Senior Reflections

Trevor Scott

Vocal Performance Major
Class of 2021

Dominick Harasimiuk

Computer Science and Financial Economics Double Major
Class of 2021

Alydia Meinecke

Biology and Dance Double Major
Class of 2021

Jennifer Carson

Mechanical Engineering Major
Class of 2021

Daniel Busaba

Computer Science Major
Class of 2020

Michael Taylor

Optics Major
Class of 2020

Anthony Gurunian

Biomedical Engineering Major
Class of 2021

Alec Tapia

Mechanical Engineering Major
Class of 2021

Weekly Schedule

Event Day Time Location
Mass Sunday 10:30AM Interfaith Chapel (River Level) and Live Streaming
InstaPrayer Wednesday 9PM Zoom

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 submit any prayer intentions here or reach out to us directly at [email protected] 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

During the Academic Year, confessions are held on Sundays, 30 minutes before Masses, and on Wednesdays, 1 hour before Mass. However, you can also schedule confession anytime by appointment; to do so, please contact Fr. Brian Cool at [email protected] or +1 (585) 275-8523. Please click here for some penitential resources.

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.



Spiritual Life