October 5, 2017
Etching by Jan Luyken, The Wicked Husbandmen. Courtesy of The Sunday Website of Saint Louis Universtiy.
"'The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; by the Lord has this been done, and it is wonderful in our eyes?'"
(MT 21:42)
When: Friday, Oct. 20 6:00pm – Saturday, Oct. 21 6:00pm
Where: Newman Center
Who: Freshman and transfer undergraduate students
  • Meet new friends and experience a community of fun, faith, and friendship.
  • Have time to reflect and pray about your hopes and desires for college.
  • Meet student leaders, who truly care about you and want to support you in your transition to UCSD.
  • Find out what the Newman Catholic Community offers.
Cost: $10 (scholarship provided)
Sunday At Newman Will Make You Wanna Jump
Sunday Mass
Sunday 10/8, 12:30pm and 6:30pm
Ministry Fair/FREE Italian Lunch
Sunday 10/8, after 12:30pm Mass,
Ministry Fair/FREE Ice Cream Social
Sunday 10/8, after 6:30pm Mass,
YAGS And Residents - We Need You!
Help welcome new and returning students by volunteering for the Italian Lunch on Sunday. Sign-up online to bring your favorite Italian dish or to help with set-up or clean up. Your helping hands are very much appreciated!
ParishPay Acquired By WeShare
Our current online giving provider, ParishPay, has been acquired by Liturgical Publications. As part of this acquisition, all ParishPay accounts will be transitioned to WeShare, Liturgical Publication’s online giving platform. WeShare and ParishPay have been working behind the scenes to make this a smooth transition. You do not need to do anything for this transition. Though not required, you may want to take a few seconds to login to your ParishPay account and confirm that all your information is up-to-date and accurate. During the transition, your information will be transferred electronically following the strictest security protocol. This transition is scheduled for Monday, October 9, 2017. There will be no access to either ParishPay or WeShare between Monday, October 9 and Wednesday, October 11. Access to your new WeShare account will begin on Thursday, October 12, 2017. You will receive more information about how to login and manage your account on WeShare once the transition is complete. If you have any issues with accessing your account, please contact David Vacchi or WeShare Customer Service at (800) 950-9952. For more information about Liturgical Publication’s WeShare PCI level 1 compliant certified platform, the toughest security for online transactions, check out their website or these flyers.
Healing Circle
Our Care Ministry will hold its monthly healing circle on Sunday after 12:30pm Mass, in the chapel. Everyone is welcome, especially those who would like to join together in praying for healing in any aspect of their lives or those of their loved ones.
Help Stock the Food Pantry
This month's item for the food pantry at the  Community Christian Service Agency (CCSA) is Mac and Cheese. You can place items in the CCSA basket at the entrance of the church on Sundays.
eXaLT: Adoration, Praise and Worship
XLT is short for exalt. It combines contemporary worship music with Eucharistic Adoration for an evening filled with prayer, music, reflection and fellowship. Come join us on Wednesday at 8:00pm at the Center For Ethics and Spirituality (CES) for a night to sing in praise and prayer before the Blessed Sacrament!
Adoration, Praise And Worship, and Confession Night At Newman
All members of the Newman community (students, young adults, and residents) are invited to a special Adoration, Praise and Worship, and Confession Night on Thursday at 8:00pm in Roetter Hall at Newman. This is a great opportunity to spend time in prayer and have a close encounter with Jesus. Please email if you have any questions.
Because You Did It For Me
Jesus calls us to feed the hungry. If you would like an opportunity to carry out this mission by serving breakfast at St. Vincent de Paul Village on Saturday, October 14, from 6:00am to 9:00am, please sign-up online or contact Rosy Vacchi. Your service is very much appreciated! 
Monthly Late Night On-Campus Mass
Monthly Late Night On-Campus Mass is Sunday, October 15, at 9:00pm in the PC Forum, located on Level 4 of Price Center East. Just follow Norris.
Interfaith Shelter Coming Soon
In our joint ministry with Good Sam, we will provide overnight shelter for 12-14 guests (men, women, & children) from November 20 - December 2 (yes, that includes Thanksgiving!) in Roetter Hall. Volunteers are needed as overnight hosts, dinner & lunch providers, shoppers, and set-up & clean-up. More info will be available on Sunday at the Ministry Fair. Sign-ups begin October 15 pre & post all Masses as well as via e-mail. For more info, contact Kellie Evans-O’Connor.
Vincent van Gogh, The State Lottery Office
Interested In Being Baptized, Receiving First Communion, Or Being Confirmed?
Our Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) program will begin Tuesday, October 17, at 7:15pm. To enroll, please sign up after Mass or contact Coralys Munoz.
Contemplative Taizé Prayer
Did you hear? Our monthly contemplative prayer experience around the cross is Wednesday, October 18, at 7:15pm in the Chapel.
Women's Ministry Presents: A Wonderful Musical Evening
Saturday, November 4, at 7:00pm

The San Diego Mandolin Orchestra, Newman Center Choir, and Good Samaritan Handbell Choir will come together for a memorable concert.

Proceeds benefit the Newman Center's Women's Ministry.

Tickets are $10.00 and will be sold after Masses starting on Sunday, September 24.
Lutheran, Anglican and Roman Catholic Bishops Lead A Service of Common Prayer and Music Commemorating The 500th Anniversary Of The Reformation
The Bishops of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego, the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego, and the Pacifica Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, invite you to a special Service of Common Prayer and Music on Sunday, October 29, 2017, commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. It will take place in the beautiful church of The Immaculata on the campus of the University of San Diego at 3:00pm. There is designated parking and a light reception will follow the hour-long service. This service both commemorates an historic movement as well as celebrates the gift of strong ecumenical relationships in the San Diego area.
Celebrating Laudato Si
Everyone is invited to celebrate Laudato Si-Hearing the Cry of the Earth and the Poor and Engaging in Environmental Stewardship on October 24 (5:00pm - 7:45pm) at the Diocesan Pastoral Center. Join Bishop McElroy, speakers, and passionate stewards of the world’s resources to learn about Creation Care Teams while enjoying a taco dinner at sunset. Register early for this free event as seating is limited. For more information and registration.
Learning About The Priesthood
On Saturday, November 4, 2017 the Diocese of San Diego is hosting an Explorer Day for those men who are interested in exploring a possible vocation to the priesthood. The day will be held at St. Francis Center on the campus of the University of San Diego from 8:30am to 3:30pm. If living a life of service for Christ and the people of God is attractive to you, take advantage of the opportunity to attend this upcoming Explorer Day. Pick up an application at your parish office or call Fr. Lauro Minimo at St. Francis Center at (619) 291-7446.
Sunday Mass
12:30pm  Newman Center
6:30pm  Newman Center
9:00pm Monthly On-Campus TBA ( Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters Only)
Weekday Mass
Tuesday - Friday: 12:10pm  Newman Center
Wednesday (odd weeks): 8:00pm Candlelight Mass at CES
Wednesday (even weeks): 8:00pm (no Mass) at CES
Sunday 5:45pm - 6:15pm or by appointment
Newman Center Office Hours
Monday to Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm
Priests' Office Hours
Our Mission
The Catholic Community at UC San Diego experiences Christ's presence in Word, Eucharist and one another. We seek to build the reign of God by sharing our faith in Jesus Christ as well as by extending welcome, embracing diversity, and responding to others with compassion.
Contact Us
Associate Director
Business Manager
Pastoral Associate
Director of Music Ministry
Evening Choir Director
Pastoral Council

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