Coming Events

 

Upcoming Events for Faculty & Staff, 2017 - 2018

Stained Glass Window Website

Announcing: The beautiful stained glass windows in LMU’s Sacred Heart Chapel can be seen at eye-level as well as from the floor in this newly completed website. The site includes images of each window with an accompanying story of the particular saint depicted and also the university seal of all but one of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the U.S.. There are also three separate virtual tours that allow viewing of the entire chapel interior.

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Spiritual Essays

Fr. Randy writes a one-page article each week on some common experience that relates discernment to daily life. These can be found on the Center's website. Any who would like the weekly written messages sent to them by email need only send a brief note to: rroche@lmu.edu.


A Lenten Lunch for Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, February 20, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

All Faculty and Staff are welcome to a luncheon that will offer a peaceful experience of conversation, music, reflection and prayer as a welcome communal pause from our daily occupations.

Ash Wednesday is February 14. To those who register for the luncheon before that date, we will send a booklet: “Daily Reflections for Lent.” Copies will be available at the luncheon, as well.

To register, or for further information, please email ignacio@lmu.edu or call 310.338.1806.

LMU History: Diversity for 100 Years and More

Monday, March 12, 10:00-11:00am

Do you know the story behind the section of the Berlin Wall that is placed on the Foley side of the sidewalk across from the Lair? Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend a PowerPoint presentation by Randy Roche, SJ, covering some fascinating details of LMU's History that relate directly with our present awareness of the values of diversity.

The Center for Ignatian Spirituality is a co-sponsor of the event with Human Resources. Please register either by contacting HR or replying to 88695 / ignacio@lmu.edu.

Faculty Founders: Peaceful Places

Wednesday, April 11, 12:30pm to about 1:20pm

LMU has some amazing outdoor spiritual spaces for anyone to experience. Take a 45 minute tour of two of those spaces on Wednesday, April 11 starting at 12:30pm. Professor/Rabbi Arthur Gross-Schaefer will share the history of the Interfaith Garden, created in honor of his son, and lead a meditation. Professor Paul Harris will share the history of The Garden of Slow Time, which features a meditative labyrinth. The short walking tour begins with a 15 minute presentation at the Interfaith Peace Garden, followed by a 10 minute walk to the Garden of Slow Time and another 15 minutes for the second presentation.

The Interfaith Peace Garden is at the top of the stairs adjacent to the entrance of the Drollinger Parking Structure. The Labyrinth is on the edge of the Bluff, behind O’Malley Hall. Click here to see the Interfaith Peace Garden and the Labyrinth.

Registration is encouraged though not necessary, and questions are welcome: ignacio@lmu.edu or 88695.