Week 10 Announcements – Nov 19th – 25th

Faith Study Completion Celebration

Saturday, November 22nd, 6 PM @ SNS

On Saturday November 22 our SNS will be organized by the Faith study Participants and will be followed by a completion celebration with food, music and dancing. It is open to all students so bring your friends!

Interfaith Book Exhibit

Thursday November 20th, 2014 – 12:30PM-3:00PM – SSMU (Madeleine Parent Room)

Ever wanted to leaf through scripture from various religious? Or wanted to learn more about the different important books important in many religion? Here is your chance! The McGill Interfaith Student Council is bring together various groups on campus to host a book exhibit. Various religions will have on display books that are important to their religions.

Come by Madeleine Parent Room in SSMU between 12:30pm and 3pm to check out the books, have some refreshments, and chat!

Check out our Facebook event!

Special YOUCAT session with Archbishop Lepine

Thursday November 20 – 7:30pm – 9:30pm

What is freedom and what is it for? But doesn’t freedom consist of being able to choose evil as well? Must we allow a person to use his free will, even when he decides in favour of evil?

These are some of the questions that Archbishop Christian Lepine will be addressing at the upcoming special Diocesan YOUCAT session at the Newman Centre. Please join us for some words of wisdom from our Archbishop! For more info check out this link Click here for the YOUCAT session Newsletter


The regular YOUCAT on Friday afternoon is cancelled this week.

Finding God in the Busyness – A Fireside with Elizabeth Koessler

Thursday, November 27th – 6:30pm

At the end of another busy semester, with finals right around the corner, where is God in the midst of the stress, anxiety, and busyness? Join us next Thursday, November 27th at 6:30 for a Spiritual Fireside Chat with Elizabeth Koessler on how to find God in the busyness of everyday life, and keep our relationship with Christ strong in the midst of many stresses. Cookies, coffee, and tea as always! Join us!


Calling all Newmanites!! Did you enjoy Fish Frosh? Wonderful! So did we! And we want MORE! As the second semester approaches, we are looking for anybody who participated (this year or in past years, leaders and froshies alike!) to be one of our NCSS representatives on the DEFROSH coordinating team. Don’t worry though, you won’t be doing this alone! If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact Angie at

Threads of Hope

The NCSS is running a fundraiser for our partner parishes El Divino Rostro and St. Padre Pio in the Phillipines. We are doing that with an initiative with Threads of Hope bracelets that are currently for sale at 2CAD per bracelets (the profit of 1.35CAD will go directly to our partner parishes). These bracelets will be sold on Tuesdays and Thursdays during soup and bagel, SNS or just anytime, you feel like it really, just make sure to contact our VP Social Justice – Jody Wong at 514-232-3425 or catch her running around the Newman Centre.

Prayer Indicators for the Children of St. Willibrord’s

This week and next, on the main floor of the Newman Centre, a sign-up sheet and supplies are set up to make prayer indicators for the children of St. Willibrord’s. They’ll be having a Faith Formation session on “Prayer and the Holy Spirit” next Sunday and to show our prayerful support, we’re inviting Newmanites to pray for them and write encouraging indicators to let each child know that we’ve been praying for them. Speak to or email Jody ( or Julian ( for more information! Thank you for your prayers!

Inter-denominational Prayer Meetings

Tuesday 9 AM, Wednesday 8 AM, Friday 10 AM

The NCSS is joining our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ in hosting prayer groups throughout the week.  Find a time and a place that works for you and don’t be shy to swing by and pray with us!

• Tuesday 9 am in 4th floor SSMU clubs lounge with Esther (MCF)

• Early bird Wednesday 8 am at Christy, Lucy and Grace’s place {620 prince Arthur Apt. 4} (MCF)

• Friday 10 am at the Newman Centre (3484 Peel) with Julian (NCSS)

~ If you have any further questions regarding prayer mornings, email Christy Frost (

By 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.