Looking for ways to get involved in the Tech Catholic Community? There are lots of events going on throughout the week!
Come to Mass!
Check out the weekly Mass schedule, as well as other sacraments that are available. Join us for coffee and donuts in W11 after the Sunday Masses.
Come to Adoration!
Join us in adoring the Lord in the Eucharist on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays 3-4pm, Wednesdays 8-9pm in the MIT Chapel (during the semester only, times may change each semester).
Join a Bible Study!
Bible studies are a great way to form deep friendships and get to know the mind and heart of Jesus Christ through His Word. Bible studies usually meet once every week in addition to other social gatherings. Contact Tara Lauderdale, email@example.com or at 918-637-4513.
Graduate Student and Young Professional Bible Studies
Are you a Graduate Student or Young Professional interested in deepening your Catholic faith and understanding of Scripture? The grad men's and women's groups will be holding weekly Bible studies during the semester. Contact Brandon Roach (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Aileen Devlin (email@example.com) for more info.
Small Group Bible Studies
Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to join one of the many groups that meet to open the Scriptures and discuss the faith. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Come to Spaghetti Supper!
Every Friday night during the semester from 7-9pm in the W11 Community Room, join the TCC for a free spaghetti dinner. This is a great opportunity to meet other Catholics at MIT for food, fellowship, and fun.
Join the Choir!
The TCC Choir welcomes all singers and instrumentalists. If you want to join, come to one of the rehearsals on Sundays: 8:30am for the 9:30am Mass, 11am for the 1pm Mass (starts in Kresge Rehearsal Room B, W16-030), and 4pm for the 5pm Mass. For details, email Piotr Suwara (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) and Course in the Fundamentals of the Catholic Faith
Fr. Moloney will be offering a class in the fundamentals of the Catholic faith that will cover everything from the Trinity to Church history to the Sacraments, prayer, and the moral life. It is meant to be both a high-level introduction to the faith appropriate for interested non-Catholics, and a serious review of the faith for those who are Catholics. It is required for those who want to enter the Church. Classes will start in early October and run for the rest of the year. For those interested in becoming Catholic, being Baptized, receiving First Communion, or being Confirmed, come to the meetings on Sundays @ 11:15 AM in the Small Dining Room of W11. We will discuss the process of receiving these sacraments and coordinate future meetings. Bring a sponsor or friend if you’d like. Please reach out to Fr. Moloney to set up a time to talk individually (email@example.com).
Melchizedek Group for Priestly Vocations
Fr. Moloney will lead a discussion group about the nature of the priestly vocation and how to discern if God is calling you to the “order of Melchizedek” (Heb. 5:6, 7:17) using the book To Save a Thousand Souls. We meet on Mondays 5-6PM. To attend doesn’t mean that you are thinking about entering the seminary, or even that you’re not dating. It can simply mean that you’re interested in supporting others think about the priesthood. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if interested. Books are available from Father's office in W11.
Fiat Group for Women’s Discernment
Fr. Moloney will lead a reading and discussion group about the nature of the vocation to celibacy in religious life, and how to discern if God is calling us to be “like the angels in heaven" (Matthew 22:30). Meeting times Wednesdays at 6-7 PM. To attend doesn’t mean that you are thinking about entering the convent, or even that you’re not dating. It can simply mean that you’re interested in supporting others who are thinking about religious life. If interested, Contact email@example.com if interested. Copies of the book Discerning Religious Life are available in the office in W11-012.
Women's Marriage Discussion Group
This group meets every other week to discuss marriage as a vocation. It is open to all women (i.e. you do not need to be married). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details or to be added to the group's listerv. Dinner will be served and kids are welcome!
St Monica Society
Announcing the St. Monica Society to pray for family members who are not close to the faith. Contact email@example.com for details.
For women interested in about religious life. Next meeting on Oct. 2 at 7:00 PM at the Sisters of Saint Joseph, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA. More info, contact S. Marian Batho, CSJ at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-746-2025. Check out the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FiatForDiscerningWomen .
Do you have trouble staying chaste? Are you tired of failing to live up to your virtues? Join a peer support group of Catholic men struggling for chastity. Contact email@example.com for more information and times of weekly meetings.
Invitation from the Episcopal Ministry to join in the MIT Chapel on Sunday evenings at 7:30 PM for Taizé Prayer a contemplative practice of scripture, chant, and silence.
Drop-in Grief Support Group
Tuesdays from 5–6pm in W20-303. Open to students of all religious, spiritual, moral, and ethical viewpoints. See http://calendar.mit.edu/event/life_after_loss_drop-in_support_group