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About the School

Founded in 1930, Old Dominion University is a public university. Located in Norfolk, Virginia, its 251-acre urban campus is about 100 miles southeast of Richmond. Enrollment is just about 20,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students. Old Dominion is in the USA Conference in the NCAA Division 1. There are also club and intramural sports on campus. Around 20% of students participate in “Greek Life” across 35 fraternities and sororities. Old Dominion has a Catholic Campus Ministry.

Our Mission

Catholic Campus Ministry at Old Dominion University is a Christ-centered community that seeks to be a true witness to the Catholic Faith.  Through the sacraments, religious formation, prayer, and camaraderie, we strive to live out Christ’s calling for ourselves both now and in the future.

Mass & Sacraments

  • Mass Schedule: Sundays 4 pm and Thursdays 5:45 pm
  • Reconciliation: Thursdays 4:30 pm and by Appointment
  • Eucharistic Adoration: Tuesdays (Every Other Week) 6 pm

What We Do

  • Faith
    • Soul Food | Every Thursday from 5:45 – 7:30 pm, we host Soul Food.  We begin with Mass and then have a home-cooked dinner along with a talk about an aspect of the Catholic Faith.
    • Retreats | We offer a variety of great retreats throughout the year including our annual Fall Retreat, Encounter with Christ Retreats, and the VA CCM Summit.
  • Service & Social Justice
    • Local Service & Service Trips | Throughout the year, CCM engages in various activities to give back to the Norfolk community.  Our Alternative Spring Break trip offers a week of relational ministry, physical labor, and prayer and reflection among the group .
    • Pro-Life Ministry | Catholic Campus Ministry works to educate and energize students on issues regarding life.  We participate in the National March for Life and the Virginia March for Life.
  • Small Groups
    • Every week, students gather together on campus to pray, read Scripture, and grow in friendship.
  • Social
    • From holiday-themed parties, to movie nights at the CCM House, to football tailgates, to men’s and ladies’ nights there are plenty of opportunities to get plugged into our ministry, meet other Catholics, and form life-long friendships.

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