Don't worry. You can visit Fr. John Paul's and Fr. Dominic's websites by going to www.torch3m.org, where you can sign up for their quarterly newsletter and go to the movies and music sites to get their new movie and music CD.
Our Going Deeper campaign is making good headway on our financial goal for 2014-15. Our dedicated community has stepped up with a generous spirit by increasing weekly donations, contributing through Parish Pay, and asking what other assistance is needed. We are developing a deeper culture of giving that is blessing our much-loved Newman Center and its mission. Thank you for your spirit.
Our monthly gathering for study, prayer and action planning is next Sunday, April 19, 2:00pm in Roetter Hall. We'll turn our focus once again to the problem of hunger and homelessness in San Diego. Before then, why not take a look at the various opportunities we have to serve meals to those in need? And it's not too late to sign up to become an online friend to an English student in Burundi.
Bishop Robert McElroy, an auxiliary bishop in San Francisco, has been appointed San Diego’s new bishop. Bishop McElroy was born in San Francisco in 1954 and grew up in San Mateo County. His family resided in Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Daly City and Our Lady of Angels Parish in Burlingame. He received a master’s of divinity degree from St. Patrick's Seminary and University in 1979 and was ordained to the priesthood April 12, 1980, at St. Mary’s Cathedral by Archbishop John R. Quinn.
As the “Barrio” part of our Burundi, Border, Barrio project, Good Sam and Newman now offer the following continuing meal ministry opportunities to both of our communities. You can volunteer one meal at a time or regularly.