January 9, 2020
Courtesy of The Sunday Website at Saint Louis Universit y. Fra Angelico (Italian, real name Fra Giovanni da Fiesole) Baptism of Christ 1438-1445
"After Jesus was baptized, he came up from the water and behold, the heavens were opened for him."

MT 2:13
Kairos Retreat
All students are invited to the Kairos Retreat on Friday, January 17, at 5:00pm – Sunday, January 19, at 6:00pm at Kkottongnae Retreat Camp.

Join a community of loving individuals, all helping each other to see the beauty in each retreatant and in the shared love of Christ Jesus.

The cost is $40. Deadline to sign-up is Monday, January 13. Scholarships available. To learn more contact Melanie, Jaime, or Eric. Register now.
Spring Break 2020 Immersion Trip Tijuana
Students, do you have plans for spring break? No. Good. The Newman Center will be having a life changing Immersion Trip to Tijuana on Sunday, March 22 - Wednesday, March 25. If you would like to sign up, please fill out this form

Information Meetings (only have to attend one): 
Thursday, January 23, at 7:30PM in CES
Monday, January 27, at 7:30PM in the Magdalene/Nursery Room at the Newman Center
Monday, January 27, at 3:00PM in CES 
The Christ of the Breadlines by Fritz Eichenberg (1951).

Time, Talent, & Treasure Abound – Thank you!

We are almost there, folks! We need:

Overnight Hosts: Tues 2/4 (male & female), and Wed 2/5 (male & female)
Rotation Transportation: (2-3) Sat AM 1/25, Set-up crew: (3) people,
Clean up crew: tba
Financial contributions

--- all needed to make our guests’ stay successful. 

Set-up will be on Friday, January 24, and the shelter will run Saturday, January
25 - Saturday, February 8, 2020. Sign-up before and after both Masses!!

“…I was a stranger and you invited me in…” Matthew 25:35-36

Please contact Kellie Evans-O’Connor 858-483-5376 to find out more. 
Pagasa & DEM Donation Drive
Pagasa is teaming up with Delta Epsilon Mu to collect clothes, nonperishable food items, and house appliances for our local homeless population. 

We are collecting during Weeks 1 and 2 of Winter Quarter (Jan 6-8/13-15) on Library Walk block 1987. Find all the details, like what you can donate, on our event page !

If you have any questions, please contact Heather or Pagasa .
10:00am On-Campus Mass at RIMAC Green Room
Join us on  Sunday, January 12, at 10:00am for On-Campus Mass at the RIMAC Green Room.
Ministry Fair Lunch and Ice Cream Social

All are welcome to our Ministry Fair and lunch after 12:00pm Mass and Ministry Fair and ice cream after 6:30pm Mass. Join us for free food and get to know the ministries available to you!
Healing Circle
Our Care Ministry will hold its monthly healing circle on  Sunday, January 12, 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.
CLC Speaker Series
Students, join us Wednesday, January 15, at 8:00pm at CES for a night of fellowship and faith formation. For more info or questions please email Anna or Ignatius.
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, January 22, at the CES.
Thursday Night Dinner
Want good food at an extremely affordable price? Join us on  Thursday, January 23, 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!
Serve Lunch at Fr. Joe's Village
Jesus calls us to feed the hungry. If you would like an opportunity to carry out this mission by serving lunch at Father Joe's Village on  Saturday, January 25, from 10:30am to 1:00pm please sign up  online or contact  Rosy. Your service is very much appreciated!
Walk for Life
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.

Follow them on Facebook.
Sunday Mass
12:30pm  Newman Center
6:30pm  Newman Center
10:00am Monthly On-Campus, 1/12 at RIMAC Green Room
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
Pastoral Associate
Director of Music Ministry
Evening Choir Director
Pastoral Associate
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