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Office for Religious & Spiritual Life

Ramadan observances on campus

Stanford’s Office for Religious & Spiritual Life has prepared background and guidance on observances, accommodations, and dining options for Ramadan 2024, which begins at sunset on March 10 and ends at sunset on April 9.

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Stanford’s multifaith community observes a Day of Prayer

A time of prayer, chanting, and contemplation, coordinated by campus faith groups, will focus on “the health, wholeness, and safety of people around the globe and at Stanford.” Individuals and groups are encouraged to sign up for time slots during the 24-hour period that begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30.

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The holy days of autumn

Tiffany Steinwert, dean for religious and spiritual life, on the many religious and spiritual traditions that are observed by members of the Stanford community during fall quarter.

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The guardians of Stanford’s spiritual life

Four associate deans in the Office for Religious & Spiritual Life foster belonging and purpose among Stanford’s diverse faith communities.

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Annual community memorial service honors lives and losses

Stanford’s annual memorial service, an interfaith gathering to honor friends and family who have passed away, will be held Tuesday in the CIRCLE sanctuary in Old Union.

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Climate activist Madame Gandhi comes to MemChu

Kiran Gandhi, MST ’22, an activist on climate and gender empowerment, returns to Stanford Jan. 30-31 for lecture, discussion, music, and meditation.

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Holy day observances in Stanford’s multifaith community

Stanford’s Office for Religious & Spiritual Life provides calendars and other resources to help ensure that students, staff, and faculty are able to celebrate holy days and avoid conflict with instruction and work responsibilities.

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Rosh Hashanah and the start of autumn quarter

Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole and Dean for Religious and Spiritual Life Tiffany Steinwert share academic guidance for observant students and postdocs.

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Making space for rest and renewal

Tiffany Steinwert, dean for religious and spiritual life, invites the community to slow down and reflect, the better to foster grace, hope, and peace before moving on toward fall. The Office for Religious & Spiritual Life offers opportunities for reflection and resources to support the wide range of faith traditions and world views in the Stanford community.

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Annual community memorial service planned for Wednesday

A service at Memorial Church on Wednesday will draw from faith and non-faith traditions as community members gather to grieve and celebrate friends and loved ones.

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