A Member’s Duty (NCSS Council Meetings)
NCSS Council meetings are more than just a chance to see what’s happening inside your NCSS. You get to help form and make events, influence how the society will be run, provide helpful feedback to help make future events better, and enjoy spending time with your friends (and if you’re new, new friends). Tuesday every fort night starting on the 13th.
Apartment Crawl – Hosts Needed!
It’s a new semester, and with new semesters come new opportunities to welcome! On Saturday, January 31, during the time that Saturday Night Suppers usually run, the NCSS will hold our winter Apartment Crawl. We are looking for members of our community who live on the west side of campus and are willing to open up their homes and serve one course of the meal (an appetizer, a main course, or a dessert). If you are interested in hosting or know anyone who is interested, please contact Angie via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you in advance for your generosity!
It’s that time of year again – this coming February, the NCSS will be hosting our Winter Coffeehouse! And we are looking for ACTS! Can you sing? Can you dance? Can you pull a rabbit out of a hat? Whatever your talent is, we’d love to see you do it. If you’d like to sign up to perform, please contact Angie via email at email@example.com. We can’t wait to see/hear/gape in awe at the wonderful gifts that God so graciously bestowed on you!
YOUCAT on Tap: Freedom of Religion & Expression
In part because of the tragic events that took place earlier this month in Paris, France, there is a lot of conversation happening through our social media’s about the relationship between freedom of religion and freedom of speech. This Friday at YOUCAT on TAP, we will explore the Christian origins these fundamental freedoms that have become the trade mark of western civilization. Hot chocolate, beer, and pizza will be served as of 5pm, and discussions will begin @ 5:30pm.
Please feel free to invite your friends to YOUCAT
Proclaiming Justice with Integrity: Living Global Connections on Campus (conference)
A travel subsidy is available upon request
This conference is intended for university students who are interested in learning how to better encourage and support social justice and service initiatives on campus. This conference is organized by the Canadian Catholic Campus Ministry (CCCM) and the Canadian Catholic Students Association (CCSA). Registration fee is $150 with accomidations, $90 for communters. A travel subsidy is available upon request from the CCCM. Registration deadline is Friday Jan 23. For more info check out this website: http://www.cccm.ca/proclaim-justice-with-integrity/ or contact our campus minister at firstname.lastname@example.org
Scarboro Mission – 1 year mission program
Do you feel called to serve or be a presence to help make the world a better place, but don’t know where to get information? Are you interested in gaining valuable experence for cross-cultural employment? the one-year Mission program at Scarboro Missions is a way of introducing adults, who already have an interest in mission, to Scarboro Missions and to mission. The one-year missioners will go to countries in continents where Scarboro Missions has strongly established relationships and where there are active lay missioners and/or partners such as South America, Asia and Africa.”For more info check out their website: https://www.scarboromissions.ca/Lay_missioners/one-year.php or contact our campus minister email@example.com
CLM Mission 2015: COSTA RICA & EL SALVADOR
The Christian Life Movement (CLM) Mission trip is an opportunity for university aged young adults to deepen their faith through an experience of community and a participation in a social justice construction project in a developing country. This years CLM Canada Mission trip will be taking students to the slums of San Jose, Costa Rica, in Central America for two weeks in July. In addition, to the construction project, the mission trip will also include home visits for prayer and house blessings in the local community, and opportunities to do catechesis with school children. CLM mission trips also include spiritual and intellectual formation. Participants will have ample opportunity for worship and prayer together including daily Holy Mass, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Rosary, Evening Prayer, and large & small group discussion. We will also have opportunities for classes on topics such as: Human Anthropology; Evangelization; the Social Teachings of the Church; Vocation; and a theology of Reconciliation. Last but not least, CLM mission trips include cultural exploration. Participants will be immersed in Costa Rican culture, exploring it’s many unique qualities through cultural outings. We will also embarck on a two day trip to El Salvador to explore the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero. For more info, or to register please visit: http://clmcanada.org/mission-2015/. and email our campus minister at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Please join us every Friday at our 4:00pm Mass which will be said for the Newman Catholic Students’ Society.