“Some of my favorite college memories are ones that happen spontaneously, whether that is dancing in the rain or swimming in my clothes. I’m always down for fun and crazy memories.”

Joelle B

“One of my favorite saints is the mystic St. John of the Cross. I love his quote ‘At the twilight of our lives, we will be judged on love alone.'”

Ronald K

“I am so glad I came to UMD and the Newman Center. It was here that I found my closest friends, and I knew they were good, faithful people that would support me no matter what.”


Caley K

“Life is difficult alone. Friends make it easier, and God makes it doable. Don’t be afraid to make friends and grow your relationship with the Father together.”

Keegan J

“I love how everyone is devoted to not only deepening their faith, but inviting others in to do the same, while also having tons of fun.”

Ashley H

“The best part about being a part of the BulldogCatholic community is being surrounded by the people in the community. It is very encouraging to see many around my age and all the people involved with BulldogCatholic.'”

— Nick J

“The on campus Newman center has provided the community and I with amazing opportunities to get closer to Jesus. I can pray a holy hour on the days I wake up early, and the chapel is almost always open for the days I sleep in. Jesus is alive in bulldogCatholic and it has been great to grow in faith while creating virtuous friendships..”

Tyren M

“I cannot go anywhere without seeing someone I know, and I’m never far from someone who truly cares about how I’m doing and more importantly, my path to heaven.”

Kennedy H

“BulldogCatholic events are great for building the community of the Newman center and give the opportunity to meet so many individuals. Every event has an abundance of food and refreshments and allows for time to bond with friends or make new ones.”

William H

“My favorite saint is Saint Bernadette. (She said,) ‘I shall spend every moment loving. One who loves does not notice her trials; or perhaps more accurately, she is able to love them. I shall do everything for Heaven, my true home. There I shall find my Mother in all the splendor of her glory. I shall delight with her in the joy of Jesus himself in perfect safety.'”

Grace F