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Catholic Newman Center

Ferris State University

1009 Marion Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
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Phone: 231-796-5202

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Welcome to the Newman Center for Catholic Students at Ferris State University! Our mission is to help students grow in their faith and establish a strong, Catholic community. We are based out of St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish, located at 1 Damascus Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307, just past East Campus Suites. Come join us at any of our weekly events!

2018-19 School Year Weekly Events:

Every other Monday- Men’s and women’s groups every other week 6-7pm (in the den @ St. Paul)

Tuesday: Eucharistic Adoration 3-8 pm (St. Paul) 

Wednesday- Night Mass 9:15 pm (St. Paul)

ThursdayFireside Theology 7 pm (every other Thursday in the den)

Friday - Confessions 11-11:45am 

              Noon Mass 

Pints with the Priest- “The Art of Living”- First Friday of every month at 7 pm (must be over 21) 

Cor Jesu- Eucharistic Adoration with praise and worship music- First Thurday of every month from 8 to 9:30 pm 

For more information on current events happening in the Newman Center, please join our Facebook group: Catholic Newman Center at Ferris State

Like our public Facebook page: @FerrisCatholic

Follow us on Twitter: @FerrisCatholic

Follow us on Instagram: @Ferris_Catholic

Remind: Sign up for text reminders to keep up with our events! Text the message @fsnc123 to the number 81010 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Newman Center President, Josh Ranshaw at:



Mass Times

St. Paul Campus Chapel

(1 Damascus Rd., Big Rapids; just past East Campus Suites)

Wednesday– 9:15pm

Friday – 12pm

Sunday – 11am, 5pm (During Academic School Year)


St. Mary

(1009 Marion Ave., Big Rapids)

Monday – 9am

Tuesday – 8:30am

Wednesday – 7pm

Thursday – 7am

Saturday – 5pm

Sunday – 9am


Adoration Times

St. Paul

Thursday– 8- 9pm

St. Mary

Thursday – Exposition follows 7am Mass; 5:30pm – Evening Prayer (ends with Benediction)


Confession Times

St. Paul

Wednesday- 8:45- 9:15 pm

Friday- 11 am- 12 pm

Sunday – 3:30 - 4:30 pm

St. Mary

Saturday – 3:30pm to 4:30pm





United In Prayer

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UIP Rank: 1497 / 1497

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