On Lunar New Year

9 Feb 2024

Lunar New Year marks the first new moon of the lunisolar calendar. Celebrated by numerous communities across the world, the holiday has come to mean many things beyond its calendrical significance.

Groundhog Day

1 Feb 2024

Groundhog Day (Feb. 2) is not a religious holiday, but it is the title of a classic 1993 comedy that has been discussed by spiritual thinkers since it was released. The main character, Phil Connors...

Muslim Awareness Week

1 Feb 2024

Muslim Awareness Week (MAW) is a yearly week of solidarity and exchange where people of all ages, backgrounds, and beliefs are invited to learn about the achievements, contributions, aspirations...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

25 Jan 2024

When the Russians arrived at Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, Primo Levi wasn’t wearing a beret. He and his camp-mate, Charles, had just taken Sómogyi’s remains outside. He had died in the night. The...

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...

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