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 15th – from 9-12
First Communion Mass- Saturday, April 25th and Sunday, April 26th (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 8th- from 9:30-12
First Reconciliation – Sunday, April 26th at 12:00






Confirmation- 10th grade

Grade 10: 5:15-6:30 PM

October 6, 20  November 17   December 8, 15  January 12, 26

February 2, 9  March 15 or 22 (depending on confirmation date)

Confirmation retreat Saturday March 7 from 10am-6pm

Confirmation date anticipated for March 22 or 29, but will be granted by the Bishop’s office early 2020.


Class Schedule


Faith Sharing – Group A (odd grades)

Grade 1:  10:30-11:30 AM

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

Grade 5 and 7 : 10:30- 11:45 AM

September 22          October 6 & 27       November 17               December 8
January 12 & 26      February 9            

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 29               October 20          November 3 & 24                 December 15
January 19                    February 2            March 1     


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