Student Affairs E-newsletter: April 9, 2020

Author: Kate Morgan

Virtual Support, Resources, and Programming

Love and Support from the Division of Student Affairs

From all of us in the Division of Student Affairs: We miss you, we are here for you, and we look forward to welcoming you home again soon.
God bless and Go Irish. LINK TO VIDEO.

Faith Resources

Triduum and Easter Liturgies Live Streamed from the Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Although we are unable to gather together physically, we look forward to students joining virtually to celebrate the Triduum and Easter Liturgies. These liturgies will be live streamed on the Campus Ministry website and will also be archived for later viewing through the playlist function of the video.

Everyone is invited to participate as fully as possible in these liturgies. A worship aid (program) will be available on the live stream site as a PDF file for students to download or print.

  • Thursday, April 9, 5 p.m. (EST), Mass of the Lord’s Supper
  • Friday, April 10, 3 p.m. (EST), Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
  • Saturday, April 11, 9 p.m. (EST), The Paschal Vigil Mass
  • Sunday, April 12, 10 a.m. (EST), Easter Sunday Mass on CatholicTV

Stations of the Cross
Tomorrow, Good Friday, a video will be shared to Campus Ministry’s Instagram and Facebook pages to guide students through praying Stations of the Cross. Through familiar campus images and the friendly voices of Campus Ministry Anchor Interns and staff, the video is desi

gned to help students pray in a special way during this Sacred Triduum.  

Sunday Night Chat with Fr. Dan Groody
Join Campus Ministry and Fr. Dan Groody, C.S.C., Associate Professor of Theology and Global Affairs, on Instagram Live this Easter Sunday, April 12, at 8:30 p.m. (EST) for a conversation on “The Practice of Discernment in Difficult Times.” Viewer questions will be taken at the end.

Awake Easter Retreat 
What is God awakening in you? Join Campus Ministry and the Notre Dame community for this dynamic online retreat as we journey together to discover the spirit that is awakening in each of our lives. Awake takes place April 18 and 19 all from the comfort of your own home. Registration is free! Sign up here by April 15. For more information, please email Christian Santa Maria

Grief Support
During this unprecedented time, students may experience grief associated with the death of a loved one due to COVID-19. Please know members of Campus Ministry's pastoral care team are ready and available to provide support. If you would like to speak with a campus minister or learn more about grief resources, please email Tami Schmitz.

Health and Wellness Resources

The McDonald Center for Student Well-Being (McWell)

  • Wellness Survey: With the move to online classes, McWell would like to know more about how to best support your well-being. Please take a few moments to complete this brief survey to help inform Division programming and resources.
  • Building Resilience: In times of uncertainty and stress, it can be useful to take a few moments to consider the ways we're supporting or enhancing our ability to "bounce back." Download the Building Resilience handout to begin reflecting upon the ways you can strengthen your resilience. Visit the McWell website for additional well-being resources, and follow McWell @McWellND.

Career Development

One-on-One Counseling Appointments
Individual appointments with career counselors are available via Zoom. Schedule an appointment on Handshake.

Live Chat
Live Chat Service is available on the Center for Career Development website Monday through Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. for students to ask questions and receive responses in real time.

Alumni Insights
The inaugural Alumni Insight Series features one-hour testimonials from alumni who share their personal and professional stories about navigating life beyond Notre Dame. All class levels and majors are welcome to virtually attend. View speakers and event details on Handshake.

Student Story
Caitlin Eckerman has allowed herself room to grow - something that's been of benefit to her career discernment process. Read about the many influences that have led her to her current career path here.

Multicultural Student Programs and Services 

The Diversity Council of Notre Dame is seeking nominations for its executive board for the 2020-2021 academic year. Supported by Multicultural Student Programs and Services (MSPS), the Council serves as a forum where students, faculty, and administrative personnel discuss matters affecting traditionally marginalized and underrepresented students in our campus community. Please click here to submit your self-nomination. For more information, please email Yvette Rodriguez.