Mission Week lineup of events for Wednesday

The Faith letters in the AMU Rotunda with the stair risers.

Mission Week rolls on Tuesday, Feb. 6, and Wednesday, Feb. 7, more events and enlightening conversations about faith. Check out the list of events below for learning opportunities and community building.

Events will be held throughout the week as our campus community continues to Act with Faith.


Opening the Archive with St. Charles Mission School | 7 p.m.

  • Monaghan Ballroom in Alumni Memorial Union
  • Join for a talk with Alex Gambacorta as she discusses her experience as a Jesuit volunteer at St. Charles Mission School on the Apsáalooke Reservation in Pryor, Montana, and how she rekindled that relationship after returning to Marquette to earn her Master’s degree in English. 

10 p.m. Mass

  • St. Joan of Arc Chapel


One Thing Led to Another | 9 a.m.

  • Monaghan Ballroom in Alumni Memorial Union
  • Enjoy a hot breakfast buffet as guest speakers share their research and academic vocation journeys. The guest speakers are: Dr. Khadijah Makky, clinical professor in biomedical sciences; Rev. Peter Nguyen, S.J., Rev. Francis C. Wade Chair in theology; and Marilyn Jones, director of the Lemonis Center for Student Success
  • A virtual registration link is available here.

Soup with Substance: Refugee Resettlement | Noon

  • Alumni Memorial Union 227
  • This Mission Week panel will feature a panel of faculty, students and community leaders who are engaged in refugee resettlement research and services. 

Amar y Servir a Todos | 3 – 5 p.m. 

  • Monaghan Ballroom in Alumni Memorial Union 
  • This event invites Marquette students from nursing, physical therapy, laboratory science, athletic training and pre-dental to participate in an activity that allows them to become more aware of and address implicit biases. Students will listen to stories from community members who have often been subjected to prejudice, stigmatization, and discrimination. In the act of listening, students grow in awareness, and develop a tender heart during everyday interactions.
  • Registration is closed for this event.

Ignite Marquette Bistro Night | 7 p.m.

  • Alumni Memorial Union Lunda Room
  • Rev. Brendan McManus, S.J., will be presenting about his book “Finding God in the Mess.” Ignite is an inspiring experience of college community, Catholic faith, and prayer, welcoming all at Marquette. Ignite Bistro Dinners are free for students. No RSVP is required. Ignite will have limited seating and catering. 

View the rest of the week’s schedule online.