29 2013
5th Summer Secular Franciscan Seminar
Jul 5 2013
Night of Worship Spring 2013
Apr 19 2013
Divine Mercy Sunday
Apr 7 2013
Palm Sunday Mass at Immaculate Conception Chapel
Mar 24 2013
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Students can sign up for one of more of these ministries at any time by filling out the Liturgical Ministry Sign-up Form or contacting Campus Ministry at 814-472-3172. A special effort is made at the beginning of the school year in September to find those who are interested in participating. Training sessions are then held to equip students to perform their ministry well.
Each participant has an irreplaceable part in using their gifts to glorify God in both the Liturgy of the Word and Eucharist. A unique expression of these gifts occurs when students participate in the liturgical ministries listed below.
Those who are chosen by the Christian community and entrusted by God to proclaim His transforming word during the church's worship. To do this, they are expected to read and reflect upon the scriptures in prayer so as to be effective instruments for God. During the Mass, they lead the procession into church, proclaim the first and second reading, and read the intentions.
Those who assist the presider in distributing the Body and Blood of the Lord to the congregation in a proper manner. After the Mass, they are expected to purify the liturgical vessels and put them away.
Do you love to sing or play an instrument? Instrumentalists, vocalists and group leaders immeasurably enhance the worship experience by sharing their gift of liturgical music. In this way, they lead our faith community to sing in one accord to our loving God. Volunteers are expected to commit themselves to a group that ministers at a given weekend Mass each week and the associated practices that their group decides upon. Join one of the three chapel music groups that play or sing at the Saturday, 4:30 PM, Sunday 10:00 AM, or 8:00 PM Masses. All the groups do a variety of musical styles.
The Saint Francis University Campus Ministry through evangelization, catechesis and loving Catholic service to others we proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ in liturgy, academics, social events, athletics, and in all areas of campus life.
It takes all the baptized faithful to actively worship our God during Mass. Find out how you can become part of the faith.
Interested in either becoming Catholic or learning more about the Catholic faith? Join SFU's RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) on a journey that explores the Catholic faith with the opportunity to be fully initiated into the Church this upcoming Easter! Please call Campus Ministry for more details (814-472-3172).
Those who have already received the Sacraments of Baptism and Holy Eucharist and wish to complete the initiation process with Confirmation. Classes are offered in the spring. Call the office for more information.
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