Does the institution have one or more priest chaplains on campus for the Sacraments and spiritual direction? (Yes/No)
On average, how many hours per week is a priest chaplain on campus and available to students?
Please describe the priests who minister to students and celebrate the Sacraments on campus.
Fr Piotr Kruk OP, known as Fr Peter, is a Polish Dominican, ordained in Krakow, Poland, 2011. Invited by Abp. Anthony Fisher, has been serving in the Diocese of Parramatta since 2015 as a chaplain for Western Sydney University, Campion College and Young Christian Workers. He is passionate about helping young people to deepen their understanding of the Catholic faith and mature in Christian life.
Does the local bishop (or other competent ecclesiastical authority) select or approve the appointment of your priest chaplain(s)? (Yes/No)
Does the institution have one or more campus ministers on campus (lay or religious, but not priests) who are available to students for spiritual direction? (Yes/No)
Please describe the campus ministers who are not priests.
Each year, two students are appointed as Chaplaincy Coordinators to assist with chaplaincy events and faith life on campus.
Does your institution offer Mass to students at least on Sundays and other days of obligation? (Yes/No)
No, Mass is not celebrated at the college on Sundays as we wish to encourage our students to participate in the life of the local parishes.
On average, about what percentage of undergraduate students attend Sunday Mass (including the Saturday vigil Mass) during the academic year?
Does your institution offer daily Mass to students? (Yes/No)
On average, about how many undergraduate students attend daily Mass during the academic year?
Does your institution offer the Extraordinary Form of the Mass to students? (Yes/No – if yes, when and how often?)
Yes, once per week
Are all of the Masses celebrated on campus reverent and in accord with liturgical norms and directives? (Yes/No)
Please list the schedule of Masses, noting the following for each Mass: the day and time, the Form or Rite of the Mass, and the style of music, if any (chant, traditional, contemporary, etc.):
Mo Noon, OF said
Tu Noon, OF with chant
We Noon, OF said
Th Noon, OF said
Fr Noon, EF with chant
Fr Late evening, OF said
Sa Morning, OF said
Does your institution offer Confession on campus at least weekly? (Yes/No)
List the schedule for Confession by day and time:
Confession offered on Tuesday from 12:30pm. Also available every day before or after Mass and by appointment.
Does your institution offer Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at least weekly? (Yes/No)
List the schedule for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament by day and time:
Please identify regularly scheduled devotions on campus for students such as the Rosary and prayer groups:
Does your institution offer retreat programs available to all Catholic students at least annually? (Yes/No)
Please describe any formal programs to foster vocations to the priesthood and religious life:
If your institution has formal vocation programs, about how many students participate in them each year?
Are you aware of any graduates from your institution (not including seminary students, if any) who are ordained to the priesthood or have entered religious life? Please describe.
Yes. Several Campion graduates have gone into religious life, Dominicans, Benedictines and Oratorians primarily, with others still discerning their vocation into the priesthood.
Does your institution limit religious services and activities on campus (not including private prayer and devotions) to faithfully Catholic activities? (Yes/No)