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Diocese of Colorado Springs to build new ministry center on UCCS campus

Posted at 10:10 AM, Aug 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-03 12:10:51-04

Colorado Springs – Students at UCCS will soon have the resources of the resources of the Catholic Church available to them on campus.

The Diocese of Colorado Springs recently purchased a 3.3 acre piece of property off Stanton Road, which will be the new home of a Catholic ministry center.

The church said it’s been a goal of theirs to bring spiritual support and counseling to students and faculty for years, and this outreach is a big step in accomplishing that goal.

“It’s very, very important to me also as a priest,” said Father Kyle Ingles, Director of Campus Ministry. “I mean, part of being available and part of being in the community is helping others members of the university community.”

The $5 million project is expected to be complete in about two years. The Diocese closed on the property Wednesday.