Mission Matters

Spring Clean-Up: More Than Picking Up Litter and Planting

April 13, 2016

The 27th annual Spring Clean-Up is a one-day, large-scale litter pick-up and greening event that takes place throughout the South Side and Greater Hill District neighborhoods; however, it is much more than that.

Crowdfunding Supports Annual Mission Trips

March 16, 2016

A financial boost from a University crowdfunding initiative helped broaden the service provided by nearly 60 Duquesne students during the University’s recent spring break Cross-Cultural Mission Experiences (CCME).

Ancient Custom Symbolizes Opening Doors to Blessings and Mercy

January 6, 2016

By the Rev. Bill Christy, C.S.Sp., and Debbie Kostosky A tradition in the Catholic Church has been to bless chalk at the Masses for Epiphany and then use that chalk as part of the blessing of one’s home in the new year.

Spiritan Campus Ministry Members, Students to See Pope in Philadelphia

September 9, 2015

A team of 35 Duquesne students will be among the first to see Pope Francis in his historic first visit to the United States later this month.

New Crowdfunding, Urban Plunge Initiatives Boost Cross-Cultural Missions

February 25, 2015

While Spring Break provides an opportunity for students to vacation or stay home for relaxation, 65 Duquesne students and staff will take this time to embark on Cross-Cultural Mission Experiences (CCME) that will impact six different areas in the country.

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