2023 Services

Nothing is set in stone, and this calendar is subject to change.

We hold our services virtually via Zoom.

You can connect with us and receive our bi-weekly email newsletter which gives additional information here. All are welcome!

Services in 2023:

January 7 – Celebrating the Mahayana New Year (Buddhist) with Rev. Cathy Merchant

January 21 – The Lasting Impact of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Interfaith) with Sukhmani Sandhu

February 4 – Setsubun-sai: The Bean-Throwing Festival (Shinto) with Moka Senoo

February 18 – Laylat al-Miraj and Islamic Mysticism (Muslim) with Sameer Merchant

March 4 – The Joy of Holi (Hindu) with His Holiness Jaya Govinda Dasa

March 18 – Earth Stewardship: Stop Ecocide (Interfaith) with Rev. Dan Hoffman

April 1 – Earth Treasure Vase Ceremony (Interfaith) with Maggy Kaplan and Olivia Fermi

April 15 – Vaisakhi and the Elimination of All Hierarchies (Sikh) with Dr. Kala Singh

May 6 – Ridvan: The King of Festivals (Baha’i) with John Sargent

May 20 – The Miracle of Pentecost (Christian) with Rev. Germaine Lovelace

June 3 – Learning from National Indigenous History Month (Indigenous) with Hubert Barton

June 17 – The Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Ji (Sikh)

July 1 – Reflections from a Military Chaplain (Interfaith)

July 15 – The Spiritual Significance of Muharram (Muslim)

August 5 – Celebrating Lammas (Wiccan)

August 19 – The Gathering of the Parliament of World Religions (Interfaith)

September 2 – Celebrating Our Fifth Anniversary (Interfaith)

September 16 – Honouring Truth and Reconciliation Day (Indigenous)

October 7 – St. Francis and the Blessing of the Pets (Christian)

October 21 – National Coming Out Day (Interfaith)

November 4 – Celebrating Diwali and the Vikram New Year (Hindu)

November 18 – The Ascension of Abdul-Baha (Baha’i)

December 2 – Grounding Ourselves on Bodhi Day (Buddhist)

December 16 – Lessons from Hanukkah (Jewish)

Do you have a festival that you really want to celebrate or something from your own tradition that you would like to share with the rest of us? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Please tell us more about it at livinginterfaithsanctuary@gmail.com.