The Duke Vespers Ensemble has released a world premiere recording of a grand, 17th century musical setting of the Catholic mass. The recording is part of the group’s new album “Viva Italia,” which was recorded live in concert last spring in Duke University Chapel.
After years of preparation and two days of intensive exams, Duke Chapel Organist Christopher Jacobson has received the highest honor from the United Kingdom’s Royal College of Organists.
Founded in 1864, the College received its Royal Charter during the reign of Queen Victoria in 1893. For more than 150 years, the organization has promoted the practice of organ playing and choral directing at the highest standards of competence and artistry.
Duke Chapel will hold these worship services during Holy Week and Easter Day:
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As a part of the Penny Pilgrim George Women’s Leadership Initiative, women and female identified students are invited to apply for the Lifting Women’s Voices Writing Retreat, March 14-16, 2016. This three-day immersive experience will provide students with opportunities to write, reflect, and connect with peers, as well as learn from an acclaimed author and blogger.
Duke Chapel will observe the season of Lent Feb. 10 – March 24, a time when Christians are invited to examine the roots of their discipleship and to identify with Jesus’ journey to the cross. Alleluias and flowers are removed from the liturgy during Lent.
The Chapel is sponsoring the building of a Habitat for Humanity house in Durham, in collaboration with the Congregation at Duke Chapel, the Duke Student Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, and Duke office of Durham and Regional Affairs. The build days are:
- 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6
- 8:30 a.m. Saturday, March 5
- 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 16
Each shift is for four hours. To sign up to serve, contact the Chapel’s .
Amanda Millay Hughes has joined the Chapel staff as Director of Development. Welcome Amanda! The Rev. Bruce Puckett is taking on new responsibilities as Director of Worship and Community Ministry. James Todd will also be taking on new responsibilities as the Chapel’s Communications Manager. Find their biographies and contact information on the Staff page.
Duke Chapel has four notable guest preachers coming to campus this month and next. Each will deliver a sermon during the Chapel’s weekly worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday’s in Page Auditorium. The preachers are:
Amanda Millay Hughes joins the Chapel staff in January as the new director of development.