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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Can I Still Work in Health Care? October 17, 2016, 6 -7:30 pm.

A night for those enrolled in a health professional program and those thinking about a career in health care. A discussion on the importance of recognizing one’s vocation to health care; not being discouraged by a shift in the sense of how care is provided by one’s colleagues; where can one find support; addressing confusion around assisted dying. A reflection by Fr.

Join a Faith Study

Do you have questions about God, the Catholic faith or the scriptures? Join a faith study to help understand the role of God in your life and much more. 

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Liturgical Ministers Workshop

An invitation to all Liturgical Ministers and those interested in serving at Holy Mass. Join John O'Brien, SJ and Fr. Peter Turrone for a Liturgical Ministries Workshop on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 9:30 am - 2 pm at the Newman Centre. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP:

Newman Centre Events for You - September 2016

Complimentary BBQ and dinnner, spray painting, amazing guest lectures, Chastity Holy Hour, Journal writing workshop and more.

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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The Importance of Journal Writing in the Spiritual Life

Workshop on the importance of journal writing in the spiritual life with Dr. Richard Greene on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 10:30 am  - 1:30 pm at the Newman Centre. Please RSVP to:


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