The Chapel of St. Bede the Venerable was built 1957-1960.  The architect, Marion Manley, was the first woman architect in the State of Florida.  The Chapel is a marvelous example of MIMO (Miami Modern) architecture that was in vogue in the decades after World War II.

The Chapel  was named for Bede, an English monk who lived 673-735 A.D.  Bede wrote An Ecclesiastical History of the English People, for which he is regarded as the father of English history.  Bede was a scholar who wrote over sixty books, for which reason he was considered to be an ideal patron saint for a college chapel.

 

The interior of the Chapel is characterized by simplicity.  The large wooden crucifix over the altar as well as the fourteen Stations of the Cross along the side walls were all carved by the Haitian artist Pierre LaFontant in the late 1950's.

A side entrance off the Chapel patio provides 24/7 access to folks wanting to come inside to pray or just seeking a few moments of quiet.

Because of the Chapel's fine acoustics, many students from the Frost School of Music choose the Chapel as the venue for their recitals.

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This Week's Events
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SUN
8 AM Communion Service
One hour quiet service with communion. No music.
10AM Communion Service
Communion service with music. 10AM - 11:15AM
Student Service
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Student Supper
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
8:00 P.M. Yoga in the Chapel
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
8:00 - 9:30 P.M. in the Chapel
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24

MON
7:30PM Centering Prayer in LIBRARY
All are welcome - learn about centering and meditative prayer - 7:30-9:00PM - Led by Elizabeth Marcus
Sarah Wee - Studio
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Mondays - 4 - 6 p.m.
Collegium Musicam Rehearsal
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
7:30 - 9:30 P.M. in the Chapel
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25

TUE
6:30 PM Young Adult Bereavement Group in Library
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
GROUP MEETS EVERY 2ND AND 4TH TUESDAY! Support group for college students & other young adults dealing with grief due to the death of a close loved one. Facilitated by a professional grief counselor. For additional info: kaokramer@childbereavement.org or 305-668-4902
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26

WED
Wednesday Healing Service
12:10 PM to 12:45 PM
Quiet contemplative service in Chapel - 12:10 to 1:00 pm
Christian Yoga at the Bede
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
6:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. in the Chapel
SEP

27

THU
Canterbury Preschool Picture Days
7:00 AM to 12:00 PM
7:00 - 12:00 noon in Kitchen/Courtyard
Eating Disorders Support Group
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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28

FRI
Canterbury Preschool Picture Days
7:00 AM to 12:00 PM
7:00 - A.M. - 12:00 noon in the Kitchen/Courtyard
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29

SAT
Recital - Trujillo Academy of Music
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
6:00 Sound Check
7:00 Recital
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