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 Call to Continuing Conversion and Rite of Election 2019

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March 10, 2019

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Feb. 24, 2019

Local youth attend World Youth Day in Panama

Annual QUEST weekend honors Scouts

   The Dead Sea Scrolls series

 

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'Newman Brew' offers tasty

look at NU's activities

in the diocese

President of Newman University, Dr. Noreen Carrocci, wants people to know that “You do have a four-year university” in southwest Kansas.
On Oct. 17, she told approximately 100 people gathered for a gala fund raiser at the Hoover Pavilion in Dodge City that since 1992, Newman has educated more than 650 teachers now serving in western Kansas.
The event was held to raise funds for western Kansas student scholarships to NU.
Although the main campus of NU is in Wichita, many of those graduates earned their degrees by way of the Interactive Television system. With 10 sites throughout southwest Kansas, the system allows the Catholic university to offer classes through Interactive Television.

Through this system, the student can interact with the teacher in Wichita and other students without having to travel far from their home in southwest Kansas.
The main center of Newman’s southwest Kansas campus is housed at Hennessy Hall on the former St. Mary of the Plains College campus, which closed in 1992. Because Newman moved into the hall the same year the school closed, the site, in effect, has continued to be the largest provider of Catholic school teachers to the diocese.
The $25 to $30 per seat ticket to the first “Newman Brew” fund raiser offered patrons the choice of several different kinds of beer that were teamed with gourmet appetizers. Patrons included several representatives of the Diocese of Dodge City, area leaders, and many alumni.
Many of those gathered reacted with an audible gasp when it was revealed that NU would be re-opening a book store at Hennessy Hall, which will be called Newman University Book Store at St. Mary of the Plains and that the university will open a miniature café as a re-creation of the old St. Mary of the Plains cafeteria, complete in a retro style using the original tables and chairs. On the walls will be memorabilia from graduates of both Newman and St. Mary’s.
NU will also be refurbishing the lockers, allowing graduates of both schools to purchase plaques to be placed on an individual locker.
Dr. Carrocci said that she wants Newman “to become the Catholic university of the region.” She spoke proudly of the school’s requirement that its students provide a service project of some kind. “We don’t believe we are preparing our student well if we are not preparing them to serve.”
Dr. Carrocci said that more than 200 teachers are enrolled in the University’s English as a Second Language program in western Kansas. From southwest Kansas, students may also earn a Master’s of Science Degree in Education, and a Master’s of Social Work.
The ITV network is offered as a partnership between Newman University and the Diocese of Dodge City. Through this “Church in Partnership,” students can also earn a pastoral ministry degree.
For more information, go to www.dcdiocese.org/church_in_partnership, or visit www.newmanu.edu/.

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Sept. 16, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: 2018 Golf Classic; student athletes; physically challenged; Leonard Stegman; Lesson in forgiveness; Sending us on a mission

Sept. 2, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Priest crisis; Scandal; Opioid addictions; Seeds of Suicide; Leightons; St. Anne; Vincke; seminarians; Dominican Sisters; Stewardship Conference; Dead Sea Scrolls; PSR programs; Roe V. Wade

 

August 12, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Prayer and Action; Totus Tuus; Janee Bernal; Diana Ramirez; Heidy Ramirez; Bishop Gilmore honored for 20 years ministry; suicide; contraception and abortion; Dead Sea Scrolls; Humanae Vitae; certification in youth ministry; Chuck Weber; Cathedral rectory chapel; Sister Viola Heichelbech; Adam Urban

July 15, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Immigration Protest/Rally; Faith and Light Fiesta; Seeing the Dead Sea Scrolls; Corpus Christi procession; Prayers for priests; Sisters turn 100; Michael Brungardt; Gerald Vincke; Massacre in San Salvador; Action for Alex 

 

June 3, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Parish Pray for Priestly Vocations; Appeal reaches $10 million; Gangs; Seminarians; Pam Willis; Why I like being a priest; Happy Father's Day; Patricia Lujan; Tyler and Rachel Bennett; Adoption Protection Act.

May 20, 2018
KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Track meet; Beloved Sinners; Benjamin Martin retires; Smiles; Future of Fortune Telling; Hoisington mission; DofI; Getting Equipped; Spring Social; First Communion; Confirmation
KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Track meet; Beloved Sinners; Benjamin Martin retires; Smiles; Future of Fortune Telling; Hoisington mission; DofI; Getting Equipped; Spring Social; First Communion; Confirmation

May 6, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Archbishop Romero; Seeing, Touching, Tasting; Exhortation; Father Patrick Conroy; Happy Mother's Day; A child on your doorstep; Vibrant Ministries Grant; From the heart of a young father; Love Gives Life; Roman Holiday; Smartphone; retirement
Fossil Hunting

 

April 15, 2018

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Easter Vigil; Angelica Village; Colorado woman; The art of anger; Cimarron Couple; Staats; Adoption; 

Father Ultan Murphy anniversary; Coughlan; Spiritual Advisor to Hoodlums; Woman of Courage; Oration contest; Darcy Feist  

 

April 1, 2018

 

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Defending Adoption; Led by the Spirit; Knights; ABC Pregnancy Center;
Memorial of Mary; Homeless; Relics; Down syndrome abortion; Chrism Mass

 

March 18, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: SKYAC; Aleksandr Men; Fasting for Priestly Vocations; Uganda; School for deaf; Rannah Evetts; Oberle; Rachel and Doug Trombley; Oscar Romero; Paul VI; DACA

 

 

March 4, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Fasting for priestly vocations; Father Juan; Fasting and prayer;
Quest Weekend 2018; DACA; With God, anything is possible; Homelessness in our communities; Rhubarb, Kansas;
What's the point of fasting; Rite of Election; same-sex couples

 

Feb. 18, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Catholic Schools Week; Rachel Doll; Ellinwood; Great Bend; Garden City; Ness City; Dodge City; Sister Rita Schwarzenberger; Nigeria; Bishop Hermes; Fasting for Priestly Vocations; World Day for Consecrated Life; 50th Anniversary St. Dominic School; What will life be like in 50 years?

 

 

Feb. 4, 2018

 

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: March for Life; Tracy and Ross Smith; Adoption; Vibrant Ministries; Faith and Light;
Pro-Life; Mortal sin to discard elderly; DACA; Abortion; Dreamers; Human Trafficking

 

Jan. 21, 2018

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Louise Korbe; Anne Frank; Miep Gies; Home Heat; Father Solanus

 

Jan. 7, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Good news and kingdom living; dreamers; Sister Teresa Orozco; Infant Adoption; Elderly; a moral conundrum; seminarian; feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

 

 

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