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Clearing Icicles
Memorial Church

Clearing Icicles

Workers clear the large icicles hanging on the side of Memorial Church on Thursday morning during another snow shower.

Religious Leaders Engage Congregation Through Hymns
Religion

Religious Leaders Engage Congregation Through Hymns

Religious leaders engage the congregation in a hymn during the Ash Wednesday service at Memorial Church.

Moody Observes "Energy of Harvard" at Ash Wednesday Service
Religion

Moody Observes "Energy of Harvard" at Ash Wednesday Service

Charles D. Moody, a fellow at Harvard's Advanced Leadership Institute, explored Memorial Church after receiving ashes at the Ash Wednesday service. "I love it," Moody said. "The whole service was great -- the beauty of the church and the energy of Harvard."

Lenten Season Offers Time for Reflection and Sacrifice
Religion

Lenten Season Offers Time for Reflection and Sacrifice

The congregation lines up to receive ashes on their foreheads in observance of Ash Wednesday at the service at Memorial Church. In celebration of the Lenten season, several people opt to give up something for Lent; according to service attendee Charles D. Moody and his wife Karla L. Moody, they will be giving up judgmental thinking.

Ash Wednesday Service Provides Community Engagement
Religion

Ash Wednesday Service Provides Community Engagement

Rev. Lucy A. Forster-Smith placed ashes on the foreheads of several individuals during the Ash Wednesday service. "It's always fun to see how community members come out for things like this," said Selena L. Tan, a manager at the Graduate School of Education. "It's great I can step out of work and have a space like this."

Walton Welcomes Ash Wednesday Service Congregation
Religion

Walton Welcomes Ash Wednesday Service Congregation

Prof. Jonathan L. Walton welcomes the congregation to the Ash Wednesday service at Memorial Church. The service kicked off the beginning of Lent, a period of preparation for Easter.

Religious Leaders Prepare Ashes
Religion

Religious Leaders Prepare Ashes

Prof. Jonathan L. Walton and Rev. Lucy A. Forster-Smith bless the ashes used during the Ash Wednesday service at Memorial Church. During the service, the religious leaders placed ashes on the foreheads of individuals in the shape of a cross.

UC Alumni Funding
On Campus

Photos of the Day (02/18/2015)

Religious Leaders Engage Congregation Through Hymns
Religion

Students and Faculty Attend Ash Wednesday Service

Shrove Tuesday
Religion

Shrove Tuesday

A patron takes a pancake at Memorial Church Wednesday evening to commemorate Shrove Tuesday and the start of Lent today. The organizers also collected used hats, gloves, and scarves for the Women’s Lunch Place, an organization where women who experience poverty or homelessness gather and get some of their basic needs met.

Santouka Front
Race

Photos of the Day (02/17/2015)

Service in Progress
Music

Service in Progress

A sign requests that visitors remain quiet stood in front of the congregation area of Memorial Church on Monday evening during the 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service.

Singing Along
Music

Singing Along

From left, MJ Richardson '17, Chloe B. Do '15, Karen-Alexandra Nogues '18, and Sarah C. Angell '18 sing along during the 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service in Memorial Church on Monday evening.

Reading Along
Music

Reading Along

MJ Richardson '17 reads along during the 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service on Monday evening in Memorial Church.

'Silent Night'
Student Groups

'Silent Night'

Memorial Church Choirmaster Edward E. Jones conducts the Harvard University Choir as it performs "Silent Night" on Monday evening in Memorial Church. The performance was part of the 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service.

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall

COVER PHOTO
College

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