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June Carrilon Tune

Monday, June, 5th, 2017 University Chaplaincy Stories

Resonating from the tower of Goddard Chapel is a beacon hymn of the Gay Pride movement, “We Are the Church Alive”. Penned in 1980 by Jack Hoggart and David Pelletier, it has become a favorite of Christian congregations that celebrate Gay Pride with intentional services and liturgies during the month of June. Speaking of the… Read More

April Carillon Tune

Tuesday, May, 2nd, 2017 Featured Stories Old Glideshow

The carillon tune sounding from Goddard Chapel’s tower this month honors our planet home, in anticipation of Earth Day on April 22nd. “All things bright and beautiful” was first published in 1848 in a collection called Hymns for Little Children. Penned by Irishwoman Cecil Frances Alexander (who famously also wrote the beloved Christmas hymn “Once… Read More

May Carillon Tune

Tuesday, May, 2nd, 2017 Featured Stories Old Glideshow

The May Day Carol resounds from Goddard Chapel’s carillon this month. Popular in England and America, particularly within the Appalachian tradition, this carol alludes to the traditional pagan May Day custom. In the ancient custom, young men and women would rise very early on the first day of May and make music with horns and… Read More

Buddha Day Celebration

Tuesday, April, 25th, 2017 Past Programs 2016-2017

Monday, May 1, 11:30 am – Free Vegetarian Lunch, Noon – Celebration, Goddard Chapel All are welcome to celebrate the birth, teachings, and enlightenment of the Buddha. Tufts Buddhist in Residence Priya Sraman, other spiritual leaders, and students will reflect on themes related to the Buddha’s life, including mindfulness and peace. The program will include… Read More

Faith Is a Verb – Wake Up and Live: The Intersection of Race, Religion and Public Health

Tuesday, April, 11th, 2017 Past Programs 2016-2017

Wednesday, April 19, 6-7:30 pm (dinner provided), Goddard Chapel After 7 years of studying theology, Christine originally entered the field of public health with the goal of advocating for the better integration of spiritual care into Western medical care. The fall she began at Harvard School of Public Health, protesters had been in the streets… Read More

Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life 2017

Tuesday, March, 7th, 2017 Past Programs 2016-2017

Monday, April 3, 2017, 5:45 pm, Interfaith Center (58 Winthrop St.) This year’s lecture featured The Reverend Osagyefo Sekou, a prominent spiritual leader and social activist in the Black Lives Matter movement. On Monday, April 3, 2017, he delivered the 150th Anniversary Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life in a talk titled, “The Role of the Prophet… Read More