Ongoing Events and Programs

Chaplains’ Tea

Georgetown Law Chaplains’ Tea is an opportunity to gather with friends and colleagues from across our campus. Join us from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. in front of the Campus Ministry Office (McDonough 113) on the following dates: January 26, February 16, and March 30. For questions Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by the day before to Sonia Robledo at

Torah Study

Each Friday, Michael Goldman gathers a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff for Torah Study. We are exploring the multiple meanings of the text, from a number of perspectives: classical Jewish, Christian, Muslim, scientific, historical, and literary. For further information, please email Jewish chaplain Michael Goldman.

Theology and Culture Reading Group

The Theology & Culture Reading Group serves as an informal online community-building space for law students and graduate students from different disciplines to exchange ideas about topics of interest.  Students take turns choosing (brief) readings, sparking the discussion, and also providing an entry point for those who may not have had time to read that week.  T&C meets online every other Tuesday from 6 – 7:30 p.m.  Co-facilitated by Amy Uelmen (Law School) and Ryann Craig (Main Campus, Berkley Center).  To be included in the readings distribution list, contact Amy at or Ryann at

Catholics and Cultural Questions Brown Bag

An informal online space to explore the latest Catholic documents and questions about how the Catholic intellectual tradition engages current cultural controversies and questions. Co-facilitated by Fr. Ricardo Avila, S.J. and Amy Uelmen. Meets online every other Wednesday from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., starting with a brainstorm on topics of interest on Wednesday September 15.  Open to faculty, staff and students.  For more information, contact Amy Uelmen at

Offerings by Appointment

Spiritual Accompaniment

We realize that law school can be a stressful and hectic experience. We are committed to walking with you as you work to foster the holistic resources you need to flourish. Whether or not you have a religion or spiritual tradition on which you draw, your spiritual life can be an important resource.  Chaplains from various traditions, both at the Law Center and on the main campus, are available to listen with care and expertise, and are happy to assist you in the work of integrating your law school experiences and discerning your future direction. 

Click on the “Chaplains & Staff” link for our contact information to make an appointment, or email us at We also look forward to meeting you through any of the events or programs listed above.

Special Events

Festival of Gratitude 

The Festival of Gratitude is an annual opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to share expressions of gratitude from their own lives, communities, and traditions. Past participants have displayed art, recited poetry, played music, said prayers, shared food, and told jokes. Every member of the Georgetown Law community is welcome.

Food Builds Community 

It’s simple: assemble a group of people that reaches across any kind of difference – political, religious, national origin, or role at the Law Center. Find a time when you are all free to share a meal. Then register with Campus Ministry to pick up your free pie, and enjoy a sweet treat together! This popular program will be held annually in November.