This Week at Newman – October 13
MONTH OF THE ROSARY
October is the Month of the Holy Rosary. We invite you to use this month as a special time to pray, and meditate on the mysteries of the Rosary daily and to be part of this great Marian devotion. For a history of the Rosary, as well as how to pray the Rosary, please see the links below.
There will be a hike to Seven Falls trail on Saturday, October 18. Please meet at Newman at 7 am so we can leave promptly at 8 am.
THEOLOGY ON TAP
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 will begin at 7:00 pm.
For more information on Graduate Student events, please contact Elizabeth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EVENINGS WITH RATZINGER
Monday, October 13 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.
ADORATION OF BLESSED SACRAMENT
Monday, October 13 for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at 9 pm in the Church.
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 email@example.com.
WORLD YOUTH DAY MEETING
On Wednesday, October 15 at 6 pm in Green Hall, there will be an organizational planning meeting for those interested in attending the 2016 World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland. For questions, please contact Kendra at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us on Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30 pm in the Library for a reading of Lumen Fidei, or “Light of Faith” by Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Fr. Jacek will be leading the discussion.
PHILOSOPHY OR LIFE
On Friday, October 17 at 3 pm in the Library, we will be reading the book Religion. If there is no God… by Leszek Kolakowski. Discussion led by Fr. Jacek.
PRAYING THE HOLY ROSARY
And on Friday, October 17 join us as we pray the Holy Rosary at 4:30 pm in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
NEWMAN UNDERGRADUATE RETREAT: GOD’S CHURCH-MADE FOR ALL MANKIND
We will be prayerfully reading excerpts from the Vatican II document Gaudium et Spes and engaging in meaningful dialogue. Gaudium et Spes discusses the Church in the modern world; specifically about the dignity of the human person, the community of mankind, and man’s activity throughout the world There will be plenty of opportunities for prayer both as an individual and as a community. We hope to see you there!
The retreat will take place at Huachuca Oaks Camp on October 24-26, in Hereford, AZ. The cost of the retreat is $95. Sign ups are open at the receptionist desk. Scholarship assistance is available. A $20 deposit is due at sign up and will be deducted from the total cost of the retreat.
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 can match you up with a family or individuals. Please contact Rosalie if you are interested at email@example.com.
RCIA VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We are looking for volunteers to sign up to provide lunch on Sundays for the RCIA group, which includes candidates, sponsors, team members and members of the Dominican community. Volunteers who provide receipts, will be reimbursed for expenses. Sign up sheets and instructions are available in the back of the Church. Questions? Please contact Sr. Elizabeth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Newman Center will be tabling out on the UA Mall this upcoming week. Be sure to stop by and say hello!