Message from Alumna Christy

Hi Newmanites!   Greetings from Hong Kong! How are you guys doing? For those who don’t know me, I graduated a year ago from ‘Bronfman High’ and have been blessed to be part of the Newman community for 3 years in Montreal. I’m a huge fan of the choir, soup…

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Experiences of a NEWmanite

Hello Newmanites.   I’m now more than halfway into my first semester of university life and I have to say thank you to all of you for making it as great as it’s been so far. I admit, there was a fair bit of eye-rolling on my part when I…

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The Life and Love of Saints

As we enter the month of November, we are reminded of the ultimate end of every Christian, indeed the ultimate end of every human being: sainthood. Each and every one of us, created in the image and likeness of God and redeemed by His Son, is destined for this purpose.…

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Our Brothers and Sisters in Christ (or How to Pray on the Go)

This past summer, I had the most amazing experience of going to Rio de Janeiro to celebrate World Youth Day with the Catholic youth of the world. I traveled with not only friends from McGill, but with students from across Ontario (and a Newfie!). It was an exhilarating two weeks,…

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McGill Interfaith Student Council Update

The first McGill Interfaith Student Council (MISC) met for the first time today. This is super exciting! 13 representatives from different religious groups on campus (from Muslim Students’ Association, Ghetto Shul, Sikh Students’ Association, Newman, and many more) came together to discuss what our role as a council on campus…

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What are you thankful for?

Last night we had our annual Thanksgiving meal SNS (Saturday Night Supper) at Newman. While eating the most amazing food (Thank you Ana, Jenny and friends for the turkey, green beans, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberries and pumpkin pie!), we had a chance to reflect on what we are thankful for… We…

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Message from Alumna Emily

October 2, 2013 Greetings Newmanites!   How art thou? I am now living in Houston, Texas, serving for a year in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC), living out JVC’s four core values of spirituality, community, simple living, and social justice. During this year, I am residing in an impoverished neighborhood…

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Message from Julian

September 26, 2013   Dear Newmanites! Dear Friends! Dear Brothers and Sisters!   How are you? How are your studies? How are things at Newman? How’s life? Especially as you head into the endless stream of midterms, in the midst of this beautiful fall weather, I wanted to send you…

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