Newman Notes


Students  + Community


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9PM Mass returns!
Core Community Deadline
Grief Support Group
Speaker Series: Fr. Tom Naim
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Need a babysitter?
CSC Friends

For all of our programs and events, please visit the CSC
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Adoration Adoration
Have you ever been to adoration?
Join us for Adoration in the CSC Chapel every Wednesday at 8PM.  Be patient, bring scripture, pray the rosary, listen to praise and worship music, and be o.k. with silence.  Please contact Lucas  for more information!

Service and Social Justice
T he Catholic Student Center is looking for your help to serve the community and promote social justice. Students, please fill out the following Google Form to get notifications on signing up for volunteering this semester! 
Work Study Opportunity
The Catholic Student Center has work study opportunities available in creative design.  In this role, you will help create social media content, conceptualize and produce print and digital assets, and get paid!  Participating in the Work Study Program contributes to higher grades and builds confidence in the transition towards post-grad life!  To apply:

1.  Make sure the Federal Work Study Program is a part of your Financial Aid Package
2. Have a copy of your class schedule printed or in digital form
3. Contact Natalie to set up and appointment.


Core Community Sign-Ups for Non-Students
Deadline: Sunday, January 13

CSC Friends is launching the spring round of Core Communities for the non-student, support community at the CSC. This is a great way to stretch yourself this Lent, so please consider joining a group!

Core Communities are faith sharing groups that seek to help individuals and couples strengthen their connections with other CSC members by discussing matters of faith. If you have any questions, please call Lynn Duffield at 314-910-1299 or send an email to 

Mass and Soup returns! MassSoup
Tuesday.  January 15.  5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Friday.  January 18. 12:05 PM - 1:35 PM

Celebrate Mass with us, and hang out afterwards for a home-made meal!  
Mass starts at 5:15 on Tuesday, and 12:05 on Friday.
Contact Rebecka (
  if you'd like to volunteer
 to make soup or dessert, and if you have any questions about mass, please contact Jim ( )


Grief Support Group
All are welcome!

Dec 4.  |   Jan 15.  |   Jan 22.  |   Jan 29.  |   Feb 5.  |   Feb 12.
Through a series of group meetings focused on community, scripture, and faith sharing, we support each other in the midst of stress, loss, anxiety, and despair. Together, we can learn how to cope and recover. We will meet in the Sunroom at CSC for six Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5. 

To sign up for the group call or to get more information, email Bryan Beams ( ) or Mary Pat Henehan, DMin. can be contacted by email: ( ) or phone: (314)994-7006.

CSC Friends Speaker Series: 
Catholic Ethics and Care at the End of Life
Thursday, January 24, 2019 
CSC Friends is delighted to announce that Fr. Thomas Nairn, O.F.M. Ph.D. will be our guest speaker at the Speakers Series sponsored by the CSC Friends on January 24, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the Catholic Student Center. This is a topic that may affect many of us who are or will be caregivers to loved ones and, certainly, of interest in the planning of our own end of life decisions. 

Fr. Tom is a frequent presenter and lecturer about health care ethics to organizations in the United States and abroad. He has also published articles about medical ethics in a variety of  publications. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Divinity School. Currently, he is the Provincial Minister for the Franciscan Province of the Sacred Heart. Many of us know Fr. Tom as a frequent celebrant at the CSC.

Rep. the CSC with our new T-shirts!  Tshirt
The CSC has new T-Shirts, and they're awesome.  They're available for purchase at $10 through Bryan Beams if you don't have one already!

Please contact Bryan at for more.
Need a babysitter for the New Year?babysitterBabysitter
Contact  Sean ( ) if you're on the search for a reliable baby-sitter!
This is a wonderful ministry to the students. If you would like to join our team and make soup once a semester, then p lease contact Rebecka Wyrde at  or (314) 935-9191 ext 270

Building a Strong Community with CSC Friends
The CSC encourages its member to be involved with the community through CSC Friends: a volunteer led engagement opportunity for registered members of the CSC. The objective of this effort is to engage CSC supporters in a variety of experiences which will strengthen both commitment to the mission of the CSC and the sense of community.   If you would like to sign up to receive notifications about CSC Friends or to sign up to volunteer, please fill out this form: