Newman is open Monday through Sunday from 8 am until 3 pm.
Masks are required when in our Center.
Hand sanitizer is available throughout the Center.
A cleaning protocol takes place several times throughout the day.
Newman Cafe is closed until further notice...this includes the ping pong section.
Continuous info on our patron saint...this website/Events
Newman's Pre Cana classes are cancelled until January 2021.
If you are now planning your marriage we suggest that you contact your parish priest and have him advise you as to your next step.
Newman will be reevaluating in January 2021 about the 2021 Pre Cana classes.
Priestly Ordination Restrictions
Due to the pandemic & the restrictions for gatherings as mandated by the Commonwealth Deacon Sinh Trinh & the other four Deacons to be ordained will only be allowed 45 guests each.
Deacon Sinh respectfully requested that instead of the attending the Ordination at the Cathedral you attend his first Mass at Newman on August 15th at 4:30 pm.
A special thank you to the Vietnamese Community for providing boxed dinners if you should wish to partake after Mass.
The Ordination will be lived streamed on the diocesan website at www.diospringfield.org.
Newman & the Fall Semester at UMass Amherst...
These regulations could change minute to minute so please check back with Newman frequently
As we look forward to the beginning of the academic year here on campus
Newman is preparing. Obviously, as with any other element of this pandemic our plans are evolving and we are also ready to pivot when necessary for the safety & well being of everyone!
Masks are required when in Newman
Hand sanitizers are available throughout the building
Keep your distance in our Chapel, in our rooms and in the hallways
Our room capacity has been measured and will be posted on the outside of each room
Newman is cleaned after all Masses and in the mornings but as the students arrive Newman will be cleaned several times a day
There will be no gatherings or events allowed
Our FOCUS missionaries are working with the national headquarters of FOCUS & following their guidelines as well as the guidelines set forth by UMass Amherst regarding bible studies, holy hours, student participation, etc.
We will have student Masses at 7 & 9:30 pm but this will be evaluated after the first week of classes
We encourage our Newman Community members to attend either the 4:30 pm Mass on Saturdays or the 8 am Mass on Sunday mornings if at all concerned
IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO CALL THE OFFICE
OR STOP BY AND VISIT WITH A STAFF MEMBER .
WE WANT TO ENSURE THAT ALL WHO COME TO NEWMAN FEELS SAFE, SECURE & WELCOMED!
Important message regarding religious education classes at Newman...please refer to the religious ed page at the top menu for more details.
Newman Masks & Gaiters...
be safe, be fashionable, & be Newman!
$5.00 each -- pick up
$8.00 each - mailed
Advance orders now being taken...call Ginny at #105, email , PM Newman thru Facebook