The Companion

Weekly E-Bulletin of
Rockhurst University's Campus Ministry

March 11, 2012

     Cait in Chapel    Blessing   Christ

Pasta and Prayer:

Mass with Fr. Curran

All are welcome to join Fr. Curran and the Pasta and Prayer community this Tuesday, March 13th.  Mass begins at 4:30 in the Finucane Jesuit Center.  (FREE!) Dinner at the CMC follows.

CIA Series: Three Pillars of Lent

Prayer and Almsgiving


Frosh Get-A-Way and CLC

Leader Applications Available

Frosh Get-A-Way leader applications and CLC leader applications are now available in the Campus Ministry Offices.  Individuals who presently participate in a CLC are eligible to apply to lead CLC.  Individuals who attended Frosh Get-A-Way 2011 are eligible to apply to lead next year's retreat.The deadline for both is Tuesday, March 27th.


Strengthen Your Brethren

Daylong Men's Retreat

Registration forms available in the

Campus Ministry Offices.

Silent Retreat

Registration forms available in the

Campus Ministry Offices.

Lumberjack Service Retreat

 Applications now available!   

This week-long service retreat, scheduled for May 14th-19th, takes place in northern Michigan.  The cost is $160.  No wood-cutting, axe-wielding experience required!

Applications due April 2nd.

(Photo courtesy of Mark Cinelli.)

Chapel Update

As the flooring in the Mabee Chapel is replaced due to the recent flooding, we will continue to celebrate noon and 10:10 masses in the Finucane Jesuit Center, located below the library.  Thank you for your flexibility, and stay tuned for updates!

BBQ & Bowling

On Saturday, March 24th,


Join us for a bbq at the CMC and then Rock N' Bowl at Ward Parkway Lanes.  The BBQ starts at 6:30, bowling and we will leave for bowling at 8:30.  

The cost is $5 per person.   

Sign up in Campus Ministry starting Wednesday, March 14.   

Space is limited. 

Living Stations of the Cross

Request for Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to assist with the Living Stations of the Cross scheduled for March 30th.  No experience is necessary; although, the ability to project is appreciated. 


Interested?  Contact Fr. John Craig, SJ

at by March 15th.

Miller Service Scholarship

Applications Due Soon!

Interested in doing service over Summer Break?   


Miller Scholarship - Marc

The Miller Service Scholarship provides an opportunity to do service for five weeks over summer break and, in return, to receive a scholarship that would be added to your financial aid package. You can do the service in your hometown or wherever you will be during break.  For more information or an application contact Maureen Henderson at (816) 501-4869. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 23.


March Focus: Immigration

Come listen to a guest speaker share about the DREAM act and other pressing immigration issues.


Thursday, March 15th


Finucane Jesuit Center

Edge Camp: Life Teen Camp -

Weeklong Leadership Opportunity

At Camp Edge, help to plan, prepare, and execute the programming for the weeklong camp!  The goal of the programming is to create an environment for young people (and their chaperones) to experience adventure, faith, trust, and safety. During the week, a lineup of dynamic presenters, talented worship leaders, and dedicated priests serve along with the camp staff (YOU?!?) to encourage a deeper relationship with Christ for each camper.  Interested?  Check out their website and complete an application.

In This Issue
Mass with Fr. Curran
Three Pillars of Lent
Leadership Applications
Men's Retreat
Silent Retreat
Lumberjack Retreat
Chapel Update
Living Stations
Miller Service
VOICES Meeting
Diocesan Summer Camp
This Week in
Campus Ministry


Monday, March 12th

** CLC & Frosh Get-A-Way Leader Apps Available **   

Noon: Mass (FJC)
10:10pm: Mass (FJC) 


Tuesday, March 13th

Noon: Mass (MC)

3:30-4:15pm: Reconciliation (FJC)
4:30pm: Pasta & Prayer (FJC)
9:00pm: UNITY (STD)


Wednesday, March 14th

Noon: Mass (FJC)  

7:30pm: Hawks for Life (Fishbowl) 

10:10pm: Mass (FJC)     


Thursday, March 15th

Noon: Mass (FJC)

4:00pm: Men's Bible Study

9:00pm: VOICES (FJC)
10:10pm: Mass (FJC)  


Friday, March 16th

Noon: Mass (FJC) 

3:00pm: CIA Presentation on Almsgiving and Prayer (CMC)


Sunday, March 18th

6:00pm: Mass (SFX)

Campus Ministry's

An Online Lenten Retreat

An Ignatian Prayer Adventure

Need Prayer?

Email the Campus Ministry staff with your name and your intention, and we will happily hold you in prayer throughout the week.

Office of Campus Ministry
Massman 4 (lower level)
(816) 501-4063
Campus Ministry Website