Marquette Wire

Eastern Orthodox service held at Joan of Arc Chapel

Kelsey Massey

September 14, 2010

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Last Thursday, tucked away in the Central Mall, the Rev. John  Jones led the first Vespers service of the year in the St. Joan of Arc Chapel. Vespers is the first service in the liturgical day of the Eastern Orthodox churches,...

RCIA to initiate three students into Catholic faith

Pat Simonaitis

April 8, 2010

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When Steve Blaha came to Marquette three years ago to start a program for initiating students into the Catholic Church, the intent wasn’t about converting as many non-Catholics as possible. “We’re not in the numbers b...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Make Campus Ministry’s retreats more affordable

January 26, 2010

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Campus Ministry retreats are too expensive for students who want to develop their spiritual life or take a break from school. Retreats are meant to allow students time away from the hectic college life to cleanse, pray and...

LANE: Spending 5 days in silence

Rosemary Lane

January 21, 2010

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Last week, I went on a five-day silent retreat. Five days of acting monk/Thoreau-like in a lakefront retreat house in Oconomowoc, Wis. I decided to go partly after reading “Eat Pray Love,” Elizabeth Gilbert’s much-passed-around...

Keeping parents in the loop

Caroline Campbell

December 10, 2009

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MU works hard to keep parents connected with students Sunday morning, many students awoke to find surprise packages from “St. Nick” outside their dorm room doors. The packages were sent by their parents through a program...

Trying to get home for the holidays

Rebecca Prybell

November 19, 2009

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For most students, Thanksgiving is about spending time with their families, but this year some have found it a little harder to get home. The current state of the economy has put pressure on some students to find cheaper transportation,...

Prayer service remembers Siebenaler

Tony DiZinno

November 19, 2009

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A prayer service was held Wednesday in the Chapel of the Holy Family in remembrance of the life of freshman Andrew Siebenaler. Campus Ministry and McCormick Hall organized the service, which was presided over by the Rev. Thomas...

Freshman death stuns campus

Rebecca Prybell

November 17, 2009

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Campus’s most vibrant corner has fallen somber as the Marquette community mourns the loss of freshman Andrew Siebenaler. Siebenaler, a 19-year-old undeclared major in the College of Arts & Sciences, was found dead in ...