In the midst of Oktoberfests, Day of The Dead celebrations, and endless Halloween shindigs, other lesser known gaieties are often shoved under the rug or forgotten about. But fortunately, thanks to the Polish Mission of San Diego, that is not the case for SD Polish Americans. This weekend, October 12-14, St. Maximilian Parish of Pacific Beach hosted its annual Polish Festival, of which I had the great privilege of attending. Continue reading Polish Festival San Diego 2018
Kyle Lavin, Resident Assistant and Senior at JPCatholic, started work as the new Activities Coordinator at the beginning of this Fall quarter, and the job has since evolved.
Continue reading Kyle Lavin Hired as New Activities Coordinator
Interview with Freshman Isaac Toche. Continue reading Featured Artist: Isaac Toche
John Paul the Great Catholic University is ranked #12 in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Colleges – West list for 2019. Continue reading JPCatholic Ranked #12 Best Regional West College
Events for the week of October 16th – 22nd. Continue reading Weekly Newsletter October 16th – 22nd
We in Escondido, often lacking in autumn traditions shared by the colder regions of the country, grow restless for a seasonal activity of our own. Luckily for those twenty-one and over, Escondido’s Stone Brewing Company offers just that with its Halloween Movie Nights, nicknamed Ghouls in the Garden. Continue reading Stone Brewing Halloween Movie Nights
A letter from the editor Continue reading Welcome to The Pelican News
SOUL Campus Apostolate has introduced a number of changes in regards to how it will approach its ministry on campus, including more events for the student body and an open opportunity to build community with other ministries in the San Diego area.
Continue reading Changes to SOUL
When returning students walked into the 155 building at the start of this quarter, they were met with some interesting interior design changes.
Continue reading School Renovations Cause Questions
Nathan Scoggins, Communications Media Professor, is now working full time for JPCatholic. He said the transition from part time to full time “…isn’t a huge shift in terms of [his] commitment — practically speaking it means an extra half-day a week.” Continue reading Professor Scoggins Comes on Full Time
Events and Announcements for the week of 10/9. Continue reading Weekly Newsletter October 8th – 15th
A private screening of Brigitta Sanchez-O’Brien and Paul Campa’s senior thesis film, Mi Sangre es su Sangre, has been scheduled for viewing at Vintana Restaurant after JPCatholic Professors Chris Riley, Tom Dunn, and Nathan Scoggins decided against showing the film at the JPCatholic senior screening. Continue reading Senior Project to Screen at Vintana
Joshua Shaffer: Where did you grow up? Jacob Hotovy: I grew up in the great town of Lincoln, Nebraska. Then for college I moved out here [to] Escondido, California. That’s about it. Nothing too interesting. JS: How did you develop your passion for film and theatre? JH: Well my mom owns a theatre group back home called S.T.A.G.E. Student Theatre and Godly Evangelization is the … Continue reading Featured Artist: Jacob Hotovy
JPCatholic senior Caitlin Nolan has spent most her evenings these past two and a half weeks creating a vast mural along the back wall of the first floor hallway in the 115 campus building. The design is deceptively simple; the seamless sky in all of its glory, spanning from midnight to midday. Continue reading Interview with a Space Artist
Riding a converted fire truck to the manufacturing facility, students from JPCatholic University’s Business Planning class toured Dr. Bronner’s Soap in Vista this past Thursday, learning applied business concepts from the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Michael Milam. Continue reading JPCatholic Business Students Visit Local Company That Balances Purpose and Profit
I am Fr. Glenn Baaten, a priest of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. I am the parish administrator of St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church in the Del Mar area of San Diego. I was ordained as a Catholic priest 2 and a half years ago. Prior to that, I served as an Anglican priest and, prior to that, a former Presbyterian pastor. My entry into the Roman Catholic Church has been a decades long, slow, but sure path into the fullness of the Church. Continue reading Interview With A Priest of the Anglican Ordinariate
California Burritos are one of Southern California’s delicacies. A large burrito typically contains carne asada, french fries, sour cream, cheese, guacamole, and pico. Here is a list of the top five California burritos in Escondido based on price, quality, quantity, and convenience. Continue reading Top Five California Burritos in Escondido
Wednesday, 9/5: 9:30am – 10:30am, Book of Ruth Bible Study – Led by Austin Schneider in the Student Life Center 6:45pm, Ultimate Frisbee – Grape Day Park 9:00pm, Rosary at the Perch Thursday, 9/6: 3:40pm – 4:40pm, Prayer in Scripture Bible Study – Led by Austin Schneider in the Student Life Center 7:00pm, Senior Project and Thesis Screening – Regal Cinema, Doors open at 6:30pm After Senior … Continue reading Weekly Newsletter September 4th – 10th
Weekly Newsletter August 28 – September 3 Continue reading Weekly Newsletter August 28 – September 3
Last week, a pirates’ den was built in JPCatholic’s soundstage for Marielle Cuccinelli’s Directing II final. The immense structure has gotten in the way of other operations and, as a result, questions have been raised on the purpose of the soundstage.
Continue reading Controversy in the Soundstage