Welcome to the Catholic Center at NYU!

Thank you for visiting the Catholic Center at NYU. We're glad you're here! Please find information below for our regular and special events. Stop by to meet the staff and students, and get more information about our offerings. 

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Regular Events (click titles for more info):

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament (and Confessions): M - F,  4:15 - 5 p.m.

Daily Mass: M - F at 5:15 p.m. 
Korean Catholics United: Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. 
Newman Club: Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
Grad-Law and Young Professionals: Sundays at 7:00 p.m. 
In Vino Veritas: Every other Sunday, ca. 8:15 pm.

"You, dear young man, dear young woman, have you ever felt the gaze of everlasting love upon you, a gaze that looks beyond your sins, limitations and failings, and continues to have faith in you and to look upon your life with hope? Do you realize how precious you are to God, who has given you everything out of love?" 
                    - Pope Francis, Message for World Youth Day, 2016

Welcome Week 2016!

Welcome Week Events at the the Catholic Center at NYU

Sunday, August 28th:

  • Start the year well by joining us for Sunday Mass at the historic St. Joseph's Church. The University student Mass is at 6pm.

Monday, August 29th:

  • Join the Newman Club to check out the High Line, one of Manhattan's hotspots. Meet at the Catholic Center at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 30th:

  • Join the Newman Club for a "taste of the village" - a free dinner featuring food from some of the local favorite eateries.  7:00 p.m. at the Catholic Center.

Wednesday, August 31st:

  • Beginning of the Year Welcome Mass at 5:15 pm. Join us for a special Mass of the Holy Spirit for the beginning of the new year. 
  • Mass is followed by a dinner in the common room (6:00 p.m.)...a great chance to get to know to meet new folks.

Thursday, September 1st:

  • Join the Newman Club for a trip to New York's marvelous St. Patrick's Cathedral. Meet at the Catholic Center at 2pm. 
  • Karaoke Night: Join us for an evening of song at the Catholic Center. Light snacks will be provided. 7 pm. 

Friday, September 2nd:

  • Field Day at Central Park. We're going to have a  Field Day…literally. Join us for games, sports, and lunch at Central Park. Meet at the Catholic Center at 11am, please bring a metrocard. (Rain location will be a visit to the MET!)

Happiness Without Religion?

Join us on Saturday, September 10, 2016, from 3-5 p.m.

Candace Vogler
R. R. Reno
Jennifer A. Frey
Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P.

The Catholic Center at NYU
238 Thompson Street

Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute, and the Virtue, Happiness and the Meaning of Life Project at the University of Chicago.

This event is free and open to the public. Please register at www.thomisticinstitute.org/events

Spiritual and Religious: Why We Owe God an Hour a Week

Spiritual and Religious: Why We Owe God an Hour a Week

A lecture by Fr. Romanus Cessario, O.P., S.T.M.

Monday, October 3, 7:30 p.m.
The Catholic Center at NYU
238 Thompson Street

Sponsored by the Catholic Center at NYU, and the Thomistic Institute

This event is free and open to the public. Register online at:

About the presenter: Fr. Romanus is a Dominican priest and professor of systematic theology at St. John's Seminary in Boston, MA, as well as an associate editor of The Thomist, and Senior Editor of Magnificat. He has served as a fellow of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas since 1999. In recognition of his outstanding contributions to scholarship, Fr. Cessario received the degree of Master of Sacred Theology (S.T.M.), the highest academic honor of the Order of Preachers, in 2013. Among his numerous works are Christian Faith and the Theological Life, A Short History of Thomism, and forthcoming from Fortress Press, Thomas and the Thomists.

Essence, Form, Experience

The Catholic Artists Society Presents
The 2016 – 2017 Art of the Beautiful Series


The Catholic Center at NYU
238 Thompson Street

Image, Likeness, and Transcendence
by Anthony Visco, Director of the Atelier for the Sacred Arts
Saturday, September 17, 7:30 p.m. 

Art and Transformation
by James Patrick Reid, Painter, Author, Instructor
Saturday, November 19, 7:30 p.m.

The Sacred Liturgy as Primary Source for the Artist's Imagination
by Dr. Jennifer Donelson, Assoc. Professor & Director of Sacred Music, St. Joseph's Seminary
Saturday, December 19, 7:30 p.m.

Keeping Faith in the Philosophy of Stories
by Dr. Daniel McInerny, Philosopher, Playwright, Novelist

Beauty, Piety, and Delight in Medieval Literature
by Dr. Evelyn (Timmie) Birge Vitz, Professor of French, Affil. Prof. of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, NYU
Saturday, March 25, 7:30 p.m.

Daring to Love the Beautiful One
by The Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport
Saturday, April 8, 7:30 p.m.