October 2017

Sathya Sai International Organisation Canada in partnership with Toronto Area Interfaith Council will be hosting prayer sessions in the GTA. 

On October 27, 2017 at 8 p.m., Mosaic Interfaith is invited to attend a Friday night Shabbat Service in honour of the Daniel Pearl Music Days. The service will be held at Temple Har Zion, 7360 Bayview Ave, Thornhill, Ontario. 

On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W. (second floor), join faith leaders in calling for Mayor Tory and City Council to fund Toronto’s poverty reduction plan in the 2018 City Budget.  A Faith Leader Prayer will take place at 10:30 a.m. and an Interfaith Prayer Vigil will happen from noon to midnight.

Everyone is welcome! Sponsored by Faith in the City.

On Monday, October 30, 2017 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Aga Khan Museum in North York, Ontario, an evening reception and awards presentation will celebrate some of Canada's best writers and recognize their accomplishments in faith and writing.

Keynote speakers include: Parliamentary Poet Laureate of Canada George Elliott Clarke

On Monday, October 16, 2017 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., you are invited to a dialogue on Jewish-Christian relations over the last seventy years.

In 1947, an important post-war conference in Seelisberg (Switzerland) gathered several dozen Jews and Christians, to address together the question of the Christian "teaching of contempt" for Judaism. The resulting "Ten Points of Seelisberg" sketched out a very different type of Christian-Jewish interaction.

A "Women of Faith" Habitat for Humanity Build will take place October 26, 2017 from 8 pm to 4 pm at Pinery Trail, Toronto. The build will also be a pre-parliament event for the upcoming Parliament for the World's Religions which will take place November 1-7, 2018.  

Cardus has partnered with Habitat for Humanity for two Faith 150 Build events that will contribute to the construction of a 50-unit affordable housing project in Toronto.