Mission Accomplished: Living the Spiritan Mission

The University mission informs and enlivens every aspect of University life, but when engaged in daily tasks it’s easy to forget how the mission can manifest itself in the most commonplace ways. Resident Director Adam Wasilko reminds the campus community that living the Spiritan mission is not only achieved through grand gestures, but also through the smallest of everyday actions.

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Dominican Trip Bound by Heartstrings

As we head into a season of great thankfulness, junior Mary Henningsgaard writes about her memories of her mission experience in the Dominican Republic. The next cross-cultural mission experiences sponsored by Spiritan Campus Ministry will be over spring break, with students returning to New Orleans, Immokalee, Fla., and Pineville, W.Va. The greatest part of my cross-cultural mission experience to the […]

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From Africa to Academic Walk: The Spiritan Charism and the Student Experience

At the 2012 Founder’s Week activities, Luci-Jo DiMaggio, assistant director of Spiritan Campus Ministry, discussed how students live out the mission of our founding Spiritan congregation. These are excerpts from her remarks: If you ask any student who knows a Spiritan, most would tell you that the Spiritans love to tell stories. Very often, these stories are of time spent […]

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Challenges of Refugees Explored During Founders Week

The struggles of refugees and immigrants were revealed during Founders Week 2011: Refugees, Migrants and The Spiritan Tradition. Through powerful multi-media presentations and in-depth stories, the featured speakers illustrated the challenges and hopes of the thousands of people displaced from their homelands because of political, cultural or religious persecution, economic hardships, wars or natural disasters.

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