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Homecoming Week Bulletin

October 16, 2015

Check out all the exciting things happening at Newman and around campus for Homecoming week![gview file="http://www.tu-newman.org/wp-content/uploads/Bulletin-2015-10-18.pdf"] Full story


Fall Newsletter 2015

October 5, 2015

An electronic version of our Fall Newsletter can be viewed by clicking the embedded photo links below.   Outer Page:   Inner Page: Full story


Week of Sept. 27 Bulletin

September 25, 2015

Save the Dates with this week's bulletin - Read on to see what's ahead! [gview file="http://www.tu-newman.org/wp-content/uploads/Bulletin-2015-09-27.pdf"] Full story


Week of Sept. 20th Bulletin

September 18, 2015

See what is going on around Newman this week! Plus some great facts about the Pope :) [gview file="http://www.tu-newman.org/wp-content/uploads/Bulletin-2015-09-20-.pdf"] Full story


Week of Sept. 13 Bulletin

September 11, 2015

Check out everything that is going on at the Newman Center here![gview file="http://www.tu-newman.org/wp-content/uploads/Bulletin-2015-09-13.pdf"] Full story


Week of Sept. 6 Bulletin

September 4, 2015

Find out about what is happening at Newman in this week's bulletin! [gview file="http://www.tu-newman.org/wp-content/uploads/Bulletin-2015-09-06.pdf"] Full story


Week of August 30, 2015 – Bulletin

August 28, 2015

Check out this week's bulletin for lots of upcoming events and information! Please join us for Brainstorm on Tuesday night at 9p.   [gview file="http://www.tu-newman.org/wp-content/uploads/Bulletin-2015-08-23-copy.pdf"] Full story


2015-2016 Peer Ministry Team

August 25, 2015

Peer Ministry Team We are here to serve you in many ways. Have questions about the Catholic faith? Need a friend when you're going through a hard time? Need ... Full story

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Summer 2015 Newsletter

June 4, 2015

The Summer 2015 edition of our TU Catholic Newsletter is available to read online.   Outer Pages: Inside Pages: Full story

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Film Fest

April 30, 2015

A Newman tradition since 2004, the annual Newman Film Fest has drawn entries from our student community ranging from music videos and parodies to mockumentaries and horrors. This ... Full story


Fourth Sunday of Easter

April 26, 2015

Finals week is here and with it comes two of our best events: our annual film festival (Thursday at 7p) and our end of year banquet (Saturday at ... Full story

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Feast of Divine Mercy

April 12, 2015

This week, learn about the power of beauty at the first Theology on Tap of 2015 or learn about why we have saints at our last Faith and ... Full story


Easter Sunday 2015

April 5, 2015

He is risen, ALLELUIA! Christ has triumphed over death and won for us the rewards of eternal life! Adore him in prayer and song at face2Face tomorrow night ... Full story


Easter Vigil in the Holy Night

April 4, 2015

Tonight, we celebrate Christ's triumph over death during our Easter Vigil. During this most sacred service, we will also welcome eight adults into full communion with the Catholic ... Full story

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Peer Ministry Application

April 1, 2015

Looking for a way to serve your fellow students, grow in your faith, and develop leadership skills? Prayerfully consider applying to be a Peer Minister for next year. ... Full story


Holy Week 2015

March 29, 2015

Today we begin the holiest week of the year. The Triduum - Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday - focuses our attention on the incredible love and ... Full story

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An Evening with Bishop Slattery and Luke Spehar

March 22, 2015

This Thursday, March 26, celebrate Evening Prayer (5p), Mass (5:15p), and dinner (after Mass) with Tulsa's Bishop Edward J. Slattery, then head across campus to Tyrrell Hall for ... Full story


St. Philip Neri Society Dinner 2015

March 10, 2015

St. Philip Neri Society Dinner Honoring Tony & Phyllis Lauinger  Thursday, April 9, 2015 Reception: 6 p.m. Donald W. Reynolds Center, The University of Tulsa  Society Dinner 2015 InvitationSociety Dinner 2015 Response Form Young ... Full story

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Third Sunday of Lent

March 8, 2015

In this last week before Spring Break, join us at daily Mass or Liturgy of the Hours...or even just stop by Newman to hang out with Jesus in ... Full story

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Second Sunday of Lent

March 1, 2015

There's still time to sign up for Living Every Day with Passion and Purpose with dynamic Catholic author Matthew Kelly. Get your dinner and admission ticket for only ... Full story

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First Sunday of Lent

February 22, 2015

Meet with fellow college students discerning their vocations, get off campus for some fun at the bowling alley, or sign up to help the monks at Clear Creek ... Full story


102 Things You Should Really Give Up For Lent

February 19, 2015

I present to you 102 things to give up for Lent. I stretched every muscle in my brain to come up with this list for you. Now you ... Full story

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Lenten Schedule

February 17, 2015

Join us in 40 days of prayer and penitence leading up to celebrating our Lord Jesus Christ's resurrection on Easter Sunday.  In addition to our regularly recurring events, ... Full story

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Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

February 15, 2015

In these last few days before Lent, we keep the season in mind but also fit in a few last celebrations. Join us Tuesday night for a Mardi ... Full story


What Should I Do For Lent? Pope Francis’ 10 Tips

February 15, 2015

by Kevin Cotter Every year Catholics try to answer the age old question: What should I do for Lent? Well, who better to pick for as your Lenten spiritual ... Full story

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Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time

February 8, 2015

As we journey closer to Lent, we still have a few celebrations between now and the Great Fast. Join us next week for our Valentine's Dinner or sign ... Full story


The origin and meaning of priestly vestments

February 5, 2015

By Father William P. Saunders The liturgical vestments worn at Mass have evolved over time.  Nevertheless, since the earliest days of the Church, liturgical vestments have been worn by ... Full story

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Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time

February 1, 2015

February is full of celebrating love, yes? Or at least that's what Hallmark tells us (personally, we think Catholicism is pretty much all about celebrating Love Himself. Ubi ... Full story


Being Catholic in College

February 1, 2015

By Danielle Medearis During the first week of school my freshman year, I brought my first non-Catholic to mass with me. The boy had asked me what I was ... Full story

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Oklahoma Catholic College Student Conference 2015

January 30, 2015

Join Catholic college students from all over the state at this year's OCCSC retreat, February 20-22 at Our Lady of Guadalupe camp near Oklahoma City.  For $40, you ... Full story


The Great Heresies (Part Two)

January 29, 2015

From Christianity’s beginnings, the Church has been attacked by those introducing false teachings, or heresies. The Bible warned us this would happen. Paul told his young protégé, Timothy, “For ... Full story

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Third Sunday of Ordinary Time

January 25, 2015

Super Bowl Sunday is coming up, as are face2Face, Faith and Food, Monastic Moment, and some non-alliterative events like Trivia Night and the annual Valentine's Day dinner. Get ... Full story


Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

January 18, 2015

Did you know that more than 50,000,000 children have lost their lives through abortion in America alone? Be a voice for the voiceless on the 42nd anniversary of ... Full story

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The Great Heresies (Part One)

January 18, 2015

From Christianity’s beginnings, the Church has been attacked by those introducing false teachings, or heresies.  The Bible warned us this would happen. Paul told his young protégé, Timothy, "For ... Full story

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Winter Newsletter 2015

January 14, 2015

The TU Catholic Newman Center wishes you a happy and healthy winter.  The most recent newsletter is now available online to view.  We hope the pages of this ... Full story


Why the world doesn’t take Catholicism seriously

January 14, 2015

BY MATTHEW WARNER For years I've been immersed in Catholic media and the ongoing conversation within the Church of how to carry on as the Church. And, of course, ... Full story


Baptism of The Lord

January 11, 2015

Welcome back to campus! We have a quiet start to the spring semester, but check out the bulletin for long-range planning and dates of fun things throughout the ... Full story

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The Top 5 over-covered Vatican stories of 2014

December 31, 2014

By John L. Allen Jr. ROME — Typically my final column of the year is devoted to under-covered Vatican stories from the past 12 months, on the premise that the ... Full story

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December 1, 2014

We all know that after Thanksgiving comes Black Friday and Cyber Monday...but did you know about #GivingTuesday?  #GivingTuesday is a national social media movement that encourages people to ... Full story


First Sunday of Advent

November 30, 2014

Welcome back to campus! In this Advent season of attentive waiting, we look forward to Christmas while also preparing ourselves for the arrival of Christ. Come to adoration ... Full story

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Newman Senior Named Conference Outstanding Player

November 19, 2014

Congratulations to Newman senior and TU men's soccer player Abé Matamoros, who was named the Most Outstanding Offensive Player of the Conference Tournament after he scored the game-winning ... Full story

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33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

November 16, 2014

We have one week left until Thanksgiving break, but we have lots going on around here. Join us at the Thanksgiving shindig on Thursday, but also make plans ... Full story


32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

November 9, 2014

Want to see our peer ministry president dressed up as a leprechaun? Of course you do. Help us college 100 pounds of canned and non-perishable food for Catholic ... Full story


It Has Always Been This Messy…

November 6, 2014

By Deacon Branson Hipp For anyone that even glances at the internet or occasionally watches the news, the Catholic Church appears  a complete mess. Arguing bishops, dissenting lay catholics, corruption ... Full story


31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

November 2, 2014

Happy November! The air is getting chilly and we're getting a little restless for a break, but Newman has a variety of events coming up. Join in our ... Full story


What Are Dogma, Doctrine, and Theology?

November 2, 2014

By Jimmy Akin Many people are curious about the difference between dogma and doctrine. I'm asked about it surprisingly often. It would be nice if the Church had an official ... Full story

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France Pilgrimage Itinerary

October 30, 2014

Day 1 | Monday, May 11: Depart for Lourdes Depart for your overnight flight from Tulsa to Europe. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board. Day 2 | Tuesday, May ... Full story

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Choosing the “Better Part”

October 29, 2014

Has any saint received more negative press than Martha? All she did was ask Jesus to tell her sister to help her with the chores, and she ended ... Full story


30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 26, 2014

In our Gospel today, Christ calls us to love our neighbor as ourselves. We have several upcoming events at Newman designed to help you do exactly that, including ... Full story


A Short Voters Guide for People Sick of Voters Guides

October 26, 2014

By Fr. John Nepil Around the year 130 AD, a Christian wrote these words in a letter to Diognetus, the tutor of Marcus Aurelius: “[Christians] reside in their own nations, ... Full story


Christ Promised a Crown of Thorns, not a Bed of Roses

October 21, 2014

By Will Duquette When I was rather younger, and attending an evangelically-flavored Episcopal parish, I participated in a program called Evangelism Explosion. In a nutshell, EE was a program ... Full story


29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 19, 2014

Welcome, alumni and parents! Join us for Mass and brunch this morning; check out the new kitchen and reconnect with old friends. Students, there's lots to get involved ... Full story


Homecoming Mass and Brunch

October 18, 2014

Join us tomorrow at 10a for a special Homecoming Mass and Brunch. Nope, that's not a typo--Mass starts at 10a this week. Parents, family, alumni, and friends are ... Full story


Three Questions in the Name of Love

October 18, 2014

By St. Hyacinthe Defos du Rau, OP Jesus, Elton John tells us, "was all about love and compassion and forgiveness and trying to bring people together and that is ... Full story


Saul, Paul, or both?

October 15, 2014

Many mistakenly assume the Lord changed Saul's name to Paul sometime after Saul converted from Judaism to Christianity, which happened during his encounter with Christ on the Road ... Full story

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28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 12, 2014

Hail to Tulsa U...it's Homecoming week! Join Newman in any (or all) of the activities throughout the week, especially street painting on Tuesday and our Homecoming Mass & ... Full story


27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 5, 2014

This week, be a voice for the voiceless through Barefoot for Babies or becoming involved in our new pro life initiative. Plus, serve the Church through physical labor ... Full story


Fireside Chat: Purgatory and Judgment

October 1, 2014

Last night, we gathered outside on our patio to chat with Fr. Sean Donovan about eschatology (the study of the Four Last Things: death, judgment, Heaven, and Hell), ... Full story

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26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 28, 2014

Join us this week as we explore the Four Last Things (Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell) with special emphasis on Judgment and Purgatory at our first Fireside Chat ... Full story

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25th Sunday of Ordinary Time

September 21, 2014

Tonight, a black Mass will be celebrated publicly in Oklahoma City. Christ will be publicly ridiculed, his sacrifice blasphemed, and his Passion and Death laughed at, while the ... Full story

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Exaltation of the Holy Cross

September 14, 2014

It's not too late to sign up for our annual fall retreat, the Escape. Join your fellow college students for a weekend away from it all and relax ... Full story

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“Are you saved?”

September 11, 2014

By Scott Powell Have you ever been asked that question? How did you answer? What does the Catholic Church really teach about salvation? For that matter, what is salvation? ... Full story

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23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

September 7, 2014

Grow in faith and friendships through a variety of opportunities at Newman: Theology on Tap (Tuesday/7:30p carpool/McNellie's), Faith and Food (Thursday/6p/ACSU), St. Therese Women's Groups, the Escape Retreat ... Full story

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22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 31, 2014

We hope everyone had a great time at our Welcome Week activities! Now that the first week of school is done, we're settling into routines and planning further ... Full story


Why pray to saints for intercession?

August 30, 2014

By Jason Evert No one prays to dead saints, because those in heaven are more alive than we are. The Lord is God of the living, not of the dead. The ... Full story


A Little Redemptive Suffering Never Hurt Anyone (besides you, of course)

August 30, 2014

By TJ Burdick   I have a confession to make: the majority of my friends aren’t Catholic. Many are, indeed, Protestant and for some reason, they all look at me strangely ... Full story


My Side of the Confessional: What is it like for a Priest

August 29, 2014

By Fr. Mike Schmitz  I was once riding in a shuttle-bus with a number of older folks on the way from an airport. They noticed that I was a ... Full story


21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 24, 2014

Welcome (back) to campus! We’re so happy to have you here and we hope that, as you find your way through the crazy and beautiful time we call ... Full story

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Welcome Week 2014

August 16, 2014

Welcome to the class of 2018 and law school class of 2017, plus welcome back to all our returning students! Newman's Welcome Week is packed with fun, food-filled ... Full story


The Antipope Who Became a Saint

August 13, 2014

By Steve Weidenkopf Today the Church celebrates the memorial of Sts. Hippolytus (170-235) and Pontian (r. 230-235)—a most interesting pair of early Christian men who were at first enemies but ... Full story


7 Tips For Surviving Your First Week of College

August 6, 2014

We can't wait to welcome the class of 2018 to TU this month! Check back soon for more information about Welcome Week and do read this blog post ... Full story

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Catholic Classic Books for Everyone

July 13, 2014

"St. Jerome said that when we pray, we speak to God, but when we read good spiritual books, God speaks to us." If you're looking for great material ... Full story


Rome Pilgrimage

July 9, 2014

Shortly after graduation this year, Father Kerry led 17 students on a nine-day pilgrimage to the heart of Catholicism: Rome, Italy. Before we entered the hustle and bustle ... Full story


How to Get More Out of Mass

July 8, 2014

"Many people go to Mass with the expectation that they are supposed to "get" a lot out of it. But, what you get out of Mass is dependent ... Full story


CYA Theology on Tap – St. Teresa of Avila

July 4, 2014

Tulsa Catholic Young Adults is hosting their monthly Theology on Tap on Tuesday, July 8, at the sidebar at McNellie’s Pub (409 E 1st St). Fr. Elkin J. ... Full story

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Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul

June 28, 2014

Tomorrow we celebrate the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, two of the Church's greatest saints (their churches in Rome, pictured here, are pretty sweet too). Join us ... Full story

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FOCUS 2014-2015

June 6, 2014

We are happy to welcome our returning FOCUS missionary, Jose, along with our four new missionaries - Karlie, Greg, Zoe, and Mary - to campus for the upcoming year. ... Full story

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Untangling the Catholic Web

June 5, 2014

Don't let your faith life fall away during the summer. Browse this list for a website or two that will speak to your interests and enrich your faith ... Full story

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Summer Mass Schedule

May 23, 2014

During the summer months of June and July, our 8p Sunday night Mass is back! Additionally, Mass will be celebrated every Friday at 12:05p and throughout the rest ... Full story


Divine Mercy Sunday

April 27, 2014

We celebrate two new canonized saints in the Church this weekend!  On campus, we're gearing up for finals, but we still have some of the best events of ... Full story


Easter Octave

April 20, 2014

Alleluia! He is risen! We have lots going on this week, including the last Faith and Food of the school year and our always-awesome Spring Dance on Saturday. Get ... Full story

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Palm Sunday

April 13, 2014

Today, we enter into Holy Week and prepare for Christ's suffering, death, and resurrection.  Join in Newman's observances throughout the week; all are welcome.  Read all about them ... Full story


Fifth Sunday of Lent

April 6, 2014

This week, we look forward to the Triduum as we continue journeying through Lent.  Activities coming up include our rescheduled float trip, a Tulsa Drillers game, and a ... Full story


Fourth Sunday of Lent

March 30, 2014

Take to heart Pope Francis' tweet about that "no elderly person should be like an “exile” in our families. The elderly are a treasure for our society" and ... Full story

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Society Dinner

March 25, 2014

Please join us for the annual St. Philip Neri Society Dinner Honoring Sister Therese Gottschalk and benefiting the students and programs of TU’s Catholic Newman Center! Thursday, May 1, 2014 Reception 6:00 p.m. ... Full story


Third Sunday of Lent

March 23, 2014

Welcome back! It's back to work after Spring Break and that means Newman is back to our normal schedule. Check out this week's bulletin for information on vocations ... Full story


First Sunday of Lent

March 9, 2014

Spring Break is almost here, but before we can take a week off for some much-needed quiet and relaxation, we have a variety of thought-provoking talks and opportunities ... Full story


Fireside Chat: Prison Ministry

March 5, 2014

Last night, Deacon Kenny Longbrake, Director of Prison Ministry for the Diocese of Tulsa, spoke to 21 students about his experiences ministering to the imprisoned.  If you would ... Full story


Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time

March 2, 2014

Lent begins this week and we've added a second Ash Wednesday Mass to accommodate busy schedules. Sign up on the chalkboard for a variety of opportunities, including cooking ... Full story


Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time

February 23, 2014

Come see what the inside of Newman is like and enjoy a delicious home cooked dinner at our annual Spaghettifest fundraiser this Saturday.  Bounce out your aggressions during ... Full story

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Redeemed: Oklahoma Catholic College Student Conference 2014

February 18, 2014

28 students represented Newman at the annual Oklahoma Catholic College Student Conference this past weekend, February 14-16.  Students from colleges and universities all over the state congregated at ... Full story


Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

February 16, 2014

A talk about sex and love is the centerpiece of our week this week, timed to coincide with what the United State Department of Health and Human Services ... Full story


Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time

February 9, 2014

Tonight, learn about Evangelical Catholicism when one of the foremost Catholic scholars of recent times, George Weigel, visits campus.  His talk, which is open to the public, will ... Full story


Presentation of the Lord

February 2, 2014

This week, enrich your relationships and channel your competitive spirit at our Fireside Chat about Catholic Dating and our rescheduled broomball showdown against CYA, respectively. Get all the ... Full story


Winter 2014 Newsletter

January 31, 2014

The official TU Catholic Newsletter is available for online viewing. Please click on the following link:   Winter Newsletter 2014 Full story


St. Thomas Aquinas’ Prayer for Students

January 28, 2014

Today, January 28, is the feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas, called the Angelic Doctor (for the subject matter on which he wrote, not as a comment on ... Full story


Third Sunday of Ordinary Time

January 26, 2014

It's a busy, busy week at Newman: two intramural basketball games, Liturgy of the Hours how-to and a special face2Face for Extension Day, a Vocation Dinner for men ... Full story


2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

January 19, 2014

Things are already getting busy and we've got lots of events planned for the coming weeks.  You won't want to miss out on any of it - including ... Full story


Save the Date: St. Philip Neri Society Dinner

January 15, 2014

The St. Philip Neri Society Dinner 2014 will be held Thursday, May 1st, at the Donald W. Reynolds Center on The University of Tulsa campus.  Milann, Terrell and ... Full story


Baptism of the Lord

January 12, 2014

Welcome back!  After a (hopefully) restful break, we're ready to get back to work and fun with this new semester.  To kick things off, the ladies are gathering ... Full story

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Second Sunday of Advent

December 8, 2013

Get some spiritual nourishment and strength before finals start this Thursday.  Come to Liturgy of the Hours or daily Mass this week, and keep the prayer below in ... Full story


First Week of Advent

December 1, 2013

We're back from break and have plenty of activities to fill the rest of semester, including broomball versus Catholic Young Adults, another planning meeting for the Italy pilgrimage, ... Full story


33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

November 17, 2013

We're nearing our much-anticipated weeklong break, but we made sure to have some fun activities in between now and then.  Tuesday, learn how to make a string rosary; ... Full story


32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

November 10, 2013

This week, Sunday Catechesis resumes with our new series on the Mass, Holy Grounds discusses the Liturgy as Heaven on Earth, and we encounter Jesus Christ while praising ... Full story


31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

November 3, 2013

Welcome to all alumni, family, and recruits visiting this weekend! After the busyness of Homecoming week, it'll be a little quieter around here in the coming days, but ... Full story


30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 27, 2013

Homecoming is this week!  Newman will be involved with many of the events, so sign in and come participate.  Our annual Alumni & Family Mass and Brunch is ... Full story


29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 19, 2013

The weather's cooling and midterms are finishing but Newman continues to have plenty of events.  The kitchen is available for baking and, if it's chilly outside, chances are ... Full story


Intramural Volleyball Schedule

October 15, 2013

The flag football season may be winding down but intramural volleyball is just about to start.  Play or cheer for Newman!  Games will be at the Collins Fitness ... Full story


28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 12, 2013

We're all exercising our mental endurance this week during midterms; come rock climbing with us Saturday for some physical exertion.  In the plans for the coming weeks: 40 ... Full story


26th Sunday of Ordinary Time

September 29, 2013

Make a quiet statement in the next few days during our second annual Barefoot for Babies week.  Any time this week, forgo shoes in memory of those who, ... Full story


25th Sunday of Ordinary Time

September 22, 2013

Near and far, Newman has plenty going on this week.  If you'd like to get out of town, sign up for Shrine and Dine on Friday or the ... Full story


24th Sunday of Ordinary Time

September 15, 2013

Check out this week's bulletin for plenty of news about events and outreach opportunities: Bulletin-2013-09-15 Events this week include a retirement reception for our departing Development Director, Lisa Holden, ... Full story

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This Year’s Peer Ministry Team

September 13, 2013

Questions?  Suggestions?  Audience for your joke?  Shoulder to cry on?  Want to get involved?  Talk to any of the Peer Ministers!  These 10 sophomores, juniors, and seniors serve ... Full story


23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 8, 2013

Newman is the place to be for plenty of fun and faith, with events nearly every day this week and more coming in the weeks ahead.  Find out ... Full story


22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

September 1, 2013

We've got events for ladies and for gents this week: Women's Game Night and MANtenance Friday.  Plus, there are plenty of ways to get involved with Newman: sign ... Full story


Feast of St. Louis – 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time

August 25, 2013

Welcome (back) to campus!  Our regular schedule has resumed, including 11a and 5p Sunday Masses with Confessions an hour prior to each.  Looking ahead, we've got a full ... Full story


Welcome Week 2013

August 22, 2013

Whether you're a freshman or returning to campus, the events Newman has planned throughout the first week of school are sure to provide fun, food, and fellowship.  All ... Full story


Get plugged in

August 20, 2013

In addition to joining us for Sunday 11a or 8p Mass, following us on Twitter, and joining our student Facebook group, there's still an important way to plug yourself into ... Full story


Job Opening

July 24, 2013

Do you have experience in development or campus ministry?  If so, please prayerfully consider our current job opening for Director of Development, a full-time position that combines educating, ... Full story


To Nourish Our Faith

July 12, 2013

It is not always easy to believe all the time, to practice this virtue of faith. There are many things in our Catholic Faith that may rub us ... Full story


“The Light of Faith” – new encyclical from the Vatican

July 6, 2013

Pope Francis has released his first encyclical, "Lumen Fidei," the light of faith. The letter gleams with hope and reason for a world that is losing faith in ... Full story


Freedom in God

July 4, 2013

If we give our freedom to God we shall remain free. If we prefer anything to God we shall lose our freedom and fall into slavery of some ... Full story


CYA Theology on Tap – July 9 at McNellie’s

July 3, 2013

Tulsa Catholic Young Adults is hosting their monthly Theology on Tap on Tuesday, July 9, at the sidebar at McNellie's Pub. The social starts at 7p and then ... Full story

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The Afters – “Every Good Thing” (acoustic)

June 30, 2013

I tend to be busier than I should be And I tend to think that time is gonna wait for me Sometimes I forget and take for granted That it's a ... Full story


“Perfect” – ESPN’s feature of a father’s conversion to pro-life

June 27, 2013

Sometimes a conversion of heart comes from small people in very big ways. ESPN featured this story on their E:60 program about a father who initially wanted to ... Full story


Deep within Every Human Heart…

June 26, 2013

Deep within every human heart ...there lurks a sly, unrecognized cunning, all too well skilled in self-deception and evasion. This is the total adversary of belief. It is ... Full story


CYA Summer Harvest – Fri, Jun 28

June 25, 2013

Come join young Catholics from around Tulsa for an evening of good food, great company, and solid faith-based discussions. This edition will include fireworks (tame ones though, please). ... Full story


Poland Pilgrimage

June 16, 2013

Two days after spring commencement, a group of fourteen TU Catholics had the tremendous opportunity to spend twelve days on the ground in Poland ("Polonia"). For many, it ... Full story

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Good news: FOCUS!

June 6, 2013

We are very pleased to announce our two returning FOCUS missionaries, Rachel and Michael, along with our two new missionaries, Jose and Annie. These young disciples give up ... Full story


CYA Summer Harvest

May 31, 2013

Twice monthly get together for Catholic Young Adults Tulsa CYA is hosting their Summer Harvest dinner tonight at 6:30p. We will be carpooling from Newman at 6:00p. Bring a ... Full story


Summer 2013 Mass Schedule

May 30, 2013

Sticking around Tulsa this summer? Awesome! Newman is still the place to live the Great Life. The freezer is stocked with ice cream and the side chapel is ... Full story


Graduation Reception – Friday, May 10

May 1, 2013

All graduating students and their families, friends, and classmates are cordially invited to our annual graduation reception, Friday, May 10, 3:30-5p. No RSVP is necessary. This is an ... Full story

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5th Week of Easter

April 27, 2013

As classes end and finals begin this week, don't let prayer get kicked to the curb or throw off your relationship with Christ. Instead, invite Christ to walk ... Full story

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Purgatory – For Heaven’s Sake

April 23, 2013

Fr. Sean Donovan, a local expert on eschatology (the study of "the last four things: death, judgement, heaven, and hell"), will visit Newman this Thursday, April 25, to ... Full story


FOCUS Finals Fest

April 23, 2013

Get ready for finals first by relaxing after the last day of classes! The fest starts with capture the flag on the Old U from 8-9p, and continues ... Full story

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4th Week of Easter

April 20, 2013

It's a great week at TU Catholic: last full week of classes, daily Mass each weekday, a special talk on purgatory on Thursday, and the Catholic Olympics showdown ... Full story

Film Fest

Film Fest 2013

April 17, 2013

Did you know that Newman's Film Fest dates back to 2004? Yep, it's a long-standing tradition that's chalked up to a darn good time. This year's Film Fest ... Full story

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3rd Week of Easter

April 12, 2013

Happy Easter...week three! The 40 days of Lent don't have anything on the 50 days of Easter! This week we have our second edition of Fireside. Our guest is ... Full story

Peer Ministry Applications Now Available

April 8, 2013

Ever get the feeling that God is calling you to do something to serve your friends and fellow students? Want to be an active disciple on campus next ... Full story

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2nd Week of Easter

April 7, 2013

It's a glorious week here at Newman. As finals approach, we are inviting students to make our center a true home-away-from-home, somewhere they can find the support of ... Full story


A Conversion Story to Catholicism

April 6, 2013

At Faith and Food on Thursday evening, Dr. James Shelton, professor of Scripture at Oral Roberts University, presented his personal testimony and conversion story to Catholicism. The audio ... Full story


Five Students Receive Sacrament of Confirmation

April 6, 2013

On the night of Saturday, March 30th, five of our students received the Sacrament of Confirmation. From the YOUCAT, an accessible expression of the Catechism: "Confirmation is the sacrament ... Full story

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“LaFortune to be honored at St. Philip Neri dinner”

April 2, 2013

The Tulsa World features an article today about the upcoming St. Philip Neri dinner. Bob LaFortune, a native Tulsan who has dedicated several decades to serving our community, ... Full story

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Easter Octave

April 1, 2013

Happy Easter! We have an awesome week ahead of us: Faith and Food – Thursday, April 4, 6p at Mayo SAC RSVP to the event on Facebook Broomball vs. CYA – ... Full story


Follow Matt Maher through Holy Week

March 25, 2013

Our friends at Life Teen have put together 7 videos for each day of Holy Week. The videos feature Matt Maher and very pertinent words for each day. ... Full story


Palm Sunday and Holy Week 2013

March 25, 2013

It's the biggest week of the year, Holy Week. Offer up time to Christ and follow the sacrifice of the Eucharist, death on the cross, and Resurrection from ... Full story


4th Sunday of Lent

March 10, 2013

It's the last week before spring break, the beginning of the Papal Conclave, and the fourth week of Lent. Let's make it a good one! This week's bulletin: ... Full story



March 9, 2013

Get a text and/or email when the smoke goes white and "Habemus Papam." Sign up at PopeAlarm.com, a free service sponsored by our friends with FOCUS (Fellowship of ... Full story


Papal Prediction Contest

March 8, 2013

Alright, so here’s the scoop. We’re selling picks for who you think will be the next Pope. It’s $3 for one pick, $5 for two picks, and $1 ... Full story


Faith and Food – Timothy Putnam, Comida Latina Autentica

March 8, 2013

If you're hungry for truth and knowledge, as well as fantastic cuisine from our amigos in Central and South America, we've got the hook up. Our very own ... Full story


FOCUS Greek Podcast

March 7, 2013

Missed the FOCUS Greek social at Dex's on Tuesday? Not to worry. The MP3 of Michelle's talk is available for downloading and listening. Stay tuned for more info ... Full story


3rd Sunday of Lent

March 4, 2013

About 1/3 of the way into Lent – how is your Lenten journey going? Have you had a chance to spend time in Scripture? Have you made a ... Full story


Fireside with Deacon Kenny Longbrake

March 2, 2013

Our community was blessed to host an evening of casual personal and spiritual conversation with Deacon Kenny Longbrake on Thursday, February 28. Deacon Longbrake, who serves at the ... Full story


The Catholic Bible App You’ve Been Wanting

February 28, 2013

Lighthouse Catholic Media has announced a new Bible app for Apple and Android mobile devices. The app features the entire Old and New Testament text of the RSV-CE ... Full story


Together Encounter Christ – May 25-27

February 28, 2013

This diocesan retreat lead by/for young adults (ages 18-29 only) focuses on a shared experience of Christ's Paschal mystery. The retreat is Saturday-Monday and the registration fee is ... Full story

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Local Seminar on the Catholic Mass

February 26, 2013

Renowned Catholic speaker and author Dr. Edward Sri will be delivering A Biblical Walk through the Mass at the Church of St. Mary on April 6. Discover how ... Full story

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Ora et Labora – Spring Break 2013

February 24, 2013

Want to put your youth to work for God’s kingdom and have a boatload of fun doing it? Join us for an alternative spring break. We’ll be going ... Full story

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2nd Sunday of Lent

February 24, 2013

It's another fantastic week at Newman. We've got Adoration on Monday night 9-10, plus all Friday morning for First Friday Adoration. Tuesday there's Stump the Priest during lunch ... Full story


Clear Creek Abbey Workday – Sat, Mar 2

February 21, 2013

What is Abbey Work Day? It's the annual day when over 400 members of the Catholic community descend onto the monastery’s gorgeous and expansive property to help the ... Full story

Save the Date 2013

St. Philip Neri Society Dinner 2013

February 20, 2013

Join us in honoring Mr. Robert J. LaFortune and supporting your Newman Center. The annual St. Philip Neri Society Dinner will be hosted in the Reynolds Center at ... Full story


February Faith and Food

February 19, 2013

Our guest for February Faith and Food will be Fr. John Grant (aka Fr. Teddy) speaking on the important of Lenten spirituality. Fr. Grant is an alum of ... Full story


4 talks on the 4 last things

February 18, 2013

During Advent 2012, the Dominican Student Brothers of the Province of St. Joseph, delivered a lecture series on the four last things: Death Judgement Heaven Hell The four talks have are available for free ... Full story


1st Sunday of Lent

February 18, 2013

Let's start off this week with our hearts set on Christ and His mission for us. The bulletin can be found at http://www.tu-newman.org/wp-content/uploads/Bulletin-2013-02-17.pdf. The Gospel for next Sunday (Luke ... Full story


St. Valentine’s Dinner

February 14, 2013

Gentlemen, you’re in for a treat. The ladies have been planning a St. Valentine’s dinner for us. (We trade of each year for hosting duties). Word on the ... Full story


Let Lent Begin

February 13, 2013

Today is Ash Wednesday. There's an extra 12:05p Mass in addition to the normal 9:30p Mass. Let us throw aside earthly things in pursuit of the heavenly. If ... Full story


Two Professional Athletes Become FOCUS Missionaries

February 12, 2013

[photo courtesy FOCUS] The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), has announced that two of its newest Varsity Catholic missionaries are professional basketball players. The story from the FOCUS ... Full story


“Scott Hahn on the Pope’s Resignation”

February 12, 2013

[photo courtesy the Sacred Page] The Sacred Page, a blog about Catholic biblical theology, published a piece this morning with Scott Hahn's comments on the resignation of Pope Benedict ... Full story


Last Sunday Before Lent

February 10, 2013

It's the 5th Sunday in Ordinary time. Are you ready for 40 days to change your life? Ash Wednesday is this week, along with Fat Tuesday and St. ... Full story


Anointed: Area High School Students Prepare for Confirmation at Newman

February 9, 2013

This morning, 15 high school students from the parish of Saints Peter and Paul prepared for the sacrament of Confirmation through exploration the impact of the Eucharist, personal ... Full story

Save the Date 2013

Hold the Date: April 17, 2013

February 6, 2013

Dear Friends and Alums: Last night we had our kick-off meeting at the home of Kay Phoenix for our annual St. Philip Neri Society Dinner. We are ever so ... Full story


Two-Step Time

February 6, 2013

Back again by popular demand and because it's a whole lot of good fun, we’re having a Two-Step country dance tomorrow (Thursday, Feb 7) starting at 8p at ... Full story


Calling All Alumni

February 5, 2013

All alumni of the St. Philip Neri Newman Center are encouraged to reconnect with their friends from years past. You can start by registering as an alum and ... Full story

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What Are You Giving up for Lent?

February 4, 2013

What are you giving up for Lent? When we hear this question, we register the "what" of Lent instead of the "why." You see, the reason we forgo the things ... Full story


40 Days to Change Your Life

February 2, 2013

February 13 to March 30: Give up something good but not essential (e.g. give up television, not sleep). Invite Jesus to fill the place in your heart that was once occupied ... Full story


Feast of the Presentation of Baby Jesus

February 2, 2013

Happy Sunday We've got a great week lined up for the final week before Lent begins. We're hosting over 20 high school students this Saturday, February 9, for a ... Full story


What’s the big deal about saints?

February 2, 2013

Why does the Catholic Church celebrate the lives of the saints? It’s common to think that one can go it alone in this whole loving God thing, but the ... Full story

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In Defense of Marriage

January 29, 2013

Bishop Thomas John Paprocki, Shepherd of the Catholic Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, released a letter this month in defense of marriage the way God intends. His words ... Full story

Upon the Rock: Okla. Catholic Men’s Conference

January 28, 2013

The Oklahoma Catholic Men's Conference is Saturday, February 16, 9a to 4:30p at the Embassy Suites Convention Center in Norman. It's just $39 to register as a college ... Full story

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 26, 2013

Another big week on campus! We've got sign ups open for women's and men's groups still, as well as Tulsa CYA Volleyball and TU Student Association Service Day. ... Full story


Hoy: La Misa en Español

January 24, 2013

Today we will have Spanish Rosary at 4:30, evening prayer at 5:00, and the Mass in Spanish at 5:15p. You may read the readings of the day if you ... Full story


“Why I Love Religion, And Love Jesus”

January 23, 2013

Fr. Pontifex, who produces Catholic R&B albums and uses his skill of spoken word to share the truths of Jesus, has made a superb rhyme that delineates exactly ... Full story


Faith and Food – Jan 25

January 23, 2013

Kicking off the Faith and Food series for this semester, we've got TImothy Putnam, the Director of Family Life for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tulsa. Timothy is ... Full story

Lent Countdown

January 19, 2013

Lent 2013 begins Wednesday, February 13. At Newman, we'll have Mass at the normal 9:30p plus 12:05p for the non-night-owls. Also, start thinking of something inherently good that ... Full story

2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

January 19, 2013

Both 11a and 8p Masses are on the agenda today. We'll have Confessions 9:45-10:45a plus 6:45-7:45p. Why is it the duty of all Catholics to share the faith? ... Full story

Join a Women’s or Men’s Group

January 19, 2013

So here’s the scoop. This thing called life is quite challenging and call really leave us feeling empty and hopeless when we’re caught up in concerns of worldly ... Full story


Two-Step Country Dance Tonight

January 18, 2013

By popular demand and because it's a whole lot of good fun, we're having a Two-Step country dance today (Friday, Jan 18) starting at 8p at the Newman ... Full story

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1st Film Night of 2013

January 17, 2013

"A Man for All Seasons" is the selection for this year's first Newman Film Club screening. Based on Robert Bolt's play, the British film was made in 1966, ... Full story


Extra Adoration Time: Fridays, 9-10a

January 15, 2013

Starting this semester, we will have an extra hour of Eucharistic Adoration in our main chapel. Drop by Fridays, anytime between 9-10a. Come for the whole hour or ... Full story


Okla. Catholic College Students Conference – Feb 1-3

January 13, 2013

For just 25 bucks, you can gather with college students from all over the state at the beautiful Our Lady of Guadalupe Camp for three days of fellowship ... Full story


Tulsa March for Life – Jan 22

January 13, 2013

On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, come join thousands of people around the country as we peacefully march and pray for an end to abortion. The ... Full story


Baptism of the Lord, Final Sunday of Christmas

January 13, 2013

Sunday Mass resumes today: Mass at 8p, Confessions 6:45-7:45p. This Sunday we celebrate the Baptism of the Lord. Why did Jesus need to be baptized, you ask? Check ... Full story


New Year, New Website

January 12, 2013

Make yourself at home on our new online presence. We took our most-used content and made it even easier to access, while adding a news section that will ... Full story


TU Catholic sends 48 students to SEEK

January 7, 2013

A busload of students from TU, TCC, and area colleges went to Orlando, Florida, for the SEEK 2013 conference, sponsored by FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students). The ... Full story


Over $4600 raised at Christmas Auction

December 9, 2012

Holy smokes, that was a fun Christmas party! Thank you to all who came. We were very happy to have you! Also, a big thank you to everyone ... Full story