Now in use for the new academic year, the recently constructed Campus Ministry Wing in Notre Dame High School, Lawrenceville, will provide students with additional space to compliment the school’s Christian Service-Learning Program.
“Campus Ministry is an integral part of the spiritual life of our Notre Dame students,” said Ken Jennings, school president. “They needed a new light and airy space that would allow for quiet reflection as well as a space for discussion and prayer with classmates and the campus ministers.”
The new space adjoins the school’s chapel, accessible by a shared door. On the other side of the chapel is the Service Room, which completes the Campus Ministry Wing. Funding for the project was provided by proceeds from Notre Dame’s Spring Fling auction, the school’s largest fundraiser, held last May.
“It is such a blessing to have this new larger space,” said campus minister Kathy Maley. “Our students energize our program, and with the new space comes endless new opportunities for campus ministry programs.”
Notre Dame’s nationally recognized Christian Service-Learning Program clocks more than 30,000 student hours each year; the school was a recent recipient of the Jefferson Award for Community Service.