UR Newman

University of Rochester's Catholic Newman Community

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.

Weekly Events


Mass: 10:30AM (River Level, Interfaith Chapel)

Mass: 7:00PM (River Level, Interfaith Chapel)




Newman Night Free Dinner: 6:00PM (River Level, Interfaith Chapel)

Rosary Prayer: 7:00PM (River Level, Interfaith Chapel)


Instamass: 9:00PM (Susan B. Anthony Dorm, Friel Lounge)

Thursday - Saturday


Special Events

Christmas Eve Mass

12/24/16 | Saturday 6:00 pm | Interfaith Chapel

Wilderness Retreat

More Information Coming Soon

Third Sunday Suppers

12/18/16 | 8:00PM | River Level, Interfaith Chapel

First Friday Adoration

3/3/16 : 4/7/16 : 5/5/16 | Interfaith Chapel

*Confessions anytime by appointment, contact Fr. Cool

Holy Day 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 2016-2017

All Saints Day: November 1st

Immaculate Conception: December 8th

Ascension of Jesus: May 25th

Assumption of Mary: August 15th

Special Feast Days in 2017

Our Lady of Guadalupe: December 12th

Ash Wednesday: March 1st

Palm Sunday: April 9th

Holy Thursday: April 13th

Good Friday: April 14th

Holy Saturday: April 15th

Easter Sunday: April 16th

What is Newman?

Welcome to Newman!

Impacting Students

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Agape Latte

St. Sebastian Society


Spiritual Life

Meet the Staff

Chaplain's Medallion Award

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