Bard College Student Handbook

Religious Services and Holiday Calendar, 2016–2017

Weekly Services:

Mary Grace Williams, Chaplain of the College; Dean of Campus Life
Sunday, 10:00 a.m., Worship Service, St. John the Evangelist, Barrytown
Wednesday, 12:00 noon, Healing Service, St. John the Evangelist, Barrytown
 
Rabbi David Nelson, Rabbi
Thursday, 7:00 p.m., Cook and bake for Shabbat, Village A Kitchen
Friday, 6:30 p.m., Kabalat Shabbat Services followed by Shabbat dinner, Village A Sacred Space

Bruce Chilton, Senior Pastor

Iskandar Atajanow, Imam
Friday, 1:00 p.m., (Jum'ah) prayer, Village A Sacred Space

Father Joseph Mali, Priest
Sunday, 12:00 noon, Catholic Mass, Bard Chapel

Dr. Tatjana Myoko von Prittwitz, Buddhist Chaplain
Monday, 7:00 p.m.; Thursday, 5:00 p.m., Buddhist Meditation Group, Village A Sacred Space                  

TBD, Ecumenical Chaplain 
Sunday, 7:00 p.m., Evening Worship, Bard Chapel                                   

 
Other services:
Christian Fellowship, Thursday, 7:00 p.m., Campus Center Lounge
 
Christian Holidays:
  • November 1, 2016: All Saints’ Day
  • December 8, 2016: Immaculate Conception
  • December 25, 2016: Christmas Day
  • January 1, 2017: St. Mary, Mother of God
  • January 6, 2017: Epiphany
  • January 7, 2017: Orthodox Christmas
  • March 1, 2017: Ash Wednesday
  • April 9, 2017: Palm Sunday
  • April 13, 2017: Maundy Thursday
  • April 14, 2017: Good Friday
  • April 16, 2017: Easter Sunday
  • April 16, 2017: Paskha (Orthodox Easter)
  • May 25, 2017: Ascension


Muslim Holidays:

  • September 12-13, 2016: Eid al-Adha
  • October 1-2, 2016: Muharram (Islamic New Year)
  • December 11-12, 2016: Mawlid al-Nabi
  • May 27, 2017: Ramadan begins
  • June 21, 2017: Laylat al Qadr
  • June 26, 2017: Eid al-Fitr

Jewish Holidays:
  • October 2, 2016: Eve of Rosh Hashanah
  • October 3-4, 2016: Rosh Hashanah
  • October 12, 2016: Yom Kippur
  • October 16, 2016: Eve of Sukkot
  • October 17-23, 2016: Sukkot
  • October 25, 2016: Simchat Torah
  • December 25, 2016 - January 1, 2017: Hanukkah
  • February 10-11, 2017: Tu B’Shvat
  • March 11-12, 2017: Purim
  • April 11-18, 2017: Passover
  • April 23-24, 2017: Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day)
  • May 1-2, 2017: Israel Independence Day
  • May 30 - June 1, 2017: Shavuot