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www.umassdcatholics.com Knights of Columbus Info Night We will hold a Knights of Columbus information session on November 13, 2013 at 7:00 pm in the Reflection Room on the second floor of the campus center (Room 233). 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. Pizza and refreshments will be served!

Charis Retreat - The Seekers' Retreat

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

Sunday 1PM, 7PM 7:00 pm Mass 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.

Too much going on? Pulled in a million directions? You’re not the only one. In the craziness of life, it doesn’t hurt to pause and take a look at the big picture: What’s important in my life? What am I looking for? Where does God fit in? UMass Dartmouth Catholic Campus Ministry presents the weekend Seekers' Retreat. Find out how other young adults answer these questions; learn how faith plays a role in their journeys; and take the time to reflect on your own path. Retreatants are invited to look at their lives to see where God has been, where God is present, and where God is calling them to be. Mark your calendars. Coming Feb 28-Mar 2 at Cathedral Camp in East Freetown. Registration is open and UMass Dartmouth students save 75% off the regular non-student rate! Visit our website for details and to register.

Giving Tree Project - WE NEED YOUR HELP Can you help us staff The Giving Tree table? Please go to our website and complete the Doodle form (Under the Serve tab). Click off the times that you can sit at the table during the dates indicated. Thank you for your help.

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

ESTEEM

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.

Holiday Donation Food Drive

The Holiday Donation Food Drive coordinated by the Student Affairs Office is now underway. Donation bins are located around the campus. Food is then delivered to Holy Family/Holy Name Food Bank in New Bedford.

March for Life

If you are interested in attending the March for Life in Washington, DC the week of January 22, 2014 please let Fr David or Deacon Frank know.

The Giving Tree Project Catholic Campus Ministry will once again be sponsoring The GIving Tree Project here on campus. This yearly tradition has provided dozens of clothing and toy items to those in need this Christmas. Please join us in participating in The Giving Tree Project by stopping by our table in the Campus Center on November 18-22 and 25-27 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Choose an ornament, purchase the gift, bring the unwrapped gift to the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life (Room 202 Campus Center) by December 6. Thank you in advance for your generosity. (continued>>>)

Pasta and Game 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.

Bible Study Continues!

“We read the gospels for one purpose: to know Jesus better and increase our intimacy with him.” Come join us for Bible Study! Bible Study is offered on Wednesday afternoons from 3-4 pm and on Sunday afternoons from 5-6 pm in the Reflection Room on the second floor of the Campus Center (Room 233). If you've missed a session or two, or haven't even started, just join in at any time.

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 Laurinda Ralph, Relay for Life Co-Chairs.

Catholic Campus Ministry Center for Religious and Spiritual Life The Newman Catholic Student Association invites you to Operation Christmas Cards where it is our mission to love our troops one card at a time. It is our desire to put a card into as many hands of those deployed during the holidays as possible, boosting their morale and spirit. Please stop by the Giving Tree table in the Campus Center on November 18-22 and 25-27 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm and drop-off or sign one of our cards to one of our troops. What does it mean to Get Your Catholic On? It means doing what we do because of who 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, community, exploring – doing what we do!

Room 202 Campus Center 508-999-8872 Newman House 359 Old Westport Road 774-202-2274

Campus Ministry Team Frank Lucca - flucca@umassd.edu Fr. David Frederici dfrederici@umassd.edu Fr. Bob Roetzel, CSC - rroetzel@umassd.edu Adam Trudel, Music Ministry - atrudel@umassd.edu

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UMass Dartmouth Bulletin november 10 2013  
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