Community. Service. Social Justice. Spirituality. Catholic Social Teaching calls us to make a preferential option for the poor. Every decision we make ought to be made in light of how it affects the poorest among us. In the classroom, students are learning about global issues of social injustice-- such as poverty and hunger. University Ministry seeks to offer students the opportunity to reflect on those issues and meeting people affected by them. Urban PlungeRU, Can U?Food Drive An 'Urban Plunge' is an overnight immersion experience that invites personal and societal transformation by exploring root causes of homelessness through engaging in personal relationships with those who are currently homeless and those who serve the homeless population on a daily basis. Sign up in University Ministry. Each year, CURA (our small faith sharing groups) sponsors a university wide food drive to support local food banks. They seek the support of the local neighborhood as well, in order to raise awareness of the needs of local people who are in need. Over 2,000 pounds of food have been collected each of the last several years.