October 3, 2019
Courtesy of The Sunday Web Site at Saint Louis University. Vincent Van Gogh, Autumn Landscape, 1885.
"God did not give us a spirit of cowardice but rather of power and love and self-control."

2 TIM 1:7
Student Encounter Retreat
Friday, October 11, 6:00pm – Saturday, October 12, 9:00pm

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 undergraduate students are welcome! To sign-up or learn more visit our website.
Want To Or Know Someone Who Wants To Become Catholic or Get Confirmed?
Join, or invite that someone to join, other students and young adults on a life-changing journey through RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) or CONFIRMATION. Begins Tuesday, October 15, at 7:15pm at the Newman Center and lasts a lifetime . For more information, please contact Gaby Arambulo.
Thursday Night Dinner (TND)
Want good food at an extremely affordable price? Join us Thursday, October 3, 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!
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.
First Friday Reconciliation at CES
Come experience the transforming and healing power of reconciliation on Friday, October 4, 3:00pm – 4:00pm, at the Center for Ethics and Spirituality ( CES).
Liturgical Ministry Training
Interested in helping out at Mass? You will have the opportunity to be trained as a Minister of the Word, Minister of Hospitality, Extraordinary Minister, and Altar Server on October 5, at 12:00pm at the Newman Center.

Contact Eric or Chris if you have any questions.
Ministry Fair, Food, and Fun
Check out the Ministry Fair on Sunday, October 6, after both Masses. Learn how you can get involved at Mass, grow in your faith, serve others, and more. All are welcome!

Italian Lunch after 12:30pm Mass

Ice Cream Social after 6:30pm Mass

To volunteer to setup, bring a dish, or clean-up for the Italian Lunch please sign-up online.
Bible Study
All Students are invited to Bible Study at the Center for Ethics and Spirituality ( CES).

Sundays 5:00pm - 6:00pm

If interested or have any questions, contact  Fr. Manh Tran.
Youth Emergency Shelter
Sign-up to provide a dish or help serve dinner to homeless teens on  Sunday, October 6, 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 and Cheese. You can place items in the CCSA basket at the entrance of the church on Sundays.
Weekday Mass at CES
Join us for Mass at the CES Tuesday- Thursday at 5:30pm. Hope to see you there!
CLC Speaker Series
Students, are you looking to make new friends while deepening your faith knowledge? Join us Wednesday, October 9, at 8:00pm at CES!
XLT: Adoration at CES
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 16, at 8:00pm at the CES for a night to sing in praise and prayer before the Blessed Sacrament!
Serve Breakfast 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 breakfast at Fr. Joe's Village on  Saturday, October 19, from 6:00am to 9:00am, please sign up or contact Rosy. Your service is very much appreciated!
Healing Circle
Our Care Ministry will hold its monthly healing circle on Sunday, October 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.
Sunday Cafe
The Women's Ministry is sponsoring a community, coffee, and snacks event on Sunday, October 20 and Sunday, December 15, after 12:30pm mass.

They will be taking signups for bringing finger foods and pastries on Sunday, October 6 and Sunday, October 14 after 12:30pm Mass.
Refugee Songs: A Musical Journey
A true story of a young musician uprooted from a homeland torn apart by revolution. Performance on Saturday, October 19, at 7:00pm at the Mandeville Auditorium at UCSD. Seating is limited, must pre-register on EventBrite and have a ticket for admission (no tickets available at the door). Tickets to opening night will be offered free of charge, on a first come first served basis.

Augustinian Vocation Discernment Retreat
The Augustinian Friars are sponsoring a vocation discernment retreat at St. Augustine Monastery, San Diego, from Friday afternoon, October 25, to Sunday the 27th. The retreat is open to single men age 20 to 40 who are interested in exploring religious community life. For more information and application for the weekend, e-mail Fr. Maxime Villeneuve, O.S.A.
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!
Sexual Abuse Compensation Program
The Independent Victim Compensation Program (ICP), a program sponsored by the Diocese of San Diego to assist victim-survivors who were abused as minors by priests of this diocese, has begun accepting applications. The ICP is independent and not controlled by the Church. There is no time limit on when the abuse may have taken place. The program will consider all claims, regardless of how long ago the abuse occurred. No attorney is necessary and there are no fees of any kind. U.S. Residency is also not required. For more information go to their website
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 Mass, Oct. 27
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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Associate Director
Business Manager
Pastoral Associate
Director of Music Ministry
Evening Choir Director
Pastoral Associate
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