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Fr. Robert Lampitt

St John's Catholic Newman Center

University of Illinois

604 East Armory Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820
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Phone: 217-344-1266
Fax: 217-344-6606

Student Population:
Approx. Catholic
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Ranked #1 by Best College Reviews, St. John’s Catholic Newman Center (SJCNC) serves thousands of students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and nearby Parkland College. 

SJCNC strives to lead college students into a lifelong connection with Christ and his Church through the sacraments and a vibrant, inviting community. 

As one of the largest and most active Newman Centers in the nation, St. John’s Catholic Newman Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is home to the 8,000 Catholic Illini on campus. Offering daily Masses, Adoration, and Confessions, SJCNC also hosts a diverse set of ministry programs - ranging from Bible studies and retreats focused on the needs of college students to social events like Intramural Athletics and more. SJCNC is comprised of St. John’s Chapel and Newman Hall, a 586-bed coed private certified housing facility. (Find more info about Newman Hall at

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Mass Times

Daily Mass:

Mon - Fri- 12:05 pm
Mon - Fri - 5:00 pm

Weekend Mass:

5:00 pm Saturday (Vigil)

10:30 am Sunday with Traditional Music
5:00 pm Sunday with Praise & Worship Music
9:00 pm Sunday by Candlelight

Adoration Times

Mon - Fri - 4:00 pm

Confession Times

Mon - Sat - 4:00 pm


Programming information not provided

United In Prayer

Total UIP Points: 260
UIP Rank: 3 / 1497

Members United In Prayer: