Here is a super interesting article about the positive affects that a campus ministry can have on a university campus (eg. "steady presence", "belong here with us unconditionally", love it!!). At the University of Alberta we have had many conversations like this, together with students here and with my colleagues throughout North America. I'm glad this has been brought together into one great article!
What is a chaplain and how do they make a difference in anybody's life? Here is a link to a really interesting and positive article. Inside Higher Ed is a daily online publication focused on college and university topics, based in Washington, D.C., United States. I found the article to be uplifting and edifying - and very COVID-19 timely!
Please visit www.insidehighered.com/views/2020/12/15/importance-chaplains-and-why-colleges-should-support-them-opinion
Father Mulchahy (left) from the retro hit MASH
The back-story of the video below are the experiences of Jacob & Laban (left), and the disciples & Jesus: Genesis 30:25-43; Acts 1:1-11. You would be well-served to read the passages first...
Brother Richard Hendrick, a Capuchin Franciscan living in Ireland, has penned this touching poem about coronavirus...read by your campus minister Rick Mast, at the woodpile.