Campus Ministry

Campus Ministry for web

From left: Kristina Daloia, director; Dana Wieczorek, sacramental coordinator; Teresa Slipko, administrative assistant; and Ashley Gruhalla, campus minister.

Location:
Lower Level Gallagher Center

Team leader:
Kristina Daloia, director of Campus Ministry

Team members:
Ashley Gruhalla, campus minister; Teresa Slipko, administrative assistant; Dana Wieczorek, sacramental coordinator

How to contact:
ministry@niagara.edu/716.286.8400

Hours:
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m – 5 p.m

By the numbers:
Alumni Chapel Mass Schedule:
Weekday Mass: 12:15 p.m. during the academic year
Sunday Mass: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Sacrament of Reconciliation: Wednesday 4:30 p.m.

Just the facts:
Rooted in the Catholic tradition, Campus Ministry’s mission is to serve the religious and spiritual needs of the university community by fostering the spiritual development of students across all religious backgrounds and serving others in the Vincentian tradition.

Guided by the pillars of community, prayer, and Vincentian service, Campus Ministry seeks to cultivate personal spiritual discovery and growth by providing opportunities to gather and build relationships amongst students and community members, encouraging participation in the sacramental and liturgical life of the church, and promoting engagement in service opportunities locally and globally.

Campus Ministry works to provide all students the opportunity to explore their personal relationship with God through Mass services at Alumni Chapel, monthly Taizé Prayer services, Rosary, Eucharistic Adoration, reconciliation service, Advent lessons and carols, as well as a Sacramental preparation program for students who are interested in becoming Catholic, or who are already Catholic and would like to receive the Sacraments of Initiation.

Campus Ministry aims to further the Vincentian mission by facilitating opportunities to create fellowship and to serve others. Some opportunities include evening/day/overnight retreats, Bible study and faith-sharing programs, and Brothers and Sisters in Christ (B.A.S.I.C) service trips. Additionally, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, one of the Catholic Church's oldest and most widespread service organizations, immerses students in the legacy of St. Vincent de Paul.

Last seen: 
Hanging out with a life-size cutout of Pope Francis, who looks stylish in his colorful Hawaiian lei.