Rather than collect candy, we collect canned goods for the less fortunate. This service project is a tremendous help for our local food pantry.
Several times a semester, student volunteers serve local food pantries helping to provide groceries for families struggling to get adequate food supplies.
A candlelight vigil is designed by members of the SJC community to support Covenant House, the largest privately funded childcare agency in the U.S., which provides shelter and service to homeless and runaway youth.
We work to help students connect with ways they would like to serve during the summer or even after they graduate.
Respect for Life assists the local Birthright Chapter and examines respect for life issues like abortion, cloning, capital punishment, euthanasia, etc.
Student also visit the local care center to spend time with the residents and offer assistance when asked.
Safe Zone training provides support for the LGBTQ community.
During the fall semester a group of students, peer ministers, meet to begin preparations for youth retreats. These retreats (primarily for Confirmation) are held on campus for middle and high school students from the dioceses of Lafayette and Gary during the winter semester.
Forming leaders for the Christian community is an important aspect of Campus Ministry. Students are encouraged to take leadership roles in all areas of Campus Ministry. We also offer the opportunity to attend the "Catholics on Call" leadership program during the summer months.
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