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  • Communitas Newman Catholic Center

    472 North Pleasant Street Amherst, MA 01002

    Tel. 413-549-0300/Fax 413-548-9182

    April 8, 2007

    First Reading: Acts 10:34-43. He commissioned us to preach to the people that everyone who believes in him will receive forgiveness of sins through his name.

    Psalm 118. This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad.

    Second Reading: Colossians 3:1-4. When Christ your life appears, then you too will appear with him in glory.

    Gospel: John 20:1-9. Then the other disciple also went in to the tomb, and he saw and believed.

    Alleluia! Alleluia! He Is Risen!


    SATURDAY, APRIL 7 - EASTER VIGIL 8:00 pm For the People of the Newman Community

    SUNDAY, APRIL 8 - EASTER SUNDAY 8:00 am Patrick Brennan, req. by Charles Bradshaw

    10:30 am Cynthia Schloss, req. by Pat Schloss 7:00 pm Intentions of the Newman Community

    MONDAY, APRIL 9 12:15 pm Communion Service

    TUESDAY, APRIL 10 12:15 pm Communion Service

    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 12:15 pm Rev. Joseph Massaro (d)

    THURSDAY, APRIL 12 12:15 pm Rev. Joseph Massaro (d)

    FRIDAY, APRIL 13 12:15 pm Rev. Joseph Massaro (d)



    8:00 am Intentions of the Newman Community 10:30 am Gertrude Lough, req. by Nell Brewster 7:00 pm

    9:00 am Intentions of the Benefactors

    5:15 pm Vocations

    Some recent expenses :

    $2700.00 $196.75

    plumbing repairs palms

    Collection for the week of: April 1, 2007

    $3966.33 — Weekly Support $440.00 — Easter Flowers


    Lose the Beard Fund (February 4 - May 6, 2007)

    $7768.00 - Total to Date


    Wednesday, April 11, 4:00 - 8:00 pm

    VESPERS Daily at 5:15 pm in the Chapel.


    Checkout the Newman Center Store, powered by A percentage of your purchase goes to support Newman! Simply go to the Newman Web site ( and click on the or Newman Store link. A percentage of any purchase you make will go directly to the Newman Catholic Cen- ter! If you shop online anyway, this is a great way to support Newman. BONUS: Earned percentages will benefit the “Lose the Beard Fund”!

    SACRAMENTUM CARITATIS What is the source and summit of the Catholic Faith? The Eucharist! Come learn more about this great “Sacrament of Charity” as Pat Schloss leads a three-part discussion on Pope Benedict’s recent Apostolic Exhortation, Sacramentum Caritatis.

    You can find a link to the document on the Newman Center website ( We will meet again at Noon on April 15 and 29 in the Bartley Room located next to the Café.

    Please give a warm Newman welcome and thank you to Fr. Gary Dailey, Vocations Director for the Dio- cese of Springfield. Fr. Dailey will preside over all the Masses the weekend of April 14/15. I appreciate his willingness to share his time with the Newman Center. Fr. Doug

    50/50 RAFFLE! Newman has inaugurated a 50/50 Raffle! Tickets will be $1.00 and will be sold by the Newman Café cashiers. Each Wednesday during the school year there will

    be a drawing from the tickets sold the week before. The winner will receive 50% of the monies collected while the other proceeds will be used to support Newman activities. Ques- tions? Please contact David Rondina at [email protected]

  • The Elms College chapter of STAND invites members of the Newman Center community to join them for a RALLY AGAINST GENOCIDE IN DARFUR. The Rally begins at 3 pm. on April 12 on the front lawn, Berchmans Hall, Elms College. A full-size model of a

    refugee camp will serve as backdrop to speakers on Darfur. (STAND, a student anti-genocide coalition, is an organization of more than 600 high school and col- lege chapters dedicated to putting an end to genocide, specifically in Darfur, Sudan.) For info on STAND's April 12 event or to register a small group, email Meg Marshall at [email protected] Plan ahead to visit with on Saturday, April 14 for SATURDAY NIGHT LIFE (SNL). GYSP be the hosts and will start the evening off with The Ninth Day at 6:15 pm followed by Just Like Heaven. Doors open after the 4:30 pm Mass for Food, Fun and Flicks. Please remember to use the front door!


    Join us on Thursday, April 12! We begin with Mass at 5:15 pm, enjoy dinner and discussion in the Li- brary from 6:00-7:00 pm and close the evening with the Rosary and Adoration of the Blessed Sacra-

    ment until 8:00 pm. Come for any or all of the events. ATTENTION: Fr. Doug is sponsoring a Vocations Retreat on April 13, 14, 15 at St. Benedict Abbey in Harvard, MA, contact him ASAP if you plan to attend!


    Fellowship of Catholic University Students welcomes Monsignor Stuart Swetland to the Newman Catholic Center to speak about the Catholic Church. He has spoken many times at confer- ences and engagements throughout the country. He has appeared on national tele- vision and has also contrib- uted to various articles and books. He was Elected a Rho- des Scholar and has a BA and MA in politics, philoso- phy, and economics from Oxford. He currently resides in Maryland where he serves as the director of the Pre- Theology program at Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg. Please join us for the evening and there will be a question and answer session. Everyone is welcome on Wednesday, April 25, from 7 - 8:00 pm in the Burke Lounge. Any questions: Email FOCUS at [email protected] or ask one of the FOCUS

    Easter Flower Offering

    David Bearse Walter Bearse, Sr. Ms. Donna Brunelle Mr. & Mrs. Massabory Camara Grandma Dorothy VanDalsem Dr. Marie Cleary

    Brian & Nancy Clifford Rita & Frank Clifford, Rita Lazarczyk

    The Como Family Cornelia Como Ms. Camille Davis Viola C. Birmingham Ms. Estelle Dugas Mom & Dad Mr. & Mrs. Richard Eckart Mrs. Janina Esselen William Esselen Mrs. Elizabeth Hyers Thomas Beauchamp Ms. Megan Johnson Albert Rappl Mr. Peter Krotkov & Mrs. Roberta Szala

    Joseph E. Szala

    Mr. & Mrs. William Leonard Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Lynch Dr. & Mrs. William Lynch Ms. Laurie McDermott Francis P. McDermott, Jr. Ms. Anne O'Flaherty Karl Franz Ms. Elizabeth Perry Hannah C. Perry Hoang Pham Dr. & Mrs. Pierre Rouzier Wendi Graves Mrs. Joan Slocombe Patricia Scoville,

    Priscilla Slocombe Robert Van Order

    Mrs. Lucia Spiro George W. Spiro, Fr. Joe Mrs. Leona Thomas Leopold Emanuel Michael Walunas & Maryanne Laukaitis

    William & Ann Laukaitis

    Mr. & Mrs. Peter Zimmerman The Zimmerman & King Families

    Millie Zweir David & Florence Quinn Rev. Brian Boland

    LADIES AFTERNOON TEA Monday, April 9

    2:00-4:00 pm in the Fr. Quigley Room The FOCUS Women cordially invite all ladies to come

    celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord! Relax and take a break from your busy schedule-- enjoy a warm cup of tea, snacks and crocheting & knitting! Don't know how? We'll teach you! Come for the whole time or whatever your schedule permits. Bring a friend and meet new friends. Look forward to seeing you there! Questions: Contacts: MarySusan ([email protected]) or Megan ([email protected]).

    BOOK CLUB The Newman Book Club’s next book selec- tion will be the non-fiction, With God in Russia by Fr. Walter Ciszek, S.J. We will meet this Tuesday, April 10 at 7:30 pm in the Library. All are welcome to join us!

    Religious Education will meet again on April 22. Have a safe school vacation!

  • SUPPORT MEETINGS (classroom next to the Fr. Quigley Room) Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Mon - Fri 11:15am and Sun 1 - 2:30pm/Open Meeting

    Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, (FA):Sun 4 - 5:30pm/Info: Susanne 259-1433 or Teresa 253-0250 Overeaters Anonymous, (OA): Tue & Thu 12:30-1:30pm

    Building Hours: Sun - Thu 7am-10:30pm, Fri 7am-5pm / Sat 8am-Close of SNL

    Newman Café: Mon - Thu 7am-8pm, Fri 7am - 5pm / Saturday - Closed / Sunday 8-Noon /

    Weekend Mass: Sat 4:30 pm, Sun 8:00am, 10:30am and 7:00pm

    Daily Mass: Wed 12:15pm, Thu 12:15 & 5:15pm, Fri 12:15pm & Sat 9:00am

    Communion Service: Mon - Tue 12:15pm

    Confessions: Sat 3:30 - 4:00pm, Sun 6:00 - 6:30pm or by appointment

    Other Resources: Chapel/Study Lounges/Computer Lounge/Wi-Fi/Library/Café/ Classrooms/Ministerial Staff/Student & Extended Community Members

    THE NEWMAN CATHOLIC CENTER Semester Schedule and Building Hours

    THE NEWMAN TEAM (413- 549-0300)

    Fr. Douglas McGonagle ’87, ’95, Director, x34/[email protected] Deacon Richard J. Talbot, Associate Director for Administration, x39/[email protected] Deacon Lucien Miller, Campus Minister, x28/[email protected] Chris Clark ‘82, Campus Minister/Dir. of Religious Ed./Child Safety Advocate, x14/[email protected] Mark Callahan, Campus Minister/Dir. of Undergrad Programs/Dir. of Music, x36/[email protected] David Rondina, Business/Property Manager, x27/[email protected] Terri Duval, Database Manager/Communitas Editor, x24/tduval.newman[email protected] Jason Wonsey, Operating Manager of Newman Café, x18 FOCUS MISSIONARIES Drew, Keegan, MarySusan & Megan at [email protected]

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