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Christmas Carol Services
The 109th Annual Christmas Carol Services will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec.11 at 8 p.m. Doors will open one hour before each service. Admission is free and open to the public; an offering for charity is collected. The Dec. 9 service will be broadcast live on Harvard's radio station WHRB 95.3 FM and via Internet streaming at whrb.org.
We just experienced a tragic week in what has been a tumultuous year of a traumatic decade. Politically motivated pipe-bombs, the assassination of two Kentucky residents by a white supremacist, and the unconscionable slaying of eleven Jewish sisters and brothers inside of their synagogue have left all people of goodwill breathless. We live in a theatre of terror. That the leadership of this nation appears to inflame rather than extinguish the embers of anti-Semitism, xenophobia, and discrimination only pours salt in our...
With the recent implementation of a new course schedule by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, which has both united and impacted the entire Harvard community, the Memorial Church of Harvard University is changing the daily schedule for Morning Prayers.
Historically, the service of Morning Prayers, which has been kept at Harvard...
With the intensity and nonstop pace of the fall semester set to commence, President Larry Bacow on Tuesday encouraged members of the Harvard community to carve out time in their harried schedules for “contemplation and reflection.”
The Rev. Alanna C. Sullivan will be taking maternity leave effective August 1, 2018 through the end of November. In her absence, we are excited to welcome two new staff hires: the Rev. Katherine Schofield and Lara Glass.
Prof. Jonathan L. Walton joined St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh and Prof. Lerone Martin of Wash U. on St. Louis Public Radio this week to speak about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on politics and society today. Read and listen to the full conversation.
By Jeffrey Blackwell/Memorial Church Communications
For freshman Wassim Marrakchi, the Student Oasis on the ground level of the Memorial Church is a secret sanctuary for study, for quiet socializing and for making slatetblankit, a dish from his Tunisian homeland, for his Canaday housemates.
“This place has been a really great place for me to share nice moments with my friends, but also when I need some time alone, I can find it here,” said Marrakchi ’21. “I think more students are getting to know the space because every time I come here, I’m surprised to...