Welcome Class 2021!

Important Information

The Ultimate Jenga Tournament: Friday, August 25th | 10:30PM - 12AM | Interfaith Chapel

Sunday Mass: Sunday, August 27th | 10:30AM & 7 PM | Interfaith Chapel

Werewolf Game Night: Monday, August 28th | 10:30PM - 12AM | Interfaith Chapel

Picnic: Sunday, September 10th | After each masses | Interfaith Chapel

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Weekly Events

Day Event Date/Time Location
Sunday Mass 10:30AM
Interfaith Chapel
Tuesday - Free Dinner
- Rosary Prayer
Interfaith Chapel
Interfaith Chapel
Wednesday Instamass 9:00PM Friel Lounge, Susan B. Anthony Dorm
Friday First Friday Adoration 05/05/17 at 6:00PM Interfaith Chapel

Special Events

Event Date/Time Location
Wilderness Retreat More Information Coming Soon...

*Confessions anytime by appointment, contact Fr. Cool

Holy Days of Obligation and Special Feast Days Mass

Special masses are held at 12:30PM on the Holy Day of Obligation and
Special Feast Days are scheduled with additional times. Please see the
Newman Calendar for mass times and locations.

Holy Days of Obligation 2017-2018

Assumption of Mary: August 15th

Fest of All Saints: November 1st

Immaculate Conception: December 8th

Christmas: December 25th

Mary, Mother of God: January 1st

Ascension of Jesus: May 10th

Special Feast Days in 2017

First Sunday of Advent: December 3rd

Ash Wednesday: February 14th

Palm Sunday: March 25th

Holy Thusday: March 29th

Good Friday: March 30th

Holy Saturday: March 31st

Easter Sunday: April 1st

Divine Mercy Sunday: April 8th

Pentecost Sunday: May 20th

Trinity Sunday: May 27th

Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ: June 3rd

Sacred Heart of Jesus: June 8th

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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