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+ Second Collection this Sunday for Christians in Iraq
This weekend we will be having a second collection to support the plight of Christians in Iraq.  Funds gathered will support Catholic Relief efforts to support refugees in Iraq.  If you’d like to write a check please make them out to “Cornell Catholic Community” with Iraq in the memo. 

+ Mass, Dinner, and Trivia!
Wednesday is another great community night at the Catholic Community with Mass at 5:15pm in the ATH Chapel, a free dinner at 5:45pm in the One World Room, followed by trivia!  Join us for some or all of the night’s events.  Also if you’re interested in signing up to cook one of our Wednesday night meals you can do so by emailing Joe at jem479@cornell.edu

+ Thursday Evening Compline Service
Join Christians from throughout campus every 9pm in the ATH Chapel for an ecumenical compline service with scripture, song, and community.  Music is led by the ATH choir which includes our very own Anna O’Connell!  Email Anna at amo82@cornell.edu for more info or to join the choir group.

+ Family and Grad Student Picnic at Stewart Park
Grad students and their families are invited to join us for our first annual potluck picnic in Stewart Park from 11am – 1pm.  Email Joe at jem479@cornell.edu to rsvp and let us know what you’re bringing. 

+ Liturgical Ministry Training
We have two more liturgical ministry training opportunities for those interested in serving this year as either Lectors, Hospitality Ministers, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, and Sacristans. To sign up for training go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17dB9gMhviNHxERsyUY82w_OMAe7pKIIcKL30yyjVBPw/viewform?usp=send_form

+ Green and Fall Retreats
We have two wonderful retreat opportunities coming up in the next few weeks.  Join us for a day long retreat at our Annual Green Retreat on Sat, Sept 20th that takes place at a nearby organic dairy farm and costs $10.  This retreat invites participants to reflect on our relationship to God’s creation.  Email Joe at jem479@cornell.edu to rsvp. The next weekend from Sat, Sept 27th – 28th is our Fall Retreat at Camp Casawasco.  This overnight experience will invite students to reflect on the seven cardinal virtues and be a great opportunity to renew your faith.  Email Dave at dph67@cornell.edu for more info or to rsvp.  Cost will be $40.

+ Catholicism 101: What We Believe and Why?
Fr. Carsten is starting up a new program this Fall called Catholicism 101: What we believe and why on Mondays from 7-8pm. Come ask your questions about the Catholic Faith and learn more about what we believe. If you'd like to suggest topics or presubmit questions email Fr. Carsten at cpm85@cornell.edu. 

+ Confirmation Formation beginning Monday, Sept 22nd
Did you never have the opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation?  Consider participating in our Confirmation Formation program beginning Monday, Sept 22nd and running on Monday nights from 5-6pm.  Confirmations for the fall will take place on November 20th.  Email Joe at jem479@cornell.edu to participate or for more info. 

+ Interested in helping us count our Sunday collections?
We’re looking for a few students to help us count Sunday collections once a month.  Any help is greatly appreciated. Email Joe at jem479@cornell.edu for more info. 

+ Cyprian Young Adult and Catholic Professionals gathering
St. Cyprian’s League invites young Catholic professionals in Ithaca and nearby parishes to gather together next Saturday, September 13th. We will be picking apples at Littletree Orchards, having dinner in a restaurant in downtown Elmira, and praying night prayer at Mt. Savior Monastery. The group will meet up at Tops Plaza, South Meadow St., at 4:30. Please contact Jolanda Pandin at (jmpandin@yahoo.com) or call Matt Connolly at 607-256-4209 if interested or for further information.

+ Interested in Women’s Ministry?
Our Women’s Ministry is getting ready to kick off soon for the semester.  If you’re interested in participating please e-mail Anna at amo82@cornell.edu

+ Fall Day of Service
Join us for a day serving the elderly residents of Tioga County on Saturday, October 4th. The day will consist of helping with yardwork, painting, and whatever else might be helpful to the community. Email Andrew at alb398@cornell.edu to rsvp by Sept 14th. 

+ 20 minute prayer group
Join members of the community in 20 minutes of praying the rosary.  It can be your first time saying the rosary or your millionth, all are welcome! There is no commitment: members can come whenever they want to join others in the rosary. 

We have three set times each week:

Sunday at 11:30am (following 10:30 mass) at Sage Wednesday at 5:45pm (right before 5:15 mass) at Anabel Taylor (tabernacle) Saturday at 5:45pm at Anabel Taylor (tabernacle)

In addition we have a rosary groupme, where members can text other members to pray the rosary at spontaneous times and various locations!

If interested email mrm327@cornell.edu, and include your phone number if you would like to be added to the groupme.




Fall 2014 Mass Schedule: 

  • Sundays:  10:30am and 9:30pm at Sage Chapel
  • Mondays: 12:20pm at ATH Chapel
  • Wednesdays: 5:15pm at ATH Chapel

For a comprehensive list of Sunday Mass times at nearby parishes please go to http://www.cornellcatholic.org/cocaco/index.cfm/sacraments-worship/sunday-mass-times-at-local-area-parishes/.  

Today's Readings — The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website Daily Mass Readings provides the reading for the day and links to download podcasts via iTunes or other audio file formats.




Contact Us

Cornell Catholic Community

G19 Anabel Taylor Hall
548 College Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14853-1001
phone. 607.255.4228
fax .607.255.7793
email. catholic@cornell.edu 


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