Office of the Chaplain and Religious Life

Campus Ministries

Catholic Campus Ministries

On the web:
Facebook: SMU Catholic
Instagram: @smucatholic

With an 85+ year history on campus, SMU Catholic Campus Ministry strives to
help students, faculty, and staff to know, love and serve the Lord in their lives, as
well as to develop a better understanding of the Catholic faith and its applications
to the joys and challenges of college life. Serving the largest self-identified
religious group on campus, SMU Catholic is here to celebrate, support, and
challenge you in your spiritual journey toward an adult faith. Students are given
opportunities to achieve these goals through service, student leadership, small
groups, social outreach, retreats, sacramental preparation, and liturgical


Mass Times

During the school year the Mass schedule is as follows:

Sunday 9AM and 5PM | Perkins Chapel

Sunday | 8PM | Perkins Chapel

Monday / Wednesday / Friday  12:10PM | Catholic Center

Tuesday / Thursday 5:10PM | Catholic Center

Catholic Center

The Catholic Center is located on the corner of Airline and University and is
available to all students as a space for community, prayer, study and more!

During the school year, the Catholic Center is open 9AM-10PM Monday –
Thursday and 9AM- 5PM on Fridays. For any questions, please call the Catholic
Center at 214-987-0044 or email one of the campus ministers listed below.


Fr. Arthur Unachukwu, Chaplain and Director

Christina Bax Roncal- Associate Director

Clare Shawaker – Campus Minister

Daniel Porting – Campus Minister