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RELIGION 101: SPRING’S AWAKENING – March 22nd (8pm-9:30pm)

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springs awakening

OPEN TO STUDENTS & THE PUBLIC
 
In our only Religion 101 Programme of the semester, The Interfaith Center is bringing the faiths together for a night of blossoming insight into the many Spring Festivals around the globe.
 
This event will be interactive with CATHOLIC, ABENAKI-HURON, PAGAN, PROTESTANT, JEWISH, & NATIVE TRADITIONS WYSE WYRDS, MEDITATIONS, and GAMES.
 
Our guest fascilitators will be:
Stephanie Cavoli, LMT; Shamanic Herbalist at Sanctuary Massage, and graduate of the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy.
 
Rev. Sandra Damhof, Pastor of Journey United Church of Christ, and UAlbany Cornerstone Campus Ministry.
 
Laura Foglio, Native Traditions Practitoner, Teacher, and Lover of Mud.
 
Rabbi Nomi Manon, graduate of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, and Executive Director at University at UAlbany Hillel.
 
Suzanne Rancourt, UAlbany alumni, Abenaki/Huron author, counselor, and Armed Service Veteran.
 
Catherine Reid, Roman Catholic Diocese Director of Campus Ministry and co-advisor of the UAlbany Catholic Newman Association.
 
Light and delicious refreshments will be provided!
 
Please, come share in the wisdom of these Wyse Womyn, and learn about that vernal spark that unites us all…

Interfaith Meditation & Prayer Room Hours Oct.5-10, 2015

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Interfaith Meditation & Prayer Room Hours-Week of October 5, 2015
Monday: 8:30am-2:30pm
Tuesday: 8:30am-3pm
Wednesday: 9am-4pm
Thursday: 8:30am-2:30pm
Friday: TBD
Saturday: 8am-1pm
Additional hours may be arranged by contacting Donna at dcrisafulli@albany.edu
Hours are subject to change; please check our FaceBook page daily for updated hours
https://www.facebook.com/TheInterfaithCenter
or
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Interfaith-Meditation-Prayer-Room-at-UAlbany/229242717170286

Farm to Table Student Dinner Oct. 15, 2015 – 6:30-8:30pm

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in General | 0 comments

SAVE THE DATE

OCT. 15, 2015

6:30-8:30PM

Faith and the Environment Series| FALL 2015

Part III

Farm to Table Student Dinner

Hosted by

The Interfaith Center

UAlbany Office of Environmental Sustainability

Newman Catholic Association

What Makes A Good Life?

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in General | 0 comments

Neville Hodgkinson

Author of, “I Know How to Live, I know how to Die”

to speak

August 1, 2015

Click on Link for Details

What Makes a Good Life – Albany

Hiroshima Day 70th Commemoration Ceremony

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in General | 0 comments

Hiroshima Day

70th Commemoration Ceremony

Grafton Peace Pagoda

Friday August 7th, 2015

Please Click on Link for More Information

Hiroshima Day 2015

July 9, 2015 Ramadan Program & Dinner

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in General | 0 comments

REMINDER

 The Interfaith Center and The Turkish Cultural Center

Cordially Invite You To An

 Interfaith Ramadan* Program & Dinner

Date: Thursday, July 9, 2015

Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: The Interfaith Center -1400 Washington Ave, Albany NY 12222

University at Albany Uptown Campus (Near the SEFCU Arena)

 * Ramadan is the Islamic month of fasting, developing self-control and kindness, a time of comprehensive thanksgiving and charity. It’s a time of training oneself to become a better person spiritually and improving relationships with family, friends and neighbors.

Program

 7:00 pm: Interfaith Program with representatives from five different faith traditions sharing their spiritual/religious readings/scriptures about caring for the poor, the homeless, the hungry.

 

Guest Speakers:

Baha’i: Nazanin Kamali

Christian: Deacon Walter Ayres

Jewish: Rabbi Nomi Manon

Muslim: Kirstin Vanderheof

Sikh: Dr. Paul Uppal

Dinner to follow at Sunset

 Dinner is FREE- ALL are welcome to attend and bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food pantry or shelter.

RSVP: Donna Crisafulli-dcrisafulli@albany.edu or 489-8573 X 21 by July 6, 2015