Spirituality & Wellness Events, October 3 - 9, 2022
Please note that in-person social events on campus have resumed with restrictions, and you can also enjoy many of the online events on offer. During the summer months, some organizations may be on pause.
- Monday, October 3
- Tuesday, October 4
- Wednesday, October 5
- Thursday, October 6
- Friday, October 7
- Saturday, October 8
- Sunday, October 9
DAILY: Sukhmani Sahibs online daily at 6pm EDT with McGill Sikh Students. Please DM for the Zoom link on the FB page.
DAILY Monday-Friday: Mass in the Upstairs Chapel of the Newman Centre at 4:30 PM. Preceded by Confession at 3:30 PM and Eucharistic Adoration at 4:00 PM.
1:00 PM: Tashlich at Beaver Lake Join Am McGill for Tashlich! They will meet at the Mordechai Richler gazebo and walk up Mt. Royal as a group. At Beaver Lake, they will do tashlich with rocks.
1:00 - 3:00 PM: CL&E Days of Service: Food Sorting at Mission Bon Accueil Looking to gain hands on experience serving the community while also forming meaningful connections with your peers? Our Days of Service Food Sorting event at Mission Bon Accueil is aimed at providing opportunities for purposeful service and intentional connections between McGill students.
5:30 - 6:30 PM: Meaning Making: Relationships, Belonging, and Community Forming connections and a sense of community with our classmates and colleagues is important in building our identities and cultivating meaning. But how do we nurture these relationships, especially in a world constant movement and change? Join this workshop to develop personal strategies to actively engage and participate in the community, as well as nurture positive relationships to foster your wellbeing.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Meaning Making: Relationships, Belonging, and Community Forming connections and a sense of community with our classmates and colleagues is important in building our identities and cultivating meaning. But how do we nurture these relationships, especially in a world constant movement and change? Join this workshop to develop personal strategies to actively engage and participate in the community, as well as nurture positive relationships to foster your wellbeing.
12:00 PM: Draw Near with Faith Holy Communion with Sermon (According to the Book of Common Prayer 1962). A new service that will be held on a weekly basis at Birks Chapel (2nd floor of the Birks building).
6:10 PM: Yom kippur candle lighting at Chabad at McGill. Followed by Kol Nidrei service at 6:30pm. See their schedule on their website for more information.
2:30 - 4:00 PM: Skills for Managing Anxiety & Stress Do you have difficulty coping with stress? Feel you lack a sense of personal control in your life? Join this workshop to acquire the skills to effectively cope with stress and feel comfortable utilizing these skills when needed.
6:00 - 7:00 PM: Spiritual Side of Yoga Session 2: Cakras Join MORSL in exploring the spiritual side of yoga. Happening 6:00 -7:00 PM on Wednesdays for a total of 8 weeks (excluding reading week), this class is informative, soothing and meditative, and suited for every body and all levels. Every session includes learning spiritual concepts from yogic traditions and plenty of time to put them into practice on the mat. This second class focuses on cakras.
6:00 PM: Supper and Bible Study with St. Martha's Chapel, at Christ Church Cathedral (635 Saint-Catherine St W).
6:00 PM: The Gonzaga & Badano Outreach Program Newman Catholic Students' Society hosts this peer-led bi-weekly initiative which fosters spiritual encounters, team-building, and community service.
6:00 - 8:00 PM: Wednesday Bible Study Join Intervarsity Christian Fellowship for Bible study. This semester they are delving into Mark.
7:17 PM: Break-Fast of Yom Kippur with Chabad. See their schedule on their website for more information.
7:30 PM: Peoples Church of Montreal's young adult ministry, CU20, meets at 2097 Union Ave for weekly bible study and other activities.
10:00 - 11:00 AM: Navigating Wellness Unsure of where to start? No need to wait to see an Access Advisor one-on-one! Join Access Advisors, Monique and Connie, to get started on your wellness planning.
2:00 - 5:00 PM: Hillel Study Hub Join Hillel McGill every Thursday for their Study Hub! There will be snacks and quiet spaces for studying and relaxing. The Hillel House doors will be open all afternoon for you to come by.
4:00 - 5:00 PM: Supporting a Friend Workshop Join Local Wellness Advisors Cyndi Owen and Marie-Eve Couture to learn more about how you can support your friends and family living with mental illness. Strategies for active listening, tips for being present, and caring for yourself in the process will be discussed as well as a question period.
5:00 PM: Law School: A Muslim Student Experience Are you interested in getting into law school? Are you a Muslim that wants to meet current Muslim Law students, or see the Muslim environment at McGill’s Law school? MLSA and MSA McGill have just the right event for you! Join for a chance to meet fellow law students and a Q&A. The event will be in person and snacks will be provided!
MSA Friday prayers have resumed on campus. Please watch MSA's Facebook Page for details on location, times and how to register, and also their Eventbrite page for sign-ups. They also list info on local mosques and prayer times for alternative spaces.
11:00 - 11:30: Mindfulness 101 Join Eve from myWellness by Compass for a 30-minute mindful meditation with the mental health community.
6:30 PM: MSA's Welcome Back Games Night As summer came to end and leaves will start to fall, it’s finally time to kick start the year with the MSA!! Come join the Muslim community for some fun games on Friday October 7th in the SSMU Ballroom. Best of all, they will be having Free Pizza!!
10:15 AM: Shabbat morning services at Temple.
Join the Eastern Orthodox Livestreaming services Facebook group for all information about available live streams.
7:30 AM: St-Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church Check their Facebook page for up-to-date information on live stream of services on Sundays and throughout the week.
10:00 - 11:00 AM: Online Baha'i devotional Friends gathering virtually for readings, music, prayers, and conversation. All are welcome.
10:30 - 11:30: Young Single Adults of the St. Laurent Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are holding live services. Contact the Stake Facebook Page for details.
11:00 AM: Sunday Morning Quaker Meeting at the Greene Centre and zoom. The last Sunday of each month is zoom only. Please contact the group on Facebook for more details and links.
11:00 AM: Sunday Morning Service Join Ascension Lutheran Church online every Sunday by registering via their webform.
5:00 PM: Patronal Feast of St John Henry Newman hosted by NCSS at the Newman Centre. Holy Mass is at 5:00 PM and will be celebrated by Fr Raymond Lafontaine, Episcopal Vicar and Director of the Office of English Pastoral Services, and a scholar of St John Henry Newman. Mass will be sung by the Newman Chapel Choir, featuring hymns by Cardinal Newman and other settings by Edward Elgar. Followed by a Sunday Night Supper at 6:15 PM.
6:00 PM: Messe Universitaire at Église Saint-Albert-le-Grand. Hosted by Centre étudiant Benoît Lacroix at Université de Montréal.
MORE: Check MORSL's Spiritual Community and Worship Page to learn of the latest gatherings for a variety of faith communities