Get Involved!

Check out the great events below to meet new people, network with other grad students and young professionals, or deepen your faith:


Day of Service
Click here to sign up!
Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance (DCPA)
Saturday, September 30, 2017
8:30 AM: Meet at SMSP for breakfast and prayer before heading to Detroit
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Work may include tree, brush, and debris removal, and possibly some planting – so plan to get dirty! Bring some $$ for lunch in Detroit.

Food Gatherers Community Kitchen
The mission of Food Gatherers Community Kitchen is to engage and nourish our entire community. The Community Kitchen is located in the Robert J. Delonis Center (which is also home to the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County) at 312 W. Huron Street in Ann Arbor. The Community Kitchen serves lunch and dinner Monday through Friday and a mid-afternoon meal on Saturday and Sunday. Since its opening in 2003, Food Gatherers staff and volunteers have served more than one million meals to our neighbors in need! Click the dates below to sign up to volunteer with other grad students & young professionals.
Thursday, October 19, 5:00-7:30 PM
Saturday, November 4, 2:30-5:00 PM


New this year! Spiritual Directions begins at 7:00 PM (at SMSP) with dessert and time to socialize or network with other grad students and young professionals. A different speaker each month will lead us into faith-based discussion. Dates for fall 2017: Mondays Sept 25, Oct 23, and Nov 20.


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Monthly Mass & Dinner
Each month we host a Monday mass & dinner right at St. Mary. Join us to worship, connect, and enjoy a delicious dinner with our grad/yp community. Dates for fall 2017 are Sept 11, Oct 9, Nov 6, and Dec 4. We begin with mass at 7:00 PM followed by dinner in Newman Hall.



Grad Student & Young Professional Retreat February 3-4, 2018
This overnight retreat offers participants the chance to reflect on their experiences and discover how God our creator is already at work in our lives. Weber Center in Adrian, MI.

Busy Person Retreat Fall 2017 & Lent 2018
If you are someone looking to start a daily habit of prayer, to dive deeper into an already active prayer life, or simply to grow in your relationship with God – the Busy Person Retreat (BPR) is for you.  With this retreat, retreatants commit to 15 minutes of individual daily prayer and 30-45 minutes of conversation each week with a spiritual companion.

Click here to sign up for the Fall 2017 Busy Person Retreat!

The campus ministry team will use the preferences you indicate on your registration form to prayerfully match you with a spiritual companion who best meets your needs and desires.  Click the following link to learn more about spiritual companionship (often called spiritual direction):


Small Church Communities Fall 2017 & Lent 2018
SCC’s provide time each week to read, pray, and grapple with the Word, reflect on God’s role in our lives and grow in faith and fellowship. Check out the SCC Page for more details. 

Rooted Tuesdays 6:30-8:00 PM
Rooted is a year-long open graduate/young professional faith sharing group focused on becoming more rooted in God, scripture and each other (love).  Come meet other grad/yp’s, have authentic conversations and build real relationships for God’s kingdom on earth. No need to sign up, just drop in! For more information contact Jenny Line.

Please contact Fr. Joe Wagner, S.J. for more information about the Grad/YP group.