Saturday, July 21, 2012

A Prayer for Colorado

The prayer below was written by the president of Regis University, a Jesuit school located in Denver, Colorado.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Refocusing on Respect in Professional Sports

Great Article from Bustedhalo about respecting ourselves and our opponents when playing sports.  And I agree with the author, I am very excited for the Olympics!!!

Refocusing on Respect in Professional Sports

This is Just Cool!!!!

and it reminds of a quote I read this week: "God isn't the force that made it happen, he is the creator that made it possible." Brother Guy J. Consolmagno, SJ (a research astronomer at the Vatican Observatory)

Find Your Inner Iggy

St. Ignatius may have lived 500 years ago, but he’s still setting the world on fire. Explore his spirituality—and learn more about your own—with Ignatian Spirituality's weeklong series, Find Your Inner Iggy.

Discover what Ignatian Spirituality means to Fr. James Martin, SJ, Margaret Silf, The Jesuit Post, and others, and put your faith in action by searching for “Iggy” on Facebook. You could be rewarded with enlightenment, peace, and swag, including Margaret Silf’s new book, “Just Call Me Lopez,” and an Iggy tattoo and bobblehead. Visit our Find Your Inner Iggy Facebook app on Monday for the first reflection!

Letters to a Young Atheist - Part 4

Here is the 4th installment from the series over at The Jesuit Post.  The first three are linked in a post below.

Letter to a Young Atheist - Part 4

Do We Live in Missionary Territory?

An excellent piece by Cardinal Dolan.  Check it out here and see if you can find where he quotes  Blessed Chaminade without realizing it.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Letters to a Young Atheist

I thought you guys would enjoy this "letter" series that Ryan Duns, SJ, a high school theology teacher, has put together over at the Jesuit Post (a blog).

It is a series of five letters written to Timothy, an imaginary doubting student.  The letters are very well done in my opinion.

Below are the links to the first three letters, the other two will be posted on the next two Fridays (I think??)

Letter 1
Letter 2
Letter 3


Monday, July 9, 2012

Volunteers needed for 3C Week at Meribah

Any student interested in helping out at Meribah during 3C Week (August 27 - 31) should contact Mr. Foley by e-mail at

Volunteers meet at 8:00 a.m. and are bused to Meribah -- they return to Chaminade by 3:30pm (usually after a little swimming).

The primary responsibility of the Meribah volunteers is the preparation of the lunch each day for the new freshmen (BBQ hot dogs).  Assistance is also needed during the prayer services.

Attire for the week is neat and casual.  Shorts and a t-shirt are acceptable.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

No Vacation from Sunday Mass

Check out this excellent column written by Archbishop Thomas Wenski (The Archdiocese of Miami) about the importance of Sunday Mass in the summer and when we are out of town.  No Vacation from Sunday Mass

Also, don't forget to go to Mass today!

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Who is a Fool for Christ?

These guys:

On July 7th, 35 Chaminade students enjoyed the Long Island Catholic Youth Conference sponsored by the Adelphi University Newman Club.  The day included a concert with Popple, a talk by Daniel McQuillan, Mass celebrated by Fr. Brian Barr with the music done by Anthony Muhs, and Eucharistic Adoration led by the Ike Ndolo Band.  There was also time for reconciliation, food, and a little frisbee.

See the rest of the pictures below.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Fool For Christ

Those guys that signed up for the conference, don't forget that it's this Saturday (July 7th).

Here is the tentative schedule:

Saturday, July 7, 2012

11:30 a.m. - Bus depart from Chaminade for Adelphi University
12 noon - Registration at Adelphi
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. - Afternoon Session (Concert Hall)
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. - Breakout Sessions (Olmstead Theater and Dance Theater)
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. - Mass (Concert Hall)
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. - Dinner (University Center Ballroom)
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. - Adoration/Concert
8:45 p.m. - Bus departs for Chaminade, Auditorium entrance
9:15 p.m. - Bus 89 arrives at Chaminade Auditorium entrance, where parents have been told to pick up their sons