Creates opportunities for students to enter into Christian community through social interaction. Education about the message of the Gospel and encouragement to live the message is a primary focus.
This organization has no affiliations.
Constitution / Tier
||There are no specific qualifications to be a member of the Catholic Student Community. An openness to the Catholic faith is preferred, since activities and meetings approach everything from a Catholic perspective.
||There are no restrictions to membership.
||Officers are chosen from among active student leaders. They serve a dual purpose. They plan activities and events for those interested in Catholicism at the University. They are also part of a leadership committee at St. Thomas Aquinas Church and Catholic Student Center, from which the Catholic Student Community receives significant support.
||The leadership core meets monthly, usually at St. Thomas Aquinas. These meetings are open to the public. Meeting times are posted on the parish calendar: www.staparish.net > calendar.
Description of Regular Meetings/Activities
|The most regular activities are TNL (Thursday Night Liturgy) every week at 9:15pm at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 2210 Lincoln Way (across the street from the Memorial Union Parking Ramp). This mass is a student focused celebration at which all liturgical ministries are done by university students. As many as 25-30 small groups meet regularly throughout the semester, some on campus, others in students' homes around town. Check out http://staparish.net/campus-ministry/small-groups for more information. We also have regular retreats, spring break trips, socials, prayer opportunities and much more.
Description of Special Events
|Everything we do is special.