Bard College Student Handbook

Religious Services and Holiday Calendar, 2018–2019

Weekly Services:

Mary Grace Williams, Chaplain of the College; Dean of Campus Life
mwilliams@bard.edu
Sunday, 3:00 p.m., Christian Service, Chapel of the Holy Innocence, Bard College
Sunday, 10:00 a.m., Worship Service, St. John the Evangelist (Episcopal), Barrytown
 
Rabbi David Nelson, Rabbi
nelson@bard.edu
Thursday, 7:00 p.m., Cook and bake for Shabbat, Resnick A Kitchen
Friday, 6:30 p.m., Kabalat Shabbat Services followed by Shabbat dinner, Resnick A Sacred Space

Dr. Tatjana Myoko von Prittwitz, Buddhist Chaplain (on sabbatical)
Joris Sankai Lemmens, Visiting Buddhist Chaplain

jlemmens@bard.edu
Monday, 7:00 p.m.; Thursday, 5:00 p.m., Buddhist Meditation Group, Resnick A Sacred Space

Matthew Lynch, Advisor to the Muslim community
mlynch@bard.edu   

Christian Holidays:
  • November 1, 2018: All Saints’ Day
  • December 8, 2018: Immaculate Conception
  • December 25, 2018: Christmas Day
  • January 1, 2019: St. Mary, Mother of God
  • January 6, 2019: Epiphany
  • January 7, 2019: Orthodox Christmas
  • March 6, 2019: Ash Wednesday
  • April 14, 2019: Palm Sunday
  • April 18, 2019: Maundy Thursday
  • April 19, 2019: Good Friday
  • April 21, 2019: Easter Sunday
  • April 28, 2019: Paskha (Orthodox Easter)
  • May 30, 2019: Ascension


Muslim Holidays:

  • August 20, 2018: Eid al-Adha
  • September 12, 2018: Muharram (Islamic New Year)
  • November 20, 2018: Mawlid al-Nabi
  • May 5, 2019: Ramadan begins
  • May 31, 2019: Laylat al Qadr
  • June 3, 2019: Eid al-Fitr

Jewish Holidays:
  • September 9, 2018: Eve of Rosh Hashanah
  • September 10-11, 2018: Rosh Hashanah
  • September 18, 2018: Eve of Yom Kippur
  • September 19, 2018: Yom Kippur
  • September 23, 2018: Eve of Sukkot
  • September 24-30, 2018: Sukkot
  • October 1, 2018: Eve of Simchat Torah
  • October 2, 2018: Simchat Torah
  • December 2, 2018: Eve of Hanukkah
  • December 3-10, 2018: Hanukkah
  • January 20, 2019: Tu B’Shvat
  • March 20, 2019: Eve of Purim
  • March 21, 2019: Purim
  • April 19-27, 2019: Passover
  • May 1, 2019: Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day)
  • May 8, 2019: Israel Independence Day
  • June 8, 2019: Eve of Shavuot
  • June 9-10, 2019: Shavuot

The holidays listed above are for informational purposes only. They do not constitute a Bard College holiday.