Becoming a Joyful Community

Resources, News, Events and Happenings related to the integration of DePaul’s Vincentian mission into the ongoing life and work of the university community.

Mission Monday

A Joyful Community

We have moved through many challenges over these last several weeks and months, including a number of difficult losses and changes, and yet, a new academic year is upon us. What must be done now to re-build and sustain a communal life at DePaul in which it is easier to be joyful and to flourish together? …read more


Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

DePaul Launches Sustainability Website

Just DePaul’s new sustainability website champions social and environmental justice for all.

Are you looking for a hub of sustainability resources at DePaul? Visit the site—just published and still in its “soft-launch” phase—and contact us with your feedback or to join our user-testing group.

The site’s goal is to be a one-stop shop for learning more ways we can make DePaul a sustainable and socially just campus and community for all.


St. Vincent de Paul Heritage Week 2023

The Division of Mission and Ministry invites you to an array of exciting events to honor St. Vincent de Paul’s Heritage Week during 9/24-9/29. Please join us as we celebrate St Vincent’s living legacy in Lincoln Park or the Loop by participating in one or more of these signature events. Learn More Here


Catholic Masses on Campus

The Mass of the Holy Spirit to mark the beginning of the academic year will be Sunday, September 10th 5:00 pm at St. Vincent de Paul Parish. Weekday Catholic Masses resume Tuesday, September 5th. Noon masses will be at the St. Louise de Marillac Chapel in the Lincoln Park Student Center on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and at Loop Campus Miraculous Medal Chapel, 1st floor Lewis, on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Regular weekend masses at St. Vincent de Paul Parish at 5:00 pm Saturday, and Sundays at 8:00 am, 10:00 am and 5:00 pm (Student Mass with Catholic Campus Ministry). For more information, contact Suzanne Hannau at


Apply for Service Immersions by September 30th

Apply for Winter Break 2023 Service Immersions. Deadline: September 30. Participants will travel to St. Louis, Denver or El Salvador to learn about social justice issues and engage in community service. Scholarships are available! Click here to learn more and apply.



Bereavement Notice

Remembering: Jeff Setnes

With heavy hearts, we share the loss of our long-time friend and colleague, Jeff Setnes, who passed away on Friday August 18, 2023 at the age of 63.

DePaul University Bereavement Notices will now be found here.