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Weddings at the Mount

Weddings at the Mount

Mount St. Mary's University, set in the scenic Catoctin Mountain area, is the perfect location for your dream wedding. From our beautiful, historic chapel to our modern and flexible reception venues along with delicious catering, to our various on-campus lodging options, the Mount has every amenity for you and your guests. Contact our friendly staff today and begin to imagine a day you'll never forget.

Jamie Everett, Catering Manager for Wedding Planning Questions.

All Events booked by Danielle Nickas, Director of University Operations.

Ceremony

The Chapel of the Immaculate Conception is the central worship space for the student community of collegians and seminarians of Mount St. Mary’s University and many couples request to use this space for their wedding ceremony. Because it is not a parish church, there are strict guidelines governing the use of the Chapel for the celebration of the Sacraments.

Guidelines

The guidelines of the Archdiocese of Baltimore grant permission for the celebration of the Sacrament of Marriage in the Chapel only to couples who have a relationship to Mount St. Mary’s University. In order to be eligible, at least one party must be Catholic and meet one of the following qualifications:

  • Students currently enrolled at Mount St. Mary’s University and have completed at least two semesters.
  • Alumni of the University. (Sons and daughters of Alumni do not qualify)
  • Employees of Mount St. Mary’s University or their children, Members of the Board of Trustees or their children.

We regret that we are not able to extend the privilege of being married at Mount St. Mary's to the general public. The University does not have the authority to grant exceptions to this policy.

Please contact the Center for Campus Ministry for more information.
Bride and groom in IC Chapel

The Mount is a phenomenal place to celebrate a wedding or vow renewal. When considering locations to host our vow renewal the Mount was our first choice; not only is the campus immaculate, the staff is superb. Jamie helped me with all of our planning; from vendor recommendations to making sure every detail for the big day was handled well. Our day was better than I could have imagined.

Carlina S. Bride

Reception Venue: Seminary Dining Room

Seminary Dining Room is perfect for an intimate wedding reception for 90 guests.

Floor plan for approx. 90 guests

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Reception Venue: Campus Activities Center

Campus Activities Center is wonderful for a reception of 130 to 200 guests. It features a great outdoor cocktail area and a mezzanine for overhead pictures.

Floor plan for approx. 130 guests

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Floor plan for approx. 180 guests

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Floor plan for approx. 200 guests

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Mezzanine

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Reception Venue: Patriot Hall

Patriot Hall is perfect for the whole family with the ability to have a wedding for 250+ guests.

Floor plan for approx. 320 guests

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Bride and groom cutting wedding cake

Catering

You have Plenty of details to worry about, so let us help you. Mount St. Mary’s catering offers you a complete event with an experienced wedding planner, classically trained chefs, a professional staff and TIPs trained bartenders! Contact Jamie Everett for details.