Welcome to Faith Sharing at UB Newman Center!


Faith Sharing Online Registration

Faith Sharing forms are also available in the front lobby or you can download the form here: Faith Sharing Registration Form.  We prefer you to complete the online form, if possible.

There is a new fee schedule on the registration form. Registration will not be complete until class payment is received. For more information please contact Rachel Colegrove at dre@newmancenteratub.org.

Questions? Contact Rachel Colegrove by emailing dre@newmancenteratub.org.

Want to Teach Faith Sharing?

Please contact Rachel Colegrove at dre@newmancenteratub.org if you are interested in teaching or assisting in our Faith Sharing classes.

Protecting God’s Children Workshop

This is a required course if you wish to work with children under the age of 18 within our Diocese. To register, go to www.buffalodiocese.org and then look for the VIRTUS link.

3rd Grade First Communion Dates
Family First Communion Retreat (student and one parent to attend) Sunday, March 10th – from 9-12
First Communion Mass- Saturday, March 30th and Sunday, March 31st (during 5:00, 9:00, and 10:30 masses)

2nd Grade Reconciliation Dates:
Family First Reconciliation Retreat (student and one parent to attend)   –  Sunday, March 17th- from 9:30-12
First Reconciliation – Sunday, March 31st at 12:00



First Reconciliation:




Confirmation- 10th grade

5:15-6:30 PM

September 23, 30             

October 14, 21, & 28        

November 18            

December 2 & 9          

January 13, & 27

Possible additional dates:   March 3, and March 10

Confirmation Retreat:   Retreat Saturday, February 9th from 10 AM -6PM

Confirmation date anticipated for March, but will be granted by the Bishop’s office early in 2019.

Class Schedule


Faith Sharing – Group A (odd grades)

Grade 1:  10:30-11:30 AM   

Grades 3, 7 and 9: 9:00- 10:15 AM     

Grade 5 : 10:30- 11:45 AM  

September 23         October 14 & 28       November 18               December 9
January 6 & 27      February 10            March 10 & 24             April 7

Note:  Additional First Communion dates for 3rd grade retreat and sacrament above

Faith Sharing – Group B (even grades)
Grades 2 and 6:  9:00-10:15 AM                               

Grades 4 and 8: 10:30 -11:45AM

September 30               October 21          November 4                 December 2 & 16
January 13                    February 3            March 3, 17, & 31       May 5


Note:  Additional First Reconciliation dates for 2nd grade retreat and sacrament above