Holy Mass Schedule

At St. Paul's Chapel (location)
Sunday — 5pm
Monday-Friday — 12:20pm

At the Church of Notre Dame
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Monday-Friday — 1-2pm
110 Earl Hall

Our chaplain Father Dan is also available by appointment.

Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton (CC '38) is an influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century and the most prominent among Columbia Catholic alumni. (Learn more.)

Quote of the Week

"Unless we believe and see Jesus in the appearance of bread on the altar, we will not be able to see him in the distressing disguise of the poor."

— Mother Teresa


Come meet our chaplains at their office hours, even just to say hi!
You can also talk to either Fr. Dan
or Fr. Morris

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Upcoming Special Events: Spring 2014

Valentine's Dinner Event

Thursday, February 14th, 7:30PM at Corpus Christi Church

Ladies! Come join us for another amazing CCM Valentine's Dinner Event that our brothers have graciously prepared! This is a great opportunity to hang out with friends, meet new people, and have fun on a Friday night!

Gentleman, this is our opportunity to show our respect that our sisters deserve. If you would like to participate in this occasion, please contact our webmaster, Arnold Hwang for more information.

"The honor of every man is to respect the dignity of every woman."

—Pope John Paul II

La Strada with Fr. Peter Cameron

Friday, February 28th, 8:00PM at The Merton Center

La Strada is a 1954 Italian movie directed by Federico Fellini. The film portrays Gelsomina, a girl who has been sold by her mother for 10,000 lire and a few kilograms of food to Zampano for food. The American Film Institute has called La Strada "one of the most influential films ever made." Pope Francis has publicly declared that he sees this film as a parallel to the life of his namesake Saint Francis of Assisi, thus making it his favoriate film. Join us with Father Peter Cameron who is the editor-in-chief of Magnificat for a discussion and analysis after the movie!

La Strada is the first film that can be called entirely 'Felliniesque.'
—Robert Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

The two lead performers...are marvelous and the imagery is gorgeous, with Fellini's precision cutting and dramatic lighting...
—Jay Antani, Cinema Writer

Bi-Lingual Ash Wednesday Mass

Wednesday, March 5th, 12:10PM at St. Paul's Chapel

Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent according to the Western Christian calendar. Lent is a period occuring 40 days before Easter, that observes a period of fasting, repentance, spiritual discipline and moderation. Catholics receive the ashes as a symbol of penance helping them to develop a spirit of humility and sacrifice. Join us at St. Paul's Chapel on Wednesday, March 5th to observe this annual event!

Irish Dance Party with John Nolan

Thursday, March 6th, 9:00PM at Corpus Christi Auditorium

Followed after our weekly Holy Hour, CCM is hosting an Irish dance party at Corpus Christi Auditorium! We have the honor of inviting a special guest named John Nolan, a NYC Irish accordion player. John has had a passion playing the accordion at a very young age and has played with various musicians: Johnny Cronin, Andy McGann, and Joe Madden just to name a few. We will also learn how to Irish dance for those of you who are not familiar with the Irish culture. We would like to invite all of you to come have fellowship with your brothers and sisters for a fun, memorable night!

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans with Live Organ Accompaniment by David Briggs

Wednesday, March 12th, 8:00PM at Corpus Christi Church

Sunrise is an American silent film directed by F.W. Murnau, an influential German director known for being a prominent figure in the silent era. The movie portrays a married farmer that falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife. It has won an Academy Award for Unique and Artistic Production at the first Academy Awards ceremony in 1929.

David Briggs is an internationally recognized organist whose performances have engaged a wide range of audiences. He is committeed in making organ music active in the near future by giving pre-concert lectures and demonstrating the wide application of organ music. Join us in Corpus Christi Church on March 12th as David Briggs plays the organ suitable to the overall theme of this amazing silent movie!

Released in 1927, the last year of silent film, it's a pinnacle of that lost art.
—Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader

Moody and melodramatic, a technical treat that grabs hold of the viewer and will not let him go.
—Dan Jardine, Cinemania

The Passion of the Christ-Ten Years Later with Producer Steve McEveety and Fr. Jonathan Morris

Wednesday, March 26th, 8:00 PM at Lerner Theater

The Passion of the Christ was directed by Mel Gibson as its goal was to portray a detailed, graphic illustration of Christ's crucifixion. Not only it raised $600 million worldwide in box-office receipts, it also indirectly asked Christians to rethink more seriously about their faith as they personally watched Jesus' suffering during the last 12 hours of His Life.

Steve McEveety is an American film producer who has over 30 years of experience in the Hollywood and entertainment industry. He has worked many years in the Mel Gibson's Icon Productions producing numerous films such as What Women Want, Payback, The Man Without a Face, Braveheart, and also The Passion of the Christ. Fr. Jonathan Morris also worked as the theological advisor during the film production. Join us in Lerner Theater as we have the honor of having both people who were greatly involved. Although a decade has passed since the release of this movie, we still can learn on how Jesus' death affects us even today.

The Triduum

All events located at Corpus Christi Church (No Sunday Mass at St. Paul's Chapel)

Mass of the Lord's Supper, Holy Thursday, April 17th, 7:30 PM

Good Friday, April 18th

Day of Fast and Abstinence, 10:00 AM
Celebration of the Lord's Passion, 3:00 PM

Holy Saturday, April 19th

If possible, continue the Fast and Abstinence of Good Friday, 10:00 AM

Easter Sunday, April 20th

Masses at 8:30 AM
Choir at 11:15 AM
Family at 1:00 PM

A Comedy Writer Finds God featuring Tom Leopold, writer for Seinfeld

Monday, April 28th, 8:00 PM at Lerner Party Space

For nearly forty years, Tom Leopold is known as a comedy writer for shows such as Seinfeld and Cheers and for working with comedic legends such as Bob Hope, Billy Crystal, Lucille Ball and Chevy Chase. But did you know he was baptized Catholic three years ago? Come and meet Tom Leopold as he discusses his faith journey from Judaism to Catholic next Monday, April 28th in Lerner Party Space at 8pm!

Columbia Coachella

Friday, May 2nd, 8:00 PM at Corpus Christi

Celebrate the end of spring semester with CCM this Friday, 8pm at Corpus Christi at "Columbia Coachella," a talent show/open mic night inspired by the Coachella Spring Music Festival in California. All forms of performances & appropriate self-expression are welcome. There will also be a Photo Booth, a Lip-Syncing contest with a special prize for the winner, and many more! If you are interested in performing email Shannon Murphy.

Undergraduate and Graduate Regular Events

Girl's Dinner
Tuesday, 7-8pm (Merton Center)

Every week, the CCM and FOCUS girls gather together and enjoy a time of fellowship through a homemade cooked dinner. This invitation is for all the girls to join a social dinner that occurs every Tuesday at the Merton Center.

Study Hours
Wednesday, 4-8pm (Merton Center)

A new room has been created right next to the Merton Center dedicated for studying! Please join us every Wednesday if you need to work on psets, catch up on work, or need some time in preparing for an exam. Also, Fr. Dan will be cooking dinner for the students during this time!

Guy's Dinner
Thursday, 6-7pm (Merton Center)

Every week, the CCM and FOCUS guys gather together and enjoy a time of fellowship through a homemade cooked dinner. Prior to the dinner a ceremony of Lord's Day occurs using the Breviary. This invitation is for all the guys to join a social dinner that occurs every Thursday at the Merton Center.

Holy Hour of Eucharistic Adoration
Thursday, 8-9pm (Church of Corpus Christi)

Besides our Sunday Mass, this is our most important event of the week. We gather in the grotto of Notre Dame to spend an hour together in Eucharistic Adoration. Join us each week for prayer and fellowship in the Sacramental Presence of our Lord. Students meet after the Holy Hour for refreshments and a social gathering.

Student Social
Thursday, 9pm (Church of Corpus Christi)

Following Holy Hour, we all head down to the rectory to spend some time in fellowship. We watch movies, play games, bake cookies and sometimes even have a social outing.

Stations of the Cross
Friday, 6pm (Sundial)

Join us every Friday of Lent for Stations of the Cross! We will meet at Sundial in front of Butler Library at 6pm. All are welcome!

Sunday Supper
Sunday, 6pm (Choir Room, St. Paul's Chapel)

We organize a weekly dinner following the 5pm Sunday Mass on campus. Please join us for free pizza and fellowship.