Lean Into Your Strengths

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

Lean Into Your Strengths

Remaining grounded in who we are and what we do well is perhaps the best we can contribute for our own good and for the good of the whole…read more

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

 

Join Us for Baccalaureate Mass

DePaul’s commencement weekend will begin with an opportunity to gather in a spirit of prayer and thanksgiving with graduating students, their families, and DePaul faculty, staff, and administrators. Those of all faith traditions are invited and encouraged to attend as we celebrate our graduates at this special mass. Please also join us for a reception immediately following. Please RSVP here.

Leading by Listening

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

Leading by Listening

We often associate leadership with action. Pragmatic Vincentian leadership is characterized by action, but listening should be seen as a vital and important action itself, one that is important even when it can be difficult…read more

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Unity in Action: Celebrating St. Vincent at the Vinny Games

Take a well-deserved break from your day for some sustenance, social connections, and laughter. As always, all faculty/staff are welcome, and you can participate as an individual and/or as a team.

Register Here

 

Doubt, Certainty, and Louise’s Lumière

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

Doubt, Certainty, and Louise’s Lumière

Louise de Marillac had a vision that freed her from all doubt. In times of uncertainty, how can we relate?

…read more

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Louise Week 2024

In honor of Saint Louise de Marillac’s Feast Day on May 9th, the Division of Mission and Ministry invites the DePaul community to celebrate Louise Week from May 4-10. For more information about the week’s events, check out the Louise Week event lineup here: 

Louise Week 2024 Events

 

 

 

 

   Lunch with Louise

DePaul faculty and staff, please join us for our annual Lunch with Louise honoring the life and legacy of St. Vincent de Paul’s great friend and collaborator, St. Louise de Marillac. This year, we are delighted to have as our featured guests Deans Lucia Dettori, Lexa Murphy and Tatum Thomas from the Colleges of Computing and Digital Media, Communications and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Register Here

 

Louise Feast Day Mass & Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrate St Louise de Marillac’s Feast Day by attending mass and/or a celebratory lunch right after.  Everyone is welcome!

Louise Week 2024 Events

 

Unity in Action: Celebrating St. Vincent at the Vinny Games

Take a well-deserved break from your day for some sustenance, social connections, and laughter. As always, all faculty/staff are welcome, and you can participate as an individual and/or as a team.

Register Here

 

 

Bereavement Notices

Remembering Dr. Wade R. Ragas

We have learned of the death of Dr. Wade R. Ragas, the father of Matt Ragas of the College of Communication.  

Wade R. Ragas, Ph.D., MAI, SRA, died peacefully at Inspired Living of Kenner, LA at the age of 76 on April 25, 2024. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Yvette Manthey Ragas, his children, Matthew Wade Ragas (Traci) and Joshua Paul Ragas, and his sister, Susan Ragas Price (Andy).

DePaul University Bereavement Notices will now be found here.

The Essential Ingredient

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

DePaul University’s St. Vincent’s Circle celebrates its 20th anniversary October, 2015, since its dedication in 1995. (DePaul University/Josh Woo)

The Essential Ingredient

What does it mean for our beloved Vincentian mission to be integrated effectively into the daily life and work of the university community, in and out of the classroom?

…read more

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Spirit of DePaul Award Nomination Process 2024

Nominations are being accepted from April 15 – May 3rd 2024 for the Spirit of DePaul Award. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to submit recommendations for consideration. The award honors university employees whose leadership and service to the university and our students represent the spirit exemplified by our patron, St. Vincent de Paul. This year we are also inviting nominations for adjunct faculty who meet the criteria.

Nominations may be made online here, and the deadline is Friday, May 3, at 5 p.m.

 

Lunch with Louise

DePaul faculty and staff, please join us for our annual Lunch with Louise honoring the life and legacy of St. Vincent de Paul’s great friend and collaborator, St. Louise de Marillac. This year, we are delighted to have as our featured guests Deans Lucia Dettori, Lexa Murphy and Tatum Thomas from the Colleges of Computing and Digital Media, Communications and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Register Here

 

Vincentian Service Day 2024

Vincentian Service Day 2024 is Saturday, May 4. Join the DePaul community for this annual University tradition celebrating our Vincentian mission. All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to register! You can register on the VSD website either as an individual or as a group (of at least 10 people). If you have questions or would like a member of the Service Day Team to speak to your department or a student group, please reach out to serviceday@depaul.edu. #DePaulVSD

 

Help with the VSD Morning Program!

Can’t commit to spending the whole day but still want to be part of Vincentian Service Day? The Service Day Team in the Division of Mission and Ministry would love your help with the Vincentian Service Day morning program. We need volunteers to help direct VSD participants, assist with bus instructions, pass out t-shirts, and many other things. If you can help on Saturday, May 4th from 7:30AM-10AM at the Lincoln Park campus, please email Katie Sullivan (ksulli47@depaul.edu). Thank you!

 

Unity in Action: Celebrating St. Vincent at the Vinny Games

Take a well-deserved break from your day for some sustenance, social connections, and laughter. As always, all faculty/staff are welcome, and you can participate as an individual and/or as a team.

Register Here

 

 

Louise Week 2024

In honor of Saint Louise de Marillac’s Feast Day on May 9th, the Division of Mission and Ministry invites the DePaul community to celebrate Louise Week from May 4-10. For more information about the week’s events, check out the Louise Week event lineup here: 

Louise Week 2024 Events

 

 

Understanding the Vincentian Heart

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

Understanding the Vincentian Heart

How does your life experience and DePaul’s Vincentian mission enable you to Explore Your Purpose?

…read more

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Freedom Dreaming: Reimagining Justice Systems, Centering Humanity

Join anti-death penalty advocate and activist Sr. Helen Prejean for a dialogue about imagination as a tool for individual and collective liberation. Panelists will explore “freedom dreaming,” an invitation to radically reimagine a justice system that prioritizes human beings over systems of oppression.

RSVP Here

 

Lunch with Vincent: A Conversation with Maureen McGonagle

DePaul faculty and staff are invited to join Mission and Ministry and Maureen McGonagle, a veteran university leader, for our inaugural Spring Quarter Lunch with Vincent. Maureen, with 25 years of experience directing The Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center, will delve into the distinction between “values” and “virtues” and discover ways to embody them both more deeply.

Register Here

 

Vincentian Service Day 2024

Vincentian Service Day 2024 is Saturday, May 4. Join the DePaul community for this annual University tradition celebrating our Vincentian mission. All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to register! You can register on the VSD website either as an individual or as a group (of at least 10 people). If you have questions or would like a member of the Service Day Team to speak to your department or a student group, please reach out to serviceday@depaul.edu. #DePaulVSD

 

Help with the VSD Morning Program!

Can’t commit to spending the whole day but still want to be part of Vincentian Service Day? The Service Day Team in the Division of Mission and Ministry would love your help with the Vincentian Service Day morning program. We need volunteers to help direct VSD participants, assist with bus instructions, pass out t-shirts, and many other things. If you can help on Saturday, May 4th from 7:30AM-10AM at the Lincoln Park campus, please email Katie Sullivan (ksulli47@depaul.edu). Thank you!

 

Unity in Action: Celebrating St. Vincent at the Vinny Games

Take a well-deserved break from your day for some sustenance, social connections, and laughter. As always, all faculty/staff are welcome, and you can participate as an individual and/or as a team.

Register Here

 

 

Louise Week 2024

In honor of Saint Louise de Marillac’s Feast Day on May 9th, the Division of Mission and Ministry invites the DePaul community to celebrate Louise Week from May 4-10. For more information about the week’s events, check out the Louise Week event lineup here: 

Louise Week 2024 Events

 

 

 

 

Bereavement Notices

Remembering Jen Sweet

Jen Sweet, a former employee of DePaul, passed away on April 6 after fighting cancer for 16 years. Before leaving DePaul for her medical treatment, Jen had served as the director of assessment at the Center for Teaching and Learning. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 24 at 10 am at Faupel Funeral Home, New Port Richey, Florida.

DePaul University Bereavement Notices will now be found here.

Loop Mass & Lunch

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

Organizational Renewal and Collective Cultivation

What cultivates the change that cures?

…read more

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Mass and Lunch for Faculty and Staff

As we begin the Spring Quarter, the Division of Mission and Ministry invites Catholic faculty and staff at DePaul to attend mass with us and then be our guests for lunch. Through participating in the mass and enjoying a meal together, we wish to foster community and nurture our spirituality. We hope you will join us for this time of prayer, celebration, and friendship. (Faculty and staff of all faiths are welcome!)

Loop RSVP

 

Lunch with Vincent: A Conversation with Maureen McGonagle

DePaul faculty and staff are invited to join Mission and Ministry and Maureen McGonagle, a veteran university leader, for our inaugural Spring Quarter Lunch with Vincent. Maureen, with 25 years of experience directing The Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center, will delve into the distinction between “values” and “virtues” and discover ways to embody them both more deeply.

Register Here

 

Unity in Action: Celebrating St. Vincent at the Vinny Games

Join us for the 2024 Vinny Games, co-sponsored by the Ray! Each year, the Vinny Games foster a sense of community engagement and teamwork through spirited competition. The Vinny Games serve as a tribute to St. Vincent DePaul’s legacy of togetherness and action for a common, noble cause. Please join!  For more information, please email Tom Judge at tjudge@depaul.edu.

 

Bereavement Notices

Remembering Jen Sweet

Jen Sweet, a former employee of DePaul, passed away on April 6 after fighting cancer for 16 years. Before leaving DePaul for her medical treatment, Jen had served as the director of assessment at the Center for Teaching and Learning. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 24 at 10 am at Faupel Funeral Home, New Port Richey, Florida.

DePaul University Bereavement Notices will now be found here.

Mass & Lunch for Faculty & Staff

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

Showing up in a Time of Digital Distance

When did you last let your heart speak?

…read more

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Mass and Lunch for Faculty and Staff

As we begin the Spring Quarter, the Division of Mission and Ministry invites Catholic faculty and staff at DePaul to attend mass with us and then be our guests for lunch. Through participating in the mass and enjoying a meal together, we wish to foster community and nurture our spirituality. We hope you will join us for this time of prayer, celebration, and friendship. (Faculty and staff of all faiths are welcome!)

Lincoln Park RSVP

Loop RSVP

 

 

Lunch with Vincent: A Conversation with Maureen McGonagle

DePaul faculty and staff are invited to join Mission and Ministry and Maureen McGonagle, a veteran university leader, for our inaugural Spring Quarter Lunch with Vincent. Maureen, with 25 years of experience directing The Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center, will delve into the distinction between “values” and “virtues” and discover ways to embody them both more deeply.

Register Here

 

Unity in Action: Celebrating St. Vincent at the Vinny Games

Join us for the 2024 Vinny Games, co-sponsored by the Ray! Each year, the Vinny Games foster a sense of community engagement and teamwork through spirited competition. The Vinny Games serve as a tribute to St. Vincent DePaul’s legacy of togetherness and action for a common, noble cause. Please join!  For more information, please email Tom Judge at tjudge@depaul.edu.

Vincentian Heritage Journal Vol. 37, No. 2: Exploring Vincentian Formation

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

What Must Be Done to Renew the DePaul Community?

Our human need to be in community and relationships, to feel that we are cared for and valued, in good times and in bad, is basic and intrinsic. It is also essential to our university’s mission…read more

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Vincentian Heritage Journal

The DePaul University Vincentian Studies Institute is pleased to announce the publication of our newest peer-reviewed e-book edition of Vincentian Heritage, Volume 37, Number 2. This edition explores the many facets of Vincentian formation.

Learn More

 

 

Lunch with Vincent: A Conversation with Maureen McGonagle

DePaul faculty and staff are invited to join Mission and Ministry and Maureen McGonagle, a veteran university leader, for our inaugural Spring Quarter Lunch with Vincent. Maureen, with 25 years of experience directing The Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center, will delve into the distinction between “values” and “virtues” and discover ways to embody them both more deeply.

Register Here

 

Spring: DePaul’s Season of Religious Observances

Spring on our campus is a time of religious celebrations, honoring traditions like Passover, Holi, Holy Week, and Ramadan. Join us as we embrace diversity and unity in this season of spiritual reflection.

Learn More

 

Lunch with Vincent: A Conversation with Maureen McGonagle

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

Seasons of Change

In a season of renewal, as spring blooms and spiritual practices like Lent and Ramadan unfold, we confront our vulnerabilities and envision a world of connection, radical generosity, and transformation.

…read more

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Lunch with Vincent: A Conversation with Maureen McGonagle

DePaul faculty and staff are invited to join Mission and Ministry and Maureen McGonagle, a veteran university leader, for our inaugural Spring Quarter Lunch with Vincent. Maureen, with 25 years of experience directing The Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center, will delve into the distinction between “values” and “virtues” and discover ways to embody them both more deeply.

Register Here

 

Spring: DePaul’s Season of Religious Observances

Spring on our campus is a time of religious celebrations, honoring traditions like Passover, Holi, Holy Week, and Ramadan. Join us as we embrace diversity and unity in this season of spiritual reflection.

Learn More

 

What is Vincentian Pragmatism?

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

What is Vincentian Pragmatism?

As we move more into the Designing DePaul process, how might our Vincentian mission inform our planning and action? …read more

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Spring: DePaul’s Season of Religious Observances

Spring on our campus is a time of religious celebrations, honoring traditions like Passover, Holi, Holy Week, and Ramadan. Join us as we embrace diversity and unity in this season of spiritual reflection.

Learn More