This Week at Newman – February 28, 2016

KoC Fish Fry Fridays: Lenten Fish Frys.  Friday, Feb 12, Feb 26, and Mar 4 at 6PM in Green Hall.  Come to a Fish Fry Friday with the UA Knights at 6PM in Green Hall at the Saint Thomas Newman Center.  Price is $5 per plate of fish, fries, and a drink!! Join us for Food, Fellowship, and Fun!

Divine Mercy Chaplet at the Mission, St. Xavier del Bac; Sat. March 5, 2016; 2:00 Depart from Newman; 3:00 Chaplet Begins

Life and Works of Archbishop Oscar Romero; Sunday, March 6, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM; Presenter: Father Brian Pierce, OP.; To register, please contact the Diocese of Tucson Office of Formation: 520-838-2545 or

How does the Vatican-Palesinian 'Comprehensive Agreement' affect Israel?  Wed., March 9, 2016, 4:00 PM; UA Hillel; Dr. Leonard Hammer

Lenten Reconciliationi Service; Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 7:00 PM

Alternative Spring Break: Saturday, March 12 – Tuesday, March 15 - San Juan Bosco Shelter, Mexico, Iskashitaa, Casa Alitas - Contact Dana Helfenbein at for more information

Stations of the Cross - Fridays During Lent at 7:30 PM

Word Encounter is small faith-sharing groups that meet weekly for about an hour to meditate on Scripture through Lectio Divina. To sign up for Word Encounter for the Spring 2016 semester, Click Here

1st Annual Lenten Food Drive: Ash Wednesday through Palm Sunday (Feb 10–March 20).  Non-perishable food items only, please.  Donations Benefit the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.  Collection Boxes are located throughout the Newman Center

Save the Date!! A Fundraiser Benefiting St. Thomas More Catholic Newman Center at the University of Arizona Sponsored by The Newman Sustaining Board.  Bond, Bubbles, and Bling!  $75 Per Person.  April 2, 2016.  Skyline Country Club. 6–11 PM.  Questions?  Contact Kathryn Gastelum at 520-631-1133

Newman Sustaining Board Scholarship: 2x $5000 Awards.  Application Deadline is March 11; Apply Soon at

Volunteers Needed! Diocese of Tucson Youth Fest

Thousand Hands YouthFest 2016

The Diocese of Tucson is hosting YouthFest 2016 for Catholic middle and high school students on March 11-12, 2016 at the Tucson Convention Center. Guest speakers include Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ of Homeboy Industries, musician Righetous B, and Bishop Gerald Kicanas and Mayor Jonathan Rothschild of Tucson. Volunteer duties include registration, traffic control, ushers, moving the line along at lunch and other miscellaneous functions. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Patsy Gonzales for more information.

Catholic Parent Revival; Every Parent Needs some CPR now and then...Yours is on its way to Tucson; March 11, 2016; Leo Rich Theater @ the TCC; 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM; Musical Concert Starts at 6:30 PM Featuring Steve Angrisano; Support Motivate Revive; Steve  & Jenni Angrisano + Michael Theisen + Bishop Gerald Kicanas; Join together on March 11 for a Catholic Parent Revival! The Catholic Parent Revival is criscrosssing the country to support, motivate, and revive the faith of parents and grandparents through stirring music and song. Inspiring messages and stories, and deep and powerful prayer.  Join hundreds of other adults for an evening of CPR and inhale a breath of new life into your vocation as a parent. What other Attendees Have Said: ``My husband and I attended the CPR and it was fantastic!'' ``The experience was inspirational, renewing, insightful, and grace-filled'' ``Very refreshing - a wonderful opportunity for all parents'' ``...thoroughly enjoyed the talks and especially the opportunity to communicate, pray together, and for each other...'' ``Thank you for this wonderful experience and encounter with Christ!''  Catholic Parent Revival is sponsored by NFCYM (the National Foundation for Catholic Youth Ministry) and the Diocese of Tucson; Catholic Parent Revival is part of the Strong Catholic Families National Initiative.  Visit and like us on Facebook; To RSVP or for any questions, please contact: Mike Berger at 520-838-2541 or


Morality: The Catholic View (Discussion); Mondays at 7:30 PM in the Student Lounge

Passionate about change? Bring faith into action with CRS (Catholic Relief Services) University Tuesdays at 8:00 PM in the Student Lounge; For Questions, contact Paul Mather at

Papers from Rome: Humanae Vitae Discussion: Wednesdays at 7:30 PM in the Student Lounge

Deepen your Faith and Find Community with Newman Nights, Thursdays at 7 PM in the Student Lounge.  For Questions, contact Beth Langdon at

Philosophy or Life? Discussion: Fridays at 3 PM in the Library

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