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Worship at CHC

Worship at CHC

As a community of faith, Chestnut Hill College honors the faith traditions of all its members and strives to provide opportunities to worship and celebrate together on a regular basis.    

Catholic Liturgy

Rooted in the Roman Catholic faith, the Chestnut Hill College Campus Community celebrates weekday and Sunday evening liturgies in Carlino Chapel in Fournier Hall. All are welcome to join the community in prayer as we celebrate Mass.

8 PM Sunday Evening Mass

Featuring the gifts and talents of the Chestnut Hill community, the Sunday evening liturgy is open to all. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to join in worship and are encouraged to take an active role through liturgical ministry, singing in the choir, playing an instrument, or contributing to periodic student reflections.

Daily Mass- 11:45 AM

Mass is offered daily, Monday through Friday, in Carlino Chapel at 11:45 AM. This liturgy is open to all members of the campus community. Take time for a prayerful pause in the midst of your day and join us to worship.

Community Prayers

On a monthly basis, Campus Ministry intentionally gathers the entire campus community for prayer in a space where all are welcome. The richness of diversity is honored, articulated, and given voice in these experiences. Fostering community on a deeper level, students, staff, faculty, and contract service workers come together as equals in prayer in this public witness to the core beliefs of Chestnut Hill College.

Featured Annual Prayers:

Inter Faith Prayer

An annual celebration of the mosaic beauty of Chestnut Hill College, the Interfaith Prayer Service begins the academic year in a way that honors all faiths. Gathering personal reflections from all corners of the campus community, this prayer service give voice the distinctive gift each member of our community brings and shares.  The essence of love and community that grounds Chestnut Hill College is emphasized, embodying the active and inclusive love at the college’s core.  

Prayer for Peace & Non-Violence

Recognizing our place in the global community, Chestnut Hill College joins with this community in praying for peace and non-violence at the beginning of October.  The prayer is a pilgrimage around campus- beginning in the Rotunda, proceeding to the Peace Pole, and visiting the Garden of Forgiveness.  Members of the campus community join their voices in prayer at each location, sharing in the cry for unity and peace in our world, country, city, campus, and our own hearts. Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to share personal reflections on the theme of Peace and Nonviolence.

MLK Day Prayer

To mark the national celebration of MLK Day and to commemorate the life and witness of Martin Luther King Jr, the campus community comes together to remember his legacy and hear the call to action Dr. King’s life still issues to us.  Through multimedia and shared dialogue, the MLK Day Prayer provides a prayerful pause while also compelling the community to authentic action for equality and justice.  

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