11:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 7, 2018
Sacred Heart Convent Chapel
Take advantage of this rare public access to one of Springfield’s architectural gems—Sacred Heart Convent Chapel. Completed and dedicated in 1968, construction on the chapel began in 1962. Enjoy a glimpse into the daily rhythm of the Springfield Dominican Sisters’ sung liturgy and experience the majesty of 4,000 square feet of exquisite Gabriel Loire dalle de vere windows and fine Venetian glass mosaics from Deprato-Regali Studios. The public is welcome for chapel tours, exhibits about the sisters’ mission and ministry, and a glorious experience of solemn evening prayer. Open house: 11:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m. includes tours, exhibits and refreshments. Solemn Evening Prayer: 6:30 p.m. Immerse yourself in the multi-sensory experience of the ancient sung prayer of the Church.