UR Newman

Catholic Newman Community at the University of Rochester

Weekly Events

Day Event Date/Time Location
Sunday Mass 10:30AM
Interfaith Chapel
Monday - Thursday Adoration 9:00 -
Interfaith Chapel
Monday Men's Bible Studies 6:15PM & 8PM Bridge Lounge, Wilson Commons
Monday Women's Bible Studies 8:30PM Brennan Room, Interfaith Chapel
Tuesday Newman Nite

Rosary Prayer

Interfaith Chapel
Tuesday Women's Bible Studies 8:00PM Brennan Room, Interfaith Chapel
Wednesday Instamass 9:00PM Interfaith Chapel

Special Events

Event Date/Time Location
Christmas Vigil 12/13/17 @ Midnight Interfaith Chapel
Wilderness Retreat More Information Coming Soon...
Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe 12/12/17 @ 5:30PM Interfaith Chapel

*Confessions are anytime by appointment; contact Fr. Cool/(585)275-8523.

Holy Days of Obligation and Special Feast Days

Holy Day of Obligation Masses are held at 12:30PM and Special Feast Day Masses are scheduled on an individual basis.
Please see the Newman Calendar for Mass times and locations.

2017 Liturgical Year Holy Days of Obligation

Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God: January 1st

Ascension of the Lord: May 25th

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary: August 15th

All Saints: November 1st

Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary: December 8th

Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ (Christmas): December 25th

(to be celebrated on December 13th at Midnight)

2017 Liturgical Year Special Feast Days

First Sunday of Advent: November 27th, 2016

Ash Wednesday: March 1st

Easter Sunday: April 16th

Pentecost Sunday: June 4th

Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ: June 18th

First Sunday of Advent: December 3rd

What is Newman?

Welcome to Newman!

Impacting Students

Thank You! from Newman

St. Sebastian Society

Vision Statement

The Catholic Newman Community at the University of Rochester is a vibrant, Christ-centered community oriented towards students which fosters spiritual and intellectual growth grounded in the Catholic tradition.

Mission Statement

To provide a welcoming Catholic family in a collaborative and inclusive interfaith environment for students and the larger University of Rochester community that promotes strong faith formation through the sacraments, education, service and social programming.


Spiritual Life

Meet the Staff

Chaplain's Medallion Award

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