Campus Ministry


Theology Students Celebrate Diwali and Engage in Hindu Culture

diwali celebration

Students and faculty recently joined in the annual celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights that marks the new year in India, at the Shree Swaminarayan Temple in Secaucus. During the celebration, they immersed themselves in the Hindu culture by observing many rituals, learning about Hindu traditions and sharing in the Gujarati community’s traditional […]

Hundreds Participate in “Halloween Against Hunger”

food drive

Last weekend, 332 volunteers, including 75 Saint Peter’s students, gathered at the Rev. Victor R. Yanitelli, S.J. Recreational Life Center to get involved in “Halloween Against Hunger.” The volunteers boxed more than 50,000 meals, which were donated to various agencies, including The Campus Kitchen at Saint Peter’s University. The event was hosted by the departments […]

Students and Alumni Give Back on Alumni Day of Service

More than 90 students and alumni gathered this past weekend for the Alumni Day of Service to volunteer to help revitalize the Jersey City community through Rebuilding Together. Rebuilding Together seeks to renovate and beautify low income housing and non-profit organizations with the help of skilled tradesmen and unskilled volunteers. Saint Peter’s provided 96 of […]

Irish News Covers Dedication of New Campus Ministry Office

Irish newspaper The Tullamore Tribune published an article reporting on the recent tribute to Tullamore native, Fr. Joe Kelly, S.J. who served as Chaplain at Saint Peter’s for 24 years before his death in December 2008. The new Joseph A. Kelly Office of Campus Ministry, located on the 1st floor of the new Mac Mahon Student Center, was […]

We Did It!

Yes we did!  5389 votes helped us take the bronze in the Campus Kitchen Challenge and $5000.  The support from the Saint Peter’s Community and beyond was overwhelming, and shows the love and the care we have for one another.  We are Saint Peter’s, the greatest university in the world! Now it’s time to get […]

Campus Kitchens Contest

40% of the food grown in the United States is never eaten. A huge amount of good food ordered by restaurants and supermarkets gets unnecessarily thrown out. Saint Peter’s students would love to reclaim this food and package it into individual meals which could be delivered to homeless and elderly neighbors in need. We need […]

Dedication of Manresa Prayer Space in the Mac Mahon Student Center

manresa prayer space

On Wednesday, December 4, the Saint Peter’s University community joined Campus Ministry in an inter-religious dedication of the Manresa Prayer Space – the Saint Peter’s student and community prayer room located on the first floor of the Mac Mahon Student Center. During the event the prayer space was blessed and was made into a sacred […]

‘Tis the Season to Volunteer

Here are a few ways to serve others in the next two weeks. Angel Giving Tree: Looking to brighten a child’s Christmas? Stop by the Christmas Tree located outside of Campus Ministry, pick-up an ornament and purchase a gift for that child. Don’t forget to sign the ornament out. Please bring a gift back with […]

Mass and Candlelight Vigil for Those Affected by Typhoon Haiyan

Come celebrate mass with Father Salazar and Saint Peter’s Asian American Student Union (AASU).  Following mass we invite you to join us for a candle procession with Father Rocco. Nov 13 at 7:30 p.m. – Mass will be celebrated in Saint Peter’s Chapel Nov 13 at 8:30 p.m. – Gather in front of the Mac […]


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