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.  It is preferred for 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 Colleen Stephens at dre@newmancenteratub.org.

Questions? Contact Colleen Stephens by emailing dre@newmancenteratub.org.

Want to Teach Faith Sharing?

Please contact Colleen Stephens 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:

Sunday, April 2nd 9 AM-12 PM
First Communion Masses:

Saturday, April 29th and Sunday, April 30th  (during 5:00, 9:00, and 10:30 masses)

2nd Grade Reconciliation Dates:

Family First Reconciliation Retreat:

Sunday, March 5th, 9:00 -12:00

First Reconciliation:   TBD



Confirmation- 10th grade
Class A 4:30– 5:20 PM     
Class B 5:30-6:20 PM        
Class C 6:30-7:20 PM

September 18 & 25        October 2, 16, 23 & 30    November 6, &20          December   4 &11
January 29th        February 12th        March  5, 12, 19, & 26th    April 2nd  *** 3 additional dates may be added

Confirmation Retreat:

Saturday, February 4th 12- 6 PM

Confirmation date will be granted by the Bishop’s office early in 2017.

Notes:  To choose class time A, B, or C, make a note in the “comment” section (online registration form), or email Colleen (colleenfaithsharing@roadrunner.com) directly.

Class Schedule


Faith Sharing – Group A (odd grades)
Grade 1:  9:00-10:00 AM
Grades 3 and 7: 9:00- 10:15 AM
Grade 5 and 9: 10:30- 11:45 AM

9/25,  10/16,  10/30,   11/13,   12/4,   1/8,   1/22,   2/5,   3/5,   3/26,  and  4/23

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

Faith Sharing – Group B (even grades)
Grades 2 and 8:  9:00-10:15 AM
Grades 4 and 6: 10:30 -11:45AM

10/2,   10/23,  11/6,   11/20,   12/11,   1/15,   1/29,   2/12,   3/12,   4/2,  and  4/30

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