Care for the Entire Person
Have you heard the term cura personalis? It’s not just another old Latin phrase here at Saint Louis University; it’s an expression that forms the core of how we nurture spiritual life in our community.
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- Our Sunday Student Mass for the 2021-2022 academic year will be at 8 p.m. each week in St. Francis Xavier College Church.
- Students serve the SLU worshiping community as ministers of hospitality, servers, lectors and extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion. Student ministers who have been trained usually participate in the Sunday 4:30 and 8 p.m. Masses in College Church. Complete this interest form to receive more information about liturgical minister training in the fall semester.
- If you are musically inclined (or wish you were!), consider joining our award-winning Mass Choir. SLU's student Mass Choir provides the music for the 4:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Masses on Sundays at College Church. Our musical selections follow the spirit of the readings for each week with an eclectic mix of traditional hymns, contemporary Christian music, and choral arrangements. We welcome any SLU student (undergraduate, graduate, alumni) who enjoys making music and is open to our church setting to come sing and play with us. Contact Choir Director Sally Iocca or fill out this interest form to have someone contact you with more information about the choir. Check out a sample of some of our songs on the SLU Campus Ministry YouTube Channel.
- Looking to connect with ministers or organizations that represent your particular religious tradition? Complete this form.
- The Journey Program builds small communities of students who gather regularly to pray in the Ignatian tradition, reflect on their lives, and support one another. Contact Becca Muder or complete the Journey Program Interest Form.
- Applications for Spring Break Immersion Experiences are open now! Visit one of our information sessions: Thursday, Oct 7, 2021 from 7-8 p.m. in Wuller Hall lobby or Wednesday, Nov 3, 2021 from 7-8 p.m. in the Wuller Hall lobby. Learn more about our Immersion Program here or contact Michelle Verner for more information.
Registration for the Ignite! retreat is open now. Held October 8-10, 2021 at Manresa Retreat Center, this 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 personal reflection. Contact Erin Schmidt for more information.
Register for the Ignite! Retreat
- Registration is also open now for the 2021 Connections Retreat, held November 12-14. The Connections Retreat invites
you into an exploration of how God is calling you into greater vulnerability, courage,
and authenticity in your relationships with your friends, family, romantic partners,
and yourself. Through small groups and reflection activities you will have the opportunity
to dive into the themes of identity, vulnerability, shame, loneliness, attraction,
sexuality, boundaries, and intimacy through a lens of faith. Contact Michelle Verner for more information.
Register for the Connections Retreat
10:30 a.m. (Livestream available)
Monday-Friday at 7:15 am and noon.
Monday-Friday, 10:45 a.m. – noon.
All chapels in the residence halls are currently open for personal prayer. Please wear masks and observe physical distancing. All residence hall Masses are at 5:15 p.m.
The Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis also has opportunities for in-person Sunday Mass. Located at 4431 Lindell Blvd., just four blocks west of Lindell Boulevard and Vandeventer Avenue. Mass times include:
Saturday: 5 p.m. Sunday Vigil Mass
Sunday: 8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon and 5 p.m.