Xavier University of Louisiana

Office

Administration Building

Suite 101A

Monday - Friday

8:30AM - 4:30PM

(504)520-7593


St. Katharine Drexel Chapel

chapel

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Unless otherwise noted, Daily Mass is in the Chapel at Noon and Sunday Mass is at 12:30 PM. The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) is available 30 min. prior to all Masses. There is Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Wednesday from after Mass until 4 PM. The regular Schedule for Morning Praise, Bible Study, RCIA, Gospel Choir, Sacred Dance, and Dormitory Prayer Circles is listed in Opportunities. Unless highlighted in bold, events are sponsored by Campus Ministry


AUGUST

19 Mass at 8 AM
Faculty Institute
CHAPEL
23 Sunday Mass Resume CHAPEL
24 Classes Begins  
27 Noon Mass for Recently Deceased CHAPEL
28 Open House
10:00-11:45 AM and 12:45-2:00 PM
Admin 101
31 Ministry Training  

SEPTEMBER

1--5 Ministry Training—TBA TBA
6 Hospitality Sunday CHAPEL
11 Noon Mass
Remembrance of 9/11 Tragedies
Recovery Mass with Blessing/Anointing
Immediately after Mass and at 4:30PM
CHAPEL
13 Mass of the Holy Spirit – 10 AM CHAPEL
18 Campus Ministry Social  6:30 PM TBA
22 Spirit Praise
& Community Prayer-
4 PM
TBA
24 Noon Mass for Recently Deceased CHAPEL
25 Inter-Religious Faith Conversations TBA
26 CRS Ambassadors Event TBA
27 Sunday Celebration of St. Michael
12:30 PM
CHAPEL

OCTOBER

4 Sunday Celebration of St. Francis of Assisi
12:30 PM
Hospitality Sunday
CHAPEL
6 Founder’s Day Celebration
Mass at 8 AM
(due to XU Convocation at Noon)
CHAPEL
16 OCM Family Feud TBA
18 Health Care Mass CHAPEL
20 Spirit Praise
4 PM
TBA
22 Staff/Faculty Morning of Reflection
10 AM to Noon
Noon Mass for the Recently Deceased
CHAPEL
23-25   STUDENT RETREAT WEEKEND
(Leave after school on Friday
Return for Sunday Mass)
Carmelite Spirituality Center
Lacombe, LA
 28 CRS Ambassadors Event TBA
30 All Hallows Eve—7 PM CHAPEL
31    

NOVEMBER

1 All Saints
Sunday Celebration of St. Martin DePorres
12:30 PM
Hospitality Sunday
CHAPEL
2 Noon Mass: The Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed of All Souls CHAPEL
4 Community Prayer/ Open Mic Worship
7 PM
CHAPEL
8 Sunday Celebration of Black Saints
Black Catholic History Month
CHAPEL
14 OCM Service Day TBA
15 Sunday Celebration of Black Saints
Black Catholic History Month
TBA
17 Spirit Praise 4PM TBA
18 CRS Ambassadors Event
OCM Lecture Series 1
TBA
19 Noon Mass for the Recently Deceased CHAPEL
22 Sunday Celebration for
Alumni Reunion
9:30 AM
(no 12:30 PM Mass)
CHAPEL
25    Thanksgiving Mass—11 AM CHAPEL
29 Sunday Celebration of Black Saints
Black Catholic History Month
CHAPEL

DECEMBER

3 Noon Mass Celebration of St. Francis Xavier
Followed by blessing of the Creche
CHAPEL
4 Finals Prayer Service
8:00 PM
CHAPEL

JANUARY

6 Mass at 8 AM
(XU Faculty Institute)
CHAPEL
10 Sunday 12:30 Mass
Trafficking Awareness
Hospitality Sunday
CHAPEL
15 Open House 
10-11:45 AM and 12:45—2 PM
ADM. BLDG. RM. 101
17 Sunday 12:30 Mass Honors
Martin Luther King, Jr.
CHAPEL
17-24 Unity Octave Morning Prayer and Mass
18 School closed—no Morning Praise/no Mass  
21 Noon Mass for the Recently Deceased
Interreligious Faith Conversations
7 PM
CHAPEL
26 Spirit Praise
4 PM
 
27 CRS Ambassadors Event TBA

FEBRUARY

7 Sunday Mass--National Day of Prayer for African American Family
Hospitality Sunday
CHAPEL
7 “Loved Ones” Week  
8 Chinese New Year Prayer at Noon Mass CHAPEL
10 Ash Wednesday
Ashes distributed at Mass and at 4:30 PM
CHAPEL
12 Anointing/Sacrament of the Sick
at Noon Mass and at 4:30 PM
Stations of the Cross Begins
CHAPEL
14 CRS Ambassadors Event Rice Bowl Launch CHAPEL
20 OCM Service Day TBA
22- March 3 Novena--St. Katharine Drexel at Morning Praise and right after Mass CHAPEL
23 Mass at 8 AM
(due to XU Convocation at Noon)
CHAPEL
23 Spirit Praise
4 PM
TBA
25 Noon Mass for the Recently Deceased CHAPEL
28 Sunday Mass Honors
St. Katharine Drexel
CHAPEL

MARCH

6 Sunday Mass honors
St. Katherine Drexel Hospitality Sunday
CHAPEL
11-13 STUDENT RETREAT WEEKEND
(Leave after school on Friday
Return for Sunday Mass)
St. Augustine Retreat Center
Bay St. Louis, MS
16 CRS Ambassadors Event TBA
17 Staff/Faculty Morning of Reflection
10 AM to Noon Noon Mass for the Recently Deceased
CHAPEL
18 Stations of the Cross—after Noon Mass Lenten Global Solidarity Vigil  
19 Noon Mass Honors St. Joseph CHAPEL
20 Palm Sunday Mass CHAPEL
21-25 Spring Break  
27 Easter Sunday Mass CHAPEL
29 Spirit Praise--4 PM TBA

APRIL

6 CRS Ambassadors Event CHAPEL
15 Open Mic Worship with Chi Alpha CHAPEL
18-23 Busy Persons’ Retreat CHAPEL
21 Noon Mass for the Recently Deceased CHAPEL
22 Noon Mass
Appreciation of Administrative  Professionals
Earth Day Celebration
CHAPEL
25 Year End Celebration TBA
26 Finals Prayer Service—8 PM CHAPEL

MAY

6 Baccalaureate Mass Convocation Center
7 Commencement Convocation Center
28 Lagniappe Mass
8:15 AM
CHAPEL
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