Danforth, who passed away on Sept. 16, 2020, at the age of 94, was remembered as one of the most influential administrators in the University’s history.
When sophomore Scott Massey learned that students wouldn’t be returning to Washington University this semester, his immediate thought was to connect with his campus religious community. One of the main reform service leaders at Hillel, Massey quickly texted Rabbi Jordan Gerson to express interest in creating a form of worship experience over the internet.
The Catholic Student Center’s (CSC) weekly Sunday mass will now start at 4:30 p.m., breaking from its decades-old 9:00 p.m. start time, to reach a broader audience in light of a downwards trend in attendance.
Mark Zaegel, campus minister, comments on the gun violence that occurred on Forsyth Boulevard earlier this year.
Replaying a scene from almost 500 years ago, a group of Lutheran students posted Martin Luther’s 95 Theses on the door of the Catholic Student Center at the late last week.
Religious groups on campus will be hosting events this coming week to raise awareness about different religions and bring the Washington University community together under the umbrella of pluralism.
Campus ministry can be a place to go with your broken and blessed lives, to believe in something bigger than a me-centered life—some horizon against which every day can be lived out, a place where your own personal story and the Great Story can connect and lead to transformation
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