Does the institution have one or more priest chaplains on campus for the Sacraments and spiritual direction? (Yes/No)
On average, how many hours per week is a priest chaplain on campus and available to students?
At least 12 hours
Please describe the priests who minister to students and celebrate the Sacraments on campus.
Our chaplain is a trained musician and teacher. He loves the Lord, the liturgy, people, food, painting, and his dogs. He is passionate about evangelism.
Does the local bishop (or other competent ecclesiastical authority) select or approve the appointment of your priest chaplain(s)? (Yes/No)
Does the institution have one or more campus ministers on campus (lay or religious, but not priests) who are available to students for spiritual direction? (Yes/No)
Please describe the campus ministers who are not priests.
Does your institution offer Mass to students at least on Sundays and other days of obligation? (Yes/No)
CPC offers Mass every weekday that classes are in session. On Sundays, students have the option of attending Mass at several local parishes. Students often carpool to Mass on Sundays.
On average, about what percentage of undergraduate students attend Sunday Mass (including the Saturday vigil Mass) during the academic year?
Does your institution offer daily Mass to students? (Yes/No)
On average, about how many undergraduate students attend daily Mass during the academic year?
20-30 students per day.
Does your institution offer the Extraordinary Form of the Mass to students? (Yes/No – if yes, when and how often?)
The novus ordo is celebrated in Latin twice a month. At the local parish where our chaplain is the priest (Sts. Joachim & Ann Parish) the extraordinary form of the Mass is celebrated and available for students every Sunday.
Are all of the Masses celebrated on campus reverent and in accord with liturgical norms and directives? (Yes/No)
Please list the schedule of Masses, noting the following for each Mass: the day and time, the Form or Rite of the Mass, and the style of music, if any (chant, traditional, contemporary, etc.):
There is daily Mass at 11 am. The Adoremus Hymnal, which includes traditional hymns and Gregorian chant, is used at daily Masses.
Does your institution offer Confession on campus at least weekly? (Yes/No)
Yes, before every Mass.
List the schedule for Confession by day and time:
10:45 am before daily Mass.
Does your institution offer Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at least weekly? (Yes/No)
No, but Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is offered at least every month.
List the schedule for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament by day and time:
Usually in the evening at 7pm.
Please identify regularly scheduled devotions on campus for students such as the Rosary and prayer groups:
Many students form their own devotional groups, and the chapel is open whenever the campus is open.
Does your institution offer retreat programs available to all Catholic students at least annually? (Yes/No)
Yes, once per semester.
Please describe any formal programs to foster vocations to the priesthood and religious life:
The Archdiocesan director of vocations visits the campus every other month.
If your institution has formal vocation programs, about how many students participate in them each year?
Are you aware of any graduates from your institution (not including seminary students, if any) who are ordained to the priesthood or have entered religious life? Please describe.
Yes, there are graduates who have entered the priestly or religious life. Exact numbers not available.
Does your institution limit religious services and activities on campus (not including private prayer and devotions) to faithfully Catholic activities? (Yes/No)