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Newman Cafe

St. John Newman

M-F:   12:15pm
Sat:     9am
(Sunday Vigil)
Sun:   8am
          *academic year only
Wed 1pm-5pm + 

Sat 3:30pm + Wed: 8pm
+ By Appointment: 
Contact Fr. Gary
Contact Fr. Rob
M-Th    8 am to 10 pm
F- Sun  8 am to 5 pm
Newman is opened til midnight Sun. 12/12, & Mon. thru Wed. 12/15 to 12/18
Hours M-F:  7am - 3pm
Weekends: 8am - 2pm 
We accept dining dollars
The Cafe will be opened from 8 am til 10:30 am on Friday, 12/20 .  Closed on Saturday 12/21 through Sunday 1/05.  Reopens on Jan. 6th from 8 to 2. Full service hours resume on Jan. 21st.
The cafe will be closed on Jan. 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Day.
Continuous info on our patron saint...this website/Events

Students...for your study options...

Newman is opened until 12 midnight on Thursday, 12/12, & Sunday, 12/15 thru Wednesday, 12/18 for your studying & writing.

The Newman Library has been designated as a "quiet space".

Please feel free to gather in the Burke Lounge & the Quigley Room for visiting with other students.  

Newman's Christmas & New Year Mass Schedule...
Christmas Eve - 4:30 pm - Children's Mass
Midnight Mass
Christmas Day - 8 & 10:30 am
New Year's Eve - 4:30 pm
New Year's Day - 8 & 10:30 am - Holy day of obligation - the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Newman's annual report for 2018-2019 is ready for your review...on this website under the tab "ways to give".

What's Happening...

It's snowing in Amherst & our students are building snowmen!

Don't forget to have some fun & build one at your home!

In case you can't see...the hat is a Beretta!

The Newman Catholic Center, located on the UMass Amherst campus, serves the students, faculty, and staff
of the University and the Five College area through events, worship, prayer, community service, and special happenings.

Newman Catholic Center

472 N. Pleasant St.

Amherst, MA 01002


Mission Statement: Empowered by the Spirit and inspired by John Henry Newman's motto: "Heart speaks to Heart" we explore, believe and reach out inclusively to make Jesus Christ present to all who share their journey with us.