Tag Archives: Easter

Statement on Sri Lanka from Religious and Spiritual Life

Dear Students, Once again we are writing our horror, grief, and outrage about yet another massacre at a place where people were practicing their faith, this time on Easter, the highest of Holy Days for Christians. https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/04/21/outpouring-sorrow-after-more-200-killed-easter-sunday-bombings-sri-lanka While the Christian … Continue reading

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Holy Week Resources

Friends, Holy Week, which begins on Palm Sunday, is the week leading up to the celebration of Easter. As Holy Week approaches, we anticipate many who seek to worship in communion. Northampton and the surrounding area(s) offer an array of … Continue reading

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Holy Week Resources

Below is a listing of Holy Week programming at Smith and local community congregations. Click on the header to see the website for each congregation. Helen Hills Hills Chapel, Smith College March 30, 1 p.m. ~ Good Friday Meditation, centering … Continue reading

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The Glowing Influence of the Spring Equinox

The spring equinox, which fell on March 20 this year, is considered the first day of spring, and is recognized as a holiday across many religions and cultures. The spring and fall equinoxes mark important moments in our orbit of … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday Services
Opportunities in the Community

by Kristin Rivers ‘16 During Holy Week and Easter Sunday, students had the opportunity to attend local churches such as St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Edwards (United Church of Christ), St. John’s Episcopal Church and First Churches (United Church of … Continue reading

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Lent Book Club:
Sunday Nights of Conversation and Engagement

A group of students gathered inside Bodman Lounge during Lent the past couple of Sundays to discuss Can You Drink the Cup? by Henri J.M. Nouwen. Each meeting students discussed various passages that stood out to them, leading to deeper … Continue reading

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