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Welcome to the Washington University Catholic Student Center!

Why Be Catholic?

Someone turned my attention to this op-ed recently.

Sometimes, when people learn that you are Catholic (or in my case, that I work for the Church on top of it), they might be tempted to write you off as foolish and naive at best or even narrow-minded at worst. Issues and hypocrisies like those noted in the op-ed might come to their minds.

How could any intelligent individual participate in an organization like that? Not an entirely unreasonable question, to be fair. My response? In the words of Peter when Jesus asks if he too will leave Him, "To whom else shall we go? You have the words of eternal life." And I don’t mean eternal life as in whatever happens after death. I mean now. To where else would I go? Imperfect though it may be (it’s made up of humans, after all!), the Church has given me the very tools with which I now challenge the Church to manifest its best self. And it is the wisdom, tradition, and community of the Church that time and time again has manifested the best in me throughout my life (almost in spite of me).

I'm not much of a St. Augustine fan, but I can really get on board with him when he says "The Church is a whore, but she's still my mother."

 Continue Reading Mark Zaegel's Blog Entry     Frank Bruni's Opinion in the New York Times 

Annual CSU Disney Sing-A-Long

Come to the CSC from 8:30-11pm on Thursday, Oct. 23, for a night of general tomfoolery and copious amounts of your favorite Disney movies for singing along! Did we mention that there will be yummy snacks?

Book of Remembrance

You are invited to write the names of deceased loved ones in either of the books outside of each chapel entrance. We will remember them in a special way in prayer throughout the month of November.

Mental Health counseling

Did you know that right here at the CSC we have Lynn Duffield, a licensed clinical social worker with experience in mental health counseling and relationship counseling? Take advantage this great resource. She's here for you to listen and to guide! You can contact her at duffield@washucsc.org

Sacrament of Reconciliation available

Did you know?...The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available 15 minutes before weekday Mass or by appointment! Contact Cathy (deneault@washucsc.org)

2014 CHAIRPERSONS:
Kathey and Dave Taiclet

PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Bob Clark & Jane Centeno
Tom & Betty Conley
Dr. William Danforth
Greg & Jennifer Hewett
Donald & Nancy Ross

STEERING COMMITTEE:
Janet and Joe Ciapciak
Mike Conley
Jen and Cap Grossman
Jennifer and Greg Hewett
Julie and Rusty Keeley
Sandy and Al Kohler
Julie and Rich Ledbetter
Mary and Paul Reitz
Mary and James Sinclair
Sharon and Matt Spellman
Dee and Dave Stokes
Michele & Vince Taormina
Tom and Kathy Sommers
Carolyn and Chris McKee

Newman Gala 2014 — A Harvest of Blessings!

On Saturday, November 1, 2014, we will be having a great time at Harvest of Blessings: Newman Gala 2014. The CSC is shaking it up by moving downtown to the Four Seasons, adding a comedy act to the night and finishing the whole evening with a rip roaring good time of Dueling Piano's with Minneapolis Howling at the Moon star Kevin Gale.

At the dueling piano show, YOU can request any song from any genre. The performers can cover hundreds of artists, from Elton John, to Macklemore, to Journey, and everything in between. Two piano players, two keyboards, one drum set, and a whole lot of fun. Make it a dance party by requesting songs like, "YMCA" or "The Cupid Shuffle," or make it a sing-a-long night by requesting "Piano Man" or "Friends in Low Places." You request it, they'll play it!

We look forward to seeing you at The Four Seasons!

If you have any questions, comments, or contributions to the Gala, please contact Susan Quinn at quinn@washucsc.org or (314) 724-1270.

Mailing address:

Catholic Student Center at Washington University
Attention: Susan Quinn
6352 Forsyth Boulevard
Clayton, MO 63105-2269

 CSC Newman Gala 2014 Invite   RSVP and Sponsorship Information 

The Undergraduate "Awakening" Retreat - Fall 2014 - Greetings!

You are invited to spend November 21-23, 2014 on the Catholic Student Center's Fall Awakening retreat – a weekend for students and young adults to renew or deepen their relationship with God, themselves and others.

Click here for more information!

The Official Mission Statement and Creed of the Catholic Student Center

Translated into several languages as spoken by our diverse and worldwide student community.

  • USA THE CATHOLIC STUDENT CENTER at Washington University is a house of Catholic formation and a community of hospitality to students of all faiths. The Catholic Student Center strives - through education, service, and a worshipping community that seeks to know and become Christ - to form students intellectually, morally, socially, and spiritually according to the wisdom of the Catholic Church, so that they become active participants in parish life and moral and spiritual leaders in Church and society for the 21st century.

  • ESP EL CENTRO DE ESTUDIANTES CATÓLICOS en la Universidad de Washington es una casa de formación católica y una comunidad de hospitalidad para los estudiantes de todas las religiones. El Centro de Estudiantes Católicos se esfuerza - a través de la educación, el servicio, y la adoración de una comunidad que busca conocer y convertirse en Cristo - para formar a los estudiantes intelectualmente, moralmente, socialmente y espiritualmente, según la sabidurí­a de la Iglesia Católica, para que se conviertan en participantes activos en la vida parroquial y lí­deres morales y espirituales en la Iglesia y en la sociedad para el siglo 21.

  • CHN 华盛顿大学天主教学生中心是由天主教信仰凝聚起来的团体。我们热烈欢迎来自五湖四海,各种文化与信仰的同学和朋友。天主教学生中心是一个渴望通过教育,服务,和祈祷来了解和成为基督的团体。我们根据天主教教会的智慧,培养学生的智力,道德,社交的能力,使他们成为积极参与教区生活,成为教会和社会的道德精神领袖。

  • KOR 워싱턴 대학의 "카톨릭 학생 센터" 는 카톨릭 지역사회의 집과 모든 종교의 학생들을 위한 친절한 환대의 커뮤니티입니다. " 카톨릭 학생 센터"는 교육,서비스,그리고 신앙 커뮤니티를 통하여 그리스도를 알게하고, 그리스도 신자가 되게하는 방법을 찾는 것을 노력하고 있습니다. 카톨릭 교회의 지혜를 통해서, 학생들을 보다 지적인, 도덕적인, 사회적인, 정신적인 구성원으로 만들며, 그들을 적극적인 교구 참가자가 되게하고, 21세기 사회와 교회에 도적적이고, 영적인 지도자가 될수 있도록 합니다.

  • FRA LE CENTRE CATHOLIQUE POUR LES ÉTUDIANTS à Washington University in St. Louis est une maison de formation catholique ainsi qu'une communauté dédiée à l'hospitalité envers les étudiants de toute confession religieuse. En se concentrant sur l'éducation, le service et l'adoration collective de Dieu, le Centre se consacre à guider intellectuellement, moralement, socialement et spirituellement les étudiants, afin qu'ils deviennent des membres actifs de leurs paroisses et pour qu'ils s'engagent dans la domaine moral et spirituel de l'Église et de la société du XXIème siècle.

  • VA/LT COMMUNITAS SCHOLASTICA CATHOLICA Washingtonianae Universitatis est domus institutionis Catholicae et societas hospitalitatis discipulis fidium omnium. Quae Communitas Scholastica Catholica nititur - per educationem, ministerium, et cultus societatem quae tendit scire et factam esse Christum--instituere discipulos mente, moribus, societate, spiritu, ex sapientia Catholicae Ecclesiae ut actores in parochiae vita et duces morales et spirituales in Ecclesia et societate pro saeculo uno et vicesimo fiant.

  • Arabic/Lebanon تأسس المركز الكاثوليكي الطلاّبي في جامعة واشنطن بمبادرة كاثوليكية ليكون بيت استضافةٍ يلتقي فيه طلابٌ من كل المعتقدات. من خلال التعليم والخدمة والجماعة العابدة الطامحة إلى معرفة المسيح، يسعى المركز إلى بناء التلامذة فكرياً وأدبياً واجتماعياً بما يتماشى وحكمة الكنيسة الكاثوليكية، كيما يصبحون مشاركين نشيطين في حياة الأبرشية، وقادة روحيين وأدبيين في الكنيسة والمجتمع للقرن الحادي والعشرين القرن 21.

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