Today, construction vehicles began preparing the site for the foundation. ...read more
Christendom College officially signed Hoar Construction as the General Contractor for the new Christ the King Chapel project. For more than 75 years, Hoar Construction has been a leader in the industry, with an impressive history of notable projects across the...read more
Author Jeff Minick featured Christendom’s new Christ the King Chapel in his latest article in the Epoch Times, titled “Our Need for Beauty: A Look at Architecture.” Pointing to Christendom and others as places where beauty is being brought back into architecture,...read more
Phase 1 of clearing the construction site for the new Christ the King Chapel is now complete! Check out this drone footage which provides a shot of campus from the Shenandoah River to the...read more
Construction has officially begun on the new Christ the King Chapel! Dr. O’Donnell shares some details about this exciting new milestone in the video above. Thank you to all those who made this...read more
The first stages of construction are underway for Christendom College’s new Christ the King Chapel, with equipment arriving onsite on May 8. The moment marks the end result of years of hard work and...read more
Adorning the chapel
The highest beauty of the new Christ the King Chapel will be the Eucharistic Presence of our Lord and His people gathered there to worship. Through the Sacred Art Project, we seek to glorify the kingship of Christ by adorning His dwelling place with sacred art that reflects His majesty.
ABOUT the Chapel
Stained glass windows
Foot tall gothic tower
The new Christ the King Chapel will provide much needed space for our growing student body. Constructed at the highest point of our campus it will serve as our the spiritual, intellectual, and social heart of our academic community.
This is the most ambitious building project we have ever undertaken. The new bell tower and spires will rise out of the valley along the shores of the Shenandoah River on our campus. The chapel will be visible for miles and serve as the outward expression of our role as the standard for fidelity and authentic liberal arts education with Christ at the center of all we do.
"It’s very beautiful!"
– Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI blessed the cornerstone for the Christ the King Chapel on March 5, 2008. Upon seeing the plans for the new chapel, he exclaimed: “It’s very beautiful!”