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!
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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.