February 7, 2020
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"[Set the lamp] on a lamp stand, where it gives light to all in the house.”

MT 5:15
Spring Break 2020 Immersion Trip Tijuana
Students, TWO SPOTS LEFT! If you would like to sign up, please fill out this form

Information Meetings (only have to attend one):
Sunday, February 9, at 1:30PM in the Magdalene/Nursery Room at the Newman Center
Sunday, February 9, at 7:30PM in the Magdalene/Nursery Room at the Newman Center
Newman's Annual Talent Show
Yeehaw! It's the time of the year again when we round up all the talented cowboys, cowgirls, and cowpeople for Newman's Talent Showcase: Coffeehouse!

This year's theme is Lone Star!

It will be held on Saturday, February 29, (leap day!) at 6:00pm, at the Newman Center in Roetter Hall. If you're interested in performing, sign-up by February 14.

We're gonna have a rootin'-tootin' good time! Coffeehouse is open to the whole town of Newman and includes free dinner, free entertainment, and free fun! Wear your cowboy hats and spurs! Hitching posts for your horses and mules will be provided out front.
Build a Miracle, Build a Home
Join Good Sam and Build a Miracle to build a home for a family in Tijuana, Mexico. Please sign-up by Sunday, February 23, for the Saturday, February 29, build date. To learn more contact Jon Miller (619) 990-1526 or visit our website. Passport is required. All ages are welcome!

Build Dates
Saturday, February 29 – Mix and pour concrete to build foundation
Saturday, March 14 – Install insulation, metal lathe, and drywall
Saturday, April 25 – Paint and assemble furniture
You can sign-up for one or more build dates up to one week prior to the build date.

Donations are welcome. Please make check payable to Good Samaritan Episcopal Church with Build a Miracle in the memo line.
Interfaith Shelter
Our Guests are on their way…

…to the next shelter community and, hopefully, to more permanent housing and
stability by the time you read this. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
Many thanks to all the volunteers from our three wonderful communities who have
helped to make “light work” and lighten our guest's load. We may not see the
harvest, but we can help plant the seeds!
Women's Day Retreat
Saturday, March 7, at the Newman Center. Look for the Women's Ministry outside after Mass to sign-up.
Spanish Mass
Join us on Saturday, February 8, at 5:00pm for Spanish Mass at the Newman Center.
Healing Circle
Our Care Ministry will hold its monthly healing circle on Sunday, February 9, 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.
Bible Study
All Students are invited to Bible Study at  CES.

Sundays 11:00am - 12:00pm 
and  5:00pm - 6:00pm

If interested or have any questions, contact  Fr. Manh Tran.
UCSD Little Food Pantry
The Newman Center is collecting food for the UCSD Little Food Pantry and would love your support. The pantry’s mission is to address the barriers regarding social stigma and accessibility that restricts some students from utilizing the food resources at UCSD. You can find a list of items to buy on the gray collection bin in the Church vestibule.
Women's Student Group
Undergrad students! Join us on Mondays from 7:40pm - 9:00pm at the CES for fellowship and discussion of the book, “How to Find Your Soulmate without Losing Your Soul” by Jason and Crystalina Evert. If interested, contact Odalys.
Crazy Catholics IM Basketball
Join the Crazy Catholics on Tuesdays at 8:00pm for intramural basketball! Sign up now. Contact Brosnan with any questions.

CLC: Election 2020 (Doing Good, Avoiding Evil)
On the one hand, not all moral issues have the same weight. On the other hand, we as Catholics cannot focus on certain issues and ignore others. On Wednesday, February 12, from 8:00pm to 9:00pm, come to the final part of our Faithful Citizenship series and explore what it means to both do good and avoid evil.
Men's Study Group
Every Thursday from 2:00pm to 3:00pm in the CES there will be a study group for Catholic men. Contact Junior if you have any questions.
Young Adults and Graduate Students (YAGS)
Young adults (ages 21-35, generally already graduated) and graduate students are invited to attend a gathering on Thursdays at 7:30pm at the  Newman Center in Roetter Hall. Stay up to date with the YAGS by following them on Facebook.
XLT Adoration at CES
Take a break in the middle of your week to spend time with Jesus in the form of the Blessed Sacrament. There will be live worship music, a speaker, and silent prayer. Join us from 8:00pm to 9:00pm on Wednesday, February 19, at the CES.
Thursday Night Dinner
Want good food at an extremely affordable price? Join us on  Thursday, February 20, at CES. All students are welcome! Doors open at 6:00pm and food is served at 6:30pm. Don't miss out on a $1 ALL YOU CAN EAT meal! Bring your friends!
Holy Land Pilgrimage
All are invited to our Holy Land Pilgrimage from June 22 to July 2, 2020. To reserve your spot or to learn more visit our website or see Fr. Boom!
Did you know?
Read about Social Justice Issues on our new A Faith That Does Justice webpage.
General Body Meeting (GBM)
Thursdays at 8:00pm, check Facebook for location.

Rosary Times
3rd Floor Geisel at Dr. Seuss Statue, check Facebook for times.

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Vocation Discernment Weekend
The Augustinian Friars are sponsoring a vocation discernment weekend at St. Augustine Monastery, San Diego, March 20-22 for men between the ages of 18 and 40 who are interested in exploring religious community life. For more information email the vocation director, Fr. Tom Whelan, O.S.A..
Sunday Mass
12:30pm  Newman Center
6:30pm  Newman Center
10:00am Monthly On-Campus, 3/8 at RIMAC Annex Dugout
Weekday Mass
Tuesday - Friday: 12:10pm at Newman Center
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30pm at CES
Wednesday: 8:00pm at CES (odd weeks of Quarter)
5:45pm – 6:15pm at Newman Center
First Friday of the Month: 3:00pm – 4:00pm at CES
By Appointment: Fr. Boom or Fr. Manh
Newman Center Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:30am - 3:30pm
For Pastoral Emergencies please email
Priests' Office Hours
By appointment, Fr. Boom or Fr. Manh
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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.
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Business Manager
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Director of Music Ministry
Evening Choir Director
Pastoral Associate
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