"Lord, make me an instrument of your peace;
where there is hatred; let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy."

-St. Francis of Assisi
 

The Office of Mission & Ministry at Alvernia University provides opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to respond to God's call by engaging in a community of faith, pursuing a life of service, and advancing peace and social justice initiatives in our community and in the world. While rooted in the spirituality of Saint Francis of Assisi and the Roman Catholic Church, the Office of Campus Ministry recognizes the Christian call for inclusiveness and welcomes persons of all faith backgrounds, encouraging a spirit of ecumenism and inter-faith dialogue.

 

We do this by sponsoring activities in the area of 5 pillars:

 

Mass Schedule


 
Daily Mass
8:00 AM, Sacred Heart Chapel
 

Sunday Mass

9:00 AM, Sacred Heart Chapel

7:00 PM, Sacred Heart Chapel
 
Weekly Mass
12 PM, Wednesdays, Sacred Heart Chapel 
 
The Sacred Heart Chapel is located in the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Convent - 460 St Bernardine Street, Reading, PA 19607.

 

Alvernia University Prayer Requests


 
If you have a prayer request that you would like to share with the campus community, you are invited to use this form to submit your request.

 

Mission & Ministry Staff


 
Julianne Wallace, D.Min.
Vice President of Mission & Ministry
610-796-8300
CC 104B
julianne.wallace@alvernia.edu
Cristina Paden
Campus Minister in Residence
610-796-5512
CC 104E
cristina.paden@alvernia.edu
Stephanie Gonzalez
Campus Minister / Resident Director
610-796-1961
CC 104C
stephanie.gonzalez@alvernia.edu
Fr. Ronald Bowman
Catholic Chaplain
ronald.bowman@alvernia.edu
Robert McKelvie, OSF
Franciscan Scholar
610-796-2876
CC 104A

Roberta.McKelvie@alvernia.edu
Rubina Tareen
Interfaith Chaplain
610.796.8402
CC 104A
rubina.tareen@alvernia.edu

 

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