This Week at Newman – October 20
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.
EVENINGS WITH RATZINGER
Monday, October 20 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 20 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, November 5 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. We will also be watching a film on St. Pope John Paul II. For questions, please contact Kendra at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us on Wednesday, October 22 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 24 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 24 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. The deadline to sign up is Wednesday, October 22.
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 email@example.com.
The Newman Center will be tabling out on the UA Mall this upcoming week. Be sure to stop by and say hello!