Small Groups


Peer to peer support is crucial at Penn. Join one of our multiple small groups, available at various times throughout the week. Email Vincent Armatta or fill out the form below to get started!

What We Currently Offer

After you submit the following form, our Small Group chair will be in contact with you shortly to help you find your best fit. If any of the following options interest you, be sure to share that when contacted! Some options:


This year we have four Connection small groups led by peer leaders that get together at various times throughout the week to study the Sunday Gospel. It's our oldest and most attended small group. To see when they meet, check it out here and either sign up on this sheet or fill out the form below.

Women's Endow Study

Led by Penn Newman's Assistant Director Carolyn Shields, undergrads and graduate students come together to study and read Vatican documents such as JPII's Letter to Women, On the Dignity and Vocation of Women (Mulieris Dignitatem), Of Human Life (Humanae Vitae), and more!

Credo Group

Enter into a prayed experience of faith exploration taking you from the existence of God to an intimate relationship with His incarnate Son, Jesus Christ!  This RCIA group is led by one of our seminarians and is heavily influenced by Ignatian spirituality.  We meet on Thursday evenings at 7pm (after Newman Dinner) starting after Fall Break.  Open to both men and women.


Men's Marian Group

Led by Director Alan Teran, this small group meets weekly to discuss the challenges men face in today's society and what it means to be a man of God.

Spanish Speaking

Dirigido por el Director de Comunicaciones , Javier de la Flor, este Hablando pequeño grupo español tiene una profunda devoción a la Virgen y ora con la escritura.

Young Adults/Graduate Students

Fr. Carlos gathers a group of about 10-20 local young adults each Wednesday night to discuss various topics, view documentaries, and more. Camping trips, pilgrimages to Mexico, and support in this crazy life. Email Sergio "El Presidente" Arrangoiz to join.

Women Only Connections

This womens only small group studies the Sunday Gospel and provides peer led fellowship, support, and...lots of snacks.

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