Households at JPCatholic

The challenge set before us Catholics is to bring Christ into the world by becoming Christ. This is at the heart of the mission here at John Paul the Great Catholic University and it is the reason why we have been encouraging, developing, and implementing “households” here on campus.

“Households” are a concept we borrowed from Franciscan University of Steubenville. They are student-led groups of men or women of the same sex who form spiritual bonds of friendship through a common mission and spiritual charism. Joining a household is optional, and interested students can often attend household events as a guest or intent.

Each household is held together by core commitments and devotions that help foster their own specific spirituality and mission. Their goal is to pursue holiness together by common prayer and fellowship, giving to them the experience of an intimate Christian community while here on campus. We believe that households are foundational for giving our students the encounter they need to be impacted by Christ before they go out to Impact Culture for Christ.

Brothers of Fiat Household

Brothers of the Fiat

In modeling Mary’s lifelong Fiat, brothers will strive to recognize and say “yes” to God’s holy will at every moment. Moreover, brothers will cultivate strong devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and consecrate themselves to her, in order to be more perfectly devoted to Christ. Lastly, brothers will build fraternity through encouraging one another’s growth in holiness.

In Corde Suo Household

In Corde Suo

In Corde Suo is an intentional community of women who desire to develop deeper intimacy with the Lord, specifically through the Holy Spirit and the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. Together we aim to grow in charismatic spirituality, cultivate our feminine genius, and walk alongside each other in virtuous friendships. Our charisms include: Resurrection Joy, Docility, and Healing.

The Mariposas of Guadalupe Household

The Mariposas of Guadalupe

The Mariposas of Guadalupe strive to build a fellowship of girls through faith formation and active ministry. Our charisms include dedication to the pro-life ministry, faith formation through scripture reading, and active prayer. We gather in community for weekly “Coffee and Christ” Bible Studies as well as rosary hikes Sunday mornings.

The Young Augustines Household

The Young Augustines

The Young Augustines is a fraternity at JPCatholic that wishes to build the body and soul of each member. Stemming from the motto Corpus et Anima, the Young Augustines Fraternity is comprised of several officers who fulfill multiple roles regarding the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being of the individual male as well as supporting the overall community of men.

The Siena Society

The Siena Society

Be who God meant you to be, and you will set the world on fire.” Following these words of their patron, St. Catherine of Siena, the young women in The Siena Society strive to learn how to worship God and to serve Christ using their God-given gifts.

Interested in starting a new household?

Contact Dean of Students, Eleazar Palma:

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