Anselm Campus Ministry Center

Campus Ministry Center

The Anselm Campus Ministry Center is located on the second floor in the west end of the Anselm building. The center is equipped with a full kitchen and comfortable living-room type atmosphere. It serves as a meeting place for various campus ministry events and dinners, as well as a place for students to gather and socialize. All are welcome. 

Campus Ministry Activities & Programs

The Campus Ministry Office offers student-directed activities that provide opportunities for community volunteer work, personal and spiritual growth, faith sharing and formation in liturgical ministry. All students are invited and encouraged to participate actively regardless of their religious affiliation.

Community Outreach

A number of programs are available for students to volunteer their time and skills on a weekly, monthly and annual basis. These include Alternative Spring Break, Crusaders for Life and Best Buddies. Contact Campus Ministry at (972) 721-5375.

Dinner & Discourse

Lively forums on current topics of faith (along with a home-cooked meal) are scheduled on Tuesday evenings throughout the year in the Anselm Campus Ministry Center. Professors from all academic disciplines at the University as well as speakers from around the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex provide food for thought.

Liturgical Ministry

The Church calls all the baptized to a full and active participation in a life of prayer. Those Catholic students who wish to respond to this call as musicians, lectors, extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist or hospitality ministers are welcome to be spiritually and technically trained through the Office of Campus Ministry. Interested students should contact the Director of Campus Ministry at (972) 721-5168. 

Retreats

The Office of Campus Ministry arranges a variety of retreats throughout the year. Each fall, a Freshman Retreat is held and the UD Awakening Retreat happens each spring.  Spiritual direction is available year-round.   

Confirmation

Classes for Catholic students seeking the Sacrament of Confirmation are available during the academic year. Contact the Director of Campus Ministry at (972) 721-5168. 

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Inquiry classes for those of other faith traditions seeking to learn more about the Catholic Church begin in September. There is absolutely no obligation to convert to the Catholic faith on the part of those who come to inquire. Contact the Director of Campus Ministry at (972) 721-5168. 

Praise and Worship

This is an ecumenical meeting of students who gather to lift their hearts and voices in joyful song. Each semester the students choose a time and day to come together. The setting for this gathering is the Church of the Incarnation. Please call the Campus Ministry Office at (972) 721-5375 for more information.

Sacramental Life

The center of sacramental life on the University of Dallas campus is the Church of the Incarnation.

Celebration of the Eucharist

Daily Mass  

  • Monday - Friday throughout the year at 12:05 p.m.
  • Monday - Thursday during the academic year at 5:00 p.m.

Anticipatory Mass  

  • Saturday at 5:00 p.m.  

Sunday Mass  

  • 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.  
  • 7:00 p.m. Mass offered during academic year. 

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Please check the schedule in the church posted next to the Reconciliation Room for current times.  

Advent and Lenten Communal Penance Services with individual Confession are celebrated as well. Confession is also available by appointment or by simply walking into Campus Ministry and asking to see the Chaplain. Call the Chaplain at (972) 721-5118. 

The Eucharist is also celebrated at:

Dominican Priory

  • Monday – Friday at 7:15 a.m.                    

Holy Trinity Seminary

  • Saturday at 9:15 a.m.                    
  • Sunday at 11:15 a.m.                                                          
  • Sundays at 9:15 a.m. (During academic year)

Cistercian Abbey

  • Monday – Saturday at 6:30 a.m.
  • Sunday at 9:00 a.m. 

Irving Area Places of Worship

Denomination Name Address Phone
Assembly of God Calvary Church 4401 North State HWY 161 (972) 261-1919
Baptist MacArthur Blvd. Baptist Church 8001 Mustang Drive (972) 373-9833
Christian Irving Bible Church 2435 Kinwest Parkway (972) 560-4600
Episcopal Church of the Redeemer 2700 Warren Circle (972) 255-4171 
Hindu DFW Hindu Temple 1605 N. Britain Road (972) 445-3111 
Methodist Oak Haven Methodist Church 1600 N. Irving Heights (972) 438-1431 
Islam Islamic Center of Irving 2555 N. Esters Road (972) 812- 2230 
Jewish Temple Emanu-El 8500 Hillcrest Road (214) 706-0000
Lutheran Holy Trinity: ECLA 2901 N. O'Connor Blvd. (972) 659-1387   
Presbyterian Park Cities Presbyterian 4214 Oak Lawn Ave (214) 224-2500

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