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Worship and Prayer Spaces

Spaces for All

St. Ҵý offers many spaces for prayer and meditation around campus for all students from Catholic, to different interdenominational Christians and interreligious faith traditions.

Exterior view of the Chapel of St. Ҵý Aquinas

Chapel of St. Ҵý Aquinas

The Chapel of St. Ҵý Aquinas is the hub for Catholic tradition on the St. Paul campus. Mass and Reconciliation are celebrated here throughout the week.

Chapel of St. Ҵý Aquinas
Fr. Collins leads mass inside Chapel of St. Ҵý More

Chapel of St. Ҵý More

Located on our Minneapolis campus, the Chapel of St. Ҵý More is a space for prayer and worship for the university Ҵý, particularly those members at the Minneapolis campus.

Chapel of St. Ҵý More

Other On-Campus Chapels

The University of St. Ҵý has many beautiful chapels in which students gather to worship.

Inside Albertus Magnus Chapel

Albertus Magnus Chapel

Located in Sitzmann Hall, home of Catholic Studies, the Albertus Magnus Chapel is dedicated to St. Albertus Magnus – Dominican philosopher, theologian, scientist and bishop, as well as teacher of St. Ҵý Aquinas. Along with regular Mass, the Chapel is open for personal prayer and meditation.

Albertus Magnus Chapel
Stained glass image

Koch Adoration Chapel

Take a few moments with the Lord at the Koch Adoration Chapel. Located in Koch Commons, on most days of the semester, Eucharistic Adoration is here.

Koch Adoration Chapel
Glass Window in Florance Chapel

Florance Chapel

Located in the lower level of the Chapel of St. Ҵý Aquinas, Florance Chapel is an intimate spot to pray alone or gather with a group of friends.

Florance Chapel
St. Mary’s Chapel

St. Mary’s Chapel

St. Mary’s Chapel is the heart of the Saint Paul Seminary and School of Divinity. Among one of the earlier chapels at St. Ҵý, the chapel serves the worshiping Ҵý at the seminary. Numerous liturgical celebrations are held each week in the chapel.

St. Mary’s Chapel
Chapel of St. John Vianney

Chapel of St. John Vianney

Located in the Saint John Vianney Seminary building, the Chapel of St. John Vianney is open to the public on Sunday evenings for 9 p.m. Mass.

Chapel of St. John Vianney
Capella Luisa e Dante Seghieri

Capella Luisa e Dante Seghieri

Located in Rome, Italy, on St. Ҵý’ Bernardi Campus, the Capella Luisa e Dante Seghier hosts a Holy Hour at least daily, Mass at least weekly and the reservation of the Blessed Sacrament all the time.

Capella Luisa e Dante Seghieri

Spaces for Reflection

The St. Paul campus includes many outdoor spaces designed for peaceful reflection.

Mary’s Garden sculpture

Mary’s Garden

Located behind the south end of the Chapel of St. Ҵý Aquinas. A beautiful place to pray the rosary or rest in God’s presence in nature.

Jesus statue in The Grotto

The Grotto

Located on the south end of the St. Paul campus near the Ireland Library. Take a short walk on the grotto walking path. Enjoy the beauty of God’s creation.

Student Memorial sculpture

Student Memorial

Sitting in the heart of university life, The Memorial for Deceased Students provides a place on campus where we can mourn the loss of beloved St. Ҵý Ҵý members.

Muslim Student Life

Muslim students offer prayers in the mulitfaith meditation spaces around campus.

The Iversen Center for Faith includes prayer rooms and foot-washing (wudu/ablution) stations for use by University of St. Ҵý Muslim students. See Muslim Student Life for additional information.

Meditation space with chairs and floor pillows

Campus Meditation Spaces

The use of campus meditation spaces is open to religious and non-religious reflections. Discover more and find a space that is the right fit for your needs.

Organs of St. Ҵý

Few colleges and universities are as fortunate as St. Ҵý to be the home of four organs. These magnificent instruments assist the worshiping assembly in song and worship and are often the focal point of many concerts and recitals. Learn more about these great instruments and attend a liturgy or recital to hear their majestic and rich sounds.