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A Cathedral, a Think-Tank, and a Coffee Shop

How did St. Catherine’s begin this new ministry year? What has changed since the Dominican friars revamped their leadership model? What’s new at Newman? What’s new? Certainly the variety of Dominican friars you can see around St. Catherine’s! For the last two months our parish has had not two but three resident friars getting involved …›

Fruit of the Vine 2017

Saturday, October 14, 2017 Mark your calendars for our annual wine tasting fundraiser. Enjoy delicious wines, fantastic food, and socializing with other St. Catherine’s parishioners. Bid high and bid often on a wide variety of silent auction items and experiences. This event will be dedicated to raising funds for the wonderful campus ministry and educational …›

New Students!

Are you new to the U? Do you want a faithful, fun community that will support you in …›

Mass on the Grass 2017

Sunday, August 27th, 6:30 PM Come, let’s start off a new academic year St. Catherine’s style! We will celebrate our annual Mass on the Grass across the street from our church, to pray for the U campus community and for all our parishioners, especially welcoming the new students. Mass will be followed by a delicious …›

Leveraging the Talent: Changes in St. Catherine’s Dominican Leadership

  What makes St. Catherine’s different than other Salt Lake City parishes? Some may mention the liturgy, or architecture, or the strong sense of community. One should definitely mention its character as a university parish, a Newman Center. Now, my hope is that along with these features another quality gets listed: that St. Catherine’s is …›

Dominican Personalities

I’m writing my May reflection from the city of Katowice, Poland, where my mother is undergoing a medical procedure this week. I was blessed enough to have planned this overseas family visit months ago, and now it feels very providential to be here just when I’m needed. The city, some 250 miles away from my …›

Campus Ministry End of Year Update

Campus ministry has been busy the past couple months with providing the students and the University community with several opportunities for spiritual growth. During late March, students and young adults went on a “Surrender to Beauty” retreat in Zion National Park. They learned about the spirituality of the Desert Fathers, who were early Christians that …›

Finding Peace in God: One Person’s Journey in RCIA

Stephen Jackson joined the Church at the Easter Vigil on April 15th. He reflects on his journey to becoming Catholic and his experience with RCIA. The birth of my daughter was an enlightening experience for me. When I looked at my daughter for the first time I saw God. I finally understood the kind of …›


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