Lunch with Vincent
A monthly lunch dialogue program designed to foster reflection and conversation on Vincentian spirituality and its application to our life and work, while also enabling DePaul faculty and staff to connect with one another in meaningful dialogue and interaction. The program alternates campuses monthly (Loop and LPC) between September and June. For more information, or to be put on the email invite list, please contact Mark Laboe, Associate Vice President for University Ministry/Student Affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org or x54004.
2012-2013 Dates (always from 11:30 1:00)
Monday, September 17 - Loop DePaul Club
Monday, October 15 LPC SC 314A
Thursday, November 8 Loop DePaul Club
Monday, December 17 LPC SC 314B
Thursday, January 31 Loop DePaul Club
Thursday, February 14 LPC SC 314B
Monday, March 25 Loop DePaul Club
Wednesday, April 10 LPC SC 314B
Thursday, May 16 Loop DePaul Club
RSVP REQUESTED to CELESTE FRONTZAK (x51184 | email) for any of the above.
Thursdays with Vincent
A day-long, off-site spiritual retreat for DePaul faculty and staff designed to provoke and create space for reflection around Vincentian spirituality and its application to our life and work, while also fostering connections between and among DePaul faculty and staff. Held three times annually. Available spots fill quickly. An email invitation is sent to all DePaul faculty and staff in early January for three retreat days, held during the Winter and Spring quarters from 9:00 am 5:00 pm. For more information, contact Mark Laboe, Associate Vice President for University Ministry/Student Affairs, at email@example.com or x54004.
Religious/Spiritual Life at DePaul
DePaul faculty and staff are also encouraged to participate in any of the regular religious and spiritual practices, prayer and worship opportunities offered at either campus (Loop or LPC).
- Each day at Noon when school is in session, daily Catholic Mass is offered at the Loop Campus Miraculous Medal Chapel on the 1st floor of the Lewis building in the Loop and at the St. Louise de Marillac Chapel in the Lincoln Park Student Center. Mass is offered in the Loop chapel most days during summer and winter breaks as well. A schedule is posted outside the chapel.
- Zen Meditation, Tai Chi, Centering Prayer, and Yoga are also offered regularly in the Loop chapel when school is in session. Zen Meditation is also offered twice or more weekly in the LPC Interfaith Sacred Space next the St. Louise de Marillac Chapel in Lincoln Park.
- Muslim prayer rooms are located on the 3rd floor of the Lincoln Park Student Center and on the 4th floor of the Loop Campus CDM Building and are available to students, staff and faculty at all times when buildings are open.
- Spiritual Direction or Spiritual Companionship, the practice of having a regular meeting with an experienced spiritual guide to discuss and stay accountable to your spiritual life, is also available through University Ministry. Contact Mark Laboe for more information or to arrange an initial visit to discuss your interests and needs and find an appropriate match.
Vincentian Service Day
Held the first Saturday of May each year, VSD offers the opportunity to join together with over 1,000 other students, staff, faculty and alumni for this annual tradition, a day of service with DePauls community partners throughout the city.
For more information about any of the above, please contact the University Ministry Office at x57902 or feel free to browse through the other pages of our website.