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Fr Kyle Manno

Newman Catholic Student Center

Northern Illinois University

512 Normal Rd
Dekalb, IL 60115
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Phone: 815.787.7770

Student Population:
Approx. Catholic
Student Population:

Welcome to the Newman Catholic Student Center, your Catholic parish at NIU!

I hope that you’ll come to know the Newman Center as your spiritual home away from home: a place to pray, study, connect with others, and grow in your faith. 
No matter what stage you’re at in your spiritual journey, you’ll find that the Newman Center is here to bring the joy of Christ to every person that walks this campus. So make sure to keep your eye out for communication on how to get involved with our many activities from faith nights, social events, small groups, and much more!
Also definitely go and follow our Instagram page- @NewmanAtNIU to get all the updates.
Lastly, as the pastor of the Newman Center I want you to know that you can always reach out if you ever need anything and/or need to chat about life!
 In Christ,
 Fr. Kyle Manno
IG- @fathermanno


Mass Times

Monday – 12:05pm
Tuesday – 12:05pm
Wednesday – 12:05pm, 9pm
Thursday – 12:05pm
Friday – 12:05pm
Saturday – 9am,
Saturday -4:30pm
Sunday – 8am, 10:45am, 8pm

Adoration Times

During Spring and Fall Semesters
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 3pm
Friday - 12:30
Wednseday Night 8pm with Praise music
During Finals week - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 12:30pm-8:30pm

Confession Times

Year Round – 
Wednesday – 11:30am
Saturday – 3:30pm
By Appointment

During Spring and Fall Semesters
Wednesday – 11:30am, 8:30pm
Saturday – 3:30pm
Sunday – 7:30pm
By Appointment


Newman Catholic Student Center Staff

Newman Connection members associated with this campus


Northern Illinois Koinonia Retreats: 3 day retreat for college students to help grow in their Catholic community on campus.  

Small Groups: Bible study groups are held multiple times throughout the week for college students wanting to know more.  Each group is lead by one of the missionaries on campus.

24 Hour Study: Newman Catholic at NIU opens their doors 24/7 during finals week for all NIU students.  Free food, coffee, wifi, group and quiet study rooms, and dinners are offered throughout the week to everyone!

Spring Break Service Trip: College Student Groups head to West Virginia and Tennessee to work with Habitat for Humanity and other groups to build up communities.

Spirit and Life: Every wednesday night Newman hosts adoration with praise and worship music at 8 pm.  The night also includes 9 pm mass which is followed by pizza and fellowship afterwards.

Faith Enrichment and Dead Theologians Society: Monday night meetings for college students and parishoners to delve deeper into the Catholic Faith and the lives of the Saints.

United In Prayer

Total UIP Points: 0
UIP Rank: 1496 / 1496

Members United In Prayer: