The Department of Campus Ministry at Carlow serves the pastoral and spiritual needs of the University community and provides a variety of opportunities for service, reflection, prayer and worship, which both support and reflect the Core Values of the University. Students are encouraged to tend to their spiritual well-being, development and maturity by participating in a variety of faith formation and spiritual development opportunities both on the Carlow campus and throughout the Oakland area.
Every effort is made to connect students with worshipping communities of their preference in the Oakland and surrounding areas, which is home to a rich diversity of spiritual traditions.
Sunday Night Mass and regular opportunities for the Sacrament of Reconciliation take place in the Chapel of Frances Warde Hall on Carlow’s campus. Daily and Sunday Mass are also available at the Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse Chapel located on Carlow’s campus.
All students are invited and encouraged to participate in various service, service learning and reflection opportunities provided through the Department of Campus Ministry and Mercy Service Center. In addition to opportunities sponsored by Campus Ministry, the department also collaborates with various academic and co-curricular offices and departments to enhance and support a variety of learning opportunities across a variety of disciplines.