Clergy & Religious Life

Since 1970, 245+ men entered seminary studies from the Newman Center,  210 during Father Matya's tenure

Over 101 UNL Newman Center alumni have been ordained as priests 

29 UNL Newman Center alumni are current seminarians 

2 bishops are alumnus of the UNL Newman Center


From 2001 to 2012, over 11 women
entered religious life. 



Holy Marriages

Since 1970, 296 marriages were celebrated at St. Thomas Aquinas Church - 208 during Father Matya's tenure

40 weddings were celebrated in the first year of the new church

32 weddings scheduled to be celebrated in the next six months

Over 50 couples are preparing for marriage

At least 5 enagements occured in the church