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Our Greatest Impact Was What We Shared

​​The Lord works in marvelous ways! Going on mission to the shanty town of Pamplona, Peru, where the houses are rough shacks, the streets are either mucky and smelly or steep crumbling cliffs, … Continued

Connecting Students with Church

“It is like a mustard seed that, when sown in the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on the Earth. But once sown, it springs up and becomes the largest of … Continued

Participating in the Life of the Church

Over the past few months, I talked about the Rebuild His Church campaign and the multifaceted impact of the Newman Center on the spiritual and day-to-day lives of our students. The campaign truly … Continued

Rebuild His Church

Over the past few months, we shared what the Newman Center means to the students who attend the University of Maine in Orono. They view it as a home away from home. It’s … Continued

BBC Grows Student Leaders

Black Bear Catholic is the student government organization associated with the Newman Center, the Parish of the Resurrection of the Lord, and the Diocese of Portland. Yet, this group of enthusiastic student leaders … Continued

Feeding Body & Soul

The past year left many of us feeling depleted in so many ways. One place where UMaine students can always come for a free meal on Wednesdays, Sundays, and welcome conversation all week … Continued

Keeping God in FOCUS

At the University of Maine, we are truly blessed by the presence of four phenomenal FOCUS Missionaries on campus. The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) is a Catholic collegiate outreach whose mission … Continued

What The Newman Center Means

Since 1946 when the first log cabin chapel was built here on College Avenue, students have come to The Newman Center to grow in faith, love, knowledge of the Lord, and to build … Continued

Holy Family Church Buttress Restoration

Billy Roy, Project Manager and Civil Engineer from Knowles Industrial, came to Holy Family Church to assess the buttress and masonry restoration, making nine trips over 18 months. Other company members visited the … Continued

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From Our Students and Benefactors

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Together, let's build a
Church steeple as a beacon of
hope for the University of Maine.

Join this legacy of Black Bears and benefactors providing a place of
worship where students will grow in faith and change the world.

Together, let's build a
Church steeple as a beacon of
hope for the University of Maine.

Join this legacy of Black Bears and benefactors providing a place of
worship where students will grow in faith and change the world.