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Graduate Religious and Spiritual Life at Babson

At Babson, we believe graduate religious and spiritual life is a key part of our overall well-being. What this means can be very personal and unique to each of us. Babson is proud to support a diverse religious culture so that you can be your whole self here—while developing an inclusive and entrepreneurial mindset that opens doors to understanding and collaboration.

Gather at Glavin Family Multi-Faith Chapel

The Galvin Family Chapel hosts events and services for people of all faiths, cultures, and traditions, and is the home base of the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life. As you ascend the stone steps to this inclusive place of worship, set on a sloping hillside nearing the edge of campus, you’ll feel a sense of peace come over you.

Named to honor the family of William F. Glavin, ninth president of Babson College, the Glavin Family Chapel is a home to the diverse spiritual lives of the Babson community. At Babson, we welcome all faith traditions and spiritual groups. If your faith tradition isn’t yet represented, we can support you in building a spiritual community.

Get Guidance and Support from Multi-Faith Leaders

You have access to religious leaders—or “chaplains”—from the Muslim, Jewish, Catholic, and Protestant faiths. These leaders serve the entire Babson Community, with the goals of strengthening individual faith and spiritual identities, providing opportunities for interfaith dialog, and addressing social challenges.

They are also Title IX Confidential Resources. A diverse team of intellectual thinkers, social influencers, and moral leaders, they are here to support you as an individual while also serving the wider Babson community.

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Rabbi Neal Gold, Jewish Chaplain, Hillel Director

Rabbi Neal Gold

Jewish Chaplain


Dr. Donna McKenzie, Catholic Chaplain

Donna McKenzie

Catholic Chaplain


Explore Life’s Big Questions

Meet us wherever you are in your graduate religious and spiritual life for connection and reflection in a variety of ways.

Faith Groups

Celebrate your identity and find support for the challenges you may face. Faith groups at Babson provide a community for spiritual connection, as well as programs that engage the community and encourage interfaith dialogue. Current faith groups include:

  • Babson Chabad
  • Babson Christian Association
  • Babson Olin Catholic Association
  • Hillel
  • Muslim Student Association

Looking for something more? You can also create a new faith group with the support of the Director of Religious and Spiritual Life.

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Multi-Faith Programs

Babson offers a range of vibrant and inclusive multifaith programs to enrich graduate religious and spiritual life, including Catholic Mass and Breaking Bread nights, Jewish Ethics and Shabbat Services and Dinners, Jumu’ah Prayers and Pizza Nights with the Muslim Chaplain, and Interfaith Meditations and Peace Circles.

Multi-Faith Programs
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Off-campus Religious Services

Looking to connect with the wider community? Want to build family friends within your faith tradition? There are a range of Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Catholic, and Chrisitan communities and services available throughout the Greater Boston area.

Off-campus Religious Services

Questions about Religious and Spiritual Life at Babson?

Wondering about the community and resources available for your faith tradition? Not seeing your faith represented? Please reach out to us for support.

Denicia Ratley 2019

Denicia Ratley

Director of Religious & Spiritual Life

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