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 at LMU. as well as for the Catechist Certification Course for the Dioces of Orange. Sister Maria is originally from Hong Kong. She earned an M.A. in Pastoral Theology from LMU, and Learning Technologies from Pepperdine, and and M.S. in Family Consumer Sciences from Cal State University Northridge. She enjoys being a mentor for and learning from the survivors of human trafficking. She loves people and organizes pilgrimages.

Photo of Sister Maria Lai

Faith Formation

Confirmation Testimonies

Student testimonies from RCIA class 2022


Confirmation Video 2023

Our Faith

Catechism of the Catholic Church

Book Studies

2022: When Panic Attacks
2023: The Inner Work of Transformation

Spiritual Growth

Discernment Retreat

What is Discernment?

Mass at LMU

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Online Lenten Retreat

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Half Day Retreat

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LMU Food Pantry

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LMU Blood Drive

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