Past Events

  • 2019 Dec 05

    Compline

    Repeats on the first Thursday of February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December until Thu May 07 2020 except Thu Jan 02 2020.
    9:00pm to 9:20pm

    Location: 

    Appleton Chapel
    The ancient service of Compline is held on the first Thursday of each month during the academic Term. Based upon the traditional evening liturgy of scripture, music, prayers, and silence, this twenty-minute service is sung in the candlelit space of Appleton Chapel by members of the Harvard University Choir. All are welcome.
  • 2019 Dec 05

    Morning Prayers: Deborah Forger

    8:30am to 8:45am

    Location: 

    Appleton Chapel
    Speaker: Deborah Forger, Postdoctoral Scholar, Jewish Studies Program, Dartmouth College
  • 2019 Dec 04

    Contemplative Prayer Group

    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 04 2019 except Wed Nov 27 2019.
    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Seminar Room, The Student Oasis

    Let us offer to God a sacrifice of silence! In our new weekly prayer group, we will explore the rich history of Christian contemplation, and practice praying contemplatively together. Whether you are totally new to this practice or a contemplative veteran, you are most welcome to come rest in God’s presence with us! Wednesdays from 3-4pm in the Seminar Room off of the Student Oasis. For more information, please contact Aidan Stoddart ’21 (aidanstoddart@college.harvard.edu).

  • 2019 Dec 04

    Lunchtime Organ Recital: Carson Cooman

    12:15pm to 12:45pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary
    30 minutes of organ music performed on the Fisk and Skinner organs of The Memorial Church of Harvard University. Free and open to the public.
  • 2019 Dec 04

    MemCafé

    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 04 2019 except Wed Nov 27 2019.
    8:45am to 9:45am

    Location: 

    The Student Oasis Kitchen

    MemCafe logoFollowing each service of Morning Prayers on Wednesdays, free coffee and snacks will be available at MemCafé from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. All are welcome!

  • 2019 Dec 04

    Morning Prayers: Sienna Leis ’00

    8:30am to 8:45am

    Location: 

    Appleton Chapel
    Speaker: Sienna Lies ’00, Director, College Reunions, Harvard Alumni Affairs & Development
  • 2019 Dec 03

    Tactus Ensemble presents Gloria in Excelsis Deo

    8:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    Choral music for Advent and Christmas by Leonarda, Aleotti, Schütz and Rheinberger. Admission is free and all are welcome.

    'Beautifully illuminated... viscerally satisfying' – Boston Musical Intelligencer

  • 2019 Dec 03

    Interior Pilgrimage

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Seminar Room
    The great Spanish mystical writer, Teresa of Avila, taught the nuns in her care that they could make a journey to their “interior castle” whenever they wanted, without asking anyone’s permission! All are welcome to join us for a pilgrimage within. No registration required.
  • 2019 Dec 03

    Morning Prayers: Daniel Smith MDiv '99

    8:30am to 8:45am

    Location: 

    Appleton Chapel
    Speaker: Daniel Smith MDiv '99, Senior Minister, First Church in Cambridge, Congregational(UCC); Lecturer at Harvard Divinity School
  • 2019 Dec 02

    Author Discussion: Religion Around Virginia Woolf

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School, 42 Francis Ave.

     

    Please join us as Professor Stephanie Paulsell, Interim Pusey Minister of the Memorial Church and HDS Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies, discusses her recent publication, Religion Around Virginia Woolf. Amy Hollywood (HDS) and Terry Tempest Williams (HDS) will serve as respondents. More...

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