October 4, 2018
Christ Blessing Little Children. Courtesy of the Sunday Website at Saint Louis University.
“Let the children come to me; do not prevent them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.”
MK 10:14
Friday, October 19, 6:00pm – Saturday, October 20, 6:00pm

Come and experience the fun, faith, and friendship of the Student Fall Retreat! Meet new friends and form a great community!
There will be talks, group discussion, bonding activities, reflection, and much more. All students are welcome! Learn more.

Please contact Isaiah with any questions.
Thursday Night Dinner (TND)
Want good food at an extremely affordable price? Join us today, Thursday, October 4, at the Center for Ethics and Spirituality (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!
Weekday Mass at CES
Join us for Mass at the CES Tuesday- Thursday at 5:30pm. Hope to see you there!
Young Adults and Graduate Students
“If you try to understand the Trinity, you will lose your mind. But if you deny the Trinity, you will lose your soul.” - St. Augustine

Young adults (ages 21-35), generally already graduated and graduate students, are invited to a weekly faith sharing and social gathering on Thursdays at 7:30pm at Roetter Hall. Ready to be mind-blown?! We will be discussing (you guessed it!) - the Trinity. Hope to see you there!
Bible Study
All Students are invited to Bible Study at the  Center for Ethics and Spirituality (CES).

Fridays 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sundays 5:00pm - 6:00pm with rides to 6:30pm Mass

If interested or have any questions, contact  Fr. Manh Tran.
First Friday Reconciliation at CES
Come experience the transforming and healing power of reconciliation on Friday, October 5, 3:00pm – 4:00pm, at the Center for Ethics and Spirituality (CES).
Ministry Fair, Food, and Fun
Check out the Ministry Fair on Sunday, October 7, after both Masses. Learn how you can get involved at Mass, grow in your faith, serve others, and more. After Mass, stay around to meet new friends and connect with old at the Italian Lunch after 12:30pm Mass and the Ice Cream Social after 6:30pm Mass. All are welcome!
Italian Lunch Volunteers Needed
Help welcome new and returning students by volunteering for the Annual Italian Lunch on Sunday, October 7, after 12:30pm Mass. Sign-up online to bring your favorite Italian dish or to help with set-up or clean-up. Your helping hands are very much appreciated!
Youth Emergency Shelter
Sign-up to provide a dish or help serve dinner to homeless teens on  Sunday, October 5, at 7:00pm at the Youth Emergency Shelter in Hillcrest. To sign-up or for more info email Denise.
Help Stock the Food Pantry
This month's item for the food pantry at the Community Christian Service Agency (CCSA) is mac & cheese. You can place items in the CCSA basket at the entrance of the church on Sundays.
Are you interested in becoming Catholic? Receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation?
Or perhaps just learning more about the Catholic faith? Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults ( RCIA) classes are open to anyone whether Catholic or non-Catholic.

RCIA/Confirmation sessions will begin on Tuesday, October 16 at 7:15pm in the Nursery Room at the Newman Center .

For more information contact Gaby Arambulo .
Love is the Measure: Photos of Dorothy Day and Catholic Worker Movement by Vivian Cherry
October 11 is the Opening Celebration at 5:30pm Kate and Martha Hennessy (Dorothy Day’s granddaughters) at Mother Hill Reading Room, Copley Library Opening Reception at 6:30pm at the Garden of the Sea, Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
Healing Circle
Our Care Ministry will hold its monthly healing circle on Sunday, October 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.
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,  October 17 at 8:00pm at the CES for a night to sing in praise and prayer before the Blessed Sacrament!
Intramural Sports Sign-ups
The Crazy Catholics are once again back at it. This Quarter is Volleyball on Monday nights at 8:00pm! To sign-up login with your UCSD login. UCSD Recreation requires a $7 fee per player. For more info or assistance contact Sebastian Bonilla or Anna Stangl.
Diocesan Family Mass and Concert
All families are invited to the Diocesan Family Mass & Concert with Sarah Hart and Pedro Rubalcava, Friday, October 19 at 5:00pm and 7:30pm at the Immaculata and the University of San Diego Shiley Theatre. Bishop Robert McElroy will celebrate the Mass with Auxiliary Bishop John Dolan, the priests of the diocese and special guest Fr. Leo Patalinghug. The Mass will be bilingual. Families can bring a picnic dinner or purchase dinner from the USD food truck to enjoy between the Mass and concert. To purchase tickets for the concert ($5/person or $25/family), visit: or call Nora at 858-490-8299.
The 2nd Annual Women's Ministry Benefit Concert - CANCELLED
The Newman Center Women's Ministry Benefit Concert has been cancelled.
Sunday Mass
12:30pm  Newman Center
6:30pm  Newman Center
10:00am Monthly On-Campus Mass (To Be Announced)
Weekday Mass
Tuesday - Friday: 12:10pm at Newman Center
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30pm at CES
Wednesday: 8:00pm at CES (odd weeks of Quarter)
Sunday: 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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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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