Prayer & Worship

Help gain a deeper understanding of the Word of God by spending time in prayer and worship with your fellow students.

Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel (Main Campus)

Centrally located on the Main Campus, the Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel is a place of quiet prayer and sanctuary in the midst of a bustling campus. Daily and Sunday Masses are celebrated here. Daily Mass is at 7:30am Monday – Thursday and 12:00pm Monday – Wednesdays and Friday. These masses are open to the general public. Sunday Masses 10am and 7:00pm.  Confession are every Wednesday in the Ballston Chapel and Thursday on Main Campus, Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel.

Chapel at Ballston Information

Located on the 2nd floor of Marymount’s space in the building at 1000 N. Glebe Rd. Arlington, VA 22201.  Thursday, 12pm weekly mass. Chapel serves as a quiet place for personal prayer.

Meditation Rooms

Located on the 1st floor of Gerard Phelan Hall Room 1030, Main Campus, as well as the 2nd floor of the Ballston Center. The meditation rooms are available at all hours. Featuring comfortable chairs, soft lighting, large pillows, it is meant as a place for private/personal meditation. It is open to students of all faiths, especially our Muslim students for prayer.

Weddings & Baptisms

These events are not normally celebrated in our chapels, but when appropriate they require advance planning and discussion. All events are to be planned and discussed well in advance with the Director of Ministry & Spiritual Life.

  • Catholic weddings are permitted for current students, and alumni.
  • Infant baptisms are not normally celebrated here, taking place instead at a person’s home parish. Adult baptisms are permitted for those participating in the Campus Ministry RCIA program.