Posts Tagged ‘St. Joseph Chapel’

Holy Cross Prepares for Advent Season

November 25th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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Facilities department staff member, Arthur Allard hangs an Advent wreath in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel. The College will celebrate the Advent season with various events including an annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony, Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols, and weekly mass.

Photo by Tom Rettig

‘Libertad’ Concert Takes Holy Cross On A Tour To Argentina

April 17th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

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The College Choir and Chamber Singers perform “Libertad,” a concert that takes audiences on a tour to Argentina. The concert program incorporates the diversity that comes along with choral music from different parts of the world. Featuring music of the Western Hemisphere, primarily focusing on music of the United States and Argentina, the concert centers around the theme of freedom.

Photo by Dan Vaillancourt

Springtime on the Hill

May 21st, 2014 by smorriss

Photographer John Buckingham captured these gorgeous spring images as he criss-crossed campus this week: St. Joseph Memorial Chapel framed by hot pink azaleas and a brilliant blue sky, and a student relaxing in O’Neill Plaza near the statue of Rev. Pedro Arrupe, S.J. (the twenty-eighth Superior General of the Society of Jesus).

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Holy Cross Campus Inspires Art

May 2nd, 2013 by smorriss

The 174-acre Holy Cross campus (which is a registered aboretum) is once again blooming with spring colors, and local watercolor artist Nick Connors finds inspiration in the mix of classical and modern architectural styles that give the College its award-winning look. The son of John Connors ’56, Nick says O’Kane is his absolute favorite location to paint.

O’Kane Hall by Nick Connors. (Anyone interested in purchasing Nick’s work can contact him at nick.connors@townisp.com)

Nick (left) with his father, John Connors ’56, at a local art show in March.

St. Joseph Memorial Chapel by Nick Connors (nick.connors@townisp.com)

Holy Cross Community Gathers for Boston Marathon Interfaith Vigil

April 17th, 2013 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Scores of students, faculty and staff gather at St. Joseph Memorial Plaza for an Interfaith Prayer of Lament two days after the Boston Marathon tragedy. The gathering offered an opportunity to voice grief, offer prayers for the victims, and lift up desires for a more peaceful world in the face of the bombings at the marathon.

Photography by John Morton ’15

Snow Creates Beautiful Scene on Campus

February 24th, 2013 by Nikolas Markantonatos

St. Joseph Memorial Chapel as seen during a snowstorm. At left is Alumni Hall, and in the foreground is the campus greenhouse.

Photograph by Kate Benjamin ’15

Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols Offers Many Festive Scenes

December 6th, 2012 by Nikolas Markantonatos

A holiday tradition since 1978, the Office of the College Chaplains and the College Choir at Holy Cross host an annual Festival of Lessons and Carols for Advent in St. Joseph Chapel.

Rev. Paul Harman, S.J., vice president for mission, gives a reading.

Michelizabeth Sainvill ’14 delivers a reading.


Guest conductor Christopher Shepard leads the College Choir.


Michelle Sterk Barrett, director of Community-Based Learning, gives a reading.


Paul Melley, assistant chaplain and director of liturgical music, delivers a reading.


Marybeth Kearns-Barrett, director of the Office of the College Chaplains, presides at the event. Servers are, from left, Matthew Boni ’15 and Joseph Seebode ’15.


From left, Suzanne Crifo ’13, Ariel Jiminez ’13, Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president, Tracy Barlok, vice president for development and alumni relations, and Eileen Dombrowski, receptionist in the Office of the College Chaplains.


Fr. Boroughs gives a reading.
Photography by John Buckingham

‘Today’ Show Segment Serves as Poignant Tribute to Fr. Brooks

July 5th, 2012 by Nikolas Markantonatos

“Today” show correspondent Craig Melvin, right, interviews Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., in the Mary Chapel at Holy Cross on April 17. The segment, which focused on the book “Fraternity,” the story of Fr. Brooks’ efforts to recruit African-American students to campus in the late 1960s, aired on July 4 and can be viewed online. It was the last television interview for Fr. Brooks, who died July 2.

Photograph by Christian Santillo

Monumental Floating Sculpture Installed in St. Joseph Chapel

March 23rd, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Hundreds of sheets of shorn fiberglass fabric create a monumental, curving, floating sculpture above the main aisle of St. Joseph Chapel. Titled Curalium, the original, contemporary sculptural installation by German artist Angela Glajcar, pictured above with Roger Hankins, director of the Cantor Art Gallery, will be on display from March 25 – May 16.

Photography by Christian Santillo

Crucifixion Scene Covered in Snow

February 6th, 2011 by Nikolas Markantonatos

The 15-foot high monument of the Crucifixion scene, which overlooks the Jesuit cemetery, south of St. Joseph Chapel, as seen on a clear, cold day.

Photograph by Tricia Dunn ’12