Why Should You Join?
Beach Catholic is a community offers a variety of benefits and a community unlike any other at Cal State Long Beach. With God as our center focus of the club, we are able to form genuine, quality friendships with each other. We offer an inclusive and friendly atmosphere where members feel comfortable being themselves and opening up to each other, as we all have the same core values and morals. Our members have found life-long friendships, and even spouses!
College can be overwhelming. Having to focus on classes, work, studying, test, friends, family, etc. It can be draining. God wants to revitalize you to keep pursuing your path he has created especially for you, even if you don’t know what it is. Newman has been the safe space to vent about life and reconnect with God for so many people. Sometimes it is hard (no, a lot of the time) to keep your Faith and be a good Catholic in college. This Newman community is here to help. Even if you can only come to one meeting or bible study a month, just drop by. We would loved to have you!
Why A Catholic Club? Doesn't Any Christian Club Work?
No, because Jesus Christ founded one church upon Peter when he told him "you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail..." (Mt 16:18-19). Unfortunately, over two millenium there has been divisions within Christianity in which the Eastern Othrodox and the Protestant church broke away from the Catholic Church during the Great Schism in 1054 and the Protestant 'Reformation' in 1517. Faithfully one day, we hope that we "may all be one" again just as Jesus prayed to the Father