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Faith/Mission May 19, 2023
Compline and Cones

"The opportunity for Compline at UD has been a real blessing in my practice of faith this past year. The weekly Thursday prayer sessions have been a consistent period of encounter with the grace and peace of Christ's presence." (Joshua Michonski '23)

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Faith/Mission March 31, 2023
The Catholic Social Ministry Gathering

There are two things you aren’t supposed to talk about in polite conversation: religion and politics. A group of nine UD students and two campus ministers did it anyway–and did it politely–at the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington, DC. 

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Faith/Mission March 24, 2023
Welcome to the Catholic Church
Please journey with and pray for our students going through the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) process here at UD. These candidates (those who have already been baptized) and catechumens (those who are not baptized) are currently preparing to receive the Sacraments of Christian Initiation at the Easter Vigil.
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Campus and Community March 15, 2023
Compassion and Equality

Megan Dickinson, class of ’23, and Laura Toomb, senior lecturer in Communications, are this year's Miryam Award recipients. Laura Toomb has been reaching out to grieving mothers who have lost children, following the tragic death of her son. Megan Dickinson has led a shift in the culture of UD’s Club Water Polo team to be more welcoming to women. 

Campus Ministry's Center for Social Concern presents the Miryam Award each year to someone who has contributed to improving and advancing the climate for women on campus.
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Faith/Mission June 27, 2022
Practice Living With Joy
Alumni Jill Foster shares her experiences as she journeys to embrace everything in her life - both good and bad - with joy.
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Faith/Mission March 21, 2022
The Importance of Silence

"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence."  St. Teresa of Calcutta

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Faith/Mission March 03, 2022
2022 Miryam Award
The Center for Social Concern is pleased to congratulate Cheryl Sims, Assistant Director, Prospect Research in Advancement, as the 2022 Miryam Award recipient.
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Faith/Mission February 28, 2022
Lenten Growth

As we prepare for Lent, let’s ponder the call to growth we hear today and let the Holy Spirit guide our Lenten practices.

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Sustainability December 06, 2021
How to Be a Conscious Consumer during the Holidays
Catholic Social Teaching encourages us to be aware of what is happening in our world and to use that awareness to make a positive impact on our world.  How can you put this into action for the holidays? Be a conscious consumer!
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Faith/Mission October 11, 2021
“We have Mary. What Else Do We Need?”

What is at the very center of life at the University of Dayton? Fr. Ted Cassidy, SM, shares his thoughts in his latest blog. 

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