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  • March 1, 2015

    Sunday Mass

    Foyle Hall Chapel

    Entirely student-led Mass equals energetic, enriching and a good place to be on Sunday mornings to start the new week. All are welcome to join the celebration. If you are interested in Liturgical Ministries, such as becoming a reader or Eucharistic Minister, please contact Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu for more information.
    If you are interested in joining the Choir, please contact Elise at pates390354@avila.edu or Zeke at bocklage391647@avila.edu

    Silence by Moira Buffini

    Goppert Theatre

    Goppert Theatre presents Silence by Moira Buffini. For mature audiences only. Students can receive 2 free tickets Goppert Theatre productions. For a description of what Silence is all about and for ticket orders, visit http://www.avila.edu/Theatre/14-15-silence.asp.
    Sponsored by AUTC

  • March 2, 2015

    N/A

    Avila Food Drive

    Donation Bins: Hodes Center, Learning Commons, Marian Center
    All non-perishable food collected will be donated to Harvesters.
    Sponsored by Campus Life & Campus Ministries

    6:30 pm

    Food 4 the Soul

    Campus Ministry Activity Room
    1st Floor Carondelet

    Join us for food & fellowship in the Activity Room. We will begin with an ecumenical (open to all faiths) prayer followed by FREE delicious home-cookin’. Menu will always feature…SOMETHING AWESOME!

    Sister Justine Senapati

    Thornhill Art Gallery

    Hi everyone! The Global Studies and Social Justice center is inviting you to welcome Sister Justine Senapati on Monday, March 2nd, 6:45pm Thornhill Gallery. Sister Justine is a representative for the Global Sisters of St. Joseph (CSJ) non-governmental organization (NGO) at the United Nations (UN). Please join us for this public talk on the status and rights of women of indigenous cultures, and the role of multinational corporations within Indian farming. Thank you and see you all there MARCH 2ND, 6:45PM THORNHILL GALLERY!
    Sponsored by Global Studies and Justice Center

    10:00 pm

    Intramural Basketball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Intramural Basketball will be starting February 16th. Each team will play one game per week on either Monday or Wednesday from 8-10pm. There will be 15 minute halves with no more than 10 players per team. At least one girl must be on each team.
    To register, email Nic Yonter at yonter395389@avila.edu by February 11

  • March 3, 2015

    N/A

    Avila Food Drive

    Donation Bins: Hodes Center, Learning Commons, Marian Center
    All non-perishable food collected will be donated to Harvesters.
    Sponsored by Campus Life & Campus Ministries

    Zumba

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Get in shape with a free Zumba Fitness class!

    7:00 pm

    Jerusalem Farm Community Night

    520 Garfield Avenue
    Kansas City, MO 64124

    Located at 520 Garfield Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64124
    Spend the evening enjoying great food and fellowship at Jerusalem Farm, a non-profit home-repair organization with a focus on social justice and sustainability. Just call 816-421-1855 by Monday to let them know how many they should expect.
    Sponsored by Campus Ministries

    7:30 pm

    BINGO BINGO BINGO

    Campus Ministry Activity Room
    1st Floor Carondelet

    Create community with our elderly neighbors across the street at Villa Ventura by playing a few rounds of BINGO. Meet at 6:15 in Campus Ministry Activity Room and return by 7:45pm
    RSVP to Olivia Deeken at deeken402847@avila.edu no later than Tuesday morning. There are limited spots available.

  • March 4, 2015

    N/A

    Avila Food Drive

    Donation Bins: Hodes Center, Learning Commons, Marian Center
    All non-perishable food collected will be donated to Harvesters.
    Sponsored by Campus Life & Campus Ministries

    Evening Mass

    Foyle Hall Chapel

    We will celebrate Mass in the chapel every Wednesday at 5:15. All are welcome to join.

    10:00 pm

    Intramural Basketball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Intramural Basketball will be starting February 16th. Each team will play one game per week on either Monday or Wednesday from 8-10pm. There will be 15 minute halves with no more than 10 players per team. At least one girl must be on each team.
    To register, email Nic Yonter at yonter395389@avila.edu by February 11

  • March 5, 2015

    N/A

    Avila Food Drive

    Donation Bins: Hodes Center, Learning Commons, Marian Center
    All non-perishable food collected will be donated to Harvesters.
    Sponsored by Campus Life & Campus Ministries

    12:30 pm

    Ethnic Food & Culture Celebration

    Marian Center Dining Hall

    Marian Center Dining Room
    Sponsored by Campus Life & Great Western Dining Services

    Yoga

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Start your year off right with a free Yoga class! All experience levels welcome!
    Sponsored by Academic Affairs

    Stations of the Cross

    Foyle Hall Chapel

    Every Thursday during Lent, students will gather in the chapel for Stations of the Cross. Please join your peers in commemorating the 14 key events on day of Christ's crucifixion. The majority of the stations concern Jesus’ final walk through the streets of Jerusalem, carrying the Cross.

  • March 6, 2015

    N/A

    Avila Food Drive

    Donation Bins: Hodes Center, Learning Commons, Marian Center
    All non-perishable food collected will be donated to Harvesters.
    Sponsored by Campus Life & Campus Ministries

    10:00 pm

    Open Gym

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Have fun in the gym!
    Use your student ID to enter the Fieldhouse at the upper parking lot Tassone side entrance.
    Sponsored by Avila Athletics

    Faith Walkers

    Foyle Hall Chapel

    A musical ritualization of the Stations of the Cross based on the book Faithwalkers: Passages of Suffering and Hope by Joseph Nassal, C.P.P.S.
    Music by Fr. Keith Branson, C.P.P.S.
    Directed by Dr. Amity Bryson
    Presented by Avila University Music Department

  • March 7, 2015

    N/A

    Avila Food Drive

    Donation Bins: Hodes Center, Learning Commons, Marian Center
    All non-perishable food collected will be donated to Harvesters.
    Sponsored by Campus Life & Campus Ministries

  • March 8, 2015

    N/A

    Avila Food Drive

    Donation Bins: Hodes Center, Learning Commons, Marian Center
    All non-perishable food collected will be donated to Harvesters.
    Sponsored by Campus Life & Campus Ministries

    Sunday Mass

    Foyle Hall Chapel

    Entirely student-led Mass equals energetic, enriching and a good place to be on Sunday mornings to start the new week. All are welcome to join the celebration. If you are interested in Liturgical Ministries, such as becoming a reader or Eucharistic Minister, please contact Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu for more information.
    If you are interested in joining the Choir, please contact Elise at pates390354@avila.edu or Zeke at bocklage391647@avila.edu

  • March 9, 2015

    N/A

    Avila Food Drive

    Donation Bins: Hodes Center, Learning Commons, Marian Center
    All non-perishable food collected will be donated to Harvesters.
    Sponsored by Campus Life & Campus Ministries

    Video Broadcast Featuring: Debbie Fields

    Marian Center Barefoot Room

    Founder of Mrs.
    Fields Cookies and
    New York Times best-selling author
    My Recipe for Success – Capitalize on your passion, “good enough” never is, the biggest failure is never trying, stick to your beliefs and follow your heart.
    Sponsored by The National Society of Leadership & Success

    7:30 pm

    Free Self Defense Class

    Marian Center Lounge

    Presented by Greg Snow: Street Defense Tactical Instructor
    Sponsored by Wellness and PEACH

    8:00 pm

    Focus on Faculty event

    Avila Library/Learning Commons

    “Focus on Faculty: So You Want To Travel?”. Four faculty members talk, panel style, about their experiences traveling abroad and how they prepared. Our panel includes Francis Origanti, Ken Parsons, Eric Winter, and Dotty Hamilton. The event will be held on March 9th from 7-8 pm in the Library/Learning Commons Presentation Room.

    10:00 pm

    Intramural Basketball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Intramural Basketball will be starting February 16th. Each team will play one game per week on either Monday or Wednesday from 8-10pm. There will be 15 minute halves with no more than 10 players per team. At least one girl must be on each team.
    To register, email Nic Yonter at yonter395389@avila.edu by February 11

  • March 10, 2015

    N/A

    Avila Food Drive

    Donation Bins: Hodes Center, Learning Commons, Marian Center
    All non-perishable food collected will be donated to Harvesters.
    Sponsored by Campus Life & Campus Ministries

    2:00 pm

    Bone Marrow Drive

    Marian Center Lounge

    Registering is easy, fast, painless and free. All it takes is a few minutes of your time to complete a brief questionnaire and do a cheek swab. That will place you on the National Bone Marrow Register. You may be the match that will save the Murry brothers or the life of some other patient in need.
    Sponsored by Avila Baseball Team & Student Life

    Zumba

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Get in shape with a free Zumba Fitness class!

    7:00 pm

    Jerusalem Farm Community Night

    520 Garfield Avenue
    Kansas City, MO 64124

    Located at 520 Garfield Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64124
    Spend the evening enjoying great food and fellowship at Jerusalem Farm, a non-profit home-repair organization with a focus on social justice and sustainability. Just call 816-421-1855 by Monday to let them know how many they should expect.
    Sponsored by Campus Ministries

    What is Religious Understanding?

    Whitfield Center
    Lower Floor

    Public Town Hall – Join us for an open, public, inclusive and non-specialized discussion of religious understanding.
    Sponsored by Dr. Martin Shuster, Chair of the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy

  • March 11, 2015

    N/A

    Avila Food Drive

    Donation Bins: Hodes Center, Learning Commons, Marian Center
    All non-perishable food collected will be donated to Harvesters.
    Sponsored by Campus Life & Campus Ministries

    Evening Mass

    Foyle Hall Chapel

    We will celebrate Mass in the chapel every Wednesday at 5:15. All are welcome to join.

    7:00 pm

    Dinner & Dialogue

    Campus Ministry Activity Room
    1st Floor Carondelet

    Join us for free dinner and fabulous discussion in our newly renovated Activity Room (fingers crossed).

    10:00 pm

    Intramural Basketball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Intramural Basketball will be starting February 16th. Each team will play one game per week on either Monday or Wednesday from 8-10pm. There will be 15 minute halves with no more than 10 players per team. At least one girl must be on each team.
    To register, email Nic Yonter at yonter395389@avila.edu by February 11

  • March 12, 2015

    N/A

    Avila Food Drive

    Donation Bins: Hodes Center, Learning Commons, Marian Center
    All non-perishable food collected will be donated to Harvesters.
    Sponsored by Campus Life & Campus Ministries

    Yoga

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Start your year off right with a free Yoga class! All experience levels welcome!
    Sponsored by Academic Affairs

    Stations of the Cross

    Foyle Hall Chapel

    Every Thursday during Lent, students will gather in the chapel for Stations of the Cross. Please join your peers in commemorating the 14 key events on day of Christ's crucifixion. The majority of the stations concern Jesus’ final walk through the streets of Jerusalem, carrying the Cross.

  • March 13, 2015

    N/A

    Avila Food Drive

    Donation Bins: Hodes Center, Learning Commons, Marian Center
    All non-perishable food collected will be donated to Harvesters.
    Sponsored by Campus Life & Campus Ministries

    10:00 pm

    Open Gym

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Have fun in the gym!
    Use your student ID to enter the Fieldhouse at the upper parking lot Tassone side entrance.
    Sponsored by Avila Athletics

  • March 17, 2015

    7:00 pm

    Jerusalem Farm Community Night

    520 Garfield Avenue
    Kansas City, MO 64124

    Located at 520 Garfield Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64124
    Spend the evening enjoying great food and fellowship at Jerusalem Farm, a non-profit home-repair organization with a focus on social justice and sustainability. Just call 816-421-1855 by Monday to let them know how many they should expect.
    Sponsored by Campus Ministries

  • March 19, 2015

    N/A

    St. Joseph's Day

  • March 22, 2015

    Sunday Mass

    Foyle Hall Chapel

    Entirely student-led Mass equals energetic, enriching and a good place to be on Sunday mornings to start the new week. All are welcome to join the celebration. If you are interested in Liturgical Ministries, such as becoming a reader or Eucharistic Minister, please contact Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu for more information.
    If you are interested in joining the Choir, please contact Elise at pates390354@avila.edu or Zeke at bocklage391647@avila.edu

  • March 23, 2015

    Movie Screening: Unbroken

    Whitfield Center
    Lower Floor

    Showings at 3pm and 7pm
    Sponsored by GAP

    10:00 pm

    Intramural Basketball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Intramural Basketball will be starting February 16th. Each team will play one game per week on either Monday or Wednesday from 8-10pm. There will be 15 minute halves with no more than 10 players per team. At least one girl must be on each team.
    To register, email Nic Yonter at yonter395389@avila.edu by February 11

  • March 24, 2015

    Zumba

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Get in shape with a free Zumba Fitness class!

  • March 25, 2015

    Movie Screening: Unbroken

    Whitfield Center
    Lower Floor

    Showings at 3pm and 7pm
    Sponsored by GAP

    Evening Mass

    Foyle Hall Chapel

    We will celebrate Mass in the chapel every Wednesday at 5:15. All are welcome to join.

    10:00 pm

    Intramural Basketball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Intramural Basketball will be starting February 16th. Each team will play one game per week on either Monday or Wednesday from 8-10pm. There will be 15 minute halves with no more than 10 players per team. At least one girl must be on each team.
    To register, email Nic Yonter at yonter395389@avila.edu by February 11

  • March 26, 2015

    4:00 pm

    Restorative Justice: Conflict Resolution and Peace Building

    Whitfield Center
    Lower Floor

    Experience this one-day conference on Restorative Justice to further conflict resolution and nonviolent means of resolving conflict in the greater Kansas City area. Register at http://global.avila. edu/rj/.
    Sponsored by Avila University & the Center for Conflict Resolution

    7:00 pm

    Boys Hope Girls Hope Dinner

    Campus Ministry Activity Room
    1st Floor Carondelet

    Meet at 4:30pm in the 1st Floor Carondelet Campus Ministry Activities Room – Return by 7pm
    Prepare, serve & share a meal with the guys at this academic & residential program for young men. Please RSVP to Riesenberg410496@avila.edu or Murray429378@avila.edu.
    Sponsored by Campus Ministries

    Yoga

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Start your year off right with a free Yoga class! All experience levels welcome!
    Sponsored by Academic Affairs

    Feminist Inshallah: A History of Arab Feminism

    Avila Library/Learning Commons

    Sponsored by Women’s and Gender Studies Department

    Stations of the Cross

    Foyle Hall Chapel

    Every Thursday during Lent, students will gather in the chapel for Stations of the Cross. Please join your peers in commemorating the 14 key events on day of Christ's crucifixion. The majority of the stations concern Jesus’ final walk through the streets of Jerusalem, carrying the Cross.

  • March 27, 2015

    7:00 pm

    Hospice House Dinner

    Campus Ministry Activity Room
    1st Floor Carondelet

    Meet at 4:30pm in the 1st Floor Carondelet Campus Ministry Activities Room – Return by 7pm
    Prepare & serve a meal to families visiting their loved ones on hospice care. Please RSVP to Elizabeth at olinger277048@avila.edu.
    Sponsored by Campus Ministries

    10:00 pm

    Open Gym

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Have fun in the gym!
    Use your student ID to enter the Fieldhouse at the upper parking lot Tassone side entrance.
    Sponsored by Avila Athletics

  • March 28, 2015

    N/A

    St. Teresa of Avila’s 500th Birthday

  • March 29, 2015

    Sunday Mass

    Foyle Hall Chapel

    Entirely student-led Mass equals energetic, enriching and a good place to be on Sunday mornings to start the new week. All are welcome to join the celebration. If you are interested in Liturgical Ministries, such as becoming a reader or Eucharistic Minister, please contact Mary.Whitacre@avila.edu for more information.
    If you are interested in joining the Choir, please contact Elise at pates390354@avila.edu or Zeke at bocklage391647@avila.edu

  • March 30, 2015

    10:00 pm

    Intramural Basketball

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Intramural Basketball will be starting February 16th. Each team will play one game per week on either Monday or Wednesday from 8-10pm. There will be 15 minute halves with no more than 10 players per team. At least one girl must be on each team.
    To register, email Nic Yonter at yonter395389@avila.edu by February 11

  • March 31, 2015

    All Day Easter Egg Hunt

    The Quad

    Avila Students Hunt begins at 8am; Community Hunt begins at 6:30pm
    Sponsored by Campus Ministries

    Zumba

    Mabee Fieldhouse

    Get in shape with a free Zumba Fitness class!

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