is proud to join the called for by the U.S. Bishops. Throughout campus, in our chapels, gathering places, and exhibit spaces, we look forward to highlighting the unique importance of the Eucharist in the life of the Church. In the 2023-2024 school year, in particular, the university will focus on the Eucharist as the “source and summit of the Christian life” and participate in the in July 2024.

“There have been so many seeds of grace, mercy, forgiveness, etc. through the presence of Christ just there quietly, silently, mysteriously inviting the faithful to come and be with Him, to adore him, to receive His grace.”

— Fr. Aquinas Guilbeau, University Chaplain


Our Stories about the Eucharist

Our community shares their meaningful connection with the Eucharist

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    Michael Gutelius, Head Football Coach

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    Allie Dunbaugh, Office Manager, Campus Ministry 

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    Fr. Aquinas Guilbeau, University Chaplain


 Campus Ministry Events

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    Pilgrimage to Cabrini Shrine

    December 1

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    March for Life

    January 19
    Each year, hundreds of students participate in the national March for Life in downtown D.C.

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    Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas

    January 25
    This annual mass held in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception commemorates our patron, St. Thomas Aquinas as we kick off the spring semester. 

Fall 2023

  • August

    • 26: Freshmen Orientation Mass
    • 27: Ice Cream Social + Welcome Back Mass (Pryz)
    • 28: Academic Year Mass Schedule Resumes
    • 31: Mass of the Holy Spirit (Basilica)
  • September

    • 8-10: Freshmen Retreat
    • 12: Liturgy Info Session
    • 14: CUA on Tap with Godsplaining  Podcasters (Pryz)
    • 17: Mother Teresa Day of Service
    • 18: Weekly Service Sites Begin
    • 22-24: Family Weekend
    • 24: Family Weekend Mass (Pryz)
    • 30: Dominican Rosary Pilgrimage
  • October

    • 8: Rosary Sunday
    • 13: Homecoming Event
    • 13-15: Cardinal Weekend (Alumni)
    • 19: CUA on Tap
    • 22: Mission Sunday
    • 26: Halloween on Campus
    • 30: Long-Term Service Fair
  • November

    • 1: All Saints Day
    • 1: Student Leader Info Night
    • 2: All Souls Day
    • 6-7: Immersion Trip Interviews
    • 8: Immersion Trip Placements
    • 10-12: Men's/Women's Retreats
    • 12-19: Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week
    • 16: CUA on Tap
    • 19: Christ the King Procession
  • December

    • 1: Pilgrimage to Cabrini Shrine
    • 4-18: Giving Tree
    • 8-10: 40 Hour Devotion: Eucharistic Adoration during Finals

Spring 2024

  • January

    • 1-5: SEEK (St. Louis, MO)
    • 5-7: Student Minister Training
    • 15: MLK Day of Service
    • 19: March for Life
    • 21: Immersion Trip Meeting 
    • 22: Service Sites Begin
    • 25: St. Thomas Aquinas Mass
    • 26-28: Undergrad Silent Retreat
  • February

    • 1: Celebration of Consecrated Life Event
    • 2-4: Immersion Overnight Retreat
    • 3-4: Blessing of the Throats
    • 14: Ash Wednesday
    • 15: CUA on Tap
    • 24: Senior Day Retreat
  • March

    • 7: CUA on Tap
    • 8-17: Spring Break
    • 23:  Lent/RCIA Day Retreat
    • 24: Palm Sunday
    • 22: St. Oscar Romero Mass
    • 24: Spring to CUA
    • 25: Campus-wide Stations of the Cross
    • 28-31: Holy Week/Easter Break
  • April

    • 10: Founders Day
    • 18: CUA on Tap
    • 28: Ring Blessing Mass
  • May

    • 10: Baccalaureate Mass
    • 13-24: Mission (Fr. Teo)
    • 16: Law School Baccalaureate Mass

I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.

John 6:51

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    July 17-21, 2024
    Lucas Oil Stadium
    Indianapolis, Indiana


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