Campus Ministry

WCU Catholic Campus Ministry

St. Mary’s parish is located in Jackson County, home of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC. WCU has a vibrant Catholic Campus Ministry, engaging students and helping them to grow in their faith during their time on campus. Students are provided with opportunities for catechesis and spiritual development, sacramental preparation, fellowship, community service, Bible studies and retreats each semester.

To learn more about Catholic Campus Ministry at Western Carolina University, visit

Rev. Mr. Matthew Newsome, MTh
campus minister
PO Box 2766
Cullowhee NC 28723

Masses are offered on campus at the Student Center Chapel during the Fall and Spring semesters Sundays at 4:00pm.