Newman University Mass Times

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Newman University Mass Times

Newman University Mass Times


The Chaplaincy is open and welcoming to all faiths and is committed to ensuring that all are free to worship.

Newman University Chaplaincy is proud to be at the heart of the university, encouraging all the community to engage in and feel part of Newman’s Catholic ethos. The Chaplaincy exists to enable all at Newman to explore and experience “Life to the Full” Jn 10:10. Students and staff are welcome to join in the activities of the Chaplaincy, including services, retreats and social activities. The Chaplaincy is open and welcoming to all faiths and is committed to ensuring that all are free to worship.

The Chaplain, Margaret Holland works alongside students and staff, providing support, encouragement and assistance, as well as organising and leading prayer and worship and God knows what else!   Fr Frans Chanterie SJ, joins the Community to lead the celebration of the sacraments and looks forward to getting to know as many of you as possible.   Mass is celebrated in the College Chapel on Mondays (8.30am) and Wednesdays (8.30am) in semester time.

Charlotte Bray, our ‘Step into the Gapper’ works in partnership with Cafod focusing on international development and social justice.

The Chaplaincy supports the Christian Union, CathSoc and Islamic Society (ISoc) who meet regularly. Details of times and venues of their meetings and events are on the notice screens around the University. For more information please email

Regular Activities (during Chapel Refurbishment please check with the Chaplaincy office for venue)
Day Time Activity
Monday 8.20am Mass
Tuesday 8:45am Morning Prayer
Wednesday 8.20am Mass
Thursday 8:45am Morning Prayer
Sunday 9:30am Mass (at St. Peter’s, Bartley Green)

Coming up

Day Time Activity
26th Sept 8.20am First Mass of the academic year
10th – 14th Oct 10.30-11.30am ‘Our Cup of Tea Week, #moreincommon in The Atrium
17th – 21st Oct 8.50am Rosary Week
1st Nov tbc All Saints Day Mass
2nd Nov 8.20am All Soul’s Day Mass
7th – 18th Nov Exhibition of the Life & Thought

of Blessed John Henry Newman

11th Nov 10.55am Remembrance Day Service
14th Nov 7pm Newman Exhibition Event:

Fr Guy Nicholls “Newman on Beauty” & Giuseppe Pezzini “Newman: Introducing the Exhibition

details at:

14th – 18th Nov Inter Faith Week

Check with Chaplaincy for further details

28th Nov – 2nd Dec 12pm – 1pm ‘Our Cup of Tea Week, #moreincommon
7th Dec  7pm Carol Service
14th Dec 8.20am Last Mass before Christmas
11th Jan 8.20am Mass on campus restarts
21st Feb Foundation Day
11.30am Lecture: Sarah Teather, Director Jesuit Refugee Service
6pm Mass with Archbishop Bernard Longley
1st Mar 12.45pm Ash Wednesday Mass & Distribution of Ashes
TBC Week of Guided Prayer
20th – 24th Mar 12pm – 1pm Our Cup of Tea Week #moreincommon
5th Apr 8.20am Last Mass before Easter
24th Apr 8.20am Mass on campus restarts


Come with our Newman Group and join Archdiocese of Birmingham, end of May 2017. a great experience, not to be missed. Further details are available from the Chaplaincy.

HCPT:  Have you booked in for Easter 2017? For more information on HCPT check out

Student groups

Newman CU: Meets on Thursdays at 5.30pm in Chapel. All students are welcome and further information can be found at:

ISoc: Isoc meets on Wednesday Afternoons. Further details and venues from the Newman ISoc Facebook page.

All activities take place in Chapel or the rooms off Chapel unless otherwise stated.

Chaplaincy Facebook

To keep up to date on all events and activities like our Chaplaincy Facebook page

Newman University has a Chapel and a Multi-Faith Prayer room. All are located along Chapel Gallery Walk. The Chapel is currently undergoing an exciting refurbishment and is currently unavailable. We look forward to being back in it at the end of October approx. The Multi-Faith Prayer Room is permanently available, and includes wudu facilities.

Useful Websites