Category: Faith

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Women of Sacred Heart Academy celebrate their 75th birthdays

On June 7, a 75th birthday celebration was held for women of the Sacred Heart Academy (now Newman University) class of 1964. The "Still Cruising 75 at 75" themed party included a luncheon, birthday cake, class photos from the university archives and even newly made Sacred Heart Academy (SHA) keychains as party favors. ...

Newman University announces financial aid to help families

Newman University has launched two new financial aid grant programs designed to help make a Catholic college education more affordable for families. ...

Bishop Kemme receives honorary degree, shares message to inspire leadership

At Newman University’s commencement May 7, Wichita Diocese Bishop Most Rev. Carl A. Kemme received Newman University’s degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa. He received this honor for his dedicated years of service ...

Father Emil Kapaun coming home

The remains of Father Emil Kapaun, who was ordained into priesthood in 1940 in St. John’s Chapel at what is now Newman University, were recently identified by a United States government forensic team. Kapaun died ...

The story behind ‘The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami’

While many may know her as a professor of English, Marguerite Regan, Ph.D., is also an observant storyteller and published author of the 2010 collaboratively composed novel, “The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami.” ...

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Newman University celebrates St. John Henry Newman Mass

One of the many celebrations during Heritage Month at Newman University honors its namesake, St. John Henry Newman. Father Adam Grelinger, Newman University chaplain, celebrated the annual St. John Henry Newman Mass on Feb. 22, ...

Celebrating the Lenten season on Ash Wednesday

Newman University will celebrate Ash Wednesday with a Mass held on Feb. 17 at 12:05 p.m. in St. John’s Chapel. The public is welcome to join in celebrating the first day of Lenten season. This ...

ASC passionate about connecting with Newman community

Newman University students, staff and faculty now have a more convenient way to connect with the university’s founding order and sponsor, the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC). Sr. Therese Wetta said the goal ...

Newman chaplain offers guidance for new semester

As students, staff and faculty begin a new year and a new semester at Newman University, many are still recovering from 2020 — a year of cancellations, changes, isolation and distance. Looking forward, Newman Chaplain ...

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Flying discs on campus are gaining popularity

Two sports involving flying discs are gaining popularity on the Newman campus. “There are two different things going on with flying discs: ultimate Frisbee and disc golf,” said Newman University Chaplain Adam Grelinger, who is ...

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Thrive! Delano has special ASC-Newman connection

Taking action to battle poverty isn’t new for Sister Tarcisia Roths, ASC. The former Newman University president has been involved in Thrive! Delano since 2014 and continues to work closely with the organization that helps ...

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Celebrate St. John Henry Newman’s Feast Day

Newman University Campus Ministry will host an outdoor adoration and celebration in honor of St. John Henry Newman’s Feast Day. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9, at Founder’s Plaza, located on ...

Brandon Taylor
Growing in faith through higher education

Newman student Brandon Taylor said no matter where he’s at or what career he is in, he just wants to help people. This is also the reason he doesn’t ever want to stop learning, he ...

Amy Aguirre
Newman student works in TX COVID unit, strengthens faith and prayer life

Amy Aguirre will be working toward her Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia through Newman University’s Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) program beginning fall 2020. She said she looks forward to starting the program and ...

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Newman alumni connect, assist in arranging life-changing surgery

Above photo from left to right: Sr. Therese Wetta ’64, ASC, Dr. Brad Dart ’97, Francis Sio, Augustine Sio When God wants something done, He sure knows how to make it happen. The following is ...

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Student engages fully in Newman Catholic heritage

Newman University’s Catholic heritage is the foundation of a Newman University education, and one that student Marie O’Neal holds dear. Marie, who is majoring in international studies and minoring in Spanish and math, is an ...

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Faith, service and liberal arts: Newman’s next president looks to the future

Newman University recently announced Kathleen S. Jagger, Ph.D., as its 12th president. The former president of Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky will begin her duties as Newman University president effective July 1. Jagger ...

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Join Campus Ministry on the virtual red couch

As a response to the loneliness of social isolation, Newman University Campus Ministry is increasing its online presence in order to uphold the university’s strong community atmosphere in this time of need.  Recent emails sent ...

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St. John Henry Newman Birthday Poem – a homily

At St. John Henry Newman Mass on Feb. 20, Father Adam Grelinger delivered a homily based on a poem by Saint John Henry Newman titled ‘My Birthday.’ Newman wrote the poem as a young man ...

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The American ASC: Looking back at 150 years in the U.S.A

The Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), who founded Newman University, will celebrate 150 years of ministry in the U.S. in 2020. The ASC was founded in Italy on March 4, 1834 by St. ...

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Mural in Campus Ministry offers hope

The Campus Ministry office at Newman University recently unveiled a colorful mural depicting Mary, Undoer of Knots. Father Adam Grelinger, Newman chaplain, said the goal was to create a relaxing, inviting space within the office ...

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What a year! Check out 2019’s happenings at Newman University

As we welcome in a new year with all its many adventures to come, we look back and celebrate all the great things 2019 brought us. ...

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Annual prayer breakfast will celebrate Saint John Henry Newman

The Newman University community is buzzing with excitement for the canonization of its namesake. ...

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Campus Ministry to celebrate the canonization of namesake

Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman will be declared a saint Oct. 13, 2019, and Newman University Campus Ministry is coordinating some events to help celebrate and honor this special occasion. Father Adam Grelinger, chaplain and ...

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The life and legacy of Sister Mary Thomasine Stoecklein

Sister Mary Thomasine Stoecklein, ASC, passed away Sept. 4, 2019, at age 96. Her contributions to education and athletic achievement at Newman University will be remembered by the Newman community. Sr. Thomasine entered the Adorers ...

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Alumnus returns as new university chaplain

Newman University welcomed back a friendly face in June 2019 — alumnus Father Adam Grelinger has been assigned as the new chaplain. ...

St. John’s Chapel receives renovations

St. John’s Chapel rests in the center of Newman University. The chapel is located in Sacred Heart Hall. Being a setting for worship, it deserves to be well-polished, which is part of the reason it ...

Amanda Becker
Theology and mathematics graduate attends Baylor

Amanda Becker, a December 2018 graduate with a degree in theology and mathematics, is headed to Baylor in the fall to pursue her dream of teaching theology. Becker never planned on attending Newman University — ...

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ASC launches ‘Habits’ podcast

The Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) are joining the podcast world with their new show “Habits: The Good, The Bad and the Holy.” The ASC sisters released their first episode of the “Habits ...

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Campus Ministry Women take a day to reflect

As students go through the last semester of the year, stresses begin to accumulate and personal reflection time becomes rare. The Newman University campus ministry office put together a special spring retreat for women at ...

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Student Cori Vigil overcomes family tragedies to achieve dream

Counting blessings has become a regular part of Newman University student Cori Vigil’s routine. In May 2016, the Vigil’s house in Dodge City was completely destroyed by a tornado. Less than two years later, Vigil’s ...

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2018 — A Year in Review

Another calendar year has come to an end. Newman University has much to be thankful for as we look to the future. Take a walk with us down memory lane in our Year in Review with the most ...

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Students plan winter service trip to to New Mexico

Newman University students are headed to Gallup, New Mexico, for their annual winter service trip. The winter service trip is an opportunity for students to spend time doing service work and to experience fellowship. Student ...