Our Lady of Mercy Chapel

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel

Student Building

Centrally located on campus, Our Lady of Mercy Chapel realizes the long-held dream of the many Sisters of Mercy who have served Salve Regina. Consecrated in 2010, the chapel offers regular services led by the University's chaplains and allows graduates and community members to celebrate their weddings on campus in a religious setting.

The first floor houses both the chapel and an interfaith prayer room, designed to provide a quiet space for prayer and meditation for people of all faiths. The Mercy Center for Spiritual Life, located on the lower level, provides ample space for student activities, fellowship and offices for campus ministers.

Designed by award-winning architect Robert A.M. Stern, the chapel’s stone and shingle exterior complements the historic architecture of Salve Regina’s Ochre Point neighborhood. Features include a set of 13 leaded opalescent glass windows created by renowned artist John La Farge and a bell tower housing three 1910 bells cast by the Meneely Bell Company.

Mass Schedule

  • Sunday at 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Celebrations of the Eucharist are open to the Salve Regina and greater Newport communities. Visitors are always welcome. Please note that Masses are not offered during summer and winter breaks.

See the full Mass schedule.


Catholic ceremonies may be reserved by Salve Regina graduates, current full-time students, faculty and staff. Those who have no current affiliation to the University may also reserve a Catholic ceremony provided dates are available. To learn more, call (401) 341-3153 or email catholicweddings@salve.edu.