Students climb to the CCM Summit

Definition of a summit: the highest point of a hill or mountain.  The fourth annual Catholic Campus Ministry Summit kicked off this past weekend at St. Thomas Aquinas University Parish in Charlottesville, VA. Over 700 college students from around Virginia came to this 24-hour conference. Shout-outs went to Virginia Tech, who brought the largest group […]

Virginia Tech Joins Thousands of Catholic College Students at SEEK 2015

My wife Carmen, Father David and I began our year by attending SEEK Conference 2015, an event put on by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS). SEEK is an opportunity for college students from across the nation to deepen their relationship with Christ through frequenting the sacraments (daily Mass and adoration with the 9500 […]

Advent Reflection: Unrepeatable Joy

The Advent season often gets overlooked in modern day society. The craziness of Christmas is in full swing by Black Friday. All the gifts, decorations, and shopping is a must for all modern day Christians, it seems. Yet don’t we go through this every year? Recently at Catholic Campus Ministry at ODU, we decorated the […]

Norfolk Community: Monarchs Assemble!

Homecoming 2014 took place this past week at ODU. The theme for this year’s Homecoming was “Monarchs Assemble!” As a result, there were many superhero themed banners, costumes, and floats throughout the week. CCM kicked off the week by Painting the Town Blue. Each student organization at ODU was given a window at the Webb Center (the student union) to paint and […]

GMU Fall Retreat Reflection

Last month, over 60 students left George Mason and drove out to West Virginia for the Returning Student Retreat hosted by Catholic Campus ministry. The following is a reflection from Elizabeth Kirby, one of the students who attended, and her personal experience on the retreat.   “This year, I came on the retreat as I […]

Norfolk Community: What Can I Do For You?

“What Can I Do For You?” This has been the theme of community life in Norfolk, VA since Jimmy Noone and I moved down to Norfolk back in August. Sean Mazary and Michael Pantazis also moved into the house. Life in Norfolk has seen a bit of a transition the past few months. Jimmy comes in […]

Be Not Afraid: ODU Beach Retreat 2014

“Be Not Afraid!” These famous words by St. Pope John Paul II was the theme of Beach Retreat this past weekend. Fifty ODU students who participated traveled to Sandbridge, VA for a weekend of prayer and fellowship. Full Members Fr. Mike Kuhn, Jimmy Noone, and John Lilly helped make the weekend a success. New Director Julie LaBelle and student Samantha […]

Virginia Catholic Campus Ministry Summit 2014

The Virginia Catholic Campus Ministry Summit, hosted by the Diocese of Richmond, is 24 hours of worship, teaching, and fellowship for Catholic college students from all over the state, hosted at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. It is coming up in less than two weeks on January 31 – February 1, 2014. Chris Stefanick will be […]

Retreats, concerts, and more retreats in the 757

There have been many stirrings down in Norfolk as of late. Despite the growing size of the community, a good amount of activities have been going on the past few months. The ODU CCM, headed by Fr. Mike Kuhn and Andrew Waring, saw a successful beach retreat at Sandbridge to kick-start the academic year. The […]

There’s A Fire Blazing At The Chapel!

Over the past few weeks at George Mason Catholic Campus Ministry, there has been a certain buzz around 4515 Roberts Rd. The year kicked off with the annual Luau at the chapel. Students began arriving promptly at 5:30pm, and never stopped coming. The smell of Oscar the pig spread across campus, luring students out of […]