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Chaplains

At The Claremont Colleges, Chaplains serve as confidential spiritual counselors, emotional leaders, and provide ethical leadership to the campus community at large. There are four Chaplains onsite, a Rabbi, Imam, Catholic Priest, and Protestant Minister. Though each Chaplain holds a specific faith, they encourage and support all religious and spiritual student groups and communities on campus. It is the goal of the Chaplains to strengthen individual faith and promote interfaith relations. The Chaplains offer religious support, engagement opportunities, and create a faith community for students as they pursue their education.

Major Religious Holy During the 2020-2021 School Year

DateHolidayReligion
FALL SEMESTER
September 18-20, 2020Rosh HashanahJewish
September 27-28, 2020Yom KippurJewish
October 2-9, 2020SukkotJewish
November 14, 2020Diwali/DeepavaliJain/Sikh/Hindu
December 12, 2020Our Lady of GuadalupeCatholic
December 25, 2020ChristmasChristian/Catholic
SPRING SEMESTER
February 17-April1, 2020Ash Wednesday/LentCatholic
February 26, 2020Magha Puja*Buddhism
March 27 – April 3, 2021PassoverJewish
March 28-29, 2021HoliHindu
April 2, 2021Good FridayChristian/Catholic
April 4, 2021EasterChristian/Catholic
April 12 – May 12, 2021RamadanIslam
April 14, 2021Vaisakhi*Sikh
May 12-13, 2021Eid al-FitrIslam
May 26, 2021Vesak*Buddhism
SUMMER 
July 19-20, 2020Eid al-AdhaIslam


*Dates may vary based on region and moon calendar


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