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University Catholic Center June 15, 2008 11th Sunday of OT

UCC SUMMER HOURS New Faces at the UCC!
10 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday.
The Paulists announced that Father Ed
Daily Mass: 12:05 pm Nowak, CSP (pronounced 'Novak")
in the Mother Teresa Room. will take the helm of the UCC effective
Reconciliation after Mass August 1, 2008. Father Nowak is
on Mondays and Tuesdays currently serving the Paulists as
Director of Vocations, a position he has
Sunday Masses: 10:30 am and 8:00 pm held for six years.

Dat Tran, CSP, a Paulist seminarian, who will
be serving his pastoral year at St. Austin’s.
Blessing Prayer for Father’s Day While Dat will spend most of his time at St.
Blessed are You, Source of all life, who has given to us the Austin’s, he will be a common face at the
gift of the father of our family. Today, we honor him, and we UCC. God willing, Dat will be ordained a
thank You for the numerous good things that are ours because Paulist priest in 2011.
of him. His love for us has been a sign of Your divine
affection and a sharing in Your holy love. His continuous
concern for our needs and welfare is a mirror of Your holy Paulist Fathers Celebrate 150 Years!
providence. And so, as we honor him, we praise You, Father Paulist Fathers from around the world will gather in
of All Peoples. Bless him this day with Your strength and Washington, DC on Thursday for the 150th Anniversary
holy power that he may continue to be a sign of You, our Convocation and Gala. Joining us will be Paulist Associates
God, and a priestly parent to our family. May we, the and Collaborators from our local foundations. Over 400 are
members of his family, assist him in his holy duties as a expected to attend this weekend of events to hear
parent with our respect, our obedience and our deep affection. presentations from: David O’Brien -- The Paulists: From the
Bless him, with happiness and good health, with peace and Beginning; D. Scott Appleby -- The Paulists: At the
with good fortune, so that he who has shared of his very life Crossroads of Faith and Culture; Father Ron Rolheiser,
may live forever with You, his loving God. This blessing and O.M.I. -- The Paulists: Spirituality in North America; and
all graces, we pray, descend upon the father of our family: in John Allen -- The Paulists: Impacting the Church of
the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Tomorrow. Cardinal Francis George of Chicago will
Amen preside at the Mass of Thanksgiving on Saturday evening.
The weekend will conclude with the ordination of Steven Bell
Fr. Dave’s Going Away Party! who will begin his first assignment as a priest at St. Austin
Save the Date: July 27 after each Mass! Church in July.

Compass Bible Study During the Summer! Since Fathers Dave Farnum and Ed Koharchik will attend the
Meeting on Tuesday nights from 7-8 pm in the St. convocation, Holy Cross Father Frank Zlotkowski will
Francis Room during the Summer, Compass is a preside at the 10:30am Mass next Sunday, and Diocesan
fun and laid-back way to read scripture and get a Director of Vocations Father Mike Sis will preside at the 8pm
little more out of Mass. Every week we spend an hour dis- Mass.
cussing the next Sunday’s readings and sharing our faith. We
are student run, student led, and totally low time commitment,
so drop by whenever you can. Come hang out with us this

READINGS FOR THE WEEK Men's vocation discernment dinner in Austin
Mon: 1 Kgs 21:1-16; Mt 5:38-42
Any single, Catholic man (age 18 or older) who is interested
Tues: 1 Kgs 21:17-29; Mt 5:43-48
in discerning his vocation in life is invited to monthly
Wed: 2 Kgs 2:1 6-14; Mt 6:1-6,16-18
informal dinners with others who are also considering
Thurs: Sir 48:1-14; Mt 6:7-15
seminary and the priesthood. The next gathering will be held
Fri: 2 Kgs 11:1-4,9-18,20; Mt 6:19-23
June 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Borromeo House at 905
Sat: 2 Chr 24:17-25; Mt 6:24-34
Duncan Lane in Austin. For more information, contact Fr.
Sun: Jer 20:10-13; Rom 5:12-15; Mt 10:26-33
Mike Sis at

The Numbers:
$4,000 $3,616
Week of June 16, 2008
$3,500 Monday June 16
$2,859 10:30 am Mass:
$3,000 $2,473
$1,749 ∗ 12:05 pm—Mass Mother Teresa Room
* 7 pm — RCIA Catacombs
$2,000 $1,466 8:00 pm Mass:
$1,867 Tuesday June 17
∗ 12:05 pm—Mass Mother Teresa Room
Other Operating ∗ 7 pm — UGAP Mother Teresa Room
5/18 5/25 6/1 6/8
Income: ∗ 7 pm — Compass Bible Study St. Francis Room
Wednesday June 18
Last week, the UCC was awarded a grant from the Scanlan ∗ 12:05 pm—Mass Mother Teresa Room
Foundation to partially fund our two Campus Ministry Intern ∗ 2:00 pm — UT Project Mtg St. Thomas More Library
positions over the next two years. Congrats to Amber Fogarty,
Thursday June 19
who wrote the grant request, and our interns, Brandon Kraft and
∗ 12:05 pm—Mass Mother Teresa Room
Chris Babb, whose work in the last year demonstrated the
powerful impact of this program. Friday June 20
∗ 12:05 pm—Mass Mother Teresa Room
Have you been thinking about signing up for
automated monthly giving? Saturday June 21

You can now sign up on our web site at Sunday June 22
donate.php ∗ 10:30 am — Mass Holy Spirit Chapel
∗ 8 pm — RCIA Dismissal Mother Teresa Room
Please consider a recurring monthly gift for complete hassle- ∗ 8 pm — Mass Holy Spirit Chapel
free support and sustained investment in the mission of the
University Catholic Center. Looking Ahead:
∗ Fr. Dave’s Going Away party after all Masses on July 27
"Give and gifts will be given to you; a good measure, packed ∗ We’ll return to four Mass Sundays on August 24
together, shaken down, and overflowing, will be poured into ∗ Our Welcome Dinner is tentatively scheduled for Sept 12
your lap. For the measure with which you measure will in
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return be measured out to you.” - Luke 6:38

Weekly Reflection Question:
University Avenue Improvements
How do you minister to others?
UT will soon begin improvements along
University Avenue in front of the UCC as part
of The University’s effort to make University Avenue a Micah 6 Food Pantry
“gateway” to UT. The project includes complete replacement UCC participates in the ecumenical Micah 6
of the sidewalk, median and landscaping along both sides of food pantry through donation and volunteering
University Avenue. on Thursdays and Saturdays. Many of the people we serve are
homeless. Don’t forget our “neighbors” who have nothing
During the sidewalk replacement, our University Avenue during the summer months. Please continue to bring canned
doors will not be accessible and visitors are asked to use the goods and packaged dry goods to Sunday Mass for the
western doors. The improvements are very welcomed! baskets near the fountain. We ask that you continue to
support the Micah 6 Food Pantry with your generous
donations. Thanks to all for your help.
University Graduate Students & Professionals-
UGAP is a group of post-college age people who Paulist Fun Fact of the Week:
share and live the love of Christ in community This week, Paulists and friends from across the
through worship, faith formation, social service, spiritual country will gather in Washington, DC to celebrate
development and fellowship. We meet on Tuesdays at 7 pm in 150 years of Paulist ministry and to ordain Rev. Mr.
the Mother Teresa Room throughout the Summer. Steve Bell, CSP to the priesthood!