Religious Life

On-Campus Masses September through December 2015

Dear first-year and returning students, families, staff, faculty and community friends: We will offer Roman Catholic Mass in Chapin Chapel on Sunday, September 6, 2015 from 5:45-6:30 pm with former Amherst Chaplain Rev. Bruce Teague. Everyone is most welcome and misalettes will be provided.

On September 13, come again to Chapin Chapel to participate in our regular 5:00 pm. Mass. On 9/13 Amherst alum Rev. Dan Pacholec is our celebrant.

For those new to campus: Chapin Chapel is in "Chapin Hall", the brick academic building directly across from the Valentine Dining Hall entrance. No parking permit is required for on-campus parking on weekends. 

Our entries for the College "Events Calendar" are being processed.  A short list for the Fall semester:

September: September 6 at 5:45-6:30; September 13, 20, and 27 at 5:00-6:00 pm.

October: October 4 and 18 at 5:00-6:00 pm. Saturday, October 24 at 10:00-11:00 am; October 25 at 5:00-6:00 pm.

November: November 1, 8, 15, and 29 at 5:00-6:00 pm.

December: December 6 at 5:00-6:00 pm; Tuesday December 8 at 2:00-3:00 pm; December 13 and 20 at 5:00-6:00 pm.

--  Sr. Chris.

The Newman Club is a resource for Catholics at Amherst or for those who would like to learn more about the Catholic faith. Email us at  to receive email updates. See our  CALENDAR below for Mass times and  events. Hope to see you at Mass, most Sundays at 5 pm. in Chapin Chapel. Click here for Off-campus Events and Invitations.The Catholic Religious Advisor is Sr. Chris Clark, DHM.  Chris is often at the Cadigan Center on Tuesday afternoon, at Chapin Chapel before Sunday Mass, and with the Newman Club after Mass. She is also available for consultation by arrangement. Contact Chris by mail: The Cadigan Center for Religious Life, 38 Woodside Ave./PO Box 5000, Amherst MA 01002, email or phone (413) 687-1858.

Week of November 11, 2012