Loyola University Chicago

Campus Ministry

Division of Mission Integration

Liturgy Schedule

Campus Ministry nurtures Catholic life at Loyola through the celebration of the Mass and other sacraments as well as opportunities for communal prayer and Eucharistic Adoration. While Madonna della Strada Chapel is the center of Catholic Life on Loyola's Lake Shore Campus, Campus Ministry offers opportunities for Catholic liturgies, prayer, and reflection at Loyola's Water Tower Campus, and Health Sciences Campus in Maywood, IL.

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Madonna della Strada Chapel is Loyola University Chicago's main chapel. Unlike diocesan parishes, Madonna della Strada Chapel is operated and maintained by the University, and it functions as an apostolic outreach of the Jesuits on campus, serving a diverse and transient congregation. Like all other Catholic churches, the chapel must adhere to guidelines and policies for Roman Catholic spaces of worship and liturgical celebrations, which are are promulgated by the Archdiocese of Chicago. In addition to liturgy, Madonna della Strada Chapel serves an educational purpose, giving students the opportunity to learn more about the liturgy and train to be liturgical ministers.  

Spring Semester 2021 

Attendance at all liturgies at the chapel is limited to current Loyola students, faculty, and staff, who participate in Loyola's Surveillance Testing Program.

To watch online or register to attend in person, click here.

Beginning March 10, Loyola University Chicago is increasing capacity of events in the chapel to twenty-five people but limiting attendance to Loyola students, faculty, and staff, who participate in Loyola's Surveillance Testing Program. This is difficult news for those of you who will no longer be able to join us for the foreseeable future. We are extremely grateful for all the community members who have volunteered at the chapel since we reopened. We are saddened that we won't see you for a while, but we look forward to the time when we will see you again in the chapel.

Sincerely,

Steven Bentancourt
Administrator of the Chapel
Assistant Director of Campus Ministry
Loyola University Chicago

 

Sundays

  • 10:30 a.m. Mass
  • 3:00-4:00 p.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation, check in at Damen Student Center 217
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration
  • 5:00 p.m. Mass

Wednesdays

  • 12:00 p.m. Mass
  • 8:00 p.m. Taizé Prayer

Thursdays

  • 12:00 p.m. Mass

The chapel will be closed at all other times. You must be registered online to enter the chapel.

 

Taizé Prayer is filled with song, scripture, and silent meditation. It is based on Evening Prayer from the Liturgy of the Hours and is modeled on the style of prayer in the Taizé Community in France. The sanctuary is candlelit and the music is repetitive and chant-like. Those who attend regularly find a profound peace and tranquility in this style of prayer. This style of prayer began on our campus during the season of Lent in the year 2001. Everyone, regardless of one's faith tradition, is welcome to this ecumenical prayer service.

Wednesdays

8:00 p.m. Central Time

Watch online or join us in person

 

Attendance at all liturgies at the chapel is limited to current Loyola students, faculty, and staff, who participate in Loyola's Surveillance Testing Program.

 

Taizé Prayer Worship Aid

 

Beginning March 10, Loyola University Chicago is increasing capacity of events in the chapel to twenty-five people but limiting attendance to Loyola students, faculty, and staff, who participate in Loyola's Surveillance Testing Program. This is difficult news for those of you who will no longer be able to join us for the foreseeable future. We are extremely grateful for all the community members who have volunteered at the chapel since we reopened. We are saddened that we won't see you for a while, but we look forward to the time when we will see you again in the chapel.

For those who enjoy the style of prayer from the Taizé community, you are invited to join them virtually from their community in France: https://www.taize.fr/en_article28227.html

The Taizé brothers are live-streaming their evening prayer from France everyday on Facebook. In Chicago, this is general in the mid-afternoon and can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/taize/ You may also visit the website for the Taizé Community.

For more information, contact Steven Betancourt, Director of Music.