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Weekday Worship on Campus

This page lists the regular on-campus worship services offered during the academic week. For more information please contact the organization or visit our Area Houses of Worship page for more options.

This listing is alphabetical by faith tradition.


Christianity – Catholic

Penn Newman Catholic Center
3720 Chestnut Street, Saint Bede Chapel

Monday-Friday - 7:30am, 12:05pm & 5:30pm (no 5:30 service on Friday)


Christianity – Protestant

The Christian Association
118 South 37th St

Wednesday - 6:30pm Community Dinner & 7:30pm Worship Service

Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral
38th & Chestnut

Open Daily 10am - 2pm (Mon-Fri) for Prayer and Sanctuary
Daily Eucharist at 12 noon (Tues-Thurs)
Ecumenical service at 5:00pm (Mon-Fri)

St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Hamilton Village
3916 Locust Walk

Monday-Friday: Chapel open for quite meditation and reflection 9AM-2PM
Sundays: Choral Mass at 11AM, Student Supper Church at 6-8PM

Sunday Supper - sharing food and worship around the dinner table - is held on the first and third Sundays of the month during the school year

University Lutheran Church
3637 Chestnut Street

Tuesday - 6:15pm Eucharist Service



Hindu Students Council and Young Jains of America (HSC/YJA) hosts Sunday Puja services on Sunday's from 12pm-1pm.

Religious Activities Common
3615 Locust Walk (lower level)



The Muslims Students Association (MSA) hosts Friday (Jummah) Prayer services each week at 1:15pm

Due to a two-year renovation project to the ARCH building, jummah prayers this year will be held in the Emily Sachs Room, on the 4th Floor of Irvine Auditorium for most of the year, but may change from that location on occasional weeks.

To reach the Emily Sachs Room enter Irvine Auditorium through the main entrance at 34th & Spruce. Go through the Cafe 58 room to your left and take the stairs up to the 4th floor.

Please visit the MSA website for the latest details and contact information.

On weekdays, daily afternoon and evening prayers (Dhurs, Asr and Maghrib) are held in the basement of the Graduate Student Center in the Religious Activities Commons (36th & Locust across from SHDH) starting promptly at 1:10pm. Other prayers and services (such as Eid) are held at Masjid-al-Jamia at 43rd & Walnut.



Steinhardt Hall
215 S. 39th Street (between Locust Walk & Walnut St)

Shabbat service information is available here 

The Orthodox Community at Penn hosts daily services, starting times can be found here

Lubavitch House at Penn (Chabad)
4037 Pine St

Shabbat service information is available here