Fr. Peter giving a sermon The flags of St. Martin's Abbey Campus ministry workers Fr. Peter performing Mass


First Sunday of Advent
Sunday, November 30th at 7 p.m. Mass in the Baran Great Room

Second Sunday of Advent
Sunday, December 2nd Advent Candlelight Mass at 7 p.m. in the Abbey Church

Papa Pete ‘N Popcorn
Tuesday, December 2nd at 8 p.m. in the Parsons Hall Lobby. “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

Sacrament of Reconciliation –
Sundays before Mass: 6:15 – 6:45 p.m. in the monastic reconciliation room. Also available by appointment.

Uprising - (prayer, praise and song) Mondays at 8 p.m. in the Burton Addition

Residence Hall Mass -
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. in the Burton Addition

Rosary prayer group -
Thursdays at 9 p.m. in the Spangler prayer room

Contact information

Jonathan Dwyer, M.T.S., M.A.
Director of Campus Ministry
Office phone: 360-412-6152

Welcome to Campus Ministry

The Campus Ministry office at Saint Martin’s University is committed to providing members of our university community with opportunities to be engaged in programs and activities that are rooted in our core values of faith, reason and service. Together with our monastic community, our Benedictine Institute and our service immersion programs, the Campus Ministry office is dedicated to promoting and inculcating our Catholic identity in the context of Benedictine spirituality. Members of our community from all religions and religious backgrounds are invited and encouraged to participate in all that we do.

Upcoming Events

Explore Religious Life

Single young adult women and men are invited to a reflection day on consecrated life to explore a call to Religious Life as sisters, brothers or priests. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the University of Washington Newman Center, 4502 20th Avenue NE, Seattle, Washington (corner of 20th NE and NE 45th). Please sign up by December 1st – email Sister Jo-Anne Miller, CSJP at or call 206-920-8560.

Blanket Ministry

Our neighboring parish, Sacred Heart, is adjacent to our campus located at 812 Bowker Street SE in Lacey. Their Junior and Senior Youth Ministry Program is organizing a “Blanket Ministry” to make and distribute blankets to hospitals, nursing homes and the homeless. Come give them a hand on Friday, October 17 from 6 - 9 p.m., Friday, November 21 from 6 - 9 p.m. and/or Saturday, December 6 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.. Come for 30 minutes, 1 hour or stay the entire time. No experience necessary. For more information contact Morgan Smith.

Rosary Work

Join Br. Edmund Ebbers, O.S.B. in making rosaries in “Rosary Work” on Saturday, October 4, November 1 and December 6, from 1-3 p.m. Meet in the Guest dining room in Old Main across from the Monastery refectory. Rosary makers and twine cutters are needed. Our rosaries go to the military and the missions. Contact Br. Edmund for more information. All are welcome.