Activities & Events



Fall Semester


Spring Semester Events

Labor Day BBQ                      September 4, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Get the semester started on the right foot by enjoying our traditional Labor Day BBQ. Enjoy tons of great favorites from the grill, as well as catch up with new and old friends.

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Nun Run 5K Run/Walk       September 16, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Join us as we participate in this yearly 5K to help support the Little Sisters of the Poor and their ministry at the Jeanne Jugan  Residence in Newark. This 5K walk/race begins and ends on the grounds their residence in Newark, and the Little Sisters join us for the run and all the fun!

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Catholic Students Week                          October 2-8, 2017

Unite and celebrate with other Catholic students on campus in service and spiritual growth.


Mark your calendars for these great events!

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Dinner & Inflatable Game Night - 6-8 PM


Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Service Project:

Bingo @ Little Sisters - 6:30 - 8:00 PM

In House service projects - 6:30 - 8 PM

Holy Hour & Confession 5:30 - 6:30 PM


Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Pizza, UD Creamery - 6:00 PM


Thursday, October 5, 2017

Dessert Fest & Quizzo - 7:00 PM


Friday, October 6, 2017

Dollar Dinner Night - 6:00 PM


Fall Festival & Apple Picking     October 8, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Travel with us to Milburn Orchards to visit their yearly fall festival for some fresh cider and cider donuts, then finish the day off by picking your own fresh apples off of the tree!

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Hayride & Bonfire                    October 20, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Got a hankerin' for some s'mores and hot cocoa? Then hop on the wagon with us as we head down to the orchard for our annual hayride and bonfire. Bring your appetites, as hot dogs, marshmallows, cider and cocoa will be provided - with all the fixins, of course!


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Halloween Party                      October 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Join us for dinner, pumpkin decorating, floats, costume contests, and more as we have our own Halloween party.  Feel free to dress up as your favorite saint for bonus points!

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Tree Trimming &

Christmas Party                      December 8, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Come start off the holiday season before you head home as we hang out and decorate the oratory for Christmas. You won't want to miss out on the plethora of food, goodies, and classic Christmas cinema.  No Grinches Allowed!


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Spring Semester




Pancake Brunch

Announced Sun.

after 11:30 Mass

Brunch dates for Fall 2016

(all after the 11:30 Mass)

September 10th

October 15th

November 5th

December 3rd

Dollar Dinners

Every Friday at 6:00 PM

Dollar Dinners - Fall 2016

(all at 6:00 PM)

Sept. 1st - First Dollar Dinner Night!

Sept. 8th - Dinner & UD Creamery

Sept. 15, 22, 29 - Dollar Dinner

Oct. 6 & 13 - Dolllar Dinner

Oct. 20th - Dinner, Hayride & Bonfire

Oct. 27th - Dinner & Halloween Party

Nov. 3 & 17 - Dollar Dinner

Nov.10th - Dinner & Game Night

Dec. 1st - Dollar Dinner

Dec. 8th - Dinner & Christmas Party

Teaching Tuesday Series

Listed Tues. at 7:00 PM

Come join us for this year's installment of Teaching Tuesdays.   Each session is a one-hour experience of prayer, song, and reflection by Fr. Ed Ogden, OSFS.  We will offer this educational and inspirational series every Fall.

October 3rd, 2017


October 10th, 2017


October 17th, 2017


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DeSales Service Works

Come take part in a day of service with us and DeSales Service works!

DeSales Service Works is a project of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales that provides opportunities for face-to-face service and works to change the lives of those they serve, and to expand the mindset of those who serve. All of their efforts seek to improve struggling neighborhoods while recognizing the goodness of these impoverished communities.

Fall Dates

Trips take place from

10am - 4pm


Sat. September 23

Sat. November 4


Check out DeSales' webpage

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Fall dates for ongoing events

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