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50th Anniversary

In 1967, the red doors of the Mario Ciampi building at 2700 Dwight Way were opened for the first time.   It’s been 50 years and we’re eager to celebrate our history and to look forward to the next half century.

Come celebrate with us on Saturday, September 30th.

Anniversary Mass: 5 p.m.

Harvest Renewal Festival: 6-9 p.m.

For this 50th Anniversary celebration we’ll share our harvest — our history, our talents and treasures —and renew our friendships and connection to our Newman community..

How can you participate? 

FIRST & FOREMOST: COME!  Please RSVP    (Come even if you forgot to RSVP)

Food: Provide platters of two dozen savories or sweets (click here for some ideas, but we're happy to have what you're willing to bring)   Sign up here.

Auction Items: Solicit from businesses or donate your own items or services for auction.  Sign up here.


  • Publicity: Pass out flyers after masses between now and Sept. 23rd, make pulpit announcements at select weekend masses.
  • Food & Beverage Service: Organize food platters, keep things warm/cool, replenish food and beverages.
  • General Help on 9/30: We'll need people to circulate, collecting abandoned cups and plates, answer questions, helping with name tags, etc..
  • Clean up: Return the rooms to normal, get things ready for a new day.


TO RSVP, please click on the link above. Let us know who’s coming so we can plan accordingly.

To Volunteer, please click on the volunteer link above.

To bring Food, please click on the FOOD link.

To offer an Auction item, check the Silent Auction link above