Latest News

  • Welcome Back!

    The Chaplaincy Centre is now open and we are looking forward to having a great semester. We extend a special welcome to all our first yeart students. Feel free to drop by the office and meet us!
  • Tip #1 for incoming students

    So you are new to living on your own –congrats! Did you remember to learn how to cook? Meal preparation may already feel like a daunting task, but it truly is an important one. What you put in your stomach will also affect your overall well-being and how you do at school. So we thought that we would share an amazing website that allows you to cook nutritious and delicious meals easily click on – We also have Mac Bread Bin and Mac Farmstand so make sure to check them out. Bon Appetit!
  • Fundraising Event on Campus this Friday

    Currently, the Anti-Violence Network is organizing to install a plaque or marker outside the new L.R. Wilson Liberal Arts Building to commemorate the 1200 plus missing and murdered Indigenous women. It will also serve to raise awareness of the persistence of violence against women and children in our communities. Working together, the Indigenous Studies Program, the Anti-Violence Network, the McMaster Campus Ministries Council, OPIRG and the Health, Aging and Society Student Association will host a fundraiser in the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC) on Friday, September 25th from 10 AM - 3 PM. So come out and buy gently used jewelry, bags, and scarves. Buy unique pieces and be part of supporting a great cause (cash only)! We hope to see you there!
  • International Students - Heads up!

    Our Thanksgiving dinner celebration is coming up on October 8th, 2015. International students and their families are invited to come and experience this important Canadian holiday. At this event we eat together a traditional Thanksgiving meal and we also have entertainment –overall it is a fun and delicious event! Please note that we do provide Halal turkey as well as vegetarian options. Ticket sales will begin on Sept. 28th and end on Oct. 2nd. Tickets will not be sold at the door. The cost is $7 and the tickets can be picked up at the Chaplaincy Centre located in the Student Centre (MUSC 231). Prayer space is also available for Maghrib and Isha.
  • Events Open to the Community - All Welcomed

    Westdale United Church presents A public address & reception: Social Ethics for Social Justice Oct. 3-4th. The distinguished speakers will be Mr. Gary J. Dorrien and Mr, Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ehtics, Union Theology Seminary. On Saturday Oct. 3rd -Renewing an Ecumenical Tradition starting at 7:30 pm (students free all others $10). The social Gospel in Black & White- A workshop on the theology and ethics of difference 9:30 to 12 pm (students free all others $10). And on Sunday service at 10:30 am "On being a Christian, or How I Got This Way" (no fee all welcomed)

About Us

The chaplaincy is a place for non-judgmental conversation, discernment and connection with others. We respond to the needs of the whole person and help students in the following areas: academic, faith/spirituality, relational, and with crisis situations.


Are you looking to share your thoughts with someone who will not judge you, will keep everything confidential, and can provide you with some advice if you want it? Our chaplains are here to meet with you! They are not university officials and they are always willing to listen and lend a hand.