Student Testimonials

Caroline Benec

International Relations Major
Class of 2021

Michael Chavrimootoo

Computer Science and Political Science Double Major
Class of 2020

Agustín Díaz Herrero and Patrick Forrestel

International Relations Major and Chemistry Major
Class of 2020 and Class of 2019

Brian Filipiak

Environmental Sciences Major
Class of 2020

Nathan Leopold

Business and International Relations Double Major
Class of 2020

Sarah Pursell

Brain & Cognitive Sciences and Psychology Double Major
Class of 2020

Senior Reflections

Ivan Frantz IV

Physics Major
Class of 2020

Jennifer Joseph

French and International Relations Double Major
Class of 2020

Sylvia Conte

Biomedical Engineering Major
Class of 2020

Marcos Nascimento dos Santos

Mechanical Engineering Major
Class of 2020

Brenna James

Brain and Cognitive Sciences Major
Class of 2020

David Rieth

Financial Economics Major
Class of 2020

Michael Chavrimootoo

Computer Science and Political Science Double Major
Class of 2020

Yawo Siatitse

Computer Science Major
Class of 2020

Nathan Leopold

Business and International Relations Double Major
Class of 2020

Araceli González Rolon

International Relations Major
Class of 2020

Sabastian Abelezele

Mechanical Engineering Major
Class of 2020

William Potter

Chemical Engineering Major
Class of 2020

Agustín Díaz Herrero

International Relations Major
Class of 2020

Weekly Schedule

Event Day Time Location
Mass Sunday 10:30AM
Interfaith Chapel
Mass Sunday 7PM
(Academic Year Only)
Interfaith Chapel
Evening Prayer & Meditation Tuesday 8PM
(Academic Year Only)
Interfaith Chapel
InstaMass Wednesday 9PM
(Academic Year Only)
Interfaith Chapel
Newman Nite Thursday 6PM
(Academic Year Only)
Interfaith Chapel
Rosary Group
Thursday 7:15PM
(Academic Year Only)
Interfaith Chapel
Adoration
First Friday of Month 12:30PM
(Academic Year Only)
Interfaith Chapel

Special Events

Event Date Time Location
Orientation Events
(Click Here for More Information)
August 12–September 10, 2020 Virtual and Interfaith Chapel

Other Information

Holy Days of Obligation and Feast Days

Holy Day of Obligation Masses are held at 12:30PM and Feast Day Masses are scheduled on an individual basis. Please see the Newman Calendar for more information on specific Mass times and locations. You may also consult the diocesan website here for the list of obligatory Masses.

Prayer Intentions

Please feel free to contact us with any and all prayer intentions at catholicnewmancommunity@rochester.edu or +1 (585) 275-8515. We will put them in our prayer box, and recognize all supplications at each Sunday Mass and Wednesday InstaMass.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Confessions are anytime by appointment; contact Fr. Brian Cool at bcool@admin.rochester.edu or +1 (585) 275-8523.

More Resources

Celebrate the Psalms

Please click here to read weekly reflections on the Psalms by one of our very own, Rochester alumnus Barry Lamont '64. He not only delves into the complexity of these laments/praises to the divine, but relates them to our current, daily situations.

Daily Meditations with Richard Rohr

Please click here to read a series of daily meditations by famous priest and spiritual writer, Fr. Richard Rohr, O.F.M. Join him as he seeks to integrate God's endless love with our very own human condition. You can also sign up to receive these meditations via email.

The Examen with James Martin

Please click here to listen to a daily reflective prayer by renowned priest and author, Fr. James Martin, S.J. This particular way of immersing oneself in everyday intercession to God derives itself from the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola.

What is Newman?

Mission Statement

The mission of the Catholic Newman Community at the University of Rochester is to provide a welcoming family, in a collaborative and inclusive interfaith environment, for students and the larger University of Rochester community. Newman seeks to promote strong faith formation through the sacraments, education, service, and social programming.

Vision Statement

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

Events

Spiritual Life

Meet the Staff

UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK

In re Diocese of Rochester Case No. 19-20905

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT, On September 12, 2019, the Diocese of Rochester ("Diocese") filed for protection under chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code (the "Bankruptcy Code").

The Bankruptcy Court has established August 13, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (prevailing Eastern time) as the deadline to file proofs of claim against the Diocese (the "Bar Date").

If you have a claim against the Diocese, including, without limitation, a claim related to sexual abuse committed by any person connected with the Diocese, you must file a claim on or before the Bar Date.

Please visit https://case.stretto.com/rochesterdiocese or call (855) 347-3773 for more information on how to file your proof of claim.

IF YOU DO NOT TIMELY FILE A PROOF OF CLAIM, YOU MAY FORFEIT YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE ON ANY PLAN OF REORGANIZATION AND TO SHARE IN ANY DISTRIBUTIONS MADE TO CREDITORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEBTOR'S CHAPTER 11 CASE.