January 3, 2019
Quentin Massys, The Adoration Of The Magi, 1526. Courtesy of the Sunday Website at Saint Louis University.
" They were overjoyed at seeing the star, and on entering the house they saw the child with Mary his mother. "

MT 2:10-11
Spring Break Immersion Trip
Students, do you have plans for spring break? The Newman Center will be having an Immersion Trip to Tijuana on Monday, March 25, 2019 - Wednesday, March 27, 2019. If you are interested in signing up, email Gaby Arambulo, and please make sure you have a passport. More details to follow.
10:00am On-Campus Mass
Join us on Sunday, January 13, at 10:00am for On-Campus Mass at RIMAC in the Green Room.
Winter Break Schedule
Daily Mass
12:10pm Mass at Newman Center, resumes January 8
5:30pm Mass at CES, resumes January 8

Bible Study at CES
Friday 12:00pm, resumes January 11
Sunday 5:00pm, resumes January 6

First Friday Reconciliation at CES
3:00pm - 4:00pm, resumes February 1
Interfaith Shelter Sign-Ups Were Almost There!!!
The dates for our Interfaith Shelter co-hosted by Good Samaritan, Newman Center Catholic Community at UCSD and Congregation Beth Israel are Saturday, January 26, 2019 to Saturday, February 9, 2019. Set-up will be on Friday, January 25.

Active volunteer sign-ups are going well. Thank you!!

Here’s what we still need.

Set-up Crews (Friday 1/25)
Clean up Crews (Sat 2/9)
Financial Contributions
Overnight Hosts as follows:
Wed 1/30: Female Only, Fri 2/1: Female Only, Tues 2/5: Female Only

Please contact Kellie Evans-O’Connor (858) 483-5376 after both Masses to find out more & to sign up!
Help Stock the Food Pantry
This month's item for the food pantry at the Community Christian Service Agency (CCSA) is Canned Vienna Sausage. You can place items in the CCSA basket at the entrance of the church on Sundays.
XLT: Adoration
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, January 9, at 8:00pm at the CES for a night to sing in praise and prayer before the Blessed Sacrament!
Help Needed Sorting Clothes
Good Sam needs help sorting donations, especially clothes, for Asylum Seekers. Sorting is every Wednesday at 10:00am at Good Sam's. If interested please contact
Thursday Night Dinner (TND)
Want good food at an extremely affordable price? Join us, Thursday, January 10, 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!
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 Roetter Hall. Bring a friend or make a new friend at this weekly gathering of faith sharing, Bible study, and camaraderie.
CLC: Conversation with the Bishop
Students, are you looking to make new friends while deepening your faith knowledge?

Come and join us  Wednesday, January 16, at 8:00pm at the Student Activity Center (SAC) Equality Room in Warren!!

We will be joined by the auxiliary bishop, Bishop Dolan, to discuss the Catholic Church today. This event is open only to students, please bring your student ID.

For any questions, feel free to contact  Annmarie or  Florence for more info!
Volunteer to Serve Breakfast at Father Joe's Village
For I was hungry and you gave me food. Jesus called us to serve others in need. If you would like to carry out this mission, join us in this opportunity to serve our brother and sisters in need!

WHEN: Saturday, January 12, from 6:00am to 9:00am
WHERE: Father Joe's Village (St. Vincent de Paul) in downtown San Diego

Please email if you have any questions. Thank you for volunteering!
Healing Circle
Our care ministry will hold its monthly healing circle on Sunday, January 13, 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.
Ministry Fair
Check out the Ministry Fair on Sunday, January 13, after all three Masses. Learn how you can get involved at Mass, grow in your faith, serve others, and more.
General Body Meeting (GBM)
Thursdays at 8:00pm, location to be announced

Rosary Times
Tuesday at 1:00pm and Wednesday at 12:30pm, 3rd Floor Geisel at Dr. Seuss Statue

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Sunday Mass
12:30pm  Newman Center
6:30pm  Newman Center
10:00am Monthly On-Campus Mass (1/13)
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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Pastoral Associate
Director of Music Ministry
Evening Choir Director
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