Student Life

Spiritual Life

Mass is offered seven days per week in St. Jude Chapel during the fall and spring semesters, and during the summer session depending on the availability of a priest. Dates and times for Mass are regularly posted. The chapel is open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. for personal prayer.

Two campus-wide masses are celebrated during the school year: the Holy Spirit Mass during the fall semester and the St. Thomas Aquinas Mass in the spring. While attendance is not mandatory, all students are encouraged to participate.

All classes at Aquinas begin with a prayer or spiritual reading. We also begin each meeting and event with a prayer. Many other opportunities for communal prayer are available, including an annual Living Rosary, weekly rosary recitations, biannual penance services, weekly Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Stations of the Cross during Lent.

The Frassati Society is a student religious organization dedicated to living out the Beatitudes. They host several weekly and annual events.

St. Jude Chapel

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St. Jude Chapel Schedule

Mass & Reconciliation resumes Monday, July 21

Spiritual Life Events

  • July 28, 2014 @ 9:28 am
  • Testimonials

    "I wanted a strong Catholic college with a great Business program. I found them both at Aquinas."

    - Scott

    "I was attracted to Aquinas because it taught the Catholic Faith and had a good nursing program."

    - Mary F.

    If you want to learn how to think, not only what to think, then Arts & Sciences at Aquinas College is the place to be. It provides a unique environment where you will be able to grow intellectually and spiritually, preparing you for anything the future could bring.

    - Arts & Sciences Student

    "I chose Aquinas because of the strong Catholic identity and the fact that it valued the Dominican tradition and, at the same time, it was located in the south in the city of Nashville."

    - Mary W.

    RSS USCCB Daily Readings

    • Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
      Reading 1 1 kgs 3:5, 7-12 The LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream at night. God said, “Ask something of me and I will give it to you.” Solomon answered:“O LORD, my God, you have made me, your servant, kingto succeed my father David;but I am a mere youth, not knowing at all how to act. I serve you in the midst of the people whom you have chosen,a people so va