Campus Ministry

Care for the Entire Person

Have you heard the term cura personalis? It’s not just another old Latin phrase here at SLU; it’s an expression that forms the core of how we nurture spiritual life in our community.

The words translate to "care for the entire person” and that idea guides the Department of Campus Ministry at Saint Louis University.

Visit us at the Eckelkamp Center for Campus Ministry on West Pine Mall, just west of the clock tower, to learn more about growing your faith, supporting social justice and integrating spirituality into your everyday life. Guided by the Catholic Church and the Society of Jesus, the Jesuits, SLU campus ministry welcomes and serves students of all religious backgrounds and traditions.

SLU's campus ministers provide individualized attention to your needs, respect your challenges and bring a thoughtful appreciation for everyone’s experiences and beliefs.

That’s what Ignatian spirituality is about.

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Register now for the Spring 2018 Ignatian Companion Workshop

Want to learn more about the tools and themes of Ignatian Spirituality? The Ignatian Companion Workshop is a great preparation for students who are considering applying to be leaders on retreats, immersions, CLCs and other Campus Ministry programs, as well as for anyone who wants to dive more deeply into Ignatian Spirituality. Join us in the Eckelkamp Center for Campus Ministry on Sunday, January 28th, 2018 from 10:30am to 4:00pm (with option of going to 4:30pm Mass at College Church). Contact Erin Madden ( for more information.

Register for the Ignatian Companion Workshop

Register now for the 2018 Ignite Retreat

February 16-18, 2018 @ Manresa Retreat Center

This NEW retreat offers an introduction to some of the key aspects of Ignatian Spirituality in a group setting. During the retreat, participants will be invited to explore the Ignatian pillars of prayer, discernment, reconciliation, and “Finding God in All Things” through talks, large group activities, small group discussion, and time for personal reflection. Cost is $25. Registration is available on Campus Ministry’s website. For more info, contact
Fr. Robert Murphy, S.J. ( or Erin Schmidt (

Register for the Ignite Retreat