This Week at Newman – November 17
WORLD YOUTH DAY MEETING
On Wednesday, November 19 at 6 pm in Green Hall, there will be a 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, Witness to Hope. For questions, please contact Kendra at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW STUDENT “HOPESGIVING”
Continuing with our year’s theme of “Anchored in HOPE”, ALL NEW STUDENTS are invited to gather together for an early Thanksgiving dinner: “HOPESgiving”. Come to encourage one another and praise God for His many gifts in the light of hope this semester. Join us for dinner from 7-9:30 pm on Friday, November 21 in Green Hall.
NOVEMBER 23, SUSTAINING BOARD DINNER
Sunday, November 23 following the 5:00 pm Mass, there will be a dinner for all students in Green Hall sponsored by the Newman Center Sustaining Board.
FAITH AND SCIENCE
Join us on Wednesday, December 3 in Green Hall for a special presentation by Fr. Paul Gabor, SJ, PhD. The title of his presentation is, “Rebirth of Time”. The New Year is not just a convention. Where does the power of such customs come from? What can be said about cosmic cycles of time from the perspective of a Vatican astronomer? Join us for this intriguing presentation as we prepare to enter 2015.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BOWLING NIGHT
Come support the Newman Center Council of the Knights of Columbus, Council #16061, on Friday December 5th from 7:30 pm to 12 midnight for a bowling fundraiser at Golden Pin Lanes located at 1010 W Miracle Mile, Tucson, Arizona 85705. $10 unlimited bowling from 7:30 pm -12 am, and shoes are included. The ticket necessary for admission is attached below.
NEWMAN WINTER FORMAL
Please mark your calendars for December 13 as we will be hosting a Newman Winter Formal. We will have more information about pricing for tickets and the location soon, however please note that it will be held from 8 pm to midnight. Everyone, including the student and permanent community is welcome to join us as we celebrate the end of the year! We look forward to seeing you there!
SPRING 2015 PARKING PERMITS
Applications are now being accepted through Friday, Dec. 12. Permits are $100. A permit does not guarantee the availability of a space. You must be a registered parishioner to receive a permit.
ONGOING WEEKLY EVENTS
EVENINGS WITH RATZINGER
Join us on Monday, November 17 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, November 17 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.
Wednesday, November 5 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, November 21 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, November 21 join us as we pray the Holy Rosary at 4:30 pm in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
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!
POPE FRANCIS PRAYER INTENTIONS
Please keep the monthly prayer intentions of Pope Francis in your prayers during the month of November.
For lonely people: that all who suffer loneliness may experience the closeness of God and the support of others. And for mentors of seminarians and religious. That young seminarians and religious may have wise and well-formed mentors.