Jeanne Lilly to Leave Lewis & Clark

Jeanne Lilly, PhD will be leaving Lewis and Clark after this term. She has served as a psychologist at the Counseling Service since 2008 and as the Spiritual and Contemplative Life Coordinator at the Office of Spiritual Life since 2012. 

Celebrating Valerie White’s 70th Birthday!

Please join me in celebrating Lewis & Clark’s Ombuds, Valerie White’s, 70th Birthday! Can we give her a bundle of 70 cards?

Our wider Lewis & Clark community has so greatly benefited from Valerie’s care and wisdom in her Ombuds role. Now it’s time to send some care Valerie’s way.

Ramadan 2022

Ramadan began at sundown on Friday, April 1 and will last 30 days. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed by over two billion Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection and community. Ramadan concludes with Eid Al-Fitr, a feast day to end the month of fasting, full of community celebrations. We in the Office of Spiritual Life wish to say Ramadan Mubarak to our Muslim students, staff, and faculty and offer our support and resources. 

Senior Baccalaureate ’22 call for contributors and memories!

The planning committee is excited to announce the Senior Baccalaureate 2022! This event is an opportunity for the Class of ’22 to come together to reflect, honor, and celebrate our experiences together over the last several years as we graduate and transition forward.

Praying for Ukraine

An opportunity to light a candle for peace and take a moment to reflect on the current situation involving Ukraine.

Q&A with Lewis & Clark’s New Chaplain and Director of Spiritual Life Hilary Martin Himan

Last month, Hilary Martin Himan began her new position as Lewis & Clark’s chaplain and director of Spiritual Life. In the following Q&A, Hilary shares her path to Lewis & Clark, her work toward social justice, and the necessary adaptations of spiritual care and wellness during a pandemic.

Spiritual resources during a pandemic

We want first to acknowledge the deep concern and uncertainty our community is experiencing with regard to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Please do know that Lewis & Clark and our Spiritual Life staff are here to support you in any and every way we can. We appreciate each of you and your student groups and activities, and we celebrate the interconnectedness and interdependence of our community.

Virtual Resource: Spiritual Life Newsletter

Want to connect to spiritual life events and news at Lewis & Clark in our new “virtual” reality?  Email and ask to be added to the all-electronic Spiritual Life newsletter mailing list.

Alumni Weekend Labyrinth Walk

Alumni returning for reunions and Alumni Weekend 2019 calm their spirits by walking the labyrinth in the Gregg Pavilion

Vigil Remembers Tragedy in New Zealand Mosque Shootings

March 18th Candlelight Vigil has over 100 gather from Lewis & Clark community

Students volunteer with the homeless at the “Downtown Chapel”

Students join Catholic Student Life Coordinator Anne Le Chevallier to serve dinner to the homeless at the St. Andre Bessette parish, also known as the “Downtown Chapel”

Students Attend Partners Worldwide Summit

With the help of the Office of Spiritual Life, three Lewis & Clark students attend the international Partners Worldwide Summit in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Thanksgiving Pie Fest Focuses on Gratitude

Pioneer Christian Fellowship serves pies to over 300 students who are encouraged to reflect on gratitude and what they are thankful for

Full Moon Meditations Resonate with Students

New meditation offering by the Office of Spiritual Life is popular with Lewis & Clark students

Labyrinth walking workshop held on September 30th

Students and staff joined together for a three-hour labyrinth walking workshop in the Gregg Pavilion.