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Explore the Interior of Christ the King Chapel
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Truth & Beauty
Christendom's new Christ the King Chapel has been designed from the beginning to be a place of beauty and wonder, reflecting the majesty of Christ the King. Key to that goal will be 10 original life-size sculptures, crafted by artisan...
The traditional handcrafted pipe organ for Christendom’s new Christ the King Chapel arrived on Monday, January 30, with assembly of the organ beginning immediately after delivery. The organ, which was generously funded by anonymous donors, will take approximately...
Another exciting Chapel update! The new Chapel flooring is currently being installed in the main nave and the north and south transepts. The transepts and nave center aisles will be a black walnut wood floor lain in a Versailles pattern, with a large portion of the...
Another new addition has arrived in Christ the King Chapel: the marble ambo! The ambo was recently installed in the sanctuary after being cleaned, polished, and receiving pink marble additions which make it match the color palette of the high altar of repose.
This past spring, the beautiful marble high altar for the college’s new Christ the King Chapel was installed, transforming the interior of the chapel in a dramatic way. During the college’s Homecoming Weekend in October, many alumni were able to tour the Chapel for...
Christendom College will dedicate its new Christ the King Chapel on April 15, 2023, the Vigil of Divine Mercy Sunday. A culmination of years of work and generosity from so many, the new Chapel will be consecrated by Bishop Michael Burbidge of the Diocese of Arlington...
ABOUT the Chapel
Stained glass windows
Foot tall gothic tower
The Christ the King Chapel was constructed at the highest point of our campus and serves as the spiritual, intellectual, and social heart of our academic community.
Visible for miles, the chapel serves 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!”