Support, Resources, and Programming
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This past Sunday marked the beginning of the new liturgical year, and we've now entered into the holy season of Advent. This is a time to prepare ourselves for Jesus' birth and the Christmas season. To help you celebrate this holy season, Campus Ministry has compiled prayer offerings and resources that can be found here.
DISCERNMENT TOOLBOX: CLEARNESS COMMITTEES
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 5 p.m., 116 Coleman-Morse Center
Making a big decision? Looking for tools to help? Join Campus Ministry for a one-hour workshop this Wednesday to help build your discernment toolbox. Chris Cobb, associate professor at St. Mary’s, will explain how Clearness Committees can help us make decisions. Appetizers and drinks will be served. Please email Mary Catherine McDonald with any questions.
GRIEF DINNER PARTY
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 5:30 p.m.
A collaborative effort between the University Counseling Center (UCC) and Campus Ministry, Grief Dinner Parties are an opportunity to come together with other young people who "get it," as they have experienced meaningful loss in their life and are on the journey of grieving. Join us for our next dinner party this Wednesday. Please RSVP or email Jordan Jonson with the UCC or Mike Urbaniak with Campus Ministry for more information and the dinner location.
WHAT IS CHRISTMAS?
Thursday, Dec. 1, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Coleman-Morse Lounge
Are you an international student intrigued by the Christmas festivities you see happening around campus? Join Campus Ministry for an evening to learn about the real meaning of Christmas. Chinese food will be served and stories will be shared. RSVP here.
Saturday, Dec. 3
It's not too late to join a Campus Ministry choir. Auditions will be held this Saturday for the Folk Choir, Magnificat Choir, Liturgical Choir, Voices of Faith Gospel Choir, and Coro Primavera de Nuestra Señora for the Spring 2023 semester. Click here to schedule an in-person audition.
ADVENT LESSONS & CAROLS
Sunday, Dec. 4, 7:15 p.m., Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The annual Advent Lessons and Carols will be held this Sunday. This special prayer service celebrating the scriptures and music of the Advent season will feature the Folk Choir, Liturgical Choir, Magnificat Choir, and Basilica Schola. All are welcome!
LIVING OR LEAVING? AN EVENING CONVERSATION ON FAITH IN COLLEGE
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 6 - 7:30 p.m., Coleman-Morse Lounge
All are welcome to join Asian Student Ministry for an evening of dialogue next Tuesday. The panel will address questions on what faith means for the Asian community, especially on a college campus. Dinner will be served.
Gender Relations Center (GRC)
GRC FIRESTARTER APPLICATION
Calling all students! Join the Firestarter program in the GRC for the second semester. The Firestarters meet weekly on Mondays at 9 p.m. in both large and small groups to help plan programs, discussions, and events. The commitment is two to five hours per week. Small groups include the following:
- Relationships and Authenticity: Thinking about a healthy sense of self, your identity, and forming healthy friendships and intimate relationships
- Violence Prevention: Working on sexual assault prevention and healthy relationships
- LGBTQ: Discussing issues relevant to LGBTQ students at Notre Dame and conducting ally trainings and awareness events
- Gender Equity and Intersectionality: Looking at women's issues and holding events such as Women's History Month
If you are interested in joining, please fill out this form by Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 and someone will be in touch.
McDonald Center for Student Well-Being (McWell)
MCWELL WELLNESSTXT CHALLENGE
Looking for a fun way to improve your wellness and win prizes? Join McWell’s monthly WellnessTXT Challenge to participate in themed challenges that support your well-being via text. From Wednesday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 4 we will focus on mindfulness, and students will have the chance to win a mindfulness prize pack! Text @getwellND to 81010 to join through Tuesday, Nov. 29.
RESIDENCE HALLS CLOSE SATURDAY, DEC. 17
Residence halls will close and all hall access will be turned off for the semester on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 12 p.m. Please plan to depart from your hall within 24 hours after your last final exam, and remember to take all necessary items with you before leaving for Christmas Break. Students will not have access to their residence hall rooms again until Sunday, Jan.15, 2023 at 9 a.m. Please review the Residential Life website for important information regarding packing reminders and how to prepare your room for break. Additional expectations will be shared by Hall Staff.
Review Winter Break Safety Resources from Residential Life and NDPD to prepare your apartment or home for your extended time away from campus.
Family Resource Center (FRC)
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY
Saturday, Dec. 3, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., Stepan Center
The FRC will hold its fifth annual Christmas Party this Saturday. Married, parenting, and/or pregnant Notre Dame students and their families are welcome to attend. Pre-registration is encouraged at frc.nd.edu/calendars. If you aren't a member of this population and would like to volunteer, please email email@example.com for more information.