Spirit of Nazareth

Center for Spirituality Newsletter - February 2016

Dear Campus Community,

Each semester the Center for Spirituality invites students, faculty and staff to connect with a variety of religious and spiritual groups on campus. ALL ARE WELCOME to respond to one or more of the following groups that may be of personal interest.

Alternative Spiritual Humanists (ASH): Weekly gatherings for those that identify as spiritual but not religious, not religiously affiliated, or religiously affiliated but would like to participate in focusing on individual spirituality. If you want to be on the ASH email, please respond to our ASH student leader, Angela Tona at atona6@mail.naz.edu

Catholic: Weekly Masses on Sundays at 7:00 PM and Wednesdays at 12:30 PM in the Linehan Chapel. If you are interested in receiving the CATHOLIC e-bulletin please respond to our Catholic Chaplain, Jamie Fazio at jfazio1@naz.edu

Jewish: Shabbat Services alternating Friday evenings and Saturday mornings. If you would like to be on the list of JEWISH students, faculty and staff, please respond to our Hillel Leader, Cantor Sam Asher at hillel@naz.edu

Muslim: Special events, dinners and activities. If you would like to be on the MUSLIM STUDENT ASSOCIATION list, please contact our MSA student leader, Bibi Amin at bamin4@mail.naz.edu

Nazareth Christian Fellowship: Weekly meetings held on Wednesdays at 8:45 pm in the Meditation Room. The first meeting of the semester will be Wednesday February 3. All are welcome for a time of Bible study, fellowship, snacks, and prayer. Contact Claire Sobraske, csobras3@mail.naz.edu, or Ceara Curry, ccurry6@mail.naz.edu for more information.

Protestant: Weekly worship service Sundays at 8:30 PM in the Linehan Chapel. If you are interested in receiving the weekly PROTESTANT e-bulletin please respond to our Protestant Chaplain, Nadia Mullin, nmullin7@naz.edu

Quaker: Weekly meetings are held Tuesdays at 8:00 pm in the Meditation Room. All are welcome! Contact Sarah Mongeau, smongea7@mail.naz.edu, if you are interested in more information.

Yoga Community: Five open classes per week (see CFS website for times at -http://www.naz.edu/center-for-spirituality/yoga ). If you would like to be on the YOGA COMMUNITY email list, please contact the Director of the CFS, Lynne Boucher atlbouche9@naz.edu

Zen Meditation: Weekly meditation sessions on Mondays at 1:30 PM (starting September 28th) in the Linehan Chapel. If you would like to be on the list for ZEN MEDITATION, please respond to Faculty Advisor, Renee van der Vennet at rvander3@naz.edu

For those members of the Nazareth College community who are of OTHER FAITH TRADITIONS, the Center for Spirituality helps facilitate connections with local places of worship. For further information, please contact the Center for Spirituality secretary, Ruth Santiago atrsantia3@naz.edu

We hope that this information will be helpful in serving the spiritual and religious interests of our campus community. Please let us know if you have any comments or questions ~ or if we can support you in any way.

~The Center for Spirituality Staff

CFS Weekly offerings . . .

Catholic Mass: 7:00PM - Linehan Chapel
Protestant Christian Worship: 8:30PM - Linehan Chapel

Zen Meditation: 1:30PM - Linehan Chapel (starting 9/28)
Night Light Yoga: 8:00PM - Linehan Chapel

Mid-Day Yoga: 12:10PM - Linehan Chapel
Night Light Yoga: 8:00PM - Linehan Chapel

Catholic Mass: 12:30PM - Linehan Chapel
Night Light Yoga: 8:00PM - Linehan Chapel
ASH (Alternative Spiritual Humanists): 9:15PM - Meditation Room, GAC 101

Mid-Day Yoga: 12:10PM - Linehan Chapel

Yoga for Athletes: 3:00PM - Linehan Chapel

Regular Shabbat services are generally the first and third Friday evenings and the second and fourth Saturday mornings in Golisano room 375. Please visit Ohel Avraham for details.

Center for Sprituality

The Center for Spirituality encourages reflection on personal beliefs; it assists students to discover and develop their spiritual identity within an enthusiastic and supportive community.