The Virtual Chapel: seasonal recordings from our archives

commenced April, 2020

This week: Le Chemin de la Croix, with Thomas Weisflog, organ and Kenneth Northcott (1922-2019), reader


An April message of hope

April 4, 2020

Click here for a message from Dean Maurice Charles. Please also see the banner above for free on-demand archival recordings for the season.


COVID-19 and Spring Break closure information

The University Chapels are closed to the public until further notice.

All gatherings at Rockefeller and Bond Chapels and at Spiritual life are additionally suspended until further notice. Click here for updates from our Dean, and visit coronavirusupdates.uchicago.edu for the most current campus information.


Spiritual Life ANYTIME programs

Accessible now for students and friends

Visit the Spiritual Life website for updates on upcoming virtual programming


Sunday services at Rockefeller (temporarily suspended)

normally weekly at 11 AM through June 14; see campus health update in top banner above.

Ecumenical services are uplifted by the choir, vocal artists in residence, organ, and carillon bells. Dean Maurice Charles presides. See inside for upcoming guests to the historic pulpit.


Tea & Pipes (suspended until further notice)

normally Tuesdays through March 17, and again March 31 - June 2

Hear University organist Thomas Weisflog, distinguished guests, and student organ scholars play Baroque, Romantic, and contemporary music on the magnificent E.M. Skinner organ. Free.


Carillon tours will pause March 13 and are suspended until further notice

normally Tuesdays through Fridays, 11:30 am and 4:30 pm (and most Sundays at noon)

Carillon recitals and tower tours happen twice daily Tuesday through Friday, plus Sundays at noon. Joey Brink and the student guild are your bell-guides! A $5 donation is invited (students free).


Rockefeller Chapel visitor hours [currently suspended]

Tuesday through Friday 11 am to 6 pm; Sunday 10 am to 3 pm [closed until further notice]

normally, Rockefeller Chapel is open to the public Tuesday through Friday 11 am to 6 pm and Sunday 10 am to 3 pm.


Bond Chapel visitor hours [currently suspended]

Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:45 pm [closed until further notice]

normally, Bond Chapel is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:45 pm

Upcoming at Rockefeller