September 6, 2018
Eustache Le Sueur (1616–1655) Christ Healing the Blind Man. Courtesy of the Sunday Website at Saint Louis University.
"He looked up to heaven and groaned, and said to him, 'Ephphatha!'—that is, 'Be opened!'—And immediately the man’s ears were opened."
MK 7: 33-34
Welcome Mass and BBQ
All are invited to welcome new and returning students, faculty, and staff at our annual Welcome Mass on Sunday, September 30, at 3:00pm at the Stonehenge Lawn in Revelle College (located by 1000 Scholars Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093). After Mass, meet new friends and connect with old at the FREE BBQ. To volunteer for the BBQ, please sign-up online or outside after Mass. Bring sun protection, including parasols or portable canopies if you like.
Welcome Mass BBQ Volunteers Needed
We are recruiting volunteers to help with the Welcome Mass BBQ on Sunday, September 30, following 3:00pm Mass at the Stonehenge Lawn in Revelle College. Please sign-up to volunteer online or outside after Mass this Sunday.
Are you interested in becoming Catholic?
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.

For more information contact Gaby Arambulo
Young Adults and Graduate Students
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. Hope to see you there!
Healing Circle
Our care ministry will hold its monthly healing circle on Sunday 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.
Help Stock the Food Pantry
This month's item for the food pantry at the Community Christian Service Agency (CCSA) is canned soup. You can place items in the CCSA basket at the entrance of the church on Sundays.
A Faith That Does Justice
Justice invites you to transform your faith into action on Tuesday, September 11, at 6:30pm at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Hall. Jose Rodriguez, staff member of the San Diego Organizing Project, will share his inspirational journey of how his commitment to social justice led him to deepen his faith and how his faith strengthens him to be "a man for others" in our community.
Solidarity on Tap
A Jesuit interfaith, inter-generational gathering for socializing and social justice: will present Imam Taha Hassane, Dir. of the Islamic Center of San Diego,and Sr. Kathy Warren, OSF, a Franciscan Sister and Dir. of the Office for Women Religious, Diocese of San Diego, to share their reflections on "Muslims & Christians: Celebrating Commonalities and Respecting Differences," Tuesday, September 18, 7:00pm - 9:00pm, Green Flash Brewing Co. All are welcome! Please RSVP via website, Facebook, or call 1-619-368-9412.
Health and Wellness Ministry
There will be a flu shot service after the Good Samaritan service at 9:30am on Sunday, September 23, from 10:30am- 12:30pm in the patio. For those without Medicare, the cost is $20.
The 2nd Annual Women's Ministry Benefit Concert
On Saturday, November 3, at 7:00pm at the Newman Center the Women's Ministry will hold their 2nd Annual Benefit Concert with the San Diego Mandolin Orchestra. Proceeds go to help fund a retreat, student scholarships, and more.
Summer Schedule
Weekday Mass:
  • 12:10pm Mass at Newman: Tuesday – Friday
  • 5:30pm Mass at CES: Begins Fall Quarter 2018
Sunday Mass:
  • 12:30pm and 6:30pm
  • Begins Fall Quarter 2018
  • Sundays: 5:45pm – 6:15pm at Newman
  • First Friday of the Month: Begins Fall Quarter 2018
Office Hours:
  • 9:30am – 3:30pm
Contact Us:
League of Women Voters
Good Sam invites you to learn about the propositions for the upcoming November election on Saturday, September 29, at 9:00am in Roetter Hall. Presented by the nonpartisan League of Women Voters.
Sunday Mass
12:30pm  Newman Center
6:30pm  Newman Center
Monthly On-Campus Mass (starts up again in Fall Quarter 2018)
Weekday Mass
Tuesday - Friday: 12:10pm at Newman Center
Wednesday: 8:00pm at CES (starts up again Fall Quarter 2018)
Sunday: 5:45pm – 6:15pm at Newman Center
First Friday of the Month: 3:00pm – 4:00pm at CES (starts up again Fall Quarter 2018)
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.
Contact Us
Associate Director
Business Manager
Pastoral Associate
Director of Music Ministry
Evening Choir Director
On-Campus Choir Director
Pastoral Council
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