Prayer & Fellowship

Interfaith panel discussion



IMPACT (In Melodious Praise and Connection Together) is a praise and worship hour that welcomes Christians of all denominations to lift their hearts and voices to the Lord. Skits, student testimonials, food, fellowship, and plenty of sing-along praise and worship comprise this upbeat hour of power. IMPACT meets every other Tuesday at 8:30pm for fellowship followed by worship starting at 8:45pm in Massman 250 while classes are in session. For more information contact Bill Kriege at 816-501-4855.

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is an interdenominational Christian group. We gather weekly for bible discussions and together, try to figure out how to apply Scriptures as Rockhurst students. We welcome students from all spiritual backgrounds who would like to learn more about who Jesus is and to share his love with Rockhurst.

Contact Rosie Mazzuca ( or Amy Morgan ( for more information or to join a Bible study.


 SEEK, Spiritually Engaging Everyone’s Knowledge, sponsors monthly events that encourage:

  • increased understanding/appreciation between people of different/no faith traditions
  • growth in awareness of one’s own faith tradition.

Guest speakers, intentional dialogue, and fellowship epitomize SEEK activities.  For more information contact Gianna Carleo at 816-501-4303

Spiritual Guidance

The Campus Ministry staff is available to students, staff and faculty who want to discuss, on a regular or occasional basis, issues relating to their faith journeys in a safe, open and confidential manner. For more information contact Campus Ministry at 816-501-4303.

World Cultures Day Prayer Service: Each October we kick off the annual day of celebrating different countries, cultures, food and music by praying together as a university.

Taize Prayer Service: These ecumenical services include song and scripture, incorporating much repetition and silence.

Service Trip Send-Off: Honoring our Ignatian tradition, we send students, faculty and staff out on service-immersion trips each winter and spring break with prayers and blessings.  All members of the Rockhurst community are invited to attend and to pray for our students and the people they serve before, during, and after their journeys to domestic and international service sites.

Yom HaShoah: We annually commemorate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, by reading the names of persons murdered by the Nazis, including 152 Jesuits.  The day concludes with an interfaith prayer service. Rockhurst University is home to the only plaque in the world that honors all 152 Jesuits who were killed by the Nazis.

Interfaith Panel

In an effort to deepen our relationships with God and our own religious traditions, as articulated in Rockhurst University’s core value Finding God in All Things, Campus Ministry annually partners with university departments to sponsor an interfaith panel in which students of varying faith traditions articulate the ways in which their religion intersects with Rockhurst’s core values, which are rooted in our Ignatian Heritage.

The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola

The inspiration and source of "all things Jesuit," the Spiritual Exercises is a process of prayer and discernment designed to "lead a person to true spiritual freedom so that any choice or decision is made according to an ordered set of values rather than according to any disordered desire." Throughout the school year, participants meet regularly with a director at a time convenient to their individual schedules. For more information contact Cindy Schmersal at 816-501-4303.

Online Ministries

Sacred Space: Daily Prayer Online
Daily Scripture Reflections
Pray As You Go
Online Retreat in Everyday Life