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Center is responsible for coordinating interfaith activities by promoting
religious services and prayer experiences, by sponsoring interdisciplinary
lectures and events, providing pastoral counseling and advising religious
clubs run by students of various faith traditions. Guided
by the principle that each religious tradition is
an equally valued part of our community, interfaith
programs support the multi-faith spiritual life of all religious traditions present at
& Spirituality programs & experiences include:
Student Association (CSA)
CSA sponsors weekly
dinners and discussion groups and takes responsibility for planning the
campus Sunday mass and special liturgies and events for feast days. Students
serve as lectures and Eucharistic Ministers at mass, plan and perform the
music for mass, and develop days of reflection for students and
Fellowship is an ecumenical group that meets regularly to plan interfaith
events and opportunities for students to explore their spiritual
lives. Among their activities are an annual trip, open to all
students, to the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC. for mass, and develop
days of reflection for students and staff.
Student Association (JSA).
Shabbat dinners at the President’s House, celebration of major
Jewish Holidays and the annual Seder. The group meets weekly
with the campus rabbi.
Student Association (MSA).
weekly prayer and discussion groups as well as celebrations of major
Islamic holidays including an Iftar Dinner during Ramadan and
celebration of Eid-al-Fitr. Events include lectures on issues
and topics related to Islam throughout the year.
student initiative of Christian Praise, Bible Study, Personal Witness and
Fellowship. All Christians are welcome to this interdenominational
bilingual praise service.
This program will
introduce Manhattanville students to the Sivananda Vedanta Yoga
tradition within Hinduism. A
certified instructor will lead the program over a four-week session.
Teacher Susan Ji-on Postal of the Empty Han Zendo in White Plains/Rye
will lead Zen meditation classes over a four-week session.
Interfaith Assembly Dinner.
is an annual religious event where students, faculty and invited
religious leaders come together to share a meal.
Hindus, Buddhists, Christians, Jews, and Muslims are represented.
This event celebrated Manhattanville’s religious plurality and
seeks to integrate spirituality and academics.
Council at Manhattanville (ICM).
ICM sponsors discussion groups that speak on different issues through
many different religious and spiritual point of views.
Visit and Tour of NYC’s Houses of Worship including Cathedral of
St. John Divine, Riverside Church, Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral, The
Islamic Center, the Tribecca Mosque, as well as Buddhist and Hindu