Newman Night for Undergrads

Wednesdays at 7PM downstairs in Bishop Green Hall led by our Student Ministry Team. Join other undergrads for fellowship and rotating themes. We will begin with a light meal and then the program.

Small Group Bible Study

Members of the Torch Small Group Team lead weekly small groups in a Bible-study format that focus on discipleship, praying with the Scriptures, and integrating our faith in Christ into all parts of life. Groups are formed through interest indicators, and led by trained student-leaders of the Newman community. Click here to join a small group and learn more about the Torch Team and its ministry.

Young Adult Community

This community brings together Graduate Students and Young Adults between the ages of 22 and 35 to enjoy fellowship and grow in faith. They meet every Thursday at 7:30PM.  Click here to join and learn more about the community and ministry.

Knights of Columbus Council #16061

The Knights of Columbus is an organization for Catholic men based on the values of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. At the Newman Center, University of Arizona Council 16061 participates in various ministerial activities, such as serving as liturgical ministers at Mass, organizing parking for Newman events as well as Arizona Athletic events, organizing Lenten fish frys and Christmas food drives. Men interested in joining the Knights of Columbus are invited to contact one of the officers below for more information.

Recruitment Chair: Jay Bell (
Financial Secretary: Jerry Meyer (

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Monthly on the First Thursdays at 7:30PM. The church and Blessed Sacrament Chapel are also available for private prayer during Office Hours Monday to Friday from 9AM to 5PM.


Reachout Women’s Center

Reachout Women’s Center is an organization for women in unplanned pregnancies with services such as pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, and counseling; as alternatives to abortion. For more information about donating to our Diaper and Baby Clothing Drive, please send an email to:

Kino Border Initiative

Kino Border Initiative is a bi-national ministry of the Society of Jesus and Sisters of the Eucharist which provides support for migrants who have been deported from the United States and are on their way back to their homes in Latin America. Newman provides breakfast to migrants on the first and third Saturday of the month. Volunteers prepare food on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings, leaving Newman at 6:45 am to drive to Nogales, Sonora, Mexico to serve breakfast to migrants.

If you are interested in preparing or serving breakfast to migrants, please contact Sr. Angelica Velez, OP at

Weekly Food Donations

At each of our weekend Masses, parishioners are invited to bring food items to be donated to one of the charities supported by the Newman Center. These charities include: Los Samaritanos, Stand up for Kids, Poverello House, Casa Maria Catholic Worker House, and Primavera Foundation. Parishioners, both students and permanent community members, are invited to bring forth food donations to any of the weekend Masses.

Supporting Ministries

Newman Sustaining Board

Founded in 1957, the Sustaining Board is a group of women who support our student ministry programs through home-cooked meals, scholarships and funding for our retreats and outreach. To learn more about their history, structure or becoming a member, visit their website here.