Welcome Week 2019!

Welcome Week 2019!

Welcome new and returning students! Be sure to stop by at any (and all!) of our Welcome Week events, happening in the evenings of the first week of school (Sep. 24-27). We will offer bbq's, service projects, prayer opportunities- all sorts of things to get you connected with peers, the community at Newman, and God! This is a great way to kick-off the 2019-2020 academic year!

More details on our Facebook page here

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Coming Soon: A New Student Brother, and a Familiar Face!

Coming Soon: A New Student Brother, and a Familiar Face!

For the second time, we are blessed to have a Dominican student brother join our ministry staff. Help us welcome Br. Paschal Strader, OP, to Seattle and to our campus ministry!

We are also blessed to welcome back Fr. Marcin Szymanski, to our staff as Assistant Director. Fr. Marcin comes to us from St. Catherine of Siena Newman Center in Salt Lake City, and is excited to dive into ministry at UW!

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Prince of Peace Chapel is Open for Sunday and Wednesday Masses!

Prince of Peace Chapel is Open for Sunday and Wednesday Masses!

We return to the Newman Center for Mass and Confessions on Sunday, Oct. 21st!

It is still an active construction site, so parking is not available on site (and won't be until the project is over)- but street parking and parking on UW campus is still an option!

Until further notice, our Wednesday night Adoration/Confession and Mass will still be at the Penthouse Theater on campus.

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Newman Hunger Retreat 2018

Please join us in Newman's annual overnight Hunger Retreat! We will be doing a 24-hour food fast and learn about social justice issues in our communities, different Catholic service organizations, and the ways we can contribute to the fight against hunger. We will also be making and delivering sack lunches to the homeless in Pioneer Square. The cost is $10 per person. 

See Facebook Event Here and Register for the event Here

We will begin our retreat and food fast on April 6th at 6:00pm and will break the fast on April 7th at 6:00pm. 

Registration and payment is due by April 4th. Click on the link under "tickets" to register online! Please turn in your payment (cash or check) to Bayli Hochstein, one of the Peer Ministers, or a Social Justice Team member. 

Additional information will be emailed to retreat participants once registered.

Baccalaureate, Senior Class Gift, and more!

Hey Graduating Seniors!

Guess what? Graduation is right around the corner, and the Newman Center has exciting opportunities for you to commemorate and celebrate the end of your undergraduate career. Please consider participating in our events for graduates:

1) Graduation stoles can now be pre-ordered HERE. The cost is $30, and they must be purchased to ensure delivery by Baccalaureate Mass (May 27th!) 
2) Keep an eye out for news about our Graduating Senior Class gift! The Class Gift is a way for our seniors to pledge financial and prayerful support of future generations of Catholic Huskies. All participants in the gift will receive an invitation to attend the Frassati Spring retreat (May 4-6) for free!
3) Baccalaureate Mass is on Sunday, May 27th at 12pm. More details to come, but be sure to mark your calendars and RSVP HERE.

SEARCH Inside & Out Retreat

Mark your calendars for this years’ Search Retreat, Search Inside & Out. The weekend of February 23rd-25th, we will be making the short trip to Lakeview Retreat Center in Auburn, WA for an opportunity to grow in faith and community, and to take a break from the stress of school. You can only go on this retreat once, so we highly recommend taking advantage of this opportunity when you can. The cost is $65 and scholarships are available. Contact Bayli at bayli@uwnewman.org or one of the Peer Ministers if you have any questions! Please register using the ticket link.

Tickets Here

See Facebook Event Here

Cafe Newman: Winter Edition

Cafe Newman, our quarterly talent show and bake sale, will be Friday February 9th at 7:00pm. The benefits will go towards the non-profit “Raising Up Hope for Uganda,” an organization one of our students volunteered with during the summer. They provide medical care to kids living in the slums of Kampala, Uganda. If you would like to showcase an act or donate baked goods, please sign up on the signup sheets in the lobby, or with the link below.

See Facebook Event Here

Lumen & Veritas: Mass and Talk with Bishop Mueggenborg

Lent is just around the corner- are you ready to make the most of this season and to grow in your relationship with Christ? We are incredibly blessed to have Auxiliary Bishop Mueggenborg at the Newman Center on Thursday, February 8th to share his wisdom about this very topic!

All undergrads, grad students, and young professionals are invited to join us for Mass at 7PM, February 8th celebrated by Bishop Mueggenborg, followed by his presentation on how we can make the most of our Lent to become a mature disciple of Christ. We will close the evening with some snacks and social time.

Be sure to arrive a bit early, invite your friends, and come prepared to make this your most transformative Lent yet!

See Facebook Event Here

Religious Vocations Panel- Saying Yes to God's Call!

All young adults in the Puget Sound region are invited to join us for a panel on religious vocations at 7PM in the Newman Lobby! Learn more about a variety of religious orders, as well as how to discern if you are called to a religious vocation. Participating orders include:

A Dominican priest
A Benedictine priest
A Discalced Carmelite priest
A Diocesan priest
A SOLT sister
A Holy Names sister
A Sister of Providence
(and maybe more!)

Be sure to bring questions because we will be leaving plenty of time for Q&A at the end of the panel!

See Facebook Event Here

Beata Women's Ministry Kick-Off Event

All young women (undergraduates, graduates, and young professionals) are invited to join us on Monday, Dec 4th at 7pm for our inaugural Beata Women’s Ministry event! Come meet other Seattle-area young women, learn more about our ministry, and end the night with an hour of adoring our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. This will be a potluck, so bring your favorite appetizer!

If you have any questions, contact Mariam Mathew at mmathew@bspwa.org

See Facebook Event here for more info.