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Brahma Kumaris Meditation

Day 1 -Brahma Kumaris Meditation

DAY 1 Monday, February 1 Brahma Kumaris Meditation  Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.mLocation: #1 Cedarbrae Lane (between Bayview and Dunbrack on Lacewood) Guide for Guests:  The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University with 8500 meditation centres in 100 countries, offers programs free of charge with the intention of creating...

Traditional Sharing Circle

Day 2 -Traditional Sharing Circle

 DAY 2 Tuesday, February 2   Traditional Sharing CircleTime: 7:00 – 8:30 p.mLocation: Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre, 2158 Gottingen Street Guide for Guests: February is Aboriginal Storytelling Month in Canada – a perfect time for a mid-winter sharing circle. People are welcome to bring refreshments to share following...

Unitarian Universalist Service

Day 4 – Unitarian Universalist Service

DAY 4 Thursday, February 4   Unitarian Universalist Service Time: 1:00 – 5:00 p.mLocation: Location: Unitarian Universalist Church, 5500 Inglis Street Guide for Guests: The Universalist Unitarian Church, part of the religious landscape of Halifax since 1837, is founded on the idea that people of diverse religious faith or none...

Muslim Jummah Prayer

Day 5 – Muslim Jummah Prayer

DAY 5 Friday, February 5 Muslim Jummah Prayer Time: 12:30 – 5:00 p.m Location: Ummah Mosque, 2510 St. Matthias Street (at Windsor and Chebucto) Guide for Guests: Includes Arabic & English sermon ...

Baha'i Community Inspired Talks on Unity in Diversity.

Day 6 – Baha’i Inspired Talks on Unity in Diversity.

DAY 6 Saturday, February 6 Baha'i Community Inspired Talks on Unity in Diversity.Time: 1:00 – 5:00 p.mLocation: Future Inn Main meeting room 30 Fairfax Drive Halifax, (off of Lacewood Drive) Contact: 902-425-8188 Description: Open consultation, Information Kiosks, Entertainment, Theme focuses on -Service to the local community; its...

Pagan Presence Committee: Ritual Celebration of Imbolc

Day 6 – Pagan Presence Committee: Ritual Celebration of Imbolc

DAY 6 Saturday, February 6 Pagan Presence Committee: Ritual Celebration of Imbolc Time: 6:30 – 9:00 p.m Location: Universalist Unitarian Church, 5500 Inglis Street Guide for Guests: Imbolc is the Celtic Celebration of Birge, the Triple Goddess, at ewing time; the first sign of oncoming Spring. We...

Christian Worship

Day 7 – Christian Worship

Sunday, February 7 Christian WorshipTime: 9:00amLocation: Cathedral Church of All Saints, 1330 Martello St., Guide for Guests: The website includes map, directions, facilities, an overview of worship, outreach, and programming: http://www.cathedralchurchofallsaints.com. There is a clearly visible main entrance along with a marked side entrance for persons with...

Hindu Puja (Ritual Worship)

Day 7 -Hindu Puja (Ritual Worship)

Sunday, February 7 Hindu Puja (Ritual Worship) Time: 11:50am, A meal follows the service. Location: Hindu Temple, 6421 Cork Street (just off Oxford St.) Guide for Guests: Visitors remove footwear and wash their hands on the first floor, and then go to the main temple on the...

Celebration of World Interfaith Harmony

Day 7 -Celebration of World Interfaith Harmony

Sunday, February 7 Celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Time: 12:30pm – 4:30pm, displays at 2:00pm Location: Mount Saint Vincent University, Rosaria Student Centre, Multi-Purpose Room Guide for Guests: Let’s join our voices and hearts in celebrating 'peace and friendship' among people of all faiths and good will...

2015 Celebration of World Interfaith Harmony

Celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., displays at 1:30 p.m. Location: Mount Saint Vincent University, Rosaria Student Centre, Multi-Purpose Room Contact: kim.macaulay@msvu.ca‎‎ Program: Song, music, prayers, meditation, dance, and displays presented by people of diverse faiths and good will celebrating understanding, harmony, and compassion...

Baha'i Community of Halifax

Day Seven: Bahá’í Community Devotional

Day Seven: Saturday, February 7 Bahá’í Community Devotional Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Location: Saint Andrew’s Community Centre, 3380 Barnstead Lane, off Bayer’s Road Contact: 902-425-8188 Program: Devotional, music, prayer. ...

Day Seven: Imbolc Rite and Rituals

Day Seven: Saturday, February 7 Pagan Presence Committee: Imbolc Rite and Rituals Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Location: Universalist Unitarian Church, 5500 Inglis Street Contact: talkESSNS@yahoogroups.com Guide for Guests: Imbolc is the Celtic Celebration of Birge, the Triple Goddess, at ewing time; the first sign of oncoming Spring. We pass the...

Day Seven: Christian Worship

Day Seven: Saturday, February 7 Christian Worship Time: 4:00 p.m. Location: Saint Benedict Roman Catholic Church, 45 Radcliffe Drive, off Dunbrack Street Contact: 902-443-0725 office@saintbenedict.ca Guide for Guests: Non-Catholics may not receive holy Communion, but guests may come forward with arms crossed across the breast to receive a blessing. Tour...

Day Six: Jewish Shabbat Service

Day Six: Friday, February 6 Jewish Shabbat Service Time: 5:30 p.m. Location: Shaar Shalom Congregation, 1981 Oxford Street Contact: Rabbi Ari Isenberg Guide for Guests: Men will be offered a kippah (also known as a yarmulke) as head covering before entering the synagogue. Bread and wine, a symbol of...

Day Six: Muslim Jummah Prayer

Day Six: Friday, February 6 Muslim Jummah Prayer (Community Prayer) Time: 12:30 – 1:10 p.m. (including sermon in Arabic and English) Location: Ummah Masjid, 2510 St. Matthias Street (at Windsor and Chebucto) Contact: Imam Jamal Badawi Guide for Guests: Women enter through a door across the green area leading to...

Day Five: Traditional Sharing Circle

Day Five: Thursday, February 5 Traditional Sharing Circle Cancelled due to expected stormy conditions. Another day and time are being explored and will be posted here. Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Location: Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Friendship Centre, 2158 Gottingen Street, Halifax Contact: Billy Lewis (902-461-9976) Guide for Guests: People are welcome...

Day Four: Shambhala Meal, Social, and Meditation

Day Four: Wednesday, February 4 Shambhala Meal, Social, and Meditation Time: Meal and socializing from 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.; meditation 7:00 – 8:15 p.m Location: Shambhala Centre, 1084 Tower Road, off Inglis Contact: 902-420-1118; ‎‎halifax@shambhala.org‎‎ Program: Introductory meditation instruction, meditation practice, and discussion at the free weekly open house...

Day Three: Humanist Gathering

Day Three: Tuesday: February 3 Humanist Gathering To be Re-Scheduled. Check back for updates. Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Unitarian Universalist Church, 5500 Inglis Street Contact: Rev. Norm Horofker (Cell 902-229-9239) ‎‎nhorofker@aol.com‎‎ Guide for Guests: The Unitarian Humanists will host an informal and welcoming discussion exploring the question: Are there essential...

Day Two: Brahma Kumaris Meditation

Day Two: Monday: February 2 Brahma Kumaris Meditation If you were unable to attend on February 2 due to the snow storm, you are welcome to visit Monday, February 9. Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Location: #1 Cedarbrae Lane Halifax (between Bayview and Dunbrack Street on Lacewood Drive) Contact: ...

Day One: Hindu Puja

Hindu Puja (Ritual Worship) Time: 11:50 a.m. A meal follows the service. Location: Hindu Temple, 6421 Cork Street (Near the Halifax Forum) Contact: Dr. Swaminathan s.swaminathan@dal.ca‎‎ Guide for Guests: Visitors remove footwear and wash their hands on the first floor, and then go to the main temple on the second...

Day One: Sikh Kirtan and Langar

Sikh Kirtan and Langar Sikh Kirtan (Songs of Praise to God) and Langar (Communal Meal) Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 or 1:30 p.m. Location: The Maritime Sikh Society, 10 Parkhill Road, off Purcell’s Cove Road, near Dingle Park, in the Jollimore area Contact: tiwana@bellaliant.net‎‎ Guide for Guests: Enter the prayer...

Day One: Christian Worship

Day One: Sunday: February 1 Christian Worship Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: United Memorial Church, 5375 Kaye Street, off Novalea Drive Contact: 902-454-0508; unitedmemorial@ns.aliantzinc.ca‎‎ Guide for Guests: Wheelchair accessible via the Young Street parking lot. Guests are welcome to dress in any manner that is most comfortable. There is a nursery off the...

SACRED SPACES: MEETING OUR NEIGHBOURS

UN World Interfaith Harmony Week FEBRUARY 1-7, 2014 Halifax, Canada SACRED SPACES: MEETING OUR NEIGHBOURS UNDERSTANDING, HARMONY AND COMPASSION MONDAY: FEBRUARY 3 Celebration of World Interfaith Harmony 7:00-9:00 p.m., Rosaria Student Centre, the Mount (MSVU) All are welcome to participate in the sacred events. Enjoy hospitality, friendship and refreshments Prelude Saeed...