Lenten Reflections: Coming home ..

Today’s blog post is from a regular contributor, our very own Joseph D’Silva! Last year, when I was tasked with the opening of Lenten reflection series, I ended up writing that Lent is a season of love (http://www.mcgillcatholics.ca/2014/03/07/lent-a-season-to-love/) , and some of you quite literally took it to heart and…

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Announcing the 2015-2016 NCSS Executive

Announcing the results of the NCSS executive election: President: Angie Empleo VP-Finance: Tim Vuksic VP-Communications: Michael Kourlas VP-Outreach: Ajoy Paul VP-Spiritual: Katerina Leung VP-Social Activities: Charlotte Vester VP-Social Justice: Aaron Machado VP-Saturday Night Suppers: Josephina Lee Congratulations!

Holy Week 2015

Passion Sunday Mass (Palm Sunday) Sunday, March 29 at 5:00 pm at the Newman Centre Easter Triduum Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Thursday, April 2 at 7:00 pm Good Friday Liturgy, Friday, April 3, 3:00 pm Easter Vigil, Saturday, April 4, 8:00 pm Sacrament of Reconciliation Our chaplain and visiting…

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Saint of the Day: St. Dominic Savio

Today is March 9, which is the first day back at McGill after reading week but also the feast day of Saint Domenic Savio. Saint Domenic Savio is important to me because he was a student of Saint John Bosco. (Saint John Bosco believed in the preventative system: showing reason,…

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Newman (Yule) Ball

IT’S THE NIGHT THAT YOU’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR. On the evening of March 21st, the NCSS will host our annual Newman Ball, and this year, the theme is YULE BALL! Prepare for a night of ballroom dancing, yuletide décor, incredible live music, delicious hors d’oeuvres, and of course, Harry…

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Lenten Reflections: Soap Is To The Baby What Tears Are To The Soul

I was supposed to go to Quebec City this weekend with some friends. They went; I stayed home. I had been having trouble sleeping, and Friday when it was time to go I realized I had forgotten to pack, and proceeded to break down in tears. I thought I could…

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Newman Lent Retreat

For the first time ever, we will be holding a lent retreat here at the Newman Centre. It will be great to meet people to journey with over the 40 days to grow in faith together. It will be held on Saturday, February 21st from 10:30 until 3:30pm. You will…

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Catholic Students Week 2015

Members of the Newman community enjoying one of the Society's Saturday night suppers (photo courtesy of Holly Garnett)

Catholic Students’ Week 2015 will include a line-up of exciting events and opportunities to engage with your faith on campus! Listing of events:  MONDAY (February 2nd) Rosary Walk Meet at the Newman Centre • 2:00pm Meet at the Newman Centre and then join us on a walk around campus as…

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