The Chapel of St. Bede the Venerable was built 1957-1960.  The architect, Marion Manley, was the first woman architect in the State of Florida.  The Chapel is a marvelous example of MIMO (Miami Modern) architecture that was in vogue in the decades after World War II.

The Chapel  was named for Bede, an English monk who lived 673-735 A.D.  Bede wrote An Ecclesiastical History of the English People, for which he is regarded as the father of English history.  Bede was a scholar who wrote over sixty books, for which reason he was considered to be an ideal patron saint for a college chapel.

 

The interior of the Chapel is characterized by simplicity.  The large wooden crucifix over the altar as well as the fourteen Stations of the Cross along the side walls were all carved by the Haitian artist Pierre LaFontant in the late 1950's.

A side entrance off the Chapel patio provides 24/7 access to folks wanting to come inside to pray or just seeking a few moments of quiet.

Because of the Chapel's fine acoustics, many students from the Frost School of Music choose the Chapel as the venue for their recitals.

   October 2018   
SMTWTFS
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
     
This Week's Events
OCT

23

TUE
6:30 PM Young Adult Bereavement Group in Library
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
GROUP MEETS EVERY 2ND AND 4TH TUESDAY! Support group for college students & other young adults dealing with grief due to the death of a close loved one. Facilitated by a professional grief counselor. For additional info: kaokramer@childbereavement.org or 305-668-4902
OCT

24

WED
Healing Service in Library
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
12:00 - 1:00 P.M. in the Library
(this location for one day only)
Wednesday Healing Service
12:10 PM to 12:45 PM
Quiet contemplative service in Chapel - 12:10 to 1:00 pm
Christian Yoga at the Bede
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
6:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. in the Chapel
OCT

25

THU
Eating Disorders Support Group
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
OCT

26

FRI
UEA meeting in library
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
OCT

27

SAT
Doctoral Oboe Recital - Paul Chinen
3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
3:00 Sound Check
4:00 - 8:00 P.M. Recital, then reception
Bible Search
Contents © 2018 St. Bede Episcopal Chapel at the University of Miami | Church Website Provided by mychurchwebsite.net | Privacy Policy