University Parish

The Newman Centre’s St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Community finds its fullest and richest expression in our celebration of the Eucharist - both the Sunday assembly and the daily celebrations of Mass.

Chaplaincy Outreach to Students

“The university chaplaincy is a place of the Spirit, a training ground for Christian values, a welcoming and open home for those who seek the truth”  - Pope John Paul II’s Address to Congress of European University Chaplains in Rome, 1998

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Pilgrimage to Italy

Interested in joining Newman Centre on a pilgrimate to Italy? An information session will be held on Thursday, December 1st from 6-7 pm at the Newman Centre. 

The Torch is back!

Check out our new quarterly  - The Torch (originally published in 1920). For news about our people, our community and all the happenings read on......

Why Read the Bible Today - Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Save the Date for the second Faith and Reason Lecture: Why Read the Bible Today by The Most Reverend Terrence Prendergast, Archbishop of 
Ottawa. Join us at the Newman Centre Chapel on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 7 pm for the lecture followed by a reception in the House. 
Organized by: Newman Centre | Open to: All

Newman Centre Events for You - October 2016

We have an exciting October line-up from Holy Hour to amazing workshops and the celebration of the Feast of our patrol Cardinal Newman!

Spiritual Direction for Students @NewmanUofT

Are you in need of Spiritual Direction? Newman Centre offers students spiritual conversations with Fr. Cris Graas and Sr. Ann McGill beginning October 6, 2016. Please see poster for more details. To book a session, email

Holy Hour for Chastity and Vocational Discernment

You are invited to join in for Holy Hour for Chastity & Vocational Discernment every Thursday beginning October 13, 2016 after the 12:15 p.m. Mass, 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel at the Newman Centre. The Angelic Warfare Confraternity is a supernatural fellowship of men and women dedicated to promoting chastity under the powerful patronage of our Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Thomas Aquinas.

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