Campus & Peer Ministry

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Campus Ministry

Campus Ministry is at the heart of what Christian Brothers Academy is all about: a Catholic faith community committed to following Jesus in the spirit of St. John Baptist de La Salle. In this tradition, students are afforded many unique opportunities to serve others.

Peer Ministry

Peer Ministry invites and empowers the students of  CBA to live the message of Jesus Christ.  This is done through involvement in school liturgies, retreats, community-building activities, community outreach service opportunities, and working to bring about social justice. Peer Ministry strives to make God’s love visible and active within the entire school community.

Each year there are about 85 Peer Ministers who help plan the Liturgies, plan and run the grade-level retreats, perform service work in the community, and educate the school community/run the drives which benefit different causes.

The selection process for Peer Ministry takes place following Spring Break.  Sophomores and Juniors may apply. The selection process is completed by the end of May.

There are five offices of Peer Ministry

Office of Spiritual Life

Promote the continuing spiritual growth of the student body through Eucharistic liturgies and prayer services.  The office is responsible for offering sacramental experiences and prayer opportunities for the community.

Office of Social Justice

Respond in Gospel charity to the world community through social outreach programs.  The office is responsible for heightening awareness, educating the student body, and organizing action on behalf of justice and charity.

Office of Christian Formation

Focus on the formation of the student body with a special emphasis on retreats.  The office is responsible for helping the student body grow in their faith and for building community with inclusion of all CBA students.

Office of Community Outreach

Reach out to others who may be in need.  The office is responsible for designing service activities/community outreach activities throughout the year.  They also assist the Office of Social Justice with fundraisers.

Office of Media & Marketing

Visually represent the activities of the other four offices in order to inform the school community of Campus Ministry and ways to become involved.

The Executive Board of Peer Ministry consists of senior leaders from each of the five offices.  They are trained at an overnight retreat in the summer and meet as needed throughout the year. Two seniors are Student Coordinators and oversee all five offices.