Suffering is not the whole Story…

Today we watch as members of our global community reel from a horrendous attack in Brussels.  As we listen or watch the news, we ask ourselves "why?" or "to what end?" or "when will this ever stop?" We each have the power to respond with compassion and to lift our hearts up in prayer for all members of our earthly family who are in need of our kindness, [...]

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Mississippi pictures and information

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We are very excited to announce our first Marylhurst University Mission trip!  We will be taking a small group of students, staff, faculty, alumns, and friends of the [...]

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Last week we celebrated our annual Mass of the Holy Spirit.  About 100 members of our community were present for the celebration.  We were blessed with the presence of our [...]

University Ministry Events

Happy October! During the first week of classes University Ministry hosted two events. On Monday, September 24th we celebrated Mass with Archbishop John Vlazny.  The [...]

Welcome Back!

I hope that this new academic year is filled with good things for all of our students, faculty, and staff.  Learning is exciting and exhausting. Some days everything [...]

Happy Summer

Summer is always filled with expectations -- maybe we remember the long summer vacations of childhood and hope that we'll feel that sense of freedom this summer.  Maybe we [...]

More Thoughts on Human Trafficking

May 11, 2012A diverse group of about 25 -- students, faculty, and staff joined together on Tuesday, May 8th to learn more about Trafficking.  We learned about local Human [...]

President Obama’s Easter Message

(Easter) is an opportunity for us to reflect on the triumph of the resurrection, and to give thanks for the all-important gift of grace. And for me, and I'm sure for some of [...]

Lent

This Wednesday Christians begin the season of Lent. The word "Lent" actually means springtime. Growing up I always thought that had to do with the season -- since Lent comes [...]

Spring?

We've been blessed with amazing weather these last few days -- today not so much. It seems like life is often that way -- we have times where all seems to go well, the sun is [...]

New Discoveries

I just finished two weeks of residency for my Doctor of Ministry program at WTU in Washington DC. The time was filled with readings, classes, discussions, and enjoying the [...]