Upcoming Spring Holidays at Hendricks Chapel

Over the months of April and May, many religious chaplaincies will celebrate holidays. From Easter and Holy Week, to Passover and Ramadan, it is a busy time for students of all faiths. Below is the schedule of events for the Chaplaincies over the course of these sacred times…


Muslim Chaplaincy

  • Ramadan begins at Sunset on Friday, April 1 and will last 30 days this year.
  • Iftars will take place in Hendricks Chapel’s Noble Room on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings during the Holiday.
  • Monday, May 2 – Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated with a Service in the Main Chapel at 9:30 AM, and will be followed by an Eid Brunch in the Noble Room.

For additional information, or to ask for accommodations, please contact Imam Amir Duric at aduric@syr.edu.


SU Catholic Center

Holy Thursday, April 14

  • 7 PM @ Catholic Center – Mass of the Lord’s Supper (includes washing of the feet) followed by Dinner
  • Available until 9 PM @ Catholic Center – Eucharistic Adoration **

Good Friday, April 15

  • 12 PM @ Hendricks Chapel – Good Friday Service
  • 3 PM @ Catholic Center – Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
  • 4:30 PM @ Catholic Center – Stations of the Cross

Holy Saturday, April 16

  • 7:30 PM @ Catholic Center – Easter Vigil Mass
    • Includes Baptisms, First Communions, Confirmations and renewal of Baptismal promises

Easter Sunday, April 17

  • 10:30 AM @ Catholic Center – Easter Sunday Mass
  • 1 PM @ Hendricks Chapel – Easter Sunday Mass **

** Mass is live-streamed on our YouTube page, SU Catholic Center, and will be posted to our Facebook page, SU Catholic, at the conclusion of Mass.

For additional information, or to ask for accommodations, please contact Campus Minister Jeremiah Deep at jedeep@syr.edu or 315.443.2651.


Lutheran Campus Ministry

Holy Thursday, April 14

  • 7 PM @ Koinonia House (@ the Parsonage 100 Berkeley Drive) – Remembrance of the Last Supper
    • We will celebrate the Gift of Communion and Jesus’ Call to Service and share a meal like the one ate with His disciples.

Good Friday, April 15

  • 12 PM @ Hendricks Chapel – Ecumenical Service
  • 4:30 PM @ Small Chapel in Hendricks – Good Friday Tenebrae

Easter Sunday, April 17

  • 5:30 PM – Celebration of New Life in Christ
    • Followed by Easter Feast! Dinner reservations requested to help with planning – email griina@syr.edu

For additional information, or to ask for accommodations, please contact Rev. Gail Riina at griina@syr.edu.


Hillel @ SU

First Night Seder, Friday April 15

  • Doors open 5:30, Seder begins 6 PM @ Goldstein Auditorium in Schine Student Center – First Night Seder. To register, please visit http://bit.ly/firstnightsedersu

Second Night Seder, Saturday April 16

Three Options for Second Night Seder:

  1. A Hillel-hosted Seder will take place at the Winnick Hillel Center (102 Walnut Place). Doors open @ 5:30, Seder begins at 6 PM.
  2. Students can join for just the dinner @ Winnick Hillel Center following the Seder (approximately 6:45 PM).
  3. Students can host their own Seder. It does not matter if there are 2 or 20 people, Hillel will provide up to $10/person for students who host their own Passover seder/meal. Hillel will send a reimbursement in the week after Seder.

Meals Available

Hillel will offer two Kosher-for-Passover meals per day throughout the holiday.

  • Lunch will be served from 11 AM – 2 PM and Dinner will be served from 5 PM – 7 PM. Please visit the Winnick Hillel Center to receive these meals.

For additional information, or to ask for accommodations, please contact Rabbi Sarah Noyovitz at sanoyovi@syr.edu or 603.459.9654.