Week 4 Announcements – Oct 8th – 14th

Adoration and Evening Prayer:

Adoration and Evening Prayer is a great opportunity to connect with God. After every mass there is adoration from 4:30-5:30 ending with evening prayer. If you would like to attend adoration or lead Vespers every week there is a signup sheet that has been posted outside the chapel.

Fall Coffeehouse:

On November 8, the NCSS will host its annual FALL COFFEEHOUSE!! (Wooooo yeahhh!) We’re looking for acts, and I mean anything. If you can sing, dance, do magic, hold yourself upside down with one arm while juggling with your feet, I don’t know, anything, we’d love to see you do it!

If you’d like to sign up to perform, please contact me, either through Facebook message or email (angelique.empleo@mail.mcgill.ca)

Thank you for your time, and I can’t wait to see/hear/gape in awe at the wonderful talents that God so graciously bestowed on you! 🙂

Sandwiches for the Homeless:

Donations or food and clothes are very very welcome. 12-1 preparation, 1-2 distribution.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mass:

Every Wednesday at our 4:00pm mass we will have a special devotion to Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

Thanksgiving SNS:

For those of you staying in this city over this weekend, the Students’ Society is having a Thanksgiving Potluck! Come and celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving with the community! Dinner will begin at 6 pm this Saturday and will be followed by card games led by our very own Campus Minister, Mr. Terrel Joseph. If you are planning on contributing to the Potluck please sign up here: (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-NssJERTIL3Gm7QBSTrz38BGsE2qyRmYhB3v1-Dh2b0/edit?usp=docslist_api). If you do attend and do not bring a dish, please bring 5$ in the spirit of Commensality and Thanksgiving!

Threads of Hope:

If you want one, contact Jody Wong at or meet me around or during soup and bagels

NCSS Mass:

Please join us every Friday at our 4:00pm Mass which will be said for the Newman Catholic Students’ Society.

Clothing Drive:

Ending soon.

YOUCAT on Tap:

No YOUCAT on Tap this Friday October 10 (Thanksgiving Weekend) YOUCAT will resume Friday Oct 17.

World Youth Day 2016 Krakow, Poland:

In the Summer of 2016, all the young people of the world are invited to join Pope Francis in celebrating the 31st World Youth Days (WYD) in Krakow, Poland. Our campus minister Terrel Joseph is putting together a group, of present and past McGill students (and friends). In other words, you don’t necessarily need to live in Montreal in summer 2016 to join our group! If you are interested in participating please contact terrel.joseph@newmancentre.org for more information. Also note that on Tuesday October 14, there is an information session at the Archdiocese (2000 Sherbrooke street west) about WYD. You are welcome to join me!

Cardinal Newman Feast Day!!!:

Thursday 9th October 2014: 4 PM – 4:30 PM

Join us for daily Mass @ 4pm on Thursday Oct 9 as we celebrate the feast day of our patron saint, Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman. A short portrait moving ceremony will follow the Mass, and we will conclude with a tea and cookie reception!

Parish Vitality Conference:

13th – 15th November, 2014

A “SHEKEL” FOR YOUR THOUGHTS ON FUNDRAISING

Have fundraisers become an important source of revenue for your parish? Do you feel too dependent upon them to make ends meet? Christian stewardship offers an alternative approach. Everyone has something to offer be it time, talent or treasure.

The Parish Vitality Conference will feature five workshops that explain how Christian stewardship can go to work for your parish and its mission. Check out why Peter Nols, member of the Newman Centre board of directors and our treasurer, wants to know more about stewardship under WHY: View from the Pew at parishvitality.com.

Scheduled for Nov. 13-15, the conference is open to everyone involved or interested in parish life. Brochures and registration forms are available from your parish; for up-to-date information and online registration, go to: parishvitality.com.

Newman Catholic Students' Society Executive

For more information about the Newman Catholic Students' Society executive, please consult the Executive Committee page under the About menu on this website.

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