The office of law campus ministry is often referred to as the heart of the School of Law and aims to serve all faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds. Law Campus Minister, Sister Grace Walle, F.M.I, offers personal guidance, spiritual support, opportunity for community prayer and social occasions in accordance with the University’s Catholic and Marianist mission. The ministry fosters spiritual growth by providing inter-faith services and by being inclusive of the ecumenical dimension of the law school.
Significant ministry activities during the fall semester:
Hosting Red Mass along with the legal community and St. Mary’s University
Presents the Chief Justice (Ret.) Alma L. Lopez Women in Law Award and the Chief Justice (Ret.) Catherine M. Stone Rock of Justice Award in coordination with the Fourth Court of Appeals
Sister Grace assists students with spiritual and personal counseling on a regular basis. With the same service-oriented mentality, the ministry has created opportunities for future lawyers to build the community through outreach activities such as:
Organizing the School of Law’s Halloween Boo Bash for children from youth programs and shelters
Assisting Center for Legal and Social Justice clients with legal costs through the Marianist Sister Sharing Funds
Promoting toy donations for Miracle on 36th Street Toy Drive to benefit children in collaboration with St. Mary’s University Police Department
Sponsoring students to work with judges around Texas during their summer and winter breaks
For more information about law campus ministry, please contact Sister Grace at 210-436-3063 or firstname.lastname@example.org.