Bagel Lunch Tuesdays

Join us for delicious soup and a bagel for only $3 on Tuesdays from 12:45-2:30pm!

Pray and Play

Pray and Play

Come and spend some time with Jesus, then stay for games!

Welcome Students!

The Newman Centre is a Catholic student community on U of T's downtown campus. We are a community focused on the life-changing love of Jesus Christ.


Holy Mass

We are blessed to be able to celebrate Holy Mass 7 times per week at the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, at 12:15pm every weekday, and 11am and 7pm on Sundays. 

Upcoming Events

  • Weekly Events at Newman

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 8:55pm
    All of our weekly events are taking a break for the Christmas holidays, but here's a breakdown of regular weekday events at Newman that will be taking place in the Winter semester: 
    10 Commandments Series with Fr. Cris Graas. Come and learn about the freedom that God has! 1-2 PM in the Cardinal Newman Room.
    Soup and Bagel Lunch drop-in between 12:45 PM and 2 PM. Join us for the cheapest and most filling meal on campus. For $3 you get a bowl of delicious soup, a bagel, a warm beverage and company no money can buy! 
    Pray and Play at 7:30 PM. Join us for an hour of Eucharistic Adoration followed by boardgames, video games, baked goodness and good fun. Come for Pray or come for Play or come for Pray and Play! 
    Theology of the Body Series from 1-2 PM in the Cardinal Newman Room. This series explores Saint John Paul II's writings on the meaning of the Body, and will be a great place to learn and to ask questions regarding the meaning of sex, the understanding of complete self-donation in all aspects of life, and more!
    Women's Faith Formation Group from 4:30 to 5:30 pm in the upstairs study room. Are you a woman who would like to grow more in your relationship with God with other women? Join the women's formation group where we will meet and talk about different aspects of living a virtuous life as a woman of God. 
    Marriage and Family Series with Professor Kramer from 1-2 PM in the Cardinal Newman Room. Professor Kramer will continue to help us dive deeper into our understanding of marriage and family, especially in light of this time between the Extraordinary and Ordinary Synods on Marriage and the Family. 
    Other weekly events:
    Men's Faith Formation Group (time and day TBA). Are you a man who would like to grow more in your relationship with God with other men? Join the men's formation group where we will meet and talk about different aspects of living a virtuous life as a man of God. 
    For more information about any of these exciting programs, email Sonal
  • Cheapest Lunch on Campus!

    Event Date: 
    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 12:45pm

    Every Tuesday starting the first week of January we'll be serving a bagel and soup for the very low price of only $3! Bagel lunch starts at 12:45 pm, and will continue until 2:15 pm, or whenever we run out of food. 

    It's a great way to get to know others on campus, as well as feed yourself something healthy for not a lot of money. Want more info? Contact us!

  • Pray and Play

    Event Date: 
    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Looking for some time with Jesus and/or some fun with others? 
    Pray and Play starts up again the first Tuesday in January, and continues every Tuesday night! Adoration (with confession available) takes place in the chapel at 7:30pm, and is followed by board games/video games/ fun in the house afterwards at 8:30 pm. 
    No registration required...just show up! Email us for more information. 
  • Bursaries Available to U of T St. George Students

    Event Date: 
    Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 9:59pm


    Did you know that Newman has bursaries available for U of T St. George students?

    If you are interested in attending a conference or event that will support you academically and in your Catholic faith and leadership abilities, please ask at the chaplaincy office for a bursary application form! 


  • Faith and Science Gatherings

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 6:00pm

    Are you interested in how faith and science can and do reconcile? 

    Join the faith and science group moderated by Kevin Cormier a Jesuit Scholastic studying theology at Regis College in preparation for ordination to the priesthood and a postdoctoral fellow at Mount Sinai Hospital. 

    The next meeting will take place in January, time TBA 
    Contact Kevin for more information.
  • Street Patrol

    Event Date: 
    Friday, December 5, 2014 - 5:00pm

    Street Patrol is a monthly event that provides an opportunity to serve others while learning and growing in community, responding to Jesus' call to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, look after the sick, etc. (Mt. 25:35-40). Street patrols for winter 2015 will take place January 30, February 27, March 27 and April 29. 


    5 PM: Discussion on a justice topic

    5:30 PM: Make lunch packs to distribute. 


    We're looking for donations of bread, peanut/other butters, jelly, cold cuts, drinks, snacks, new or gently used winter clothes, and anything else you feel is appropriate for the lunch bags. 

    For more info, contact Natalie.

  • Diving Deeper Series

    Event Date: 
    Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 10:30am
    Are you interested is learning more about your faith and rediscovering the joy of living the Gospel? 


    Would you like to receive guidance on how to defend the faith and share the love of Christ with others? 


    Stay tuned for more info on the next session. Free lunch is always provided! 


    Contact Sonal to register.






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