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A Widener Space to Welcome all Faiths

October 24, 2013

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABy Rosemarie Walker ’15

Widener has a new space for worship and meditation: The Interfaith Sacred Space has opened to welcome to all students and alumni who are seeking an area for quiet reflection.

The facility behind the quiet lounge in the lower level of University Center has two rooms designed to accommodate various faiths, religions, and beliefs and become a safe haven for students practicing their faith.

The first room (pictured here) is decorated with acoustic wall panels, energy-efficient LED lights, wood paneling, and beautifully recycled stained glass windows from the old Theatre Widener for prayer, worship, and meditation. The second room is a storage room and locker space prepared with a sink and foot washing station. Along the back wall, there are lockers designated for personal belongings, religious garments, paraphernalia, and statues.

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One comment

  1. This looks like a wonderful new space to have on campus. Thank you for writing so beautifully about it.



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