Campus Ministry at D'Youville College welcomes individuals from every faith tradition to participate in its programs and activities.
Campus Ministry offers a variety of programs
which are designed to foster both spiritual and personal growth.
Location: Koessler Administration Building, first floor (KAB 121)
Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Father Patrick O'Keefe, email@example.com
Assoc. Dir.: Reverend Jan Mahle, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Lori Marasco, email@example.com
Campus Ministry oversees an interfaith prayer room located in the Koessler Administration Building (KAB), Room 325. This sacred space is available to all persons.
Campus Ministry provides a daily celebration of the Eucharist for Roman Catholics in D'Youville's Chapel (on the third floor of the KAB) at 11:30 a.m. and a Sunday Mass at 7 p.m. during the academic year. All are welcome regardless of denominational affiliation.
348 Porter Avenue
Holy Cross Church
Maryland & Seventh St.
St. Anthony Church
160 Court Street
St. Joseph Cathedral
50 Franklin Street
1000 Delaware Avenue
Temple Beth Zion
805 Delaware Avenue
Church of Christ
481 Linwood Avenue
New Hope Baptist
543 Richmond Avenue
1 Symphony Circle
Holy Trinity Lutheran
1080 Main Street
Richmond United Methodist
469 Richmond Avenue
St. John's-Grace Episcopal
51 Colonial Circle
695 Elmwood Avenue
U.C.C.-Pilgrim St. Luke's
335 Richmond Avenue
Hindu Cultural Center
1595 North French Rd, Getzville
Lackawanna Islamic Mosque
154 Wilkesbarre Avenue, Lackawana
The Campus Ministers provide personal support service to students, faculty and staff in times of need.
Classes can also be arranged for students interested in joining the Catholic faith. For more information, please contact Fr. Patrick O'Keefe at 716-829-7753.
- All Soul's Day Memorial Service
- Blessing of the Brains
- Celebrate the Gifts of Christmas
- Charity Lunch
- Peace Rally
Campus Ministry offers many volunteer opportunities on campus and in communities near and far. Habitat for Humanity, Adopt a Grandparent, Haitian Relief, mission trips to New Orleans and Spring Alternative Break trips are just some of the ways you can help others.
About 30 students travel each year to New Orleans to lend a hand. Service locations include the Bayou Sauvage Wildlife Preserve and Refuge, Villalobos Pitbull Rescue, Second Harvest Food Bank and Green Light New Orleans. Each community service experience is exceptional.
Our annual, week-long mission trip to New Orleans in December results in positive, life-changing experiences for students who participate.
If interested, watch for an email from Campus Ministry with instructions. You'll need to fill out an application and submit it to Campus Ministry.
The SOIL Project is sponsored by D'Youville College Hunger Initiative.
SOIL has been transforming wastes into resources in Haiti. Through the use of ecological sanitation, SOIL is working to create a revolutionary social business model for providing access to safe, dignified sanitation that produces rich, organic compost as a natural resource for Haiti's badly-depleted soils, while also creating economic opportunities in some of the world’s most under-resourced communities." More information can be found on oursoil.org/.
Every year Campus Ministry organizes a group of students, faculty and staff to help clean up and beautify nearby York Street. We work with the neighbors tidy up the community garden and the sidewalks.
Through the Adopt a Grandparent Program, students can socialize with adult residents at Mary Agnes Manor, a senior living facility adjacent to the DYC campus.
The D'Youville community helps meet the needs of many different agencies and populations in Buffalo. Here are a few:
Friends of the Night People – serve at a local soup kitchen for the poor and homeless
Habitat for Humanity – help build a house in the Buffalo area twice a semester
Meals on Wheels – deliver meals to the house-bound and elderly
Neighborhood Halloween Party – help organize a party for neighborhood children and trick-or-treat fun on campus
Keep Track of Your Volunteer Hours
Let us log your volunteer hours -- it's useful for scholarships and resumes. We'll provide you a report of your hours on request.
Report Your Volunteer Hours
Complete this form to report service for an individual, DYC group or service learning course.