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June 2016 Carillon Tune

Tuesday, May, 31st, 2016 Past Programs 2015-16

This month’s tune radiating from the Goddard Chapel carillon is “When the Summer Sun Is Shining,” a seasonal hymn from the Unitarian Universalist tradition. Beautifully evoking the sensory experience of the summer months, the text by Sydney Henry Knight is traditionally paired with a tune from the American shape-note tradition entitled “Holy Manna.” One of… Read More

May 2016 Carillon Tune

Monday, May, 9th, 2016 Past Programs 2015-16

May’s carillon tune from the tower of Goddard Chapel anticipates the joy of Commencement with the traditional commercium (academic song) “Gaudeamus Igitur.” Likely originating from a 1287 Latin manuscript, it is now commonly sung as a formal hymn at university graduation ceremonies the world over (despite its light-hearted and decidedly non-formal character). Indeed, it will… Read More

Faith is a Verb: A Life of Organizing Justice

Tuesday, April, 26th, 2016 Past Programs 2015-16

Thursday, April 28, 12-1:30 pm, Goddard Chapel In our third event in the Faith Is a Verb series, we will welcome Sister Tess Browne, who has been organizing for labor justice and racial justice for more than three decades. As a Sister of Charity of Nazareth, she has devoted her life to working for justice… Read More

Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life 2016

Tuesday, April, 26th, 2016 Past Programs 2015-16

On Thursday April 7, 2016, the University Chaplaincy invited Professor Diana Eck to deliver the annual Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life. We welcome you to view a video of the lecture, including introductory remarks by Tufts Chief of Staff Michael Baenen, by clicking the image. “The Crisis of American Religious Diversity: Excluding or Engaging Difference”… Read More