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Core Values

The mission of the Campus Ministry at Christian Brothers University is prepare students for lives of moral responsibility and constructive community involvement.  To that end, Campus Ministry at CBU fosters the faith of all students and offers pastoral care to the community by:

  • Developing and supporting an active faith community
  • Fostering spiritual enrichment by supporting dialogue, harmony, and interpersonal relationships between students, faculty, and staff
  • Helping students to integrate faith and life experiences
  • Encouraging students through community, outreach, and service

Crucifix on a Bible


College "Search" Retreat

  • This is a weekend retreat experience at John Kyle State Park in Sardis, Mississippi with students from CBU, Memphis, Rhodes, UT Health Sciences Center, and other colleges/universities throughout Tennessee.

Bible Study Groups

  • Bible Reflection - student led on Monday evenings at 5:00 pm in St. Joseph Chapel in Barry Hall
  • Bible Reflection facilitated by Joe Fong and Wilson Phillips- Thursday at 7:00 in Stritch Lounge

Other Faith Activities

  • Busy Persons Retreat
  • Praise God in the Quad
  • Community Prayer Events
  • Spiritual Speakers
  • Weekly Rosary
  • Food For Thought
  • Pro-Life Activities


Community Activities

  • Coffee House Java-Jam Christian Concert
  • Games Night
  • Jeopardy-style trivia evening
  • Visit to Pink Palace
  • Shelby Farms outing (possibly with Memphis Catholic Center)
  • Tie-dye and watermelon
  • 8/10 Bowling (Jillians or Imperial Lanes)
  • Laser Tag
  • Murder Mystery
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Putt-Putt Golf (includes go-karts,batting cages, games, and more)
  • Movie nights
  • Paint Ball Park
  • Icebreakers and commnity building
  • Basketball tournament
  • Treasure Hunt


Service Activities

  • Tutoring at Blessed Sacrament and Holy Names Schools
  • Parties for Blessed Sacrament and Holy Names Schools
  • Target House
  • Alternative fall and spring break
  • Making PB&J sandwiches for St. Mary's Soup Kitchen
  • Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA)
  • Clothing Drive
  • Raising money to give a poor family for a nice Christmas
  • Fundraising for charities:
    • Catholic Relief Services
    • Catholic Charities
    • Bread for Life
    • The Dorothy Day House

Some CBU students continue their service activities beyond graduation by becoming Lasallian Volunteers.