The clergy offer regular weekly worship. The rabbi offers a weekly Sabbath celebration and programming for other festivals that fall within the academic calendar. The Buddhist Chaplain offers meditation twice a week, plus other mindful events. The Episcopal chaplain celebrates a service on Sundays and holy days, in addition to providing opportunities for Holy Communion and other sacraments and liturgies. There are several churches in close proximity to the campus where students are welcome to worship, including St. John the Evangelist in Barrytown, associated with Bard College.

Contacting the Chaplaincy

For more information contact:
Bard College Chaplaincy
PO Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000
Phone: 203-858-8800

Recently, Under the Bodhi Tree:  New Female Ordination in Tibetan Buddhism

Thursday, September 28, 2017
This talk will present the speaker’s perceptions and experiences at the recent nuns ordination ceremony, held at the Bodhgaya Mahabodhi Temple in India in March 2017, under the direction of the current H. H. Gyalwa Karmapa.  It will contextualize this exciting event in light of the larger female ordination movement in contemporary Buddhism.
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: Hegeman 102
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"Other Worlds: An Evening with Poets Michael Ives and Yehoshua November"

Monday, October 23, 2017

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Olin, Room 102
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