Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

Student Activities and Events

Sacraments and Prayer

Experience joyful music and great preaching together with other students in McDonough Chapel on Sunday nights at 8 p.m. throughout the academic year.

Adult Swim Mass

Liturgy Schedule for Academic Year

Student Liturgy at 8 p.m.
Chapel Choir practice at 7 p.m.

Monday - Friday
Noon Mass

If requested, priests will hear individual confessions after noon Mass.


Liturgical Ministries

Share your gifts with the Saint Xavier University faith community!

We are looking for students to participate in Chapel Choir as vocalists and musicians, lectors, eucharistic ministers, and greeters/ushers.

Chapel Choir practices every Sunday at 7 p.m. before 8 p.m. Sunday Student Mass. All are welcome on any Sunday.

Lector and Eucharistic Minister Training is held in the chapel at the beginning of each semester. If you are interested, please contact, Deirdre Kleist, director of Campus Ministry at


McDonough Chapel is open for private prayer and meditation Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. throughout the entire year.Patio Mass

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is offered on an individual basis in the Chapel Reconciliation Room any day after the noon Mass.

Other Opportunities for Prayer

Opportunities exists outside of the Chapel for students to engage in prayer and reflection, including in the Residence Halls, sponsored by Residence Hall Ministry. The Meditation Room is an interfaith prayer space on the third floor of Rubloff Hall. A Muslim prayer room is located in the Warde Academic Center.