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Memorial Church & Windhover Contemplative Center Visiting Information

Memorial Church Open Visiting Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 9 AM - 4 PM
Friday, 9 AM - 1 PM

Memorial Church is closed for University holidays, University closures, services, and private events. 
Windhover Contemplative Center is currently closed. There is no expected re-opening date at this time.

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Banner image featuring  12/1978 Memorial Church, interior, mosaics, angel in pendentive. Credit: Chuck Painter / Stanford News Service

Holy Day Services at Memorial Church

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In addition to weekly services, we also hold occasional Holy Day services in a variety of traditions.


The Christian celebration of Jesus’s birth. We traditionally hold both ecumencial and Roman Catholic Christmas Eve services on 12/24 as well as Roman Catholic Mass on Christmas day 12/25. 


The Hindu Festival of lights, celebrating the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. We traditionally hold a Diwali celebration in the month of October or November in partnership with the Hindu Student Association. 


The Christian Celebration of Jesus’s Resurrection. We traditionally hold both ecumenical Christian and Roman Catholic Easter Services on Easter Sunday. 


The Muslim celebration of the birth of the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH). We traditionally hold a celebration of Mawlid in the month of October in partnership with the Muslim Student Union.