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University Parish Newman Center

Kent State University

1424 Horning Road
Kent, OH 44240
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Phone: 330-678-0240

Student Population:
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The University Parish Newman Center is the official location for Catholic Campus Ministry at Kent State University and the spiritual home of the KSU Catholic Student Association. Whether you are a Kent State University student, alumnus/a, faculty or staff member or from beyond the university community, know that your presence in our community is a gift. Join us for worship, for an educational or service activity, a social event, or just drop by to pray in our chapel. We look forward to seeing you and building the Kingdom of Christ together!



Fr. Richard Pentello, Pastor

Fr. Chad Johnson, Parochial Vicar

Timothy DeFrange, Permanent Deacon

Michael Stabilla, Permanent Deacon

Veronica Victoria, Campus Minister

Carmen Roebke, Pastoral Associate for Christian Formation

Dr. John Roebke, Director of Music

Corey Sees, Office Manager 



Mass Times

Tuesday – 8:00 pm (during academic year)

Sunday – 9:00 am, 11:15 am, *7:00 pm (*during academic year)


Adoration Times

Wednesdays 8:00 am - 10:00 am (during summer)


Confession Times

Wednesdays: 8:00 am (during summer)

By appointment: Please call the parish office at 330-678-0240 to set up an appointment.



Newman Connection members associated with this campus




United In Prayer

Total UIP Points: 0
UIP Rank: 1489 / 1489

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