As I reflect on this semester and this year, my heart swells with joy and gratitude. Before I highlight the various programs that have enriched the lives of our students this year, I would like to briefly touch on some of the beautiful transformations I have been blessed to witness. I have seen authentic friendships […]
I met Andrea Paganini in the Fall 2007 at the St. John Paul II Newman Center. He had just arrived from Italy to work on a Masters degree in Engineering through an exchange program with a university in Milan. Andreas’ English wasn’t the best at the time and neither was my Italian. As we began […]
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The John Paul II Newman Center helped the inner city Catholic School Saint Margaret of Scotland School with a painting project over the weekend.
Newman Center Students took a photo with a Pope Francis cutout photo, showing support for the Pope in America.
Our staff and students volunteered at the Missionaries of Charity’s Soup kitchen. If you are interested in future volunteer and service events. Please contact the John Paul II Newman Center.
The John Paul II Newman Center will leading a group of students to rural Kentucky to help serve in an impoverished area. Contact the John Paul II Newman Center for more information if you are interested.
Please read this article by Father Patrick Marshall on The Five Big Questions that Face Young Adults. It has been my privilege to spend the last 24 years working with college age students and young adults at the University of Illinois at Chicago. I am the Director of the Saint John Paul II Newman […]