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Contact Chaplains

Phone | (909) 621-8685
Email | chaplains@cuc.claremont.edu

McAlister Center for Religious Activities
919 North Columbia Avenue Claremont, CA 91711

Email |Joe.Fenton@claremont.edu

Email | Hannah.Elkin@claremont.edu

Email |Joel.daniels@claremont.edu

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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 2022-2023 School Year

DateHolidayReligion
FALL SEMESTER
September 25-27, 2022Rosh HashanahJewish
October 4-5, 2022Yom KippurJewish
October 9-16, 2022SukkotJewish
October 16-17, 2022Shemini AtzeretJewish
October 17-18, 2022Simchat TorahJewish
December 8, 2022The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin MaryCatholic
December 18-16, 2022HanukkahJewish
December 25, 2022ChristmasChristian/Catholic
SPRING SEMESTER
February 22, 2023Ash WednesdayCatholic
March 6-7, 2023PurimJewish
March 22nd – April 21RamadanIslam
April 5-13, 2023PassoverJewish
April 6, 2023Holy ThursdayCatholic
April 7, 2023Good FridayCatholic/ Christian
April 9, 2023EasterCatholic/ Christian
April 22, 2023Eid al-FitrIslam
May 25-26, 2023ShavuotJewish
SUMMER 
June 29, 2023Eid al-AdhaIslam


*Dates may vary based on region and moon calendar


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