Graduate Student Ministry

Welcome to Graduate Ministry at LMU

Our Mission

The encouragement of learning
The education of the whole person
The service of faith and the promotion of justice

Believe. Belong. Become.

About Sister Maria Lai, Campus Minister for Graduate Student Ministry

Sister Maria is called to journey with our graduate students at LMU. She is also a spiritual director, a resident minister, and adjunct instructor for the Theology of Ignatian Leadership course, the orientation courses at LMU, as well as for the Master Catechist formation courses for the Diocese of Orange and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Sister Maria is originally from Hong Kong. She earned an M.A. in Pastoral Theology from LMU, and Learning Technologies from Pepperdine, and M.S. in Family Consumer Sciences from Cal State University Northridge. She enjoys accompanying and learning from the survivors of human trafficking. She loves people and organizes pilgrimages.


Faith Formation

RCIA Testimonies

Student testimonies from the RCIA class of 2023.


Confirmation 2023

Our Faith

Catechism of the Catholic Church

Book Studies

2023: Beyond the Mirror
2024: The Book of Joy

Spiritual Growth

Discernment Retreat

What is Discernment?

Mass at LMU

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Online Lenten Retreat

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LMU Food Pantry

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LMU Blood Drive

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