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Chaplaincy


The chaplaincy exists to:
• encourage religious diversity
• build community based on the value of inclusion
• create a welcoming, mindful environment in its chapel space
• counsel students toward emotional/ spiritual well-being
• serve as teacher and advisor to individuals and groups, guiding toward deeper engagement in the quest for meaning and lives of purpose.

Events

Chaplaincy

Catholic Mass
Open to Off Campus Guests
Chapel, Map #53
Join us for Mass led by celebrant Fr. John Croghan.

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Open to Off Campus Guests
Chapel, Map #53
What Is Dinner Vespers? It is a time of reflection and mindful preparation for the week ahead. It is a spiritual dinner, observed in the Protestant Christian tradition, reflecting the meal where Jesus reminded his friends of the one thing necessary: to love one another. It is a time of reflective music, led by jazz pianist Bob Ford and drummer Aidan Cos...

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Commons Dining Hall Balcony, Map #62
Join the Mindful Eating Table every Monday at noon in the far balcony in Commons. Anyone seeking a mindful eating experience, with no phones or computers, in a busy Commons Dining Hall is welcome.   Noon - 12:30 pm – Silent eating together 12:30 - 12:45 pm – Introductions, brief discussion on the experience of mindful eating, led by Mindfulness Intern, ...

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Chapel 3rd Floor Meeting Area, Map #53
Meditation and discussion led by the Meditation Club

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Sadove Student Center 118 Massolo Sun Porch, Map #17
A lunch meeting to discuss experiences with, and possibilities for, brief connections to mindfulness practice in the classroom setting to help address a student culture grappling with stress.

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Catholic Mass
Open to Off Campus Guests
Chapel, Map #53
Join us for Mass led by celebrant Fr. John Croghan.

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Kirner-Johnson (KJ) Commons Area 1st floor, Map #14
Come lift your spirits with the warmth of the Chabad community and some Matzah ball soup!

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Open to Off Campus Guests
Days-Massolo Center Living Room, Map #83
Weekly meeting of the Shenandoah-Kirkland Initiative.

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Chapel 3rd Floor Meeting Area, Map #53
Introduction to Sitting Meditation by Shinge Roshi, Abbot of Zen Center of Syracuse, followed by dinner from Minar Indian Restaurant. For students, faculty and staff. For people new to meditation and long-time practitioners. Instruction in and discussion of sitting meditation.

Shinge Roshi Roko Sherry Chayat received her full ordination from Eido Ro...

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Chapel 3rd Floor Meeting Area, Map #53
A weekly time of silent meditation and simple lunch for Hamilton College faculty, staff and students. 20 minutes of group silence to be used for meditation and reflection in any position: lying down, kneeling, squatting, sitting, using any method (or lack thereof) you wish. 30 minutes of a simple soup & bread lunch with occasionally some other fare thro...

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Contact Information


Jeff McArn

College Chaplain
315-859-4130 jmcarn@hamilton.edu
Alumni in Spirituality & Social Justice
Alumni Profiles

Alumni in Spirituality & Social Justice


Learn from alumni what their involvement was in religious life as a student and how they continue to be involved in the Hamilton community.

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