The heart forms itself according to what it loves.

Blessed Theresa of Jesus Gerhardinger
Foundress of the School Sisters of Notre Dame

Our Mission

The Office of Campus Ministry and Service supports the mission of Notre Dame of Maryland University in developing leaders to transform the world by

  • embracing the Catholic identity of the University
  • following the  inspiration of the Gospel, the charism of the School Sisters of Notre Dame and  Catholic Social Teaching
  • honoring and promoting the values of DIGNITATIS HUMANAE (Declaration on Religious Freedom)

Our Services

Steeped in these values we provide:

  • A welcome to people of all faiths
  • Opportunities for personal development and growth in faith and in an engaged spirituality
  • Opportunities for social development and occasions to build inclusive communities of respect and dialogue.
  • Preparation, support and coordination of service opportunities

Our Vision

Our vision and programs are guided by the six aspects of campus ministry, as presented by the Committee on Education of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in Empowered by the Spirit: Campus Ministry Faces the Future:

  1. Faith Community
  2. Appropriating Faith
  3. Forming Christian Conscience
  4. Education for Justice
  5. Personal Development
  6. Developing Leaders for the Future