Hendricks Chapel News

Join the Black Celestial Choral Ensemble!

Come join our Choir Family! Attend an Open Rehearsal this month at Hendricks Chapel, join the choir and become a part of decades-long history.

Catholic Center updates for September 2019

Find out what's happening at the SU Catholic Center! Welcome BBQ, Lake Retreat and more...

Message to Parents from Dean Brian Konkol

Welcome to Syracuse University! As the diverse religious, spiritual, moral, and ethical heart of Syracuse University, Hendricks Chapel is here to help your student be at home on our campus throughout Welcome Week and beyond.

Welcomes and well wishes to Hendricks team

Congratulations to Michelle Larrabee and others on new positions, and welcome to new team members!

Student Spotlight - Meet Maria Bussone!

Maria is an office coordinator in the Dean's Suite from Syracuse, NY. Learn what she's doing after graduation!

Muslim Student Life updates for May 2019

Find out what's happening at MSL! Ramadan, Iftars and more...

Catholic Center updates for May 2019

Find out what's happening at the SU Catholic Center! Holy Week, Baccalaureate Mass and more..

UMECM Student Ambassador

Meet James Lu, a recent graduate who has made a big impact on the United Methodist Ecumenical Chaplaincy.

Student Assembly of Interfaith Leaders – Spring 2020 schedule

Student Assembly of Interfaith Leaders (S.A.I.L.) welcomes student leaders from different religions, faith groups and cultures. Learn how to join the group and check out the Spring 2020 meeting calendar.

Campus Connect continues ‘Pray the Devil Back to Hell’ film project

Learn more about Campus Connect and Lutheran Campus Ministry's continued engagement around Abigail Disney's acclaimed documentary, "Pray the Devil Back to Hell."

Buddhist Chaplaincy updates include monastery visit and name change

Check out the Buddhist Chaplaincy's updates for Spring 2020, including a name change for their student group, new meeting times and applications for a retreat at Dai Bosatsu Zendo monastery.

SU Catholic Center gives January recap, Ash Wednesday schedule and student retreat invitation

The SU Catholic Center invites students, staff and faculty to make sandwiches for the community and participate in Ash Wednesday on Feb. 26. 

Hindu Student Association celebrates Saraswati Pooja

The Hindu Student Association celebrated the beginning of Spring with Saraswati Pooja on Feb. 1 in the Main Chapel. The ceremony honors the Goddess Saraswati.

Adventist Christian Fellowship invites all to annual revival

All are invited to join Adventist Christian Fellowship on Saturday, March 28, for their annual revival entitled, "Does Jesus Care?"

In the Ashes we Meet Each Other: A Message to the Hendricks Chapel Community

Read Dean Brian Konkol’s full message to the community about recent campus events here.

Dean's Message in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

Read Dean Brian Konkol’s full message to the community about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, "Thoughts and Resources on Spiritual Health from Hendricks Chapel."

A Message from Dean Brian Konkol: "We are all in this together"

An update from Dean Brian Konkol regarding Hendricks Chapel's online resources and our community's strength in this time of crisis.

Charlene Fowajuh ’20 to travel country for monastic training

Charlene Fowajuh ’20, former vice president of the Buddhist Meditation Association, is taking a year after graduation to gain monastic training in various monasteries.

Dean Brian Konkol's Message to Parents - Fall 2020

This is an important time as families and friends prepare for a monumental transition. We at Hendricks Chapel, as the spiritual “heart” of campus, embrace the sacred responsibility of ensuring that your student is fully welcomed on our campus.

Mindful Meditation Training Program

This new program from the Buddhist Chaplaincy guides students through four levels of training to develop and deepen their meditation practice. 

Nate McPeak '23

Meet Fellowship of Christian Athletes captain Nate McPeak '23, a Men's Lacrosse player!

Virtual FreshFest gives warm welcome to incoming Jewish students

In July, Syracuse Hillel made the difficult decision that FreshFest had to be held virtually this year to safeguard the health of students. From that moment on, the FreshFest Leadership team, FreshFest mentors, and Hillel staff were hard at work planning a warm welcome for the Class of 2024.

New Catholic affinity groups announced for 2020

The Catholic Center is introducing both a Women's and Men’s Group this year. They will be a wonderful opportunity to connect with other Catholic members of the SU and SUNY-ESF community.

A Word on "Presence" from Dean Brian Konkol

Presence is precious, and as many of us have learned in recent months, presence is all too often unappreciated.

Oct. 7 presentation at Annual Organ Conference at the University of Michigan

Dean Brian Konkol, University Organist Anne Laver and Hendricks Chapel Choir Director José “Peppie” Calvar will give a virtual presentation, “Music and Message: A Case Study in Spiritual Programming for College Students.”

Brother Nick Romeo visits SU Catholic Mass

SU Catholic had the privilege of welcoming Brother Nick Romeo, OFM Conv., to Mass on Aug. 30.

Campus Connect students reach out to veterans

Regina George G'20 and other Campus Connect students sent handmade cards to patients at Syracuse VA Medical Center.

Orthodox Christian Fellowship celebrates an exciting Fall semester

Syracuse OCF swore in a new Executive Board and recognized Orthodoxy Awareness Month with special programs.

Muslim Students' Association joins Charity Week 2020

The Muslim Students' Association participated in Charity Week 2020, an annual program organized by the Islamic Relief Foundation, for the first time last month.

Alumni Spotlight: Charles Houston ’90 Impacts Community Through Pastoral Care

The Rev. Dr. Charles Houston embraces a life mission focused on faith, hope, encouragement and impact. Houston graduated from Syracuse University in 1990, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.

Buddhist Chaplaincy excited for growth in 2021

The Buddhist Chaplaincy has continued to share the practice of meditation to groups around campus, as well as growing their base through their student organization, the Buddhist Meditation Association.

Meet Luke Ceccoli '23

“Growing up in a small town in Ohio and going through Catholic schooling K-12, my Catholic faith was something that was always a part of my identity."