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Week of Nov 18th - Nov 24th

Greetings, fellow Newmanites! It was wonderful to see so many of you at Mass yesterday as well as at our various activities throughout the week; we hope you enjoyed taking part in the events at Newman and we look forward to seeing you again this week during our (many) exciting events!

The following are the announcements from the Newman Centre and the Newman Catholic Students' Society for the upcoming week. Please be sure to save the dates on your calendar!

— Belle

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This Week Other Announcements Info

Events and Activities This Week

NCSS By-Election: VP Social Justice

Nominations: Sun, Jan 12 - Fri, Jan 17
Speeches: Sun, Jan 19
Voting: Sun, Jan 19 - Fri, Jan 23

If you would like to nominate anyone who is currently a student at McGill, please fill out this form so that we may include them on the ballots!
Notice: only NCSS Members may participate in voting; to become a member of the NCSS, please see an executive member to purchase a membership for $2. If you are unsure whether or not you are a member, please contact Belle or Karli

Relevant McGill Volunteer Opportunity

Monday, Jan 13 - Friday, Jan 17

Relevant is an annual, week-long evangelistic campaign featuring dialogues and talks about faith, culture, life, science, and more that are relevant to students. This year, they would like to have more representation from different Christian clubs at McGill, including the NCSS and the Newman Centre! If you are interested in volunteering during Relevant, please see the Facebook group for more information!

Soup and Bagel

Monday - Thursday
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Bagelounge of the Newman Centre

Come and enjoy fresh homemade soup and warm bagels in the Bagelounge (on the ground floor of the Newman Centre); for only $3.50, it's the perfect way to replenish your energy for your busy afternoon!

Scholars' Club

Fridays at 5 PM
Conference Room of the Newman Centre (3rd floor)

These discussion, based on issues at the intersection of politics, society and religion, will be animated by Pablo Irizar, Director of the Newman Centre, along with guest interlocutors (as listed on this schedule) every week along with readings of the day. Readings and snacks will be provided, and the activity is open to everyone. Bring lots of ideas!
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email Pablo at

Rassemblement universitaire / University gathering

Saturday, Jan 18
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Institut de formation théologique de Montréal

This bilingual event hopes to gather Catholic students of Montreal to promote the growth of faith in students' academic lives. Please see the Facebook event page for more details!
3 PM - What does it mean to be Catholic in the academic field today?
Pablo Irizar, director of McGill Newman Centre and Louis-Joseph Gagnon, president of IFTM Students Committee.

5 PM -  Grand-Messe universitaire présidée par Mgr Christian Lépine, accompagné de Mgr Alain Faubert.

Other Announcements

Lectors & Acolytes

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


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

NCSS Membership

Membership in the Society is open to everyone and comes with the following benefits:
  • a $2 discount on a (one) 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, Wilhelm Magner. We will also be selling memberships at future Saturday Night Suppers (SNS).

Mass Schedule

The Newman Centre has Mass every Sunday at 5:00PM. Weekday Masses are held from Monday 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 between 3:00 and 4:00PM.

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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