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Advent Series

Love Connects It All

Worship fully. Spend less. Give more. What does is all this matter if we don't love all? Alexis Santora is a senior majoring in Early Childhood Education. In her four years at Xavier, she's left her mark all over the... Continue Reading →

From the Mouths of Babes

Love all. It sounds simple, but we often forget what that really means. But children? They know what it's all about. Ashley Hardee is a junior Chemistry major from Lexington, KY. She is on the Common Ground team and will... Continue Reading →

Do you really mean everyone?

2016 has been quite a year. Some say it has overstayed its welcome. In the midst of all of it... how do we really love all? This was made as a group reflection with members of the Common Ground Team. In... Continue Reading →

Giving More This Advent

What's the best gift you can give this Christmas? Yourself! Rachel Kozma is a junior Marketing major. She dedicates her time to the 10pm Mass Committee, Xavier Christmas, and loves to serve and give back to those around her.

Christmas – Quantity or Quality?

This Advent we're called to give more. Give more presents? Gift cards? Or give more of ourselves? Michaella Norris is a senior Health Administration major. She chairs the X-Change Board and gives more weekly through Labre homeless outreach.

Where did the presents go?

If you spend less... then what? Spending less is hard when we think about what we spend as expressing our love. Have you seen your loved ones spend less? Abenaa Antwi is a senior Social Work major from Chicago, Illinois... Continue Reading →

Spend less to spend more…

How can we refocus during Advent to spend less money and spend more quality time with the ones we love? Rebecca Anderson is a sophomore Psychology student from Milwaukee, WI. She leads a Companion Group and is an X-Change site... Continue Reading →

When worship surprises you…

This Advent, how might worship surprise you? How might you expect to be surprised, and thus worship differently? Rev. Abby King-Kaiser is the Senior Assistant Director for Ecumenical and Multifaith Ministry in the CFJ. She is a mother of two... Continue Reading →

When in Rome…

Reflections on worshipping fully this advent Ese Obrimah is a junior from Lagos, Nigeria, currently serving on the Common Ground Team and as the president of the African Students Association.

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