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Mission Week Food Drive

Do you want to win a mini iPad or a Beats Pill? Then donate food to the Mission Week Food Drive! There are food drive boxes located in every residence hall and we want the boxes to be full by the end of the week (non-perishable items only). All the food donated will be given to Campus Kitchens, a local Milwaukee organization. Sponsored by the Residence Hall Association

Walk the Labyrinth

AMU, Chapel of the Holy Family

Walking the winding path of the labyrinth is a time- honored means of prayer and meditation. During Mission Week, all members of the Marquette community are invited to walk the labyrinth as we cultivate compassionate hearts that are responsive to the common good of humanity. Please stop by for a minute or an hour, or contact Mary Sue Callan-Farley in Campus Ministry at 8.6873 to reserve a time for your group or class. Prayer guides on the Mission Week theme will be available.

Remembering James Foley, Voice for the Voiceless

Raynor Memorial Libraries, Foyer
Monday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday, 1 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Please join artist Mary Pimmel-Freeman as she paints a portrait of slain journalist James Foley, Arts ’96. Seating and reflective resources about Foley’s life and loving commitment to the common good will be available. The painting will be blessed and hung after Mission Week. Please join Mary to watch the painting unfold, and remember Foley’s life and dedication to giving a voice to the voiceless in war-torn countries.

Ignatian Art: The Adsum Prints

AMU, Chapel of the Holy Family and surrounding spaces

This series from artist Holly Schapker conveys the depth and beauty of the Spiritual Exercises and the mission of St. Ignatius Loyola. You are invited to view the prints at any time. Schapker will speak about her work Tuesday.

CRS Representatives Visit Classrooms

Various classrooms around campus

Throughout Mission Week, CRS representatives will spend time with faculty and students in class, facilitating discussions about their particular work on behalf of the common good. See the schedule for more information.

One on the Journey: A Solidarity Prayer Walk with Catholic Relief Services

AMU, Rotunda

“There is One body and One spirit, just as you were called to the One hope of your calling.” — Ephesians 4:4 Join in a special experience of prayer, solidarity and kinship through the Solidarity Prayer Walk, which brings the lives of our brothers and sisters served by CRS poignantly into view.

Catholic Relief Services photos


Opening Keynote Address

Monday, Feb. 2
4 p.m. Address, AMU, Weasler Auditorium
5 p.m. Public Reception, AMU, Rotunda

Dr. Carolyn Woo, President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services

Closing Keynote Address

Thursday, Feb. 5
4 p.m. Address, AMU, Weasler Auditorium
5 p.m. Public Reception, AMU, Rotunda

Vanessa Tobin and
Dr. Mwayabo Jean Claude Kazadi.
Catholic Relief Services