Campus Ministry

The Campus Ministry Program at Chaminade-Madonna is in response to the school’s mission of “educating the heart and soul as well as the mind and body” and motto of Toward a Better World. Building a faith community which meets members where they are and challenges them to be “ministers,” by giving them opportunities to recognize their own gifts for the purpose of serving is the primary focus of the program. As a faith-based school, we believe that nurturing the spiritual dimension of all members of the community is important. As a Marianist school we strive to be faithful and give voice to the tenets of Marianist spirituality. The positive creation of community and the exercise of hospitality are important  as we welcome new members each year. 

As an intentionally diverse school community, we welcome participation in all programs by all members regardless of their professed faith tradition.

Goals and Objectives:

  • To proclaim and celebrate the Gospel message
  • To communicate the heritage and charism of Blessed William Joseph Chaminade and the Marianists
  • To provide opportunities for members of the school community (students, faculty, staff, parents and alumni) to explore their relationship with themselves, others and God
  • To celebrate the faith community through various forms and styles of worship
  • To call on and encourage members of the community to share their gifts and to minister to others’ needs by responsible participation in all facets of society
  • To be open to change and adaptation by “reading the signs of the times,” while staying rooted in Gospel values 
  • To coordinate all aspects of the service hour requirement(s) for each student

Ours is a great work, a magnificent work. If it is universal, it is because we are missionaries of Mary, who has said to us, 'Do whatever He tells you.' Yes, all of us are missionaries."

Blessed William Joseph Chaminade 
Marianist Founder
 
Campus Ministry Programs:
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Retreats
  • Reflection Day for freshmen
  • Reflection Day for sophomores
  • Antioch Retreat for sophomores (two nights), offered twice a year.
  • Encounter for juniors (three nights), offered three times a year (a graduation requirement).
  • Senior Retreat (one night), offered once a year
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Marianist L.I.F.E. Communities

Small faith sharing communities

  • L.I.F.E. meetings are held twice a month at night and every other Monday during F block.
  • L.I.F.E. stands for "Living in Faith Experience." In the Marianist tradition, students gather to share their faith and build community
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S.A.L.T. Team
S.A.L.T. stands for “Serving And Leading Together”.  In the Marianist tradition, this program develops leadership skills to lead retreats, small group discussions and public speaking.
We believe that by empowering students to serve their peers stronger bonds are created within the members of our community and further enriches student faith development.
S.A.L.T. workshops are offered to Juniors and Seniors once a semester.
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Other Ministries
  • Liturgical ministries (Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors, Acolytes)
  • Marianist L.I.F.E. summer workshops
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Other Prayer and Worship Services
  • Monthly Student-Wide Mass
  • Daily morning Prayer
  • We offer Voluntary Mass Mondays- Thursdays and Reconciliation every Friday.
  • Prayer Services for athletic teams by our Athletic Chaplain
Campus Ministry

For more information, please contact:

Antonio Mari
Director of Campus Ministry
954-9895150 ext. 119
 
Rev. Robert Bouffier, S.M.
Chaplain
Brother Peter Pontolillo, S.M. 
Athletic Chaplain
Caytie Lagrange
Mission Integration Committee Chair
Carol LaMont 
Marianist Charism Trust Coordinator