Campus Ministry during COVID-19: Online Resources

Campus Ministry during COVID-19

To our beloved Fordham students and community:

We in Campus Ministry are here to accompany you in this time of social distancing, quarantine, and isolation. In faith and in hope, we turn to the God of all consolation and to each other.

We are cooking up a menu of food for your soul, both spiritual and religious. We invite you to check out what may fill your needs and fit your schedule.

Know that we continue to stand in solidarity with you even as this pandemic forces us apart. Please do not hesitate to contact us by any means available to you.  

Campus Ministry Team

One-on-One Conversations

Please email us directly to schedule a conversation by phone, or to set up a time to meet remotely.

Ignatian Yoga 

Ignatian Examen

Prayers/Meditations

Video Masses and Devotions

Self Care

Homilies and Reflections 

  • One-Minute Homilies For some inspiration, check out “One-Minute Homilies” from Jesuits, including some of our Fordham scholastics.

Retreat

Campus Ministry during COVID-19: 3/29/20 – 4/4/ 20 Online Programming

Monday Movement – March 30, 2020

Ignatian Yoga at 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST

Ignatian Yoga offers a quiet and reflective opportunity to pray with your body in a restorative and relaxing way. Ignatian Yoga at Fordham weaves the art and practice of movement, reflection, meditation, and spiritual exercise. 

Zoom Link Here for Live

Tuesday Tea – March 31, 2020

GroupChat LIVE at 3:00 PM EST

Connect with Campus Ministry and one another for reflection and conversation about how you are doing, what’s on your mind, and other topics relevant to our reality today. 

This week’s theme: “It Isn’t Bad to Feel Bad” – Dealing with the loss of my campus life.

Join the 3 PM GroupChat via Zoom with Katie & Erin

Wednesday Word – April 1, 2020

Women and the Word Reflection 

Enter into today’s readings with reflections from women in our community.  This week feature’s Campus Ministry’s Joan Cavanagh April 1, 2020 EST. 

Message for Wednesday, April 1st with Joan Cavanagh, Ph.D.

Message for Wednesday, March 25th with Sr. Judith Kubicki 

Dealing with the Loss of Campus- 

Co hosted by Joan Cavanagh and Debbie Lawrence from Counseling Center. Students are invited to share their experiences of this difficult time. 

April 1st, 5:00 PM EST. 

Join Zoom Meeting Here

Daily Mass at Noon LIVE at 12:00 PM EST

https://fordham.zoom.us/j/185066411

Magnificat Lenten Companions. LIVE at 12:30 PM EST.  

If you have been praying the Magnificat Lenten Companion at Fordham, share the fruits of your meditation on the daily reflections and short prayers with Carol and Fr. Lito.

https://fordham.zoom.us/s/286207677

Thankful Thursday – April 2, 2020

Finding Grace in Place LIVE at 1:30 PM EST 

Join Campus Ministry with Carol Gibney and Kyle Baker, SJ and one another for faith sharing, prayer and discussion.

Join Zoom Here

Loyola@Nine. Mass LIVE at 9:00 PM EST Join Our Zoom  

Celebrate the Eucharist with a virtual core community of Loyola Hall Residents– present and past– in the Ignatius Chapel. 

Loyola Afterhours. Chat LIVE at 9:30 PM EST  

Extend the fellowship of friends in the Lord to Loyola-302. Share your joys to double them, share your sorrows to cut them in half. Bring your own favorite snack and beverage.

Join our Zoom Chat Here

Fried by Friday? – April 3, 2020

Tune into Campus Ministry’s website and Instagram each Friday for a new meditation to relax, focus, pray, and find calm at the end of your week.

This week’s theme…

Fireside Stress Relief Meditation with Katie-Pull up a seat by the fire at Fordham’s retreat house in Goshen and let your worries melt away with a meditation focusing on gratitude and stress relief. 


COVID-19 UPDATE (March 19th) Sunday Mass 3/22/20 suspended

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: 

Rose Hill

We continue to follow the most recent directives of the State of New York and the Archdiocese of New York suspending all public Masses.

All daily masses, reconciliation services, and the 5:30 PM Saturday Vigil Mass are suspended. 

The 5 PM Sunday Mass in Our Lady’s Chapel and the 11 am and 8 PM Sunday Mass in the University Church are suspended. 

For additional resources:

Catholic Faith Network https://www.catholicfaithnetwork.org

St. Patrick’s Cathedral https://saintpatrickscathedral.org/live

Lincoln Center

All daily masses, reconciliation services, and the 7:30 PM Sunday Mass are suspended. 

The Campus Ministry offices at Rose Hill and Lincoln Center are being monitored remotely.  Please email cm@fordham.edu or Campus Ministers at  Campus Ministry Contact Information

We pray that you and your families are all well.

Ash Wednesday Services

February 26, 2020

Lent at Fordham: Called to Life, Called to Love

Lincoln Center

Prayer Services and Distribution of Ashes:

9:30 AM: Blessed Rupert Mayer, S.J., Chapel, Lowenstein Center, Room 221

11:00 AM: Martino Hall, 45 Columbus Ave., 8th-Floor Conference Room, Room 801

3:00 PM: Blessed Rupert Mayer, S.J., Chapel, Lowenstein Center, Room 221

Masses:

12:00 PM, 5:00 PM: Blessed Rupert Mayer, S.J., Chapel, Lowenstein Center, Room 221

9:00 PM: McMahon Hall, Room 205/206

Rose Hill

Prayer Services and Distribution of Ashes:

11:00 AM: Faculty Memorial Hall, Room 321

2:00 PM: McGinley Center Ballroom, Second Floor

9:30 PM: Campbell Hall, Multi-Purpose Room

Masses:

8:30 AM, 12:05 PM, 5:15 PM, 8:00 PM: University Church

Westchester

Prayer Service and Distribution of Ashes:

5:00 PM: Blessed Miguel Pro, S.J., Chapel

Mass:

12:00 PM: Blessed Miguel Pro, S.J. Chapel

Midnight Run Volunteers and Donations

Help to prepare and distribute meals, clothing, and toiletries to people experiencing homelessness in Manhattan for February 11th.

Meal prep: Locations TBA

Rose Hill: 6:00-7:00pm

Lincoln Center: 6:00-7:00pm

Distribution: Vans will be departing from RH and LC at 8:15 and distribution returning at midnight.

If you cannot volunteer but would still like to donate, please use our Amazon Wishlists here:

Rose Hill: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/29OACPXTAAWSC?&sort=default

Lincoln Center: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/3RAQW6B3US2LL?&sort=default

To volunteer sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdya2yfRS4oGZDlt7kfWEWwlzYxwUI2JKYyUGAYzHNTD0Ypsg/viewform

Festival of Lessons & Carols

Please visit the Lessons & Carols webpage

Performances:

Saturday, December 7, 2019 | 8 p.m.

Church of St. Paul the Apostle
West 60th Street and Columbus Avenue
Adjacent to Fordham University at Lincoln Center

Sunday, December 8, 2019 | 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

University Church
Rose Hill Campus

Please note: This is not a ticketed event

Christmas Eve Mass

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 5:00pm

University Church | Rose Hill Campus

Celebrant: Joseph M. McShane, S.J.

All are welcome!

Organ prelude begins at 4:45.

Complimentary parking will be available across from the University Church.

Please note: There will be no Midnight Mass.

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Monetary Donations accepted through November 22.

We invite you to join Fordham University’s Annual Food Drive. Your monetary donation will provide our community partners flexibility to respond to the most urgent needs of our neighbors during the holidays. Thank you!

Whoever cares for the poor lends to the LORD, who will pay back the sum in full. Proverbs 19:17

Each campus will be collecting donations to benefit the following:

• Rose Hill — Our Lady of Mercy, Bronx, NY
• Lincoln Center — St. Paul’s Soup Kitchen, New York, NY
• Westchester — Carver Center, Port Chester, NY

All gifts, no matter the amount, are meaningful and greatly appreciated.

Please Note: This is not a donation to Fordham University.

All funds will be distributed as described above.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL!