October 2016

The Holy See recently announced that there will be an international and ecumenical day of prayer on October 31, 2016, for peace in the Middle East and especially for all the people of Syria.

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation is hosting the 2016 National Conference & Awards of Excellence in Toronto - Realizing an Inclusive Canada: 2017 and Beyond - on October 26 and 27th. We’d love for you to join the conversation and take part in this important event.

On October 11 at 7 pm, at Beit Zatoun, you're invited to to join speaker Varsen Aghabekian at Open Palestine or Closed Palestine? The Present and Future of Christians in Palestine.

Faith-based groups will gather this year at the Auditorium of Noor Cultural Centre on Monday, October 17, 2016 from 7-9 pm for a multifaith action against poverty. October 17 marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, as declared by the United Nations in 1973.

The Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition (ISARC) is coordinating an interfaith prayer vigil at Queen's Park on October 6, 2016, from 11 am to 1 pm.  We will pray for our politicians as they work on behalf of the most vulnerable people of Ontario. This is not a protest; it is a peaceful gathering.

On October 4, 2016 (the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi), there will be an Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace from 7-9 PM at Father Madden Hall, inside Carr Hall, at University of St. Michael's College.