Abbey Memorial Chapel

Religious and interfaith services involving leaders from all the different faith groups take place in Abbey Chapel. College ceremonies, concerts, lectures, weddings, vespers, and special commemorations also take place in the Abbey Memorial Chapel. When not in use, please feel free to sit, pray, meditate or rest for a while.

Abbey Memorial Chapel
Abbey Memorial Chapel

Religious and interfaith services involving leaders from all the different faith groups take place in Abbey Chapel. College ceremonies, concerts, lectures, weddings, vespers, and special commemorations also take place in the Abbey Memorial Chapel. When not in use, please feel free to sit, pray, meditate or rest for a while.

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Upcoming Events (5)

Family and Friends Weekend Choral and Orchestra Concert

Sat, Oct 22, 2022 4pm to 5:30pm

Join Friends and Family on campus as we celebrate the first Friends and Family Weekend in person since 2019! The orchestra plays music selected from our two programs for the fall, with the Finale...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Main Chapel

Mary Lyon Concert

Fri, Dec 2, 2022 8pm to 9:30pm

Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra is proud to perform our annual Mary Lyon Concert featuring the works of women composers. Mabel Daniels’s impressionist Deep Forest is juxtaposed with Florence...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Main Chapel

Annual Holiday Vespers

Sun, Dec 4, 2022 4pm to 5pm

Holiday Vespers is a long-standing popular tradition at Mount Holyoke College, during which the community comes together to celebrate light and togetherness on a dark and cold December...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Main Chapel

Annual Holiday Vespers

Sun, Dec 4, 2022 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Holiday Vespers is a long-standing popular tradition at Mount Holyoke College, during which the community comes together to celebrate light and togetherness on a dark and cold December...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Main Chapel

Collegium

Sat, Dec 10, 2022 7:30pm to 8:30pm

The Five College Collegium is the flagship ensemble of the Five College Early Music program. Directed by Michael Barrett, Collegium rehearses and performs music from the vast and varied repertory...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Main Chapel

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Baccalaureate

Sat, May 21, 2022 9pm

This is a past event.

The Baccalaureate Ceremony is a celebration that honors members of the graduating class. This traditional ceremony is for seniors only and holds a deep meaning: students are given a final charge...

Abbey Memorial Chapel

Catholic Baccalaureate Mass

Sat, May 21, 2022 4pm to 5pm

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Join Sr. Annette McDermott, Catholic chaplain to the College, for this afternoon mass celebrating seniors, guests, and those seeking to meet their weekly obligations.

Abbey Memorial Chapel

Class of 1982 Memorial

Sat, May 21, 2022 1:15pm to 2pm

This is a past event.

Please join classmates for a beautiful Memorial Gathering to honor all of our classmates who have passed away. We will read aloud the names of classmates whose memories have been honored at earlier...

Abbey Memorial Chapel

Commencement Concert

Fri, May 20, 2022 8pm to 9:30pm

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The Commencement Concert features graduating senior soloists and instrumentalists, as well as performances by the Commencement Choir, the Vocal Jazz seniors and the choral ensemble seniors. Alums...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Main Chapel

Alum Choral Rehearsal

Fri, May 20, 2022 4pm to 5pm

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Relive your choral “heydays” by participating in this fun, laid-back rehearsal with current Mount Holyoke singers! We will prepare a piece that will then be sung as part of the Commencement Concert...

Abbey Memorial Chapel

Blessing and Sending

Fri, May 20, 2022 3pm

This is a past event.

This ceremony, which includes an exchange of roses, is spiritual more than religious. Seniors, accompanied by family and friends, are given a blessing and a send-off as they commence their new...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Mary Lyon Garden

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Wonderful concert! Brought two friends with me and we all were impressed with the energy and skill of the performers as well as with the thought-provoking choral selections and how beautiful they sounded!