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.

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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

 

Remembering Our Loved Ones

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 Final Word is Love

We have all known the long loneliness …read more

 

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Annual Gathering of Remembrance is Thursday, November 16th

Each November, the DePaul University community gathers annually to remember our loved ones who have passed away over the past year and to surround our colleagues who have experienced loss with our love and support. All DePaul community members and their family and friends are welcome to attend a short interfaith service in the Cortelyou Commons.

RSVP Here

 

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: Save the Date

Join us on Friday, December 7th (12:30 – 4pm) to connect with faculty and staff colleagues for an afternoon reflective retreat on “Finding Light in Darkness” at the Art Institute of Chicago. We will begin with a late lunch, be guided by Art Institute docents, and allow time and space for personal reflection and dialogue with colleagues. Cheerful holiday spirit expected!

Gathering of Remembrance

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

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French holy card which reads, “A good conscience is in unalterable joy and peace, even in the midst of adversities.”

Finding Hope in Dark Times

As Vincent de Paul leaned into the reality of those he served, he didn’t just share in the suffering of others, he shared in their joy. How can we learn from this?…read more

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Annual Gathering of Remembrance is Thursday, November 16th

Each November, the DePaul University community gathers annually to remember our loved ones who have passed away over the past year and to surround our colleagues who have experienced loss with our love and support. All DePaul community members and their family and friends are welcome to attend a short interfaith service in the Cortelyou Commons.

RSVP Here

 

Lunch With Vincent: Inside Out

Join us along with Professor Christina Rivers (Political Science) and Dr. Howard Rosing (Executive Director, The Steans Center) as these long-time DePaul community members explore their unique and transformative work for social justice and their professional and personal resonance with DePaul’s Vincentian mission!

Register here

 

DePaul Managers Forum

Join us for an “Open Space” experience with other DePaul managers (of pro staff) to focus on the topics and questions most important to you!   Register here

 

Lakota Nation vs. United States:  Film Panel Discussion

Mission and Ministry is co-sponsoring this Native American Heritage Event on Thursday, November 9th with colleagues in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity. The lunchtime discussion requires viewing the documentary, available online, prior to the event. Lunch provided. RSVP Here.

 

 

 

 

Bereavement Notice

Remembering: Rommie Khalifeh

Rommie Khalifeh, the son of faculty member Jumana Khalifeh of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Sociology, passed away on October 30, 2023 at the age of 29. 

DePaul University Bereavement Notices will now be found here.

 

Lunch With Vincent: Inside/Out

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 Wisdom of the Seasons

“Let your leaves fall and return. Oh darling, the seasons are your friend.” – Sia, Death by Chocolate.  Ellen Fingado, Dean of Students, shares her reflections on how she moves through the seasonal ups and downs with the support of a community…read more

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Lunch With Vincent: Inside Out

Join us along with Professor Christina Rivers (Political Science) and Dr. Howard Rosing (Executive Director, The Steans Center) as these long-time DePaul community members explore their unique and transformative work for social justice and their professional and personal resonance with DePaul’s Vincentian mission!

Register here

 

DePaul Managers Forum

Join us for an “Open Space” experience with other DePaul managers (of pro staff) to focus on the topics and questions most important to you!   Register here

 

Lakota Nation vs. United States:  Film Panel Discussion

Mission and Ministry is co-sponsoring this Native American Heritage Event on Thursday, November 9th with colleagues in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity. The lunchtime discussion requires viewing the documentary, available online, prior to the event. Lunch provided. RSVP Here.

 

 

 

 

Annual Gathering of Remembrance is Thursday, November 16th

Each November, the DePaul University community gathers annually to remember our loved ones who have passed away over the past year and to surround our colleagues who have experienced loss with our love and support.  Circle your calendar to join us on Thursday, November 16th at 4:30 pm in Cortelyou Commons. Keep an eye out for further info and to share names of loved ones you wish to be remembered at this event.

Courage Between Silence and Speech

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

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Courage Between Silence and Speech

How can we embrace the power of silence and the humility of acknowledging what we don’t know to expand our conscience, creativity, and cooperation in our work and in our DePaul community? …read more

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Lunch With Vincent: Inside Out

Join us along with Professor Christina Rivers (Political Science) and Dr. Howard Rosing (Executive Director, The Steans Center) as these long-time DePaul community members explore their unique and transformative work for social justice and their professional and personal resonance with DePaul’s Vincentian mission!

Register here

 

DePaul Managers Forum

Join us for an “Open Space” experience with other DePaul managers (of pro staff) to focus on the topics and questions most important to you!   Register here

Another World is Possible

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

Photo Credits: Ankhesenamun on Unsplash

Another World is Possible

Even amid feelings of despair, there is always a way toward a new reality where life can triumph and flourish. …read more

 

 

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

DePaul Managers Forum

Join us for an “Open Space” experience with other DePaul managers (of pro staff) to focus on the topics and questions most important to you! Register here

Celebrating Sustainability!

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

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Photo credit: Susan Melkisethian

Amidst Uncertainty and Hope, We Take Action

At DePaul University, we are uniquely situated to respond to the needs of today’s world. How can you contribute to a more hopeful future? …read more

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Sustainability Celebration

This event (on Tuesday, October 24 · 3:30 – 6:30pm CDT in the LPC Student Center Room 314AB) will focus on learning sustainable practices, social justice measures, community engagement, and Halloween fun! There will be a display of eco art, dozens of tables, (sign up to table here) hors d’oeuvres, and an ethical Halloween costume swap.

 

 

Sustainability Art Needed

Just DePaul is asking for DePaul members (students, facility, staff, alumni, etc) to submit their eco and social justice art for display at the upcoming Sustainability celebration!

 

 

 

Lunch with Vincent: Fool Me Once

Join us and author, documentarian and DePaul faculty member Kelly Richmond Pope for a lively conversation about the stories, scams and secrets of the trillion dol­lar fraud industry as well as the lessons in vulnerability, protection and empathy she learned while writing her book “Fool Me Once.” We hope you will join us!  Please gather for a tasty meal and a timely conversation to learn and share how our mission will lead us forward. RSVP here

 

Photo credits: Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune

Are you addressing the Migrant crisis in Chicago in any way?

If you have responded to the current migrant crisis in Chicago (through direct service, in the classroom, through research, advocacy, etc.), please help DePaul by responding to Just DePaul’s brief survey so we can compile an inventory of actions by DePaul community members and consider institutional coordination for efforts in addition to the work consistently being done by areas like DePaul’s Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic and the DePaul Migration Collaborative as well as within courses throughout the university.

 

October is Sustainability Month

Did you know that among higher education, October is Sustainability Month? Join Just DePaul as we help facilitate and host many various events throughout the month of October.  

(See our full calendar of events below and visit our Linktree) 

 

DePaul Then … and Now

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

Photo Illustration by Jeff Carrion / DePaul University
Taking the Long View

What might the lessons of the past teach us about facing the hurdles of the present?    Read More

 

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Are you a faculty or staff member who has a child attending DePaul as a student? This luncheon is for you, together with your student-child or just on your own. Join us to meet others who share a similar experience, and to hear words of wisdom from parent and DePaul colleague, Darryl Arrington, the event keynote speaker.   Please share word of this event with others you know who are part of this unique community of DePaul colleagues!

Celebrate St. Vincent de Paul Heritage Week!

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

Vinny Fest 2023

Don’t Miss Vinny Fest 2023!

Join in the fun at Vinny Fest – a DePaul tradition – on either Tuesday, September 26 from 2-4PM in the DePaul Center Concourse or Friday, September 29 from 2-4PM in the LPC Quad. See the Vinny Fest Promo Video!

 

Mission-Related Events and Happenings This Week

Celebrate St Vincent de Paul Heritage Week in the Loop and Lincoln Park!

St. Vincent de Paul Heritage Luncheon

Wednesday, September 27, Noon – 1:00pm, Loop Campus – DePaul Center

Join the DePaul community for the heritage luncheon focusing on “A Welcoming City, A Welcoming Mission:  DePaul University, Chicago Migration, and the Vincentian Mission.”  Zoom participation is available as a hybrid option.  RSVP Here

St Vincent de Paul Heritage Breakfast 

Friday, September 29 | 9:00am – 11:00 am | Lincoln Park Student Center 120 A & B

Come celebrate our shared Vincentian heritage with delicious food and great community at the annual St. Vincent de Paul Prayer Breakfast! This year, Dr. Sulin Ba, the Dean of the Driehaus College of Business, will be the keynote speaker.  Dr. Ba will share how she integrates the mission in her professional and personal life. Please join us!  RSVP here

 

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.

 

 

 

Mission Monday 

Today we celebrate the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul from whom we derive our name, vision, mission, and identity. Read More