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Center for Religious & Spiritual Life

Center for Religious and Spiritual Life

Exchange ideas, renew your spirit and connect with others in a diverse, multifaith community

The Center for Religious and Spiritual Life is a center of diverse cultural and religious learning and expression, spiritual development, hospitality and community engagement. We aim to increase student knowledge and engagement with intersections of religion and world affairs and to provide support and guidance to students as they wrestle with questions of meaning, faith and purpose.

Featured Events

Featured Event
Dec
18

Reading Week Meditations

  • Helen Hills Hills Chapel, Bodman Lounge, 12–1 p.m.
  • Meditation with Matilda Cantwell.  Coffee, tea, and yummy snacks available all day in Bodman Lounge.
Dec
18

Reading Week Meditations

  • Helen Hills Hills Chapel Sanctuary, 5–6 p.m.
  • Weekly Mediation with Ruth Ozeki. Coffee, tea, and yummy snacks available all day in Bodman Lounge.

Dec
19

Reading Week Meditations

  • Helen Hills Hills Chapel, Bodman Lounge, 3–3:45 p.m.
  • De-stress with Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Rhonda Shapiro-Reiser. Coffee, tea, and yummy snacks available all day in Bodman Lounge.


Center For Religious & Spiritual Life Blog

Recent Posts

Walking About Smith As Us: Muslim Students’ Perspectives

Emmett Wald
November 27, 2017
First-year student Yacine Fall wrote the following paper for her English 118 course Youth Activism, the assignment is to write a photojournalist essay on the life of a Smith student. The topic she chose to do was looking at what … Continue reading →

From the Director

Matilda Cantwell
November 27, 2017
Dear Friends, Last spring Smith conducted a national search for the new leader of the Center of Religious and Spiritual life, and I put my hat in the ring, so to speak, after serving as Interim Director for a year, … Continue reading →

Conveying True Welcome

Matilda Cantwell
November 22, 2017
In these times of discrimination against immigrants, people of color, those seeking refuge, and so many other groups, in addition to a rash of gun violence and natural disasters which have displaced and traumatized whole communities this fall, it is … Continue reading →

Updates from Al-Iman

Chapel Student
November 21, 2017
Al-Iman has been off to a great year! The organization hosted an Eid Dinner on October 17th to celebrate the Eid Al-Adha holiday that occurred earlier in the fall. Wadea Sakhta was the guest speaker, and there was a great … Continue reading →

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Contact

Center for Religious & Spiritual Life

Helen Hills Hills Chapel
123-125 Elm Street
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Our Staff

Phone: 413-585-2750
Fax: 413-585-2794

We are open daily to the Smith community from 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. for prayer, reflection, conversation, meditation, study and worship.