Get Involved

Feeling called to get involved? Want to make a difference?  Check out the many opportunities here at the
Newman Center!

Liturgical Ministries

Lectors, altar servers, sacristans, hospitality and music ministries assist in bringing the liturgy to the people.


Proclaim the Word of God.

Click here for more info or to volunteer.

Altar Servers

Assist the priest and deacon in the liturgy.

Click here for more info or to volunteer.

Hospitality Ministers

Help to create a welcoming environment for all visitors

Click here for more info or to volunteer.

“It is my Honor and Joy to serve the altar. Every time I suit up is literally the happiest day of my life.”

- Peter

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

When needed, assist in the distribution of Holy Communion, the real presence of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Click here for more info or to volunteer.


Responsible for the material preparations for all liturgical services

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Cantors, singers, and instrumentalists: “make a joyful noise to the Lord.”  If you’d like to find out if our music ministry is a good fit, please click here.

Works & Service

Do you have a heart to help those in need?  Join us for community service projects!  Reach out to us here.

Knights of Columbus

Empowering Catholic men to live their faith at home, in their parish, at work and in their community.

Come check out Colorado Council #17953!

The Gabriel Project

A confidential and compassionate outreach to women who are distressed over an unplanned pregnancy.  Become a trained "Gabriel Angel" and support a woman's choice for life through friendship, encouragement, and prayer throughout her pregnancy.  In addition to emotional and spiritual support, "Gabriel Angels" help expectant moms with various practical needs, including finding resources such as:

  • Pregnancy information/assistance with prenatal care

  • Maternity/baby clothes, cribs, strollers, baby items

  • Referrals for housing, medical care and counseling

  • Parenting support or adoption information

Contact our volunteer coordinator.

Ministries for Foodies

“For He satisfied the thirsty, filled the hungry with good things.”  Psalms 107:9

Sunday Hospitality

Provide refreshments for after-Mass fellowship on Sundays.

To learn more or volunteer, click here.

Student Dinners

Every Thursday evening during the academic year, the Newman Center hosts dinner for our students immediately after Mass, at which they get to socialize and unwind—it’s a high point of the week for many.

If you and/or your parish or group would like to provide a Thursday evening meal during the semester, please email or call/text Gretchen for details.

Catering Committee

Help out by purchasing, preparing, serving (and while nobody’s looking, sampling) food for various events at the Newman Center.

To learn more or volunteer, click here.

Inferno Men’s Group

Igniting a culture of evangelization that empowers men to lead in the battle for sainthood!

Join us every Thursday, 4 pm - 5 pm

School Clubs & Organizations

If your college or university has a Catholic club, join it!  If not, start one…we’d be glad to help.

Mountain Lion Catholic

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS)

This Roman Catholic Community is dedicated to helping students live authentic Catholic lives on campus. Come join us for Sunday Mass, daily Mass and adoration, weekly Bible studies, community dinners, community service opportunities, and social events.

Catholic Community

Colorado College

Catholic Community hosts liturgies, community events, art and spirituality workshops, speakers, hikes, pilgrimages and more as a way of allowing students of all backgrounds to experience, question, and engage with the beauty and diversity of the Catholic tradition.

College Internships

If you are a college student who needs to complete an internship to satisfy degree requirements, and you would like to intern at the Newman Center, please send us a proposal, or schedule a time to come discuss it with us.

Service Projects &
Service Hours

Are you a Scout looking for a service project?
Are you a high school student in need of service hours?
Let’s match up what we need with what you can do!

Not sure how you can help?

We are looking for assistance with administrative and office duties, facilities management, data entry, visual arts, social media engagement, decorating and much, much more.  Whatever your talents or interests, we can use your help!  

We look forward to seeing you here!

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