Campus Ministry is at the service of the faculty, staff, and
students of all faiths.
Rooted in our rich Catholic tradition, we help to build a
community of faith through prayer, worship, and service. We help
our community realize that as children of God, we are called to
create a culture of justice, peace, and charity.
Campus Ministry offers a variety of activities to our students,
such as prayer experiences, retreats, and service programs. The
Campus Ministry staff also supports and participates in curricular
activities sponsored by Student Life. We are located in Hudson
In keeping with the rich Dominican history of Mount Saint Mary
College, Campus Ministry, in conjunction with the Catholic and
Dominican Institute, offer a variety of workshops and conferences
to help students experience and be in touch with this spiritual
heritage. A campus chapter of the Third Order of Saint Dominic is
available to students as well as faculty who wish to deepen their
understanding and prayer life of Dominican spirituality.
The Sacramental life of the Catholic Church is offered to all.
Mass is celebrated daily, Monday–Friday, and on Sunday. The
Sacrament of Reconciliation (confession) is available and those who
have not received Confirmation are assisted by the Chaplain and his
For those seeking full communion in the Catholic Church, we
offer the RCIA program (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) to
Events and activities offered through Campus Ministry
- Weekly Prayer and Praise
- Monday–Friday weekday mass at 11:30 am in Founders Chapel*
- Sunday Mass at 6:00 pm in Founders Chapel*
- Service Projects
- Thanksgiving Food Drive
- Annual Lighting of the Christmas Tree
- Annual MSMC Giving Tree
- Intra-College Networking
- Catholic College Student Discussion Day
- Prayer Days of Reflection
- Prayer Service for 9/11 and other memorials
*While school is in session.
Weddings on Campus
For information about weddings at Founders Chapel, please
review our Wedding Policy or contact Fr.
Francis Amodio at firstname.lastname@example.org
Campus Ministry Staff
Fr. Francis Amodio, OCarm
Chaplain, Director of Campus Ministry
Alexander J. LaPoint, Assistant Director
of Campus Ministry