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(10:30am, 4::30pm and 10:00pm Masses) In keeping with a long tradition of many universities, Catholic Community at Stanford celebrates the Mass of the Holy Spirit at the start of each academic year. Bishop Oscar Cantú of the Diocese of San Jose will preside at our 4:30 Mass in Memorial Church.
Catholic Community @ Stanford hosts the Thomistic Institute. A lecture by Dr. Alexander Pruss, professor of philosophy at Baylor University. Free and open to the public.
All Undergrads are invited to our Welcome Ice Cream Social. Join us on Thursday night as we gather to celebrate the start of the school year. This an opportunity to meet new friends and eat lots of ice cream with toppings. Bring your friends. Contact Fr. Dominic (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Students and young adults are invited to Trivia Night! We’ll have snacks, drinks, and 6 rounds of thrilling trivia with PRIZES for the winning team. Trivia will be conducted in the style of a pub quiz, where every team will have the opportunity to answer every question. Doors will open at 7:00 PM and trivia will begin at 7:30 PM
On June 2, at the 4:30 Mass, we’ll recognize the 25th ordination anniversary of Fr. Dominic and his two classmates, whom long-timers here also know: Fr. John Paul Forte and Fr. Daniel Rolland. We’ll have a simple reception after Mass to which all are welcome.
Lecture by Fr. Stephen Fields, SJ
Free and open to the public. Catholic Community @ Stanford hosts the Thomistic Institute, which exists to promote Catholic truth in our contemporary world by strengthening the intellectual formation of Christians at universities, in the Church, and in the wider public square.
Students are invited to a Field Day complete with outdoor games, corn dogs, churros and fun! Featured games include tug-o-war, bocce ball, cornhole, potato sack races and more! Join us on Wilbur Field any time between 4pm and 7pm. Jenny's Churro Truck will arrive at 5pm and serve up fresh churros and ice cream until they run out.
This weekend retreat designed for undergraduate and graduate students offers an opportunity to experience Christian community in a beautiful oceanfront setting. We invite you to journey with us as we form new friendships and deepen our friendship with God. Fee: $50. [Register...]
Lecture by Prof. Edward Feser of Pasadena City College
Free and open to the public. Catholic Community @ Stanford hosts the Thomistic Institute.
The idea of a law of nature is central to scientific explanation. Laws themselves are often said to be explicable in terms of more fundamental laws. But what about the most fundamental laws?
Want to learn about organic urban farming and work alongside the differently-abled residents at Costanoa Commons Farm in Santa Cruz? We’ll plant, care for chickens, and work alongside the Costanoa community. Lunch will be provided. We’ll also have a discussion about sustainability, ecological stewardship and Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment! RSVP by Friday, April 5, so that we can plan for carpools and lunches.
We will observe the beginning of Lent with Masses including distribution of ashes at 8:00am, 5:00pm and 8:00 pm in Memorial Church, and at 1:30pm in GSB room M107. The Office for Religious Life offers an ecumenical service with distribution of ashes at 12 noon in Memorial Church.