St. Xavier University – McDonough Chapel

CLIENT: St. Xavier University

This 200-seat chapel was designed to provide a space for religious services, Eucharistic celebration, concerts for sacred music, and a place for students to participate in meditation and prayer. The multi-purpose chapel includes flexible seating and sound systems to accommodate both large and intimate groups.

The Chapel features an impressive entry area / gathering space, large worship space, administrative offices, meeting rooms, and an outdoor plaza.

Bronze sculptures representing the historic deeds of the Sisters of Mercy flank the main entry doors and the entry foyer includes a refurbished statue of Saint Francis Xavier.

  • Educational Design Excellence and Interior Design Excellence Awards – AS&U Magazine
Photography: Paul Schlismann