Campus Ministry
Campus Ministry

Catholic Faith. Welcoming Spirit.

Campus Ministry provides a lived pastoral dimension to the University that is holistic for all community members – built on relationships rooted in the care of the whole person including faith formation, spiritual reflection, moral and ethical development, service and social justice, vocation and dedication to spiritual life and faith practice reflective of the Catholic and Benedictine mission and identity of the University. Ultimately, as a Catholic university, we must show that our (Catholic) faith is represented in all we do to discover the wisdom of and engage in dialogue with others. Campus Ministry helps the campus community accomplish that mission.


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Worship Schedule

The Liturgy is the source and summit of our Catholic faith and we seek to celebrate with you.

  • Sunday Mass – 7:00 p.m.
  • Daily Mass (Mon-Thur) – 12:00 p.m.

Mass is celebrated at St. Benedict Chapel (Kindlon Hall, Fourth Floor) during the school year.

Ecumenical Service

Join us for an Ecumenical Worship Service each Friday at noon in St. Benedict Chapel. 

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Sundays at 6:45 p.m.
Held in Kindlon Hall, Room 411

Those seeking the Sacrament of Reconciliation for another time may also call St. Procopius Abbey and ask for a confessor at (630) 969-6410.

Memorial Mass and Mass Intentions

Please consult the Memorial Mass Policy (PDF) for information about Mass intention information.

Directions to St. Benedict Chapel

St. Benedict Chapel is located on the fourth floor of Kindlon Hall on Benedictine’s Lisle main campus.

Guests are encouraged to park in the parking garage on the south end of campus. Once inside Kindlon Hall, they should go to the elevator or stairwell on the northwest side of the building to reach the fourth floor.

Driving Directions

Interfaith Prayer Room 

Our Interfaith Prayer Room, located in Kindlon Hall 136/137, is a welcoming space for all people to pray, contemplate and meditate.

Muslim Friday Prayers

Fridays - 1:00 p.m.
Founders' Woods Clubhouse

Aarti Prayer

Thursdays - 1:00 p.m.
Kindlon Hall Interfaith Prayer Room

Prayer Requests and Bereavement Notices

If you would like the Benedictine University community to pray for you or would like a pastoral phone call, please fill out the form below. Prayer requests will go on our prayer wall located in the Interfaith Prayer Room on the first floor of Kindlon Hall and to our Prayer Team of faculty and staff. The community will be informed of bereavement notices through “Minute Meditation” emails sent out to the Benedictine community. We do ask, but do not insist, that you leave contact information in case we should have any questions on how to fulfill this request. Your personal information will not go beyond the Campus Ministry staff.

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Carrie Ankeny, M.A.
Director                                            (630)829-6028                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Carol Allen, M.A.P.S.
Campus Minister, Coordinator of Retreats, Faith Formation and Liturgy
(630) 829-6029