Page 1 Are you a Catholic young adult who wants to understand more about your Catholic Faith? To enrich your understanding of the fullness and beauty of our Catholic Faith? Or are you a non-Catholic or have you been separated from the Catholic faith? Join us to learn more about the Catholic Faith. Catholic 101 Online sessions are scheduled from 5:00 - 6:30 pm Online!. Visit our website to register.

What does it mean to Get Your Catholic On?

Bible Study Continues!

It means doing what we do because of who “We read the gospels for one purpose: to know Jesus better and increase our intimacy with him.” we are. We’re Catholic. We’re Christians. Followers of Jesus Christ. Getting Your Catholic On means: Mass, learning, praying, receiving the Sacraments, serving, caring, and community – doing what we do!

Newman Catholic Student Association The Newman Catholic Student Association generally meets on the fourth Monday of each Month. If you are interested in joining or would like additional information, please contact NCSA president Dan Durning at

ESTEEM - Calling all Juniors!

So you’re a student. And you want to develop your leadership skills and live out your faith. You’ve come to the right place. Esteem (Engaging Students To Enliven the Ecclesial Mission) is a program for Juniors and Seniors. UMass Dartmouth is one of only 9 sites nationwide to offer this exciting new program. More information will be available soon. ESTEEM is expected to kick-off at UMD in the Spring of 2014. Interested? Speak to Fr David or Dcn.Frank for details.

Knights of Columbus The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic fraternal organization based on four principles. They are: Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism.

Come join us for Bible Study on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm in the Reflection Room on the 2nd floor of the Campus Center.

Open to Faith Live Event Single, Married or Religious Life? Which is for you?? The Catholic Church identifies three primary vocations: single life, married life, and religious or ordained life. Catholic Campus Ministry offers many different opportunities for vocational discernment including Jeremiah’s Journey. For spring semester, 2014, Jeremiah's Journey is scheduled for March 9, April 13, and May 4 from 2-4 pm at Newman House (359 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth, MA - 1600 feet west of the UMass Dartmouth campus entrance.

Visit our website for details.

Have a question about Catholicism, it's beliefs or practices that you have always wanted to ask? Just want to learn a bit more about Catholicism? Open to Faith is the opportunity. It is a live blog event that presents information about the Catholic faith and it's practice and most importantly, seeks to answer questions that participants may have. Join in for the entire time, for a few minutes or visit it later at your own convenience, it is available 24/7 on demand as soon as the live session ends. Go to on Wednesday, Feb 19, anytime from 7PM to 9PM for the live session.

Seekers' Retreat Registration deadline is February 20, 2014!

Membership is open to any male who is over the age of 18 and a practicing Roman Catholic. Membership also continues after one graduates from UMass Dartmouth through the local K of C Council. Interested? Contact Deacon Frank.

Pasta Nights at Newman House on Thursdays Newman Catholic Student Association members prepare a free pasta dinner on Thursday evenings at the Newman House. Join us for Mass at 5:00 pm followed by an evening of relaxation, conversation and dinner.

The True Self Retreat You are invited to participate in a unique retreat experience. The Abbey of the Genesee is a monastery of the Trappist Order located in New York. The monks there live a life of contemplation; they gather throughout the day for prayer, spend time at work and at individual prayer and study. This retreat will take place on Monday March 17 to Friday March 21. Visit our website for details.

Relay for Life

We will be participating in the Relay for Life. The page for our team is now up. You can reach it by visiting our website and navigating to the Community tab. There you will find a "Join this Team" button! You are not obligated to participate, but we'd love to see a good number of people on the team this year. If you have any questions, please contact Dan Durning or David Denny, Relay for Life Co-Chairs.

CORSAIR CATHOLICS COMMUNITY OUTREACH My Brother's Keeper - Join the Newman Catholic Student Association on Friday afternoon's from 2- 5pm as they volunteer at My Brother's Keeper. Please vIsit our website to register first to volunteer (so they know who to expect) or for more information. You can also select just about any time during the day and as often as you can assist. Holy Family Holy Name School - There are a number of volunteer opportunities at Holy Family Holy Name School in New Bedford. They could use a few mentors for some eighth grade boys and they have some events coming up for which they need some help. Please visit our website under the tab SERVE for opportunities or to register. Thank you! Sr. Rose House Soup Kitchen - Once a month, on the fourth Thursday of February, March and April, join us at the Sister Rose House Soup Kitchen in New Bedford.

Help Support Catholic Campus Ministry Catholic Campus Ministry is funded by the Diocese of Fall River Office for Catholic Campus Ministry. Funding is through the Catholic Charities appeal and other sources. The Office has just started an Annual Appeal to help fund such things as the Seeker's Retreat and the Newman House. More information can be found on our website. Please consider asking your parents to help us in continuing to be a resource to students.

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Registration Deadline - February 20! UMass Dartmouth

Catholic Campus Ministry Center for Religious and Spiritual Life Room 202 Campus Center 508-999-8872 Newman House 359 Old Westport Road 774-202-2274

Campus Ministry Team Deacon Frank Lucca - Fr. David Frederici Fr. Bob Roetzel, CSC - Adam Trudel, Music Ministry -

Schedules All Masses are held in the Reflection Room (2nd floor of the Campus Center), unless otherwise indicated.


Bulletin for February 16, 2014

SIXTH Sunday in Ordinary TIme

1PM & 7PM 7:00 PM Masses is in the Blue and Gold Room on the ground floor of the Campus Center

Daily Monday 5PM Wednesday 12:10PM Thursdays 5PM (Newman House)

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Room 202 - Campus Center) Before or After Mass or by Appointment.

Readings for the Week of February 9 2014

Sunday: Sir 15:15-20/1 Cor 2:6-10/Mt 5:17-37 or 5:20-22a, 27-28, 33-34a, 37 Monday: Jas 1:1-11/Mk 8:11-13 Tuesday: Jas 1:12-18/Mk 8:14-21 Wednesday: Jas 1:19-27/Mk 8:22-26 Thursday: Jas 2:1-9/Mk 8:27-33 Friday: Jas 2:14-24, 26/Mk 8:34--9:1 Saturday: 1 Pt 5:1-4/Mt 16:13-19

UMDCCM Bulletin february 16 2014  
UMDCCM Bulletin february 16 2014