The Mission 

We're so glad you're here.
The Newman Center – St. Thomas Aquinas Church is the Catholic Church on campus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Our mission is to forge college students into saints, fully alive in Christ. We have served the spiritual, human, intellectual and apostolic formation needs of Catholic students attending the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for over a century. We also serve all college students in the Lincoln area , from Southeast Community College to Nebraska Wesleyan and beyond.

Our beautiful building is located on the corner of 16th and Q streets on campus.
Since expansion in 2015, our existing ministries have thrived and many new ones have begun!
We hope you will find a home here at Newman and look forward to seeing you soon.

Our theme this year is “Only the Lover Sings," a quote from one of St. Augustine's sermons.
 There is a song that rings in the depths of each of our hearts from the very moment of our creation. Jesus as the Perfect Lover sings a tune in perfect harmony with that innermost song.
Indeed, He is its composer.
There are also the songs of the world that are loud and enticing and draw us away from the True Song. And yet, when we pause in silence and are attentive to our hearts, we recognize that their attractiveness gives way to a dissonance.
We aren’t made for the songs of the world.

We are made for the Lover’s song and called to respond with our own voice – singing in harmony with Him throughout our lives to co-create something beautiful.
Through our preaching and programming this year at the Newman Center, we hope that our students will hear the Lover sing the song of their deepest desires and find the abundant life.

Mass & Confession Times

Eucharistic Adoration:
Monday-Thursday: 9AM-9PM
Friday: 9AM-5:30PM
Mass Times:
Monday-Thursday: 5:30PM & 9:10PM
Friday: 12PM & 5:30PM
Saturday: 9AM
Sunday: 10AM, 11:30AM, 5:30PM & 9:10PM
Monday-Thursday: 4:30-5:20PM & 8-9PM
Friday: 4:30-5:20PM
Sunday: 4:30-5:20PM & 8-9PM

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