Ways to Give

In the course of its history, St. John’s Catholic Newman Center has been the source of innumerable life-changing encounters at the University of Illinois. The encounters, experiences, and relationships begun in the pews and halls of SJCNC continue to echo through generations.



Your gift is a meaningful way to help us sustain and grow our mission on campus today and for the future.

Gifts of any size make a difference in the life of a student today. Discover ways that you can make a difference below.


Chaplain's Fund
Help Catholic Illini Today

Your gift is a meaningful way to support the Works in Progress that made a difference in your life as a student, and to help us sustain and grow our Works today and for the future. Click the button below to start your gift:


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Online Mass Collection
Give to the Online Sunday Collection

Click the button below to make an online Offertory gift.


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Building Fund
Make a gift to help restore and maintain the Chapel.

Preparing for our Second Century, our Chapel must also be ready to greet and welcome more students through its doors and provide an accessible entry to the grace of the sacraments and participation in the Mass, as well as provide an inviting space for the life-changing encounters in community that have been the hallmark of our history.


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Lasting Legacy
Estate Giving at SJCNC

Contact John Kelley, Captial Campaign Director at john.kelley@sjcnc.org or by phone at (217) 255-6631 to discuss ways that you can support the mission of SJCNC.


Leave Your Legacy

Send Gift by Mail

To send a gift by mail enclose a check made out to St. John's Catholic Newman Center and send to:

604 E. Armory Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820



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Your Giving or Contact Information

Click the button below to update your giving or contact information.



Memorial Paver
Leave Your Mark at SJCNC

Leave your mark in the SJCNC North Courtyard with a Memorial Paver. Two sizes of contrasting brick pavers are available: light grey or terra cotta brown. Pavers can be engraved with a custom message to honor a special occasion or a special someone.


Examples include:

  • In memory of a family member
  • In honor of priests, sisters, teachers, friends, and roommates
  • To commemorate your graduation
  • To commemorate your wedding, baptism, or confirmation
  • To highlight your Koinonia retreat(s)
  • To remember a favorite saint or scripture passage


Order a Memorial Paver