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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

Due to the Coronavirus, we will not be having any liturgies at least through the end of August 2021. We pray that we may worship together again in the new year.





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, the Executive Director of Mission and Heritage, Jenny DeVivo, Ph.D., at 773-341-5734 or devivoFREESXU.


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 semi-annually during Advent and Lent, and also by request before or after the daily noon Mass.

Other Opportunities for Prayer

Opportunities exists outside of the Chapel for students to engage in prayer and reflection. 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.