Graduate Students & Young Adults (GYA)

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GYA is a group open to all graduate students and young adults, married or single, from the Evanston community who are in their 20s and 30s. Members come from different places on their spiritual journey. We welcome you wherever you are on yours. We are built around social, spiritual, service, and educational initiatives. We gather regularly for a variety of events built on these cornerstones. GYA is focused on developing a community within Sheil by providing multiple venues to meet, mingle, and grow in faith together.

Get Involved

Join GYA on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. during the academic year in the lower level of Sheil's Evanston Campus, located at 2110 Sheridan Road, Evanston. All graduate students and young adults are welcome! Meet new friends while exploring your faith. We look forward to meeting you!

We also meet occasionally for brunch after the 11:00 a.m. Sunday Mass. The weeks and locations change during the year. To be notified about this and other GYA events, we invite you to register here with the Sheil Catholic Center as a GYA member to be added to the email list and listserv. Questions about GYA? Contact Tim Higgins, Campus Minister, here or call 847.328.4648.

Upcoming Events

To see a full list of upcoming events, click here.