LEADERSHIP

PEER MINISTRY

UMass Dartmouth Catholic Campus Ministry Peer Ministers are a team of undergraduate student leaders within Campus Ministry committed to the Gospel call to love and serve our neighbors.

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CORSAIRWORKS

CorsairWorks is an three-day interactive leadership retreat for the Newman Catholic Ministry Peer Minister Team.

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PEER MINISTER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

The Peer Minister Leadership Institute is a 3 day CorsairWORKS Leadership Retreat held before the opening of the school year designed to prepare our peer ministers to live out the Gospel message through outreach to the student body.

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PEER MINISTER APPLICATION

Interested? Complete the application for 2021/2022

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WHO ARE PEER MINISTERS?

Newman Catholic Ministry at UMass Dartmouth Peer Ministers are a team of undergraduate student leaders within Campus Ministry committed to the Gospel call to love and serve our neighbors. The primary responsibility of the Peer Minister is to live out the Gospel message through outreach to the student body by:
MeeOffering welcoming, guidance, compassion, and faith-filled support for their peers.
Providing a safe place for peers to question, ponder, explore, grow, and develop


Inviting students to opportunities for spiritual development and faith awareness through prayer, faith sharing,   and religious and spiritual programs and activities.

Conduct spiritual/catechetical programs and activities such as:
       •  NOVUS – pre-arrival two day program for incoming freshman in the fall
       •  Alpha - a ten week program
       • 2:42ers – regular faith sharing groups held on campus
       • Retreats – serve as team members on Charis Retreats
       • Helping to build an inclusive and hospitable community
       • Being available for listening and referral opportunities

       • Empowering and engaging students to be leaders

Active participants on the Peer Minister Leadership Team will also have the opportunity to participate in our CorsairWorks Peer Minister Leadership Retreat held prior to NOVUS in August each year.

Qualifications/Requirements for Student Peer Ministers
- Motivation to serve their peers out of heartfelt compassion and concern for God’s
        people
• Be a positive role-model and witness to a life of faith on and off campus

• Desire to grow in faith and/or discern a call to ministry
• Participate in Newman Catholic Ministry at UMass Dartmouth CorsairWORKS Peer
      Minister leadership training program.
• Peer Ministers meet monthly as a team as well as individuallly, with the Campus
     Ministry staff.
• Each Peer Minister is expected to plan and implement at least one social and one
      spiritual/catechetical event/program during the school year. *
• Preference given to applicants who attended the Novus Program as a candidate
      participated in or are active in Campus Ministry programs.

PEER MINISTER APPLICATION
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PEER MINISTRY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

The Peer Minister Leadership Institute is a 3 day CorsairWORKS Leadership Retreat held before the opening of the school year designed to prepare our peer ministers to live out the Gospel message through outreach to the student body by
- Offering welcoming, guidance, compassion, and faith-filled support for their peers.
- Providing a safe place for peers to question, ponder, explore, grow, and develop

- Inviting students to opportunities for spiritual development and faith awareness
through prayer, faith sharing, and religious and spiritual programs and activities
- Conduct spiritual programs and activities.

Peer Minister Team Training Sessions 2020

Peer Minister Training takes place prior to the beginning of the fall semester
For more information, please visit our Peer Ministry Leadership Team page or email Dcn. Frank at flucca@umassd.edu. 


PEER MINISTER APPLICATION
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CORSAIRWORKS  LEADERSHIP RETREAT

Based upon Saint James saying, faith without works is dead, students learn the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for fruitful servant leadership to their peers at Newman Catholic Ministry at UMass Dartmouthy and Newman House.

Interested in CorsairWorks? Apply to our Peer Leadership Team! Click on button below.

CorsairWorks is loosely modeled on the BuckeyeWorks program from Ohio State University. We thank them for their willingness to share this idea!

PEER MINISTER APPLICATION
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GET IN TOUCH WITH US

We are always happy to hear from you

CAMPUS ADDRESS

285 Old Westport Road
Dartmouth, MA 02747
Campus Center Room 220

NEWMAN HOUSE 

359 Old Westport Road
Dartmouth, Ma 02747

EMAIL

Fr. David Frederici -  Father.David@umassd.edu
Dcn Frank Lucca -  flucca@umassd.edu

PHONE

508-999-8872

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