Great progress has been made on the construction of the new Christ the King Chapel, both on the exterior and the interior. Work on the exterior is coming closer to completion, while artwork has been installed in the Chapel's crossing tower...
Famed author Dante Alighieri once wrote, “Art is the Grandchild of God.” God creates man, and then man creates art, making art just one more generation removed from God, so to speak. In modern architecture and art, that sense of art being an imitation of God’s...
Christendom’s Christ the King Chapel took another exciting leap forward this past week, with artwork installation beginning in the Chapel’s crossing tower Beyer Studio, who is designing all of the stained glass for the Chapel, began installing 8,000 pieces of diamond...
Major progress has been made on Christendom’s new Christ the King Chapel, with the exterior of the Chapel now over half complete and the slate roof nearly complete as well. With the interior of the Chapel well underway, along with artwork as well, the beauty of the...
Check out Christendom alumni crafting the inscription “Haec est Domus Dei et Porta Coeli” (This is the House of God and the Gate of Heaven) for the entrance of the new chapel! Alumnus Michael Schmitt ’03 hand-carved the lettering into...
The outline for the beautiful rose window of our new Christ the King Chapel can now be seen! When complete, the window will symbolize the marriage between the Faith and the liberal arts.
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!”