Tibetan Buddhist Meditation

Mondays, 6:30 p.m.
Second floor lounge, Intercultural Affairs (288 Pulteney St.)

Contact the Ven. Tenzin Yignyen for more information.

Pasta Night

Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.
Chaplain's Residence

Students gather for conversation, fellowship and a home-cooked vegetarian meal. The evening format is simple: prayers of thanksgiving, prayers for others, prayers for ourselves; eating supper; and usually a brief reading or discussion along with dessert. Cooking starts at 5 p.m., and volunteers are always welcome. Please email chapel@hws.edu or call ext. 3671 for more information.

Kosher Shabbat Dinner

Fridays, 6:30 p.m.
Abbe Center for Jewish Life

Join HWS Hillel for a weekly home-cooked Shabbat dinner. Everyone is welcome! RSVP to shabbat@hws.edu

Quaker Meeting For Worship

Sundays, 9:30 a.m.
The Fisher Center, Demarest Hall

Roman Catholic Mass

Sundays at 4:30 p.m.
St. John’s Chapel

Holy Eucharist (Episcopal)

Sundays, 7:00 p.m.
St. John’s Chapel

Open Chapel

St. John's Chapel is open for contemplative prayer and meditation every day from early morning to late evening as long as the chapel is not being used for regular worship service or special event, or the Colleges are closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s.


Periodically, the Spiritual Engagement staff hold special events, including interfaith conversations, film discussions, and guest lectures. Check the HWS Events Calendar for more information.


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