If you see anyone wearing a “bulldogCatholic” shirt on campus, know that you’ve found a friend. We can’t wait to meet you!!

  • Welcome Week – August 24-28th, 2016. UMD is hosting a bunch of events for the students. We will also put on some chill and organic events in between those official events.
  • Freshman Mass – Sunday, August 28th at 9:00 AM in the ballroom. The afternoon/evening of the 28th, we have Free Food for Freshmen starting at 5:30 pm at Newman.
  • Class Begins! – Monday, August 29, 2016
  • Opening Bonfire – Friday, September 2nd at 6:27pm
  • First Sunday Mass – Sunday, September 4th, 2016. Mass is at 10:30 AM and 8:00 PM (BOTH) in the Kirby Ballroom. Stay tuned for more details!

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On the Fourth of July, I always bump into somebody from my past. It’s not just the same person, but many who I haven’t had the best relationships with. We never got along during high school, things ended on a sour note, we just lost contact, or there was one argument that absolutely destroyed my relationship with them.

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Fr. Mike Chaplain at UMD Newman

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