University Ministry

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Our Mission

Inspired by God's unconditional love, and rooted in our Catholic, Ignatian, and Mercy traditions, University Ministry accompanies the Detroit Mercy community as we learn to know, love, and serve God and one another.

Our Vision

We form students through experiences of community, prayer, action and reflection.

Multi-faith Calendar

Click here to access a multi-faith calendar of religious holy days and observances.


SLC/CLC (Spiritual or Christian Life Communities)

Groups meet in-person or virtually and are open to student of all faiths, students without any faith, and students who just don't affiliate with anything.  Contact Anna Lawler ( for more information. 

Spiritual Direction

Looking for more direction in your spiritual life? Consider spiritual direction. Meet one on one according to your schedule with a spiritual director. Click here for a list of spiritual directors on campus.

Worship/Religious Services

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Mass/Service times and sacred spaces on campus.

View current schedules

Faith Programs & Retreats

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Take time away to refresh your spirit, and relax. 

Find Programs & Retreats

Service Immersion and Social Justice

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Local service opportunities, service immersion trips, advocacy and social justice programming. These are opportunities to put your faith into action.

Service Opportunities

Interns & Volunteers

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Interested in volunteering with us? 

Get Involved

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Call: 313-993-1560 and leave us a message.

Meet our staff