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Prayer labyrinth provides space for meditation, prayer during Holy Week

Josh Parks

March 26, 2015

Filed under Religion

For four days during Holy Week, March 30 through April 2, the Chapel undercroft will feature a prayer labyrinth. The labyrinth is intended to provide a unique place for quiet, restful, meditative prayer during the remembrance...

Taize chapels offer rest and reflection

Josh Parks

March 6, 2015

Filed under Religion

“Please Enter Quietly” signs will grace the lobby of Calvin’s chapel on Thursdays in March as chapel services feature worship in the Taize style, led by Calvin professors Stephanie Sandberg and Karen Saupe and a group of...

Ash Wednesday chapel a reminder of Lent’s purpose

Josh Parks

February 20, 2015

Filed under Religion

For many Christians, Lent is about giving up something delicious for 40 days as an exercise of willpower, and Ash Wednesday is the confident beginning of this fast before Hershey’s Special Dark bars start looking better and...