April 11, 2019
The Entry into Jerusalem; miniature from the Psalter of St. Albans, 1st part of the 12th century. Courtesy of The Sunday Website at Saint Louis University.
"As he rode along, the people were spreading their cloaks on the road. … Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord."

LK 19:36-38
Palm Sunday, Holy Week, and Easter Schedule
Palm Sunday, April 14
12:30pm and 6:30pm Mass

Easter Triduum

Holy Thursday, April 18
8:00pm Mass of the Lord's Supper

Good Friday, April 19
12:00pm Stations of the Cross On-Campus

7:00pm Celebration of the Lord's Passion

Holy Saturday, April 20
10:00pm Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday, April 21
12:30pm and 6:30pm Mass

Unless noted otherwise, all Masses and Services are at Newman.
Lenten Reconciliation Service
On Friday, April 12, at 7:00pm at the Newman Center. As lent comes to an end take this opportunity to prepare for Holy Week, reflect on your Lenten Journey through prayer, Adoration, and Praise and Worship music, and go to Reconciliation.
Furnish the Build a Miracle Home
Purchase an item off the Gift Registry to help furnish the newly built Build a Miracle home. Please purchase items no later than April 15. You can bring the items to Build a Miracle on April 27, leave them at the church office, or ship them to Attn Tracy Jewell, 10161 Rookwood Drive, San Diego, CA 92131.
Student Ministry Applications
Student Minister Applications are now open. Apps are due on Sunday, April 28.
Have You Been to a Chrism Mass?
All are invited to the diocesan Chrism Mass on Thursday, April 11, at Good Shepherd at 4:00pm. The Chrism Mass is the joyful annual blessing of the oils: the oil for the anointing of the sick, the oil of the catechumens, and the chrism, which is used for baptism, confirmation, and ordination.
Are you too busy to pray or have time for yourself? Do you want to have a heartfelt experience of God’s love for you this Lent? Come and join us to go on an Ignatian Adventure with Christ through the Lenten Retreat for Busy People. All are welcome. If you’re interested, come to our weekly meetings.

Resident Community Potluck
Join us for an evening of food, fun, and community building on Saturday, April 13, at 6:00pm at  Kenia Milloy's home. Please bring something to share, either an appetizer, a main dish, a side dish like a salad, or a dessert. If you have any questions, please call Kenia at 858-344-5937.
Healing Circle
Our Care Ministry will hold its monthly healing circle on Sunday, April 14, 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.
Burundi Friends International Spring for Education!
Spring for Education! An East African event hosted by Burundi Friends International and Julie Marner on Sunday, April 14, in Roetter Hall beginning at 2:00pm. The Newman Center at UCSD planted a seed in Burundi in 2007. We invite you to witness the organic growth of that small seed and be part of tomorrow's garden of leadership in beautiful Burundi. BFI, now serving 55,000+ students across all provinces in Burundi.
Help Stock the Food Pantry
This month's item for the food pantry at the Community Christian Service Agency (CCSA) is Canned Beef Stew. 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, April 17, at 8:00pm at CES for a night to sing in praise and prayer before the Blessed Sacrament!
Daily Mass and TND Schedule Holy Week
12:10pm Mass, No Mass 4/18 and 4/19

5:30pm Mass at CES, No Mass 4/18

Thursday Night Dinner, No TND 4/18
Build a Miracle: Tijuana Housebuilding
Volunteer to help build a home for a Tijuana family in need on Saturday, April 27. Sign-up by April 21. We will be painting and assembling furniture. This is the final build date and is one-day, from 7:00am - approx. 6:00pm. For more information, visit the  BAM webpage or contact  Katie or Tracy Jewell (858) 705-1152.
Office Closed Easter Monday
The office is closed on April 22 Easter Sunday.
CLC: Vocation Discernment
Students, are you looking to make new friends while deepening your faith knowledge? This week's topic is Vocation Discernment.

Come and join us on  Wednesday, April 24, at 8:00pm at  CES!

Contact  Annmarie or  Florence for more info!
Sunset Mass
Come to Sunset Mass on  Saturday, April 27, at 6:00pm at the Cliffs ( Scripps Coastal Reserve). Be sure to wear layers for the cold, bring chairs if you want to sit down, and allow extra time for parking. Yes friends, this counts for Sunday Mass.
Lenten Guide
General Body Meeting (GBM)
Thursdays at 8:00pm, location to be announced check their Facebook.

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

Follow them on Facebook.
Sunday Mass
12:30pm  Newman Center
6:30pm  Newman Center
10:00am Monthly On-Campus Mass (5/5)
Weekday Mass
Tuesday - Friday: 12:10pm at Newman Center, No Mass 4/18 and 4/19
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30pm at CES, No Mass 4/18
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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Director of Music Ministry
Evening Choir Director
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