The Newman Catholic Center is a 60,000 sq. ft. facility located on the UMass campus and is dedicated to serving the students, faculty, and staff of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. 


Inspired by John Henry Cardinal Newman's motto, "heart speaks to heart," we reach out to all people of good will.


The Newman Center is an Apostolate of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield.  We offer traditional Catholic worship, a wide variety of service-related and social events, services to students, as well as a top noth cafeteria.


The Newman Center is here for everyone, not just Catholics.  So, when you are on campus, stop by and check us out!

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.