Campus Ministry

Welcome Students

St. Paul’s Newman Center is dedicated to developing your relationship with Christ as you journey through college at the University of Wyoming and beyond. We offer a diverse selection of educational, social, and spiritual activities and hope to see you at some of our events! All are welcome, so plan to bring a friend or two along with you.

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Lillie Rodgers, Director of Campus Ministry

Hello! My name is Lillie Rodgers the Director of Campus Ministry here at St. Paul’s Newman Center. I am truly honored to be a part of the Newman Center community and to work with the many students who come through our doors. I love going for walks, throwing a frisbee, and crashing on a comfy couch for a good conversation. I hope you will join me for any or all of the activities listed on this page. Know that my office door is always open; my hope is that you will have a fruitful experience here at the Newman Center. I look forward to accompanying you during your time with us.

Devon James, Associate Director of Campus Ministry

Hello! My name is Devon James and I am the Associate Director of Campus Ministry at St. Paul’s Newman Center. I am excited to get to know you and support you on your faith journey while here at the Newman Center. I enjoy hiking, camping, reading, watching TV, and teaching myself calligraphy. I am here to walk with you as you seek a relationship with God and participate in our many programs here at the Newman Center. I’d be happy to connect over a cup of coffee (or warm drink of your choosing), and learn more about you. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you need anything; my door is always open. 


8:00 p.m. Wednesdays: Cowboy Catholic 

A large group meeting in the worship space intended to help students grow in faith and fellowship. Activities include games, prayer and worship, presentations and discussions, and personal reflection.

12:25 p.m. Thursdays: Mass on Campus

Come celebrate liturgy on campus on Thursdays at 12:25 p.m. in room 202 of the Union or outside in Prexy’s Pasture by the flagpole if weather permits.

6:00 p.m. Every Sunday: Sunday Suppers

A homemade dinner for all college students after our 5:00 p.m. liturgy.

Small Groups

There are various small groups of students that meet weekly for prayer, faith-sharing, and Bible or book study.

Graduate Students

Grad students are invited to join the SPNC Young Adult Ministry (23-39 year olds), which meets weekly for faith sharing and social events. Please contact Devon James for more information.


Social Gatherings 

All students are invited to numerous events offered throughout the school year such as:

  • Homecoming Festivities
  • a Halloween Party
  • Movie Nights
  • a Christmas Party
  • Hiking
  • Lake Days
  • Barbecues
  • Game Nights

Let us know your ideas for events!

SEARCH Retreats

Student SEARCH is a powerful experience of Christian community, worship, recreation, and fellowship. Retreats are offered in the fall and spring semesters, please contact Lillie Rodgers.

Social Justice Opportunities

St. Paul’s Newman Center offers numerous service opportunities such as:

  • visiting the Laramie Soup Kitchen
  • delivering Eucharist to nursing homes
  • alternative Spring Break trips
  • annual Habitat for Humanity service trip to Oklahoma City