Lent & Holy Week

It is a special time of the year to take stock and reinvest in you faith.

Please join us on our Lenten Journey towards Easter


Lenten Activities

  • Stations of the Cross on Wednesdays and Fridays

    • 9 PM @ University Chapel

  • Lenten Fish Dinner March 29, 2019

    • 6 PM @ Aquinas House

Holy Week

Palm Sunday

Sunday, April 14

Two Masses to celebrate Palm Sunday will be held:

  • 4:30 PM @ University Chapel

  • 10:00 PM @ Murray Dodge



Holy Thursday

Thursday, April 18

Mass to celebrate Holy Thursday will be held:

  • 7:00 PM @ University Chapel

  • Mass will be followed by a Eucharistic Procession and Adoration in the University Chapel until Midnight.


Good Friday

Friday, April 19

Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion:

  • 4:30 PM @ University Chapel

  • Please keep in mind that Good Friday is a day of fasting & Abstinence

  • Please enter and leave the Chapel in Silence


Holy Saturday - Easter Vigil

Saturday, April 20

Masses to celebrate the Easter Vigil will be held:

  • 7:30 PM @ University Chapel

  • Please join us to welcome members of our RCIA program into the Church through Baptism, Communion & Confirmation

  • A celebration will follow at the Aquinas House

Easter Sunday

Sunday, April 21

Masses to celebrate Easter will be held:

  • 4:30 PM @ University Chapel

  • No 10 PM Mass



Our Mission:


The Aquinas Institute, Princeton University’s Catholic Campus Ministry, seeks to help students have confidence in knowing and living their Catholic faith by integrating spiritual, social, and academic aspects of their college life in a faithful Catholic community. By encountering Christ and His Church during these precious years on campus, students are better enabled to realize their full potential in the university and the world with a faith that is known, loved, and lived. 


Our Students

The students in the Aquinas community come from all over the country and the world to create a warm and welcoming community where you will find many new friends to accompany you on the journey toward a deeper faith.

Learn More about our student leaders


Our Ministries

The Aquinas Institute offers a wide variety of ministries for the growth of community’s faith.


Mass & Sacraments

  • Sunday Mass @ 4:30 PM in the University Chapel & @ 10 PM in Murray Dodge Hall

  • Daily Mass @ Noon in the University Chapel Monday - Friday

  • Confessions @ 11:15 - 11:45 AM in the University Chapel Monday - Friday

  • Adoration Tuesday @ 9 PM and Friday @ 11 AM in the University Chapel.


The Aquinas community serves the larger Princeton community through various service projects as well as offering the wider University community the opportunity to explore what the Catholic Church professes and believes.

Fellowship & Bible Study

Community requires time together. The Aquinas Institute offers many occasions to come together through out the year for celebrations as well as meeting weekly for fellowship in smaller groups and bible study.


Aquinas offers a steady offerings of seminars to service the intellectual life of the community, covering a broad range of topics from scripture to how the Catholic Faith fits into the Modern world.


Pray with the Aquinas Institute

Prayers for Students


Submit a Prayer Request

Students on from our Liturgical Ministry pray daily for submitted requests.

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Request a Mass Intention

Students on from our Liturgical Ministry pray daily for submitted requests.

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