Category: Events

Feast for the Common Good

Join us for a weekend of community-building through food and conversation! Feast for the Common Good and Refugia Retreats are partnering to offer a weekend event on personal and collective action. Please note, space is limited: pre-registration is required.

When: Three-course vegetarian meal on Friday February 3rd 6:30 – 9:30 PM followed by a Work That Reconnects workshop on Saturday February 4th 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (can attend both days or Friday only)
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CALGARY SHINES LIGHT ON INTERFAITH COLLABORATION

City to celebrate its first UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, February 1-7, 2017

Calgarians can visit open houses at 11 places of worship and attend other events to celebrate the city’s inaugural observance of UN World Interfaith Harmony Week.

Rabbi Shaul Osadchey is on the Calgary Interfaith Council steering committee and approached Calgary’s mayor, who issued a proclamation to support the week. Various faith communities in the city are collaborating on special programs and events during the Feb. 1 to 7 celebration.
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REPAIRING THE WORLD

For the past year, Canadians and the world have eagerly tuned into election events unfolding in the United States. Uncertainty, fear, hostility and frustration have dominated, polarizing and dividing individuals and communities. At the forefront of this unfolding has been the media, in all its various forms, which has brought into question the role of media and storytellers in shaping discussion and thought in society. Questions about focus, responsibility, objectivity and perspective, have come forward along with a sense of forlorn and dissatisfaction with media and storytellers in general.
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