Life on Campus

Events & Activities

Weekly Events and Activities

The Interfaith Center  is open as scheduled for personal meditation, quiet reflection, prayer. and worship

All activities are held in the Interfaith Center Sanctuary unless otherwise noted.

Open House: January 2016, Date to Be Announced!

Circle Time Meditation- Mondays, 11:30 AM - 12: 00 PM and 12:05PM - 12:35PM
     Gentle Stretching, Breathing and Prayer with inspirational readings and instrumental music.
     No Prior Experience or Expertise Is Required!

Catholic Mass- Wednesdays & Thursdays at 12:30 PM
Mass is offered each Wednesday and Thursday in the Interfaith Center Sanctuary. It is located in McCormack Hall, 3rd floor off the Ryan Lounge. All are welcome!

Contact Deacon Tam Tran or Fr. Daniel Moloney (617.287.5839). Look for special classes and opportunities!
Catholic Sacramental Prep & Liturgical Minister Training

Are you a Catholic looking to receive the sacraments of First Communion or Confirmation? Each spring, Cardinal Sean O’Malley celebrates a special Mass confirming college students in the area. Or would you like to be trained to be a Eucharistic Minister and/or Reader at Mass? If so we can help! Contact Deacon Tran (617.287.5839).

Contact Deacon Tam Tran (617.287.5839)

Catholic Student Association
Interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? Want to connect with other Catholic students for discussions, prayer, and service? Be in touch with Deacon Tran for more information.

Zen Meditation – Tuesdays,11:15 - 12:15 AM
Meditation in the Zen tradition led by Prof. Julie Nelson, Co-Coordinator. Email for more information,

Explore meditation practice in the Zen tradition. No prior experience is necessary—come promptly at 11:15 AM  for an orientation if you are new to Zen meditation practice, or at 11:30 to join the group in a brief reading, quiet sitting, and optional discussion.

Bible Study –Thursdays, 11:30 AM- 12:25 PM
Sponsored Oasis of Faith Campus Ministries and led by Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton
No Prior Experience or Expertise Is Required!
Feel free to bring your lunch or a snack. Hot water and is available for making instant tea and coffee.

Gospel Choir – Mondays 3:00 - 4:00 PM and/or Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Choir will resume in January 2016.

Sign up with a Gospel Choir member or come by the chapel. The choir performs many songs a cappella, however, volunteer musicians are welcome. An audition is required. Consistent Attendance at rehearsals is a must. For more information contact the Advisor – Rev. Adrienne Berry-Burton.

Faith Alive! Interfaith Council – Wednesdays, 3:30 PM. The Council will resume in the Fall of 2015.

Gather with students from your faith and other faiths to share experiences together. Interested?!  Contact the ICM staff,, or  for more information.

This group is sponsored by the Interfaith Campus Ministry of Student Affairs.
No prior experience is required.

Daily Prayers in the muslim tradition: The sacred space of the Interfaith Center has been extended to include an area in the Ryan Lounge for use throughout the busy day.

Juma Prayer – Muslim Prayer - Fridays: ~1:00 PM, Interfaith Center

Occasionally the location may change. Check with the Muslim Student Association.

Contact the Muslim Student Association at

There are several faith-based student formed clubs on campus. On the UMass Boston web page, click on Life On Campus. Go to Student Service and Activities and click on the Student Activities and Leadership page.

Campus Ministry

McCormack Hall 3rd Floor Ryan Lounge
617-287-5838 (telephone)
617-287-5839 (fax)