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Fr. Hyland Smith

EIU Catholic Newman Center

Eastern Illinois University

500 Roosevelt Ave
Charleston, IL 61920
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Phone: 217.348.0188

Student Population:
Approx. Catholic
Student Population:


Welcome to the Newman Catholic Center here at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.  The Newman Community invites students, faculty and staff into a transforming relationship with Christ and one another, empowering all to create a lasting impact in the world. The Newman Community works to bring Mass, retreats, small groups, service, fellowship, hospitality and Sacrament of Reconcilation, and prayer into the daily lives of our students, faculty and staff at EIU.  We look forward to seeing and hearing from you!


Mass Times

Tuesday – 5:00 pm
Thursday – 5:00 pm
Sunday – 11:00am & 5:00 pm

Adoration Times

Thursday – 5:30 -6:30 pm

Confession Times

Tuesday – 3:30pm
Thursday – 3:30pm


Newman Connection members associated with this campus


Small groups, one on one discipleship, Alternative Spring Break Program, Mission Trips, Rosary, Brewed Theology, Adoration, Knights of Columbus, Prayer Around the Cross, Sunday Night dinners, and numerous opportunities for service. 

United In Prayer

Total UIP Points: 0
UIP Rank: 1493 / 1493

Members United In Prayer: