Frequently Asked Questions

Is your concern not addressed below? Do you need additional information? Then please call 781-768-7027, visit the Center for Ministry & Service in St. Joseph Hall Room 4, or e-mail us at ministry@regiscollege.edu. Our doors are always open!

Q: What if I'm not Catholic?

A: That's OK! The primary focus of The Center for Ministry & Service is to foster and develop the faith life of students, faculty, and staff. While preserving the rich Catholic heritage of the university, we seek to provide opportunities for people of all faiths to grow spiritually. This is accomplished through a ministry of presence and worship, and through programs that promote reverence for diversity, theological reflection, education, and community service. We encourage and invite the university community "to act justly, love tenderly and walk humbly with one another and with God" (Micah 6).

Q: Do I have to be Catholic to belong to The Center for Ministry & Service?

A: No. People of all faiths are welcome to join.

Q: What do you do in The Center for Ministry & Service?

A: Our primary focus is to foster and develop the faith life of students, faculty, and staff, while preserving the rich Catholic heritage of the university. We seek to provide opportunities for people of all faiths to grow spiritually. This is accomplished through liturgies, retreats, community service, immersion trips, education, faith sharing, social events, sacramental preparation, and more.

Q: Do you have to be confirmed to be married in a Catholic Church?

A: No, although it is recommended. However, one should not feel pressured to be confirmed because of an impending marriage.

Q: Who can be married in the College Hall Chapel?

A: You should be a student, graduate, or employee of Regis.

Q: Do you sponsor interfaith programs?

A: Yes, we sponsor interfaith programs throughout the year.

Q: Where can I do volunteer services?

A: We have an extensive list of volunteer opportunities. Contact us for more information.

Q: Can The Center for Ministry & Service help me research a paper on the Church's teachings? AIDS? Abortion?

A: Yes! We are happy to be a resource or referral for church issues.

Q: I am not Catholic but would like to become a member of the Catholic faith. How can I do this?

A: We recommend that you join our Exploring Faith and Sacramental Preparation Group, which may lead to your participation in the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults process. Please see the Sacramental Preparation or contact us for more information.

The Center for Ministry & Service

St. Joseph Hall Room 4
781-768-7027

We invite you to visit.

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Regis College is a small Catholic school located near Boston. Learn about Campus Ministry, interfaith programs, and volunteer services.