Ratha Yatra Festival of India

12 Jul 2023

On July 8, 2023, I attended the Ratha Yatra Festival of India with MORSL staff and McGill students during a My Neighbour’s Faith Event. It was a moving experience to be immersed in Hindu traditions...

Celebrating the Ascension of Abdu'l-Bahá

16 May 2023

An experience celebrating the Ascension of Abdu'l-Bahá (November 28, 2021) brought some spiritual light and joy into my life at a time I needed it.

Spring is here! Happy Vaisakhi!

14 Apr 2023

Vaisakhi, also known as Baisakhi, is a significant festival celebrated during springtime by Sikhs and Hindus in India and around the world. It marks the beginning of the new solar year, and it...

How I Celebrate: Passover

5 Apr 2023

Happy Passover! Passover (Pesah) is an important festival in Jewish communities, and it commemorates the departure of Israelites from slavery in Egypt. It is observed over eight days, the first two...

Celebrations during Holy Week

3 Apr 2023

Holy Week, celebrated from April 2nd to April 8th this year, is the most sacred week in the liturgical year in Christianity. It is the week preceding Easter, beginning on Palm Sunday and ending on...

Happy Naw-Ruz - Nowruz Mobarak

21 Mar 2023

This year, March 21st marks the Bahá'í new year. Bahá'ís celebrate Naw-Ruz, or New Year's day, on the annual vernal equinox. Symbolizing spring-time, change, and renewal, Naw-Ruz also marks the end...

Women, Peace-Making, and Purim

8 Mar 2023

On Wednesday March 8th (International Women's Day), the McGill Women’s Alumnae Association will host an 

Celebrating Holi - the festival of colours

8 Mar 2023

Holi is one of the biggest celebrations in the Hindu tradition, and today Hindus all around the world will be celebrating with an abundance of colours, water balloons, and flowers. Holi represents...

Celebrating Shrove Tuesday

21 Feb 2023

Shrove Tuesday, also known as "pancake day," might not be familiar, but its other name, Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), likely is! How are these celebrations from the same religious tradition, and how...


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