Lenten Celebration 2014

The UDM community and religious sponsors are offering a number of resources and programs for the season of Lent. Please feel welcome to participate in any of the activities!
UDM Lent 2014
Very Rev. Joseph R. Daoust, S.J.
Reflecting on the Lenten Season
UDM Lent 2014
University Ministry Events
UDM Lent 2014
Spiritual Exercises of
St. Ignatius Loyola
 UDM Lent 2014
Lenten Resources from
Jesuit Colleges and Universities
 UDM Lent 2014
Lenten /Easter Digital
Daily Prayer Experience
UDM Lent 2014
Lenten Message of
Our Holy Father Francis

University Ministry Events

  • Project X (eXamen)
    Led by Steve Molvarec, S.J.,
    This is a chance to cultivate mindfulness and find God in everyday life. Contact Steve at sjmolvarecnsj@gmail.com
  • Lenten Reflection
    Tuesday, March 11, 5 p.m.
    Join us for pizza and a reflection by Kerry Weber, associate editor of America magazine. She will help us consider what a Lenten journey might be like within the context of Detroit, here and now. Meet outside the St. Ignatius Chapel.
  • Kerry Weber presentation on "Mercy in the City"
    Wednesday, March 12, 7 p.m., Student Center, Fountain Lounge
    Is it possible to be a modern young, social person while still maintaining an authentic, faith-filled spiritual life? Kerry Weber, associate editor of America magazine and former Mercy volunteer, will share her experiences.
  • Weekly Coffee Hour
    Wednesdays, 3 - 4 p.m., Student Center, Ministry office.
    All are welcome for coffee and conversation.
  • Film: "Band of Sisters"
    Wednesday, March 19, 8 p.m., Cinema Detroit (3420 Cass Avenue, Detroit).
    Watch the remarkable journey of Catholic nuns in the U.S., from daughters of the Church to sisters of the world. Special showing for UDM --show your ID and get in for free!
  • Lenten Fish Frydays!
    Visit a different historical Detroit church and sample their fish fry lunch/dinner. Students can go for free, $5.00 for faculty/staff. Meet at the Ministry office (at Noon for lunch or 5 p.m. for dinner).

    March 14: Lunch at St. Francis d'Assisi
    March 21: Dinner at SS. Peter and Paul (westside)
    March 28: Lunch at St. Monica/St. Augustine
    April 4: Dinner at TBD
    April 11: Dinner at Sweetest Heart of Mary (at 7:00 PM after Stations in the D)
  • Stations in the D
    Friday, April 11 at 5 p.m.--meet at the Ministry office
    Stations of the Cross adapted to the city of Detroit.
  • Service in the City
    Thursdays, 1 - 4:30 p.m.
    Service projects in the Brightmoor neighborhood. Transportation provided. Sign up in the Ministry office.
  • Sacrament of Reconciliation
    Offered every Wednesday during Lent (except Ash Wednesday)
    Noon - 1 p.m., College of Health Professions Meditation Room (first floor).
  • Little Black Books: pick up a free Lenten reflections book for your personal prayer this Lent. Available in the Ministry office.