We aim to create an inclusive environment where students can freely practice their beliefs, fostering a supportive community that embraces religious diversity, while at the same time celebrating our Catholic identity.

Statue of the holy spirit


Eucharistic Adoration is a great way to spend time with God in the peace and silence of the Abbey Church. Holy Hour occurs every Wednesday at 7:45 p.m., when classes are in session. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to spend some quiet time with God. Come and go as you like.

People gathered for a religious service

Local Faith Communities

A number of students seek to participate in communities of their own faith or denomination in the Manchester, N.H. area.

See our list of local faith communities →

Abbey Church at Saint Anselm College

Mass Times

Sunday: 11:00 a.m., 7:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday: 5:15 p.m., Wednesday: 9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:50 a.m.

When the College is in recess, Mass is celebrated each day at 8:30 a.m.

See Mass schedule on saintanselmabbey.org →

Student in the multifaith prayer room

Multi-faith Prayer Room

The Multi-faith prayer room, located on the main level of the student center, is a welcoming space for all Anselmians to pray, meditate, reflect, and find peace. This room is generally available for drop-in use, but it can also be reserved through Campus Ministry.

Statue of two people embracing


Contact us for information about regularly scheduled times or to schedule a time.

Learn how to go to confession →

Students gathered by a fire during a retreat


Our retreats invite students to pause from their busy schedules and draw closer to God and others. Retreats include talks, testimonies by student leaders, small group discussions, reflection time, prayer, relaxation, fun, and opportunities for spiritual growth.

Learn about our retreats →