My strength returns to me with my cup of coffee and the reading of the psalms
—Dorothy Day

David the Diocesan campus minister, and anyone who cares to join him, can regularly be found on campus during the Fall and Spring semesters just being, present and in the Spirit. In a café or on the quad, you’ll find him drinking a cup of coffee and available for conversation, prayer, questions, or as someone to be with.  His regular schedule and locations are found below:

First Monday of the Month:
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Camille’s Café in the Conan Student Center 9:30-11:30am

Second Monday of the Month:
Mars Hill University
Hilltop Cafe 9:30-11:30am

Third Monday of the Month:
Warren Wilson College
The Owl’s Nest Café 9:30-11:30am

Fourth Monday of the Month:
UNC Asheville
The Quad 9:30-Noon

The ministry of presence, in which leaders of the faith community participate in campus life, initiates contact with potential members and enhances existing relationships—showing appreciation that attracts students, faculty, and staff to participate in the faith community.
Empowering Campus Ministry: A Condensed Version of Empowered by the Spirit, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops