Cornell Catholic Community Updates
10:30 am and 9:30 pm Sage Chapel
*This Sun 9/8 we will have an additional Mass at 5:30 pm in RPCC auditorium on North Campus, for First Year Student Outreach. Come and bring a friend. All are welcome. We will have dinner afterwards!
5:15 pm ATH Chapel
5:15 pm ATH Chapel- followed by dinner each week
5:15 pm ATH Chapel
First Friday Adoration this Friday*-
On the first Friday of the month we have Eucharistic Adoration after the 5:15 pm Mass in ATH Chapel-Fri 9/6
*Sacrament of Reconciliation: G19 Anabel Taylor Hall-Tuesdays 6:30-8 and Wednesdays 4-4:45 or by appointment with Fr. Dan (dtm33)*
An opportunity to have Bible study with
inmates at our county jail. We go in pairs on Friday evenings for an hour. Let doubt not hold you back, God
. If you're interested or would like more information, contact Jacob (jg965). Orientation with the Sergeant will be coming up soon, which is essential to get an access ID. If you have been involved in the past please check your ID to see when it expires: you will need to attend another orientation to renew your ID if it expires this semester. If you are interested in a similar ministry with incarcerated youth please contact Abrey (aaf87) for more information about ministry in our local juvenile detention centers.
The first meeting of the semester will be Tuesday, September 10th, at 7 pm in the Redlin Room. We meet weekly and grow in faith and fellowship together! (Our weekly meeting time is TBD) Email Abrey (aaf87) with any questions.
If you are interested in joining men's group, which similarly meets and discusses different topics-email Alex (ak826)!
Saturday Bible Study
Join us for Bible study at 3 pm on Saturdays in the Redlin Room of ATH. This semester we will be studying the Book of Daniel! Email Sebastian (ss2722) or Richard (rpg78) with any questions or for more information.
New Student Small Group
If you are an incoming freshman or transfer student join the new student small group to grow in faith alongside others who are transitioning to life at Cornell! Email Abrey (aaf87) with questions or to sign up. We will choose a time based on availability.
Grad Group and Bible Study
The Cornell Catholic Graduate Student Group meets weekly to discuss faith in grad school, relevant Catholic topics, and various Catholic texts. Please email
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Graduate Bible Study: Meets weekly (Day TBA based on availability). Each semester we choose a book of the Bible to read together, or a spiritual theme which we explore through readings from the Bible. Contact Elizabeth for more info (
This Sunday 9/8 from 4:30-6 pm in Anabel Taylor Hall Room 314 there will be an introductory meeting for Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). The meeting will provide information on the preparation program for the sacraments of baptism, confirmation, and first communion. Recent participants will be there to answer questions and share their experience with the program. Please contact Matthew Hall (mh968) with any questions.
Pro-life Speaking Event and 40 Days for Life
On Thursday, Sept 19 from 6-7:30 at Immaculate Conception Church, 113 N. Geneva St., Ithaca: Ithaca-40 Days For Life, Ithaca Council Knights of Columbus, and Immaculate Conception Church will host Jim Havens, VP of Mission and Communication for The Station of the Cross Catholic Radio Network, host of "Love Will End Abortion" radio show & author to Ithaca to share his experiences in pro-life ministry. "
Love Will End Abortion: Practical Steps to Make a Real Impact in Your Community."
Let Abrey (aaf87) know if you need a ride. Additionally, the next 40 Days for Life campaign will begin Sept 25th. For the past 10 years people have joined together in Ithaca to pray, fast, and provide life-affirming options to those considering abortion. Click
to sign up for a time slot.
More info: Mary Anne Tissot-315-246-7479 or Carolann Darling 607-351-6668
Thomistic Institute: What is Immateriality?
The Thomistic Institute invites you to the first lecture in the "Understanding Consciousness" series on Thur. September 12th from 7-8 pm in the Physical Sciences Building room 120. Therese Scarpelli Cory, the lecturer, is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, specializing in the thought of Thomas Aquinas and his Arabic sources. This talk considers what immateriality is, drawing on the thought of Thomas Aquinas, and examines why Aquinas thinks that thought is an immaterial reality.
The Thomistic Institute brings you a world class theology class completely free of charge! By enrolling you will receive two emails each week introducing you to St. Thomas Aquinas, his philosophy, and the basics of the Summa Theologiae (86 videos in total). Click
to enroll in the course.
"I, like a green olive tree
in the house of God,
Trust in the mercy of God
forever and ever.
I will thank you always for what you have done,
and proclaim the goodness of your name
before your faithful ones."
From Psalm 52:10,11
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Today we remember Saint Rose of Viterbo!
In her 18 years on earth, Saint Rose of Viterbo had a great desire to pray and help the poor. She became a Secular Franciscan at the age of 10 and preached in the streets about sin and the sufferings of Jesus. Find a short reflection
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about Fr. Roberto Maria de Maracanaú, a 98-year-old (99 next week) Capuchin friar from Brazil, who has gone "viral" from videos and photos people posted of his ministry. What an inspiration!
on Wednesday, September 4 at 2:34PM