Observances and Celebrations

  • Center for Religious and Spiritual Life Reception – Come join the CRSL for an open house, there will be snacks and light refreshments! Come new and returning students and come hang out! Friday, August 17 from 5:45 PM to 6:30 PM downstairs in Weyerhauser Chapel. 
  • Eid al-Adha Prayers and Celebration – Tuesday, August 21. Prayers at 8:30 AM at Masjid at-Taqwa in St. Paul and a short Celebration with light snacks at Briggs House from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM. 
  • Eid al-Adha Dinner & Campus Commemoration – September 2018 in the Olin Rice Smail Gallery.
  • Rosh Hashanah Service – Monday, September 10, 9:30 AM Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel with luncheon following in the Weyerhaeuser Boardroom around noon.
  • Yom Kippur Kol Nidre Service (beginning of the holiday) – Tuesday, Sept. 18, 6:40 PM Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel.
  • Yom Kippur Yizkor and Neilah Service (end of the holiday) – Wednesday, September 19, 6:40 PM Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel, followed by break-fast around 8:00 PM in the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life.
  • Passover Seder – Seder dinner Friday, April 19, 2019 at 6:00 PM in the Kagin Ballroom. Open to all!  Macalester Passover Food Guidelines
  • Ramadan Co-Op – May 5 – June 4, 2019, each night we will have an iftar (breaking of fast) in the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life. 
  • Eid al-Fitr – June 4, 2019 (insha’Allah) prayers at Masjid at-Taqwa and Eid dinner.