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animalsBlessing of the Animals (October, 2 at 1:30 p.m. at A & S Arcade)

In the spirit of the Feast Day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the campus community and friends of the university are encouraged to bring their furry or feathered friends to campus for the Blessing of the Animals. During this brief outdoor gathering, our Chaplain blesses our cherished pets and reminds us of the goodness of God’s creatures. Pets blessed to date have included dogs, cats, rats, horses, birds, bunnies, fish, and ferrets, so don’t hesitate to bring your own pet!

Speaker: Kerry Weber "Mercy in Real Life"  (Tuesday, November 18th at 7:00 PM in the A&S Little Theater)

Kerry will speak from personal experience about making mercy a part of our everyday lives.  Kerry volunteered with the Mercy Volunteer Corps, and is the author of Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job (Loyola Press).

GROW (Gospel Reflections Once a Week)

Each semester, students and staff members form groups gather with the staff of Campus Ministry to reflect on weekly scripture readings. Together, they review the Gospel and meditate on its meaning and the personal application in their daily lives.


Christmas Tree Lighting and Blessing (Thursday, Dec. 4 at 2 p.m.)

Each year the Georgian Court Community comes together to bless our Christmas Tree. There will also be performances by our dance majors, solos and our yearly Christmas carols for all to sing along. Bring an ornament to adorn our tree. All are welcome.




retreatRetreat Opportunities

Each year GCU Campus Ministry sponsors retreat experiences to help participants grow in faith.

Pathways Retreat for New Students

October 17, 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  - Mercy Hall (connected to Marron Chapel)

Leaders Retreat

October 24, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  - Stella Maris, Long Branch NJ

More than Winning: Athletes Training for the Greater Race

Thursday, January 16 - Stella Maris Retreat Center

Busy Persons' Retreat

February 8 - 12 - On Campus  

Confirmation/RCIA Retreat

 March 20, 10 a.m. - 4p.m.  - Upper Room Retreat Center in Neptune, NJ





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