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Updated Announcements: 
Week of April 15th - April 21st

Greetings, fellow Newmanites! The following are announcements from the Newman Centre and the Newman Catholic Students' Society for the upcoming week with some additions and corrections.

— Matthew

Table of Contents

This Week

Events and Activities This Week

Holy Week Mass Schedule

Sunday, April 14th - Saturday, April 20th

Palm Sunday Mass - Sunday, April 14th at 5:00 PM
Holy Thursday Mass - Thursday, April 18th at 8:00 PM
Good Friday Service - Friday, April 19th at 3:00 PM
Easter Vigil Mass - Saturday, April 20th at 8:00 PM

Following the Easter Vigil Mass, there will be a Resurrection Party, followed by an all-night Gospel vigil and walk up Mount Royal at dawn!

We are also looking for people to contribute food for the resurrection party. If you would like to bring something, please indicate it on this spreadsheet.

Unfortunately, because both Father Gerry and Father John will be unavailable, there will be no Mass on Easter Sunday.

NCSS Election Results

The election results are in! Here is the incoming 2019-2020 Newman Catholic Students' Society executive team:

President: Karli Cividino
VP Saturday Night Supper: Jordan Drury
VP Social Justice: Valentine James
VP Social Activities: Elena Jurczak
VP Finance: Wilhelm Magner
VP Outreach: Co-VPs!!! Ariel Pan and Khrystia MacKinnon
VP Spiritual: Madeline Johnson
VP Communications: Belle Pan

Thank you to OiYin, Ben, Chloe, Matthew, and Alexandra for running! We sincerely hope that you all will stay involved, as the community could greatly benefit from your talents even outside executive positions.

We would also like to extend our thanks to Leo Cheong, who served as electoral officer for the NCSS elections!

Soup and Bagel

Monday to Thursday (12:30 PM - 2:00 PM)

Come and enjoy fresh homemade soup and warm bagels from Monday to Thursday, 12:30 to 2pm, in the Bagelounge. The perfect way to replenish your energy for your busy afternoon!

St. Patrick's Basilica Youth Program Volunteers

Other Announcements

NCSS Membership

Membership in the Society is open to everyone and comes with the following benefits:
  • a $2 discount on a Saturday Night Supper
  • right to attend Council meetings
  • right to vote in Society elections (if you are a SSMU or PGSS member)
Memberships cost $2 and can be purchased from our VP Finance, Anthony Duchesne. We will also be selling memberships at SNS on March 30th.


The Newman Choir welcomes new students to join us. We usually practice for 1 hour before Mass on Sunday. For more information please contact choir director Ariel Pan at

Lectors & Acolytes

If you are interested in reading or altar serving at Mass at the Newman Centre, please contact OiYin at (lectors) or Matthew at (servers). We are particularly short on altar servers, so any volunteers regardless of experience would be greatly appreciated!

Mass Schedule

The Newman Centre has Mass every Sunday at 5:00pm. Weekday Masses are held on Tuesday to Friday at 4:30pm, with Eucharistic Adoration from 4:00-4:30pm. Prior to all weekday Masses, a priest will be available for spiritual direction at 3:00pm, with occasional exceptions on Thursdays, where priest availability will begin at 3:30. Confessions are heard before all Masses.

Centre Hours

The Newman Centre is open weekdays from 10:00am-5:00pm (extended hours on some days) and on weekends during scheduled events such as Mass.

Parking at Newman

Parking spaces are reserved for staff, all others by permission only. Fees apply. See a member of staff before parking. Unidentified vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense.
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