Helen Carnell Eden Chaplain

The Helen Carnell Eden Chaplain at Wilson College is the Rev. Rosie Magee, who was ordained in September 2009 under the auspices of the Presbytery of Carlisle, Presbyterian Church (USA), and installed at Wilson in a service of worship on Nov. 11, 2009.

Magee, who is from Northern Ireland, has a Master of Divinity degree from the Lancaster Theological Seminary and a master’s degree in voluntary sector organization from the London School of Economics.  Previously, she worked as an optometrist and for several international development agencies.

The Wilson chaplaincy “combines my passion for spiritual development, education and intentional community,” Magee said.


The Office of the Helen Carnell Eden Chaplain at Wilson College was established in 1993 through the generosity of the Eden Foundation in Philadelphia. Helen Carnell Eden was an alumnae of Wilson College. The Edens continue to support the chaplain's office.

Wilson College is affiliated with the  Presbyterian Church, USA   The Wilson College Chaplain offers chapel services, special religious services, pastoral care and counseling, religious programming and organizes community service activities.



Rosie Magee
Helen Carnell Eden Chaplain
Ext. 3307  


Lenfest Commons - Room 107