Vigil for an End to Violence will be held on Nov. 7; all faith traditions welcome

Campus Ministry invites the university community to the Vigil for an End to Violence: A Prayer for Guidance on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 5 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms. Those from all faiths and humanistic traditions are welcome.

The vigil is being held on the one-month anniversary of the Israel-Hamas war and will begin with a welcome and an acknowledgment of the ongoing tragedies.

Following the welcome, there will be an invitation to pray and reflect following the faiths or humanistic traditions respective of each person.

There will also be brief readings from historical figures who have been iconic in addressing an end to violence and the promotion of human rights. Spaces of silence for reflection and personal prayer will also be available.

The vigil is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and the ballrooms will be open for those who wish to continue praying in silence or walking the labyrinth until 6:30 p.m.

Campus Ministry has resources available for students, including hall ministers, Jewish and Muslim chaplains, and grief support.

The Counseling Center serves Marquette students and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and offers clinical services both in person and virtually.

The Faber Center is dedicated to providing faculty and staff with support and guidance in the form of retreats, spiritual direction, and opportunities for prayer and reflection.