The Journey to Simplicity

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

The Journey to Simplicity

Honesty with ourselves and each other can be a key to individual and communal growth. How can we encourage this Vincentian virtue?

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Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Lunch with Vincent: Who is My Neighbor?

In response to the continued arrival of migrant families to Chicago, Mousin (former university ombuds and current professor of asylum law) will reflect on the Vincentian imperatives, and opportunities, these unique circumstances present us.  Please join us for community building, meaningful conversation and a tasty lunch!

RSVP link coming soon!

 

Build Diversity Certificate

DePaul faculty and staff are invited to join us February 22nd for a BUILD session titled Religious Diversity in the Workplace.

RSVP Here!

Ash Wednesday & Lenten Groups

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

Sometimes, We Forget Who We Are

Human beings are creatures who can drift away from who we are at our best …read more

 

 

 

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, the traditional start to Lent for Christians worldwide, is Wednesday, February 14th!

Learn more here

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lenten Groups

During the six weeks of Lent, participants will be invited to reflect on Lenten scriptural readings through the lens of Vincentian spirituality.   Groups will meet once each week via Zoom throughout Lent (a total of 6 times). Choose between Mondays (February 19-March 25, 12pm – 1pm) or Thursdays (February 15-March 21, 12pm – 1pm).

RSVP for Monday meetings here

RSVP for Thursday meetings here

 

Service Day with Vincent

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

Building a Strong Foundation

At DePaul, and in our lives, we meet critical challenges every day. Having a foundation that grounds us will always help us through.

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Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Service Day with Vincent

Join us for “Service Day with Vincent” available to all DePaul faculty and staff!  Our day will begin with a light breakfast and fun kick off then we head out to spend time at our sites.  Service sites will include agencies engaging with children, migrants, the elderly and people with special needs.  After service, we will return to campus for lunch and shared reflection.  Join us for this unique opportunity to experience DePaul and Chicago at their very best!

RSVP Here

 

Lenten Groups

During the six weeks of Lent, participants will be invited to reflect on Lenten scriptural readings through the lens of Vincentian spirituality.   Groups will meet once each week via Zoom throughout Lent (a total of 6 times). Choose between Mondays (February 19-March 25, 12pm – 1pm) or Thursdays (February 15-March 21, 12pm – 1pm).

RSVP for Monday meetings here

RSVP for Thursday meetings here

 

 

Lunch with Vincent with the Diversity Fellows

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-Related Events and Happenings This Week

 Lunch with Vincent

Join us for a robust conversation with this year’s Presidential Diversity Fellows, faculty members Stephen Haymes and Jess Westbrook!

RSVP Here

 

Service Day with Vincent

Join us for “Service Day with Vincent” available to all DePaul faculty and staff!  Our day will begin with a light breakfast and fun kick off then we head out to spend time at our sites.  Service sites will include agencies engaging with children, migrants, the elderly and people with special needs.  After service, we will return to campus for lunch and shared reflection.  Join us for this unique opportunity to experience DePaul and Chicago at their very best!

RSVP Here

 

Lenten Groups

During the six weeks of Lent, participants will be invited to reflect on Lenten scriptural readings through the lens of Vincentian spirituality.   Groups will meet once each week via Zoom throughout Lent (a total of 6 times). Choose between Mondays (February 19-March 25, 12pm – 1pm) or Thursdays (February 15-March 21, 12pm – 1pm).

RSVP for Monday meetings here

RSVP for Thursday meetings here

 

The Shared Coin Tradition 2024

The 2024 edition of the Shared Coin was released on Foundation Day, January 25. Any DePaul student, faculty or staff member can go to one of our distribution locations and pick up coins to share with a person or several people they witness living DePaul’s mission. This is a special way to tell someone else, “I see you! I see DePaul’s mission and the Vincentian spirit within you.”

 

For more information, please visit: go.depaul.edu/sharedcoin

 

Mission Monday

Creating a Community of Care

Have we have forgotten that we belong to each other? …read more

 

Inspiration for Sincere Dialogue in Difficult Times

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

Martin Luther King, Jr., meets with President Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson Library, Public Domain

Inspiration for Sincere Dialogue in Difficult Times

As we face the challenges of our time is there some inspiration we can take from the diverse examples of Martin Luther King, Jr., Abraham Lincoln, and Vincent de Paul? …read more

 

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

 Lunch With Vincent

Join us for a robust conversation with this year’s Presidential Diversity Fellows, faculty members Stephen Haymes and Jess Westbrook!

RSVP Here

 

2024 Winter Sock Drive

Join us as we collect new socks of all sizes and varieties to help spread warmth this winter!

 

 

 

 

Service Day with Vincent

Join us for “Service Day with Vincent” available to all DePaul faculty and staff!  Our day will begin with a light breakfast and fun kick off then we head out to spend time at our sites.  Service sites will include agencies engaging with children, migrants, the elderly and people with special needs.  After service, we will return to campus for lunch and shared reflection.  Join us for this unique opportunity to experience DePaul and Chicago at their very best!

RSVP Here!

 

Lenten Groups

During the six weeks of Lent, participants will be invited to reflect on Lenten scriptural readings through the lens of Vincentian spirituality.   Groups will meet once each week via Zoom throughout Lent (a total of 6 times). Choose between Mondays (February 19-March 25, 12pm – 1pm) or Thursdays (February 15-March 21, 12pm – 1pm).

RSVP for Monday meetings here

RSVP for Thursday meetings here

 

Foundation Day Celebration

This week on January 25th, we celebrate what Vincentians have come to know as “Foundation Day,” which is the day Vincent de Paul identified as the day in 1617 when the Vincentian mission began.

Busy Person’s Retreat

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-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Busy Person’s Retreat

Deepen your sense of wellness and spirituality while exploring the meaning and impact of our collective work. Join us in our 2024 Busy Person’s Online Retreat!  RSVP Here

 

 

2024 Winter Sock Drive

Join us as we collect new socks of all sizes and varieties to help spread warmth this winter!

 

 

 

 Lunch With Vincent

Join us for a robust conversation with this year’s Presidential Diversity Fellows, faculty members Stephen Haymes and Jess Westbrook!

RSVP Here

Calling Your “Best Self”

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

Calling Your “Best Self”

The new year offers us a convenient opportunity to commit anew to a path of growth, healing, goodness, and hope…read more

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

2024 Winter Sock Drive

Join us as we collect new socks of all sizes and varieties to help spread warmth this winter!

 

 

 

Busy Person’s Retreat

Deepen your sense of wellness and spirituality while exploring the meaning and impact of our collective work. Join us in our 2024 Busy Person’s Online Retreat!  RSVP Here

 

Day with Vincent at Art Institute

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

Struck by Beauty

Can you recall a time when you were struck by beauty or joy around you? …read more

 

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Day with Vincent Retreat: Finding Light in Darkness

DePaul Faculty and Staff are invited to join us on December 7th for a cozy lunch, hot chocolate, cider, and a discussion of finding light in darkness, followed by a private guided tour of the Art Institute of Chicago!    Learn more and RSVP

 

Winter Clothing and Blanket Drive

Join us in supporting the migrant community in Chicago. Your donations of new or gently used winter apparel and outerwear will warmly welcome new arrivals during the chilly season ahead – running November 13th through December 8th.

 

 

 

Bereavement Notices

Remembering Eric Frank Hoerdemann

Eric Hoerdemann, the brother of Carolyn Hoerdemann, faculty member of the Theatre School, passed away on November 21, 2023 at the age of 60.

 

DePaul University Bereavement Notices will now be found here.

Learning with Dorothy Day

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

Learning with Dorothy Day

Like Dorothy Day, we should embrace an expansive and experiential education—for ourselves and our students…read more

 

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Winter Clothing and Blanket Drive

Join us in supporting the migrant community in Chicago. Your donations of new or gently used winter apparel and outerwear will warmly welcome new arrivals during the chilly season ahead – running November 13th through December 8th.

 

 

 

 

Day with Vincent Retreat: Finding Light in Darkness

Join us on December 7th for a cozy lunch, hot chocolate, cider, and a discussion of finding light in darkness, followed by a private guided tour of the Art Institute of Chicago!    Learn more and RSVP

 

Bereavement Notices

Remembering David Frank Dvorak

David Frank Dvorak, the brother of Susan McMahon of the Psychology Department, passed away on October 19. 2023 at the age of 62, after a brief illness.

Remembering Patricia Corinne McMahon

Patricia Corinne McMahon, the mother-in-law of Susan McMahon of the Psychology Department, passed away on November 6, 2023 at the age of 89.

 

DePaul University Bereavement Notices will now be found here.

Putting People First

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

Putting People First

How can I possibly prioritize people and be in the moment when I have so much to do? And why does it matter?…read more

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Day with Vincent Retreat: Finding Light in Darkness

Join us on December 7th for a cozy lunch, hot chocolate, cider, and a discussion of finding light in darkness, followed by a private guided tour of the Art Institute of Chicago!

Learn more and RSVP