This Week at Newman – September 28

Interested in learning more about the Catholic Church? Why we do what we do? What is involved in becoming a part of the Church?
Join us for Inquiry on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm in the Library. For questions, please contact Sr. Elizabeth at

On Wednesday, October 1 at 7:30 pm in the Library, join us for a small group reading and discussion of the encyclical Lumen Fidei, or “Light of Faith” co-written by Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Fr. Jacek Buda, OP will be leading the discussion.

We are looking for volunteers to sign up to provide lunch o Sundays for the RCIA group, which includes candidates, sponsors, team members and Dominicans. Volunteers who provide receipts, will be reimbursed. Sign up sheets and instructions are available in the back of the Church. Questions? Please contact Sr. Elizabeth at

Students! Would you like to spend some time each month with a Newman Center community member/family? Have dinner together in a real home? If so, this is the program for you. It’s as simple as filling out a form so we ca match you up with a family or individuals. Please contact Rosalie if you are interested at

On Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30 pm in Green Hall, come hear Fr. Paul Mueller, SJ, Ph. D., a member of the Vatican Observatory speak about his book, Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?.

Join graduate students and young adults on Monday, September 29 at 7:30 pm in the library for a reading of A New Song for the Lord by Pope Benedict XVI. Discussion led by Fr. Jacek Buda, OP.

Theology on Tap will be held on Tuesday, October 14th at O’Malley’s on 4th Ave. The topic will be Medical Missions with Dr. Grantham, Dr. Wilson & Dr. Crunkleton. Arrive at 6:30 pm for food and drink. The talk begins at 7:00 pm.

For more information on Graduate Student events, please contact Elizabeth at

Join us on Monday, September 29 for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at 9 pm in the Chapel.

Join us on Friday, October 3 for recitation of the Holy Rosary at 4:30 pm in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.

The Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose will be having their Young Adult Fall Retreat: Praying God’s Word in Scripture on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 9:30 am-3:30 pm. This retreat is for men and women, from college aged to 40. The presenters are Sister Evelyn Long, VDMF & Sister Charisma Sulbise, VDMF with the Dominican Sisters Retreat Team. The retreat will take place at the Motherhouse of the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose at 43326 Mission Blvd. (entrance on Mission Tierra Pl.), Fremont, CA, 94539. There is a $15 registration fee that includes lunch and refreshments. Please RSVP online at

The Newman Center will be tabling out on the UA Mall this upcoming week, Monday and Tuesday. Be sure to stop by and say hello!

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