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A note to TCU graduates from Religious and Spiritual Life

Dear graduating seniors,
You are about to take a big step. Transitioning from college to the rest of life is a step you will treasure, remember, and look back on for years to come. It is a step that takes courage, hope, and faith. As you take this step, know that your TCU family goes with you. We will hold you closely in our prayers and cheer you on as you enter new adventures.

Christmas Eve Devotional by Rev. Todd Boling

Merry Christmas Eve!   May you take time today, in the midst of the rush, to linger at the manger for a moment.  May you take time stand in awe of the miracle of God come to live among us.  May you feel God with you!    Today’s devotional comes from Rev. Todd Boling.  Todd… Read more »

First Monday of Advent, Devotional by Brenda Mapel

Advent blessings to you! Today is the first Monday of Advent.  Advent is a season of waiting.  We wait for the last day of class.  We wait for finals to be over. We wait to know the final College Football Rankings.  We wait for Christmas to come.  The nights get longer and the days get… Read more »

#Blessed and Blessing

We continue to reflect on the blessings in our lives and on being blessings in others’ lives after our #Blessed Worship Service on November 5th and in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. For all who were unable to attend the #Blessed service or would like to further reflect on what they heard there, below… Read more »

Preparation and Presence

I haven’t gotten enough menu selecting and Black Friday shopping planning done yet to even think past Thanksgiving, but I was reminded this weekend that Advent is only a week away. I’m not prepared to start preparing my heart, home, or to-do lists for Christmas! Students, faculty, and staff are already preparing for the whirwind… Read more »

We Continue in Prayer

CBS DFW released this morning, Friday, October 24th, that fellow frog Nina Pham, for whom we’ve been praying as a community, is now free of the Ebola virus. As our thoughts and prayers continue for her complete wellness physically, mentally, and spiritually, we ask for the same for all members of our global community. We… Read more »

Hope and Prayer as a Community

Tonight our community’s thoughts and prayers join together as we gather for a candlelight vigil led by the Sigma Kappa sorority alumni and friends of Horned Frog alumna Nina Pham, who is currently struggling against the Ebola virus in Dallas. The Office of Religious & Spiritual Life and the entire TCU community add their heartfelt support,… Read more »

In the Beginning, God

The following is an excerpt from our Frogs First Worship reflection, written by Rachel Rebagay and Emily Ische. Thank you, ladies, and all our TCU Worship Team for your work and gift of prayer and contemplation to help our campus community begin the new school year!   In the beginning, Mary, the Mother of Jesus,… Read more »

Breathe in the New

  A former history professor at TCU told me that even years after his retirement, seeing campus with its yellow brick buildings, bright tulip beds, and iconic frog statues and fountains during school breaks never felt right. A college campus was supposed to be swarming with students in and out of buildings, heading to class,… Read more »