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Fr. Joseph Altenhofen

Newman Catholic Campus Ministry at WWU

Western Washington University

714 A North Garden Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
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Phone: 360.410.0218

Student Population:
Approx. Catholic
Student Population:


“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” 

- Blessed Mother Teresa”

You are invited and encouraged to become involved in our Sunday Mass at 6:30pm in the VU, quarterly retreats, service projects, socials, and more! You will have the opportunity to make new and life long friends, experience serving your community, and most of all  grow in your faith!


Empowered by the Holy Spirit, we provide an inclusive environment where students can engage with the community and grow in their Catholic faith. 



Mass Times

Wednesday – 5:30pm (At the Newman Center)

Sunday – 6:30pm (In VU 565)

(Only when school is in session)

Please double check our calendar on our website for the location of weekday masses.


Adoration Times

Tuesday– 5pm – 6pm

Thursday– 5pm – 6pm

First Thursday of every month – 5pm – 10pm

(Only when school is in session)

Confession Times

Tuesday– 5pm
Thursday – 5pm
Sunday – 5pm
(Only when school is in session)

Confession happens before our mass.


Programming information not provided

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