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