Campus Liturgies

Masses at the Chapel of St. Ignatius

The Chapel of St. Ignatius at Seattle University currently offers Sunday Masses at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m., with the Sacrament of Reconciliation offered at 7:15 p.m., and weekday Masses Monday through Friday at 12:30 p.m. The Chapel is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day for visiting.

Here’s some details about Masses at the Chapel, please read these carefully before returning to the Chapel:

  • All are welcome, regardless of university affiliation. 
  • No pre-registration, screening, or check-in is required. Please monitor your own health and stay home if you are feeling ill to protect those around you.
  • You may seat yourself when you enter the Chapel.
  • We will offer a masked and socially distanced seating section. Please maintain a 3ft distance from others in this section and remain masked.
  • We will continue to exchange a "touch-free" sign of peace – no handshakes or hugs please.   
  • Communion will continue to be offered in the hand only, and we will not be distributing the Blood of Christ. You are encouraged to sanitize your hands following Communion.
  • Our ministers will wear masks and sanitize their hands thoroughly for the distribution of Holy Communion
  • Please continue to follow guidance for mitigating infection: frequent and correct hand-washing, avoid touching your face, use hand sanitizing stations located throughout the Chapel, cover your mouth with your elbow or a tissue when coughing or sneezing, sanitize hands after using a tissue for nose or mouth, and stay home if you feel sick.

At the centerpiece of Seattle University's Roman Catholic worship is the Chapel of Saint Ignatius.

The Chapel of St. Ignatius comes to life not only through the various colors of the windows shining onto the walls, but also through the persons that fill the space with different stories, desires, dreams and needs. Our liturgies are spiritual experiences: we encourage people to sing, respond and eat together, to share silences and prayer; to hear Scripture, the teaching of preachers and the witness of the assembly through heart-felt spontaneous prayers spoken for the life of the community and world. Our worship is participatory and we welcome all people -- especially our students -- "to find God in all things."

A variety of people with diverse gifts contribute to the vibrancy of our liturgies and our campus Catholic community. We welcome all people to consider sharing their gifts for the good of our community through one of our liturgical ministry leadership opportunities. 

Need prayer support? 

Seeking to have your prayers held in our community? This is a way for us to stay connected as a faith community while we are unable to gather to worship. Be assured that your intentions are being upheld in prayer.

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