The Chapel and tower, with their distinctive adaptation of Spanish Gothic architecture are sited in exactly the location first envisioned in the 1928 plans for the University. But it was not until 1953 that sufficient funds were raised for its construction. Since then, Sacred Heart Chapel has served as the iconic structure of the LMU campus, thus representing its nature and purpose without words. Though the chapel is quite
The Chapel tower was completed the in 1954, with the clock and chimes added a bit later. The Chapel and tower are the architectural focal point of the upper campus; they face across the Sunken Gardens to the broad mall that extends straight out to Loyola Blvd.
(Prayer/reflection which appears on the upper part of the two-page spread):
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