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St. Dominic Chapel


The Catholic and Dominican character of Providence College precisely as a college is most evident in its approach to faith and reason.

​Catholic and Dominican

Some of the aspects of Providence College's Catholic and Dominican identity are obvious. For example, the friars in their habits on campus are hard to miss.

Catholic and Dominican Identity

Image Providence College aims at something ambitious and critically important. It attempts to provide an education for the whole person -- body, mind and soul.

Mission and Ministry

Image The Office of Mission and Ministry is charged with coordinating the college-wide process of maintaining, enhancing, and promoting the mission of PC as a Catholic and Dominican college.

Catholic and Dominican Studies

Image The Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies assists in coordinating the distinctive Catholic and Dominican mission of the college.

Office of the Chaplain/Campus Ministry

Image The Chaplain within the Office of Mission and Ministry assists its students, faculty, staff, and friends with Worship and Prayer while attending Providence College.

Chaplaincy to the National Alumni Association

Image Reaching out to alumni/ae in need, particularly in times of sickness and bereavement, and establishing programs of faith formation and spiritual development for alumni/ae on campus, through area alumni clubs, and online.
Catholic & Dominican News More

Off to See the Pope
Students will travel to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis, and a professor will meet him in New York.

Called by God
Three from PC to study for the priesthood with the Dominican Order.

PC in the Solomons
Students join Bishop Christopher Cardone, O.P. ’80 in volunteer mission to the South Pacific.

One Honor, Two Paths
Co-valedictorians Joseph Day ’15 and Mason Sciotti ’15 find sharp contrasts in their post-PC plans.

Did you know?



Realizing a decades-old dream for a large, self-standing chapel, Providence College in February 2001 proudly dedicated St. Dominic Chapel -- the campus’s new 20,000-square-foot sacred space in which the community comes together in worship and prayer.


With seating for up to 600, the chapel is situated on the southern corner of campus, in close proximity to many of the residence facilities.

Catholic and Dominican

What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
About Providence College's Catholic and Dominican Identity