Woo Catholic with the elaborate and beautiful ofrenda created for their campus, Fall 2021

College of Wooster Celebrates Dia de los Muertos

Woo Catholic, Wooster’s Newman Community, collaborated with the Latinx Student Organization to create an ofrenda in celebration of Dia de los Muertos also known as Day of the Dead.  The festivities for this celebration unfold over two days, November 1-2, in an explosion of color and life-affirming joy.  While the theme is death, the point … Read more

Diocesan Director Visits Ashland University, Fall 2021

Diocesan Director Visits Ashland University

On October 13, 2021 Dr. Joann Rymarczyk-Piotrkowski visited the Newman Community at Ashland University to share a meal and talk about the link between our shared meals and the Eucharistic Table.  Her doctoral research convinced Dr. Piotrkowski that the family dinner table is the place where we get our first glimpse of the Eucharistic table, … Read more

Farewell celebration for Fr. Vince Hawk, October 2021

Newman Campus Ministry Celebrates the Feast of St. John Henry Newman

On Sunday October 10, 2021 students from all campuses gathered to celebrate the Feast of St. John Henry Newman with Mass and a farewell celebration for Fr. Vince Hawk.  The festivities took place at St. Albert the Great Church in North Royalton.  Fr. Vince celebrated the 6:00 p.m. Mass.  After Mass, students and ministers gathered … Read more

Seek 2021

SEEK 2021: February 4-7, 2021, students across the country, in their living rooms, campus centers and parishes gathered for a four-day live broadcast event encountering the heart of the Gospel. Ashland student, McKenna Woodruff shares her reflections on the weekend. “A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the SEEK 2021 conference virtually … Read more

wild daffodil flowers in bloom

Celebrating Lent 2021 on Campus

Three campuses embarked on book related Lenten practices. Cleveland State Newman students participated in a weekly devotional activity using No Unlikely Saints: A Lenten Pilgrimage with Sacred Company published by a Catholic small business and publisher, Brick House in the City. Students were invited to make a pilgrimage to the cross with seven extraordinary women and men … Read more

Newman Foundation 2021 All-Campus Speaker Series

2021 All Campuses Speaker Series

On March 1, 2021, Sean Cardinal O’Malley kicked of the all campuses speaker series on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition entitled “A Mind to Know You.”  Speaking on Catholic education and evangelization, the Cardinal inspired our students and stayed on-line to answer questions.  Week two featured Dr. Beth Rath, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Borromeo Seminary.  … Read more