Westminster Interfaith: Promoting Dialogue Between People of Faith

The agency of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Westminster for Interreligious Dialogue

Westminster Interfaith Newsletter

Issue 60 – January 2009

Forthcoming Events

These are the events / organisers we know about, the list is not exhaustive:

Saturday, 31st January 2009   Gandhi Foundation. Multifaith Celebration in London Details: 020 8981 7628 www.gandhifoundation.org

Sunday, 1 February 2009 5pm  Setsubun – London Dojo Temple, Battersea Park .Tel: 020 7228 9620

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th February 2009  Living Theology at Heythrop College, Prayer: Experiences from different Faith Traditions. Speakers: Ahnad Achtar, Anuradha Dooney, Jonathan Gorsky, Philip Endean SJ. Panel: Martin Ganeri OP, John McDade SJ. See www.livingtheology.org.uk for booking form and more details.

St Philip's Centre, Leicester.   3-day training courses 2009 3-5 February; 19-21 May; 13,20 & 27 October. Details on www.stphilipscentre.co.uk

Sion Centre for Dialogue and Encounter (SCDE) 34 Chepstow Villas, London, W11 2QZ. Tel: 020 7313 8286 / 020 7727 3597 Fax 020 7313 8281.
sioncde@yahoo.co.uk, www.sistersofsion.org.
Each session 6.30pm - 8.00pm. Suggested Donation £8 per session. Please notify SCDE if you would like to attend.
Wednesday 3rd March, 2009, Purim, Speakers: Rabbinic Student Debbie Young (Leo Baeck College)
Thursday 2nd April, 2009,  Pesach – Passover, Speakers: Rabbi Michael Shire (Leo Baeck College).
Also Exploring Spirituality series 2009  Sunday afternoons: 15 February, Women Mystics in Different Traditions – Dr Ursula King FRSA; 15 March, Mysticism in the Buddhist Tradition – Ven. B Seewimala.

London Dojo Temple,  Battersea Park. Tel: 020 7228 9620 Sunday 5 April 2009 3pm Flower Festival

Ammerdown Centre Three Faiths Summer School: Christians, Jews and Muslims. 11-17 August 2009. www.ammerdown.org

St Ethelburga's 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG.
Tel:020 7496 1610. Fax; 020 7638 1440. enquiries@stethelburgas.org ; www.stethelburgas.org. Tuesday, 9 June: Violence and Religion – Shaunaka Rishi Das, Dr Keith Hebdon and others. Saturday 6 June: Womens Spirituality – A Force for Nonviolent Peacemaking – Heather Muffin, Sr Gemma Simmonds CJ, Sally Baraud, Helen Gilbert. 24-page programme booklet 2008/2009 available.

Turvey Abbey The Priory of Our Lady of Peace, Turvey Abbey, Turvey, Beds. MK43 8DE
info@turveyabbey.org.uk www.turveyabbey.org.uk
24-26 April 2009, "Meister Eckhart: Inner silence and awakening". A contemplative Christian/Buddhist weekend led by George Wilson and a Turvey Benedictine nun.
2-4 October 2009, Meditation and Mindfulness: A Christian/Buddhist weekend learning from each other's spiritual tradition. Led by Buddhist nuns and a Turvey Benedictine nun.

Centre for Christianity and Interreligious Dialogue
Heythrop College Kensington Square,W8 5HQ.
Contact: John Flannery, Projects Administrator.

Kenton Interfaith. Contact: Sr Elizabeth 020 7272 8048

Patanjali Centre for Classical Yoga The Cott, Marley Lane, Battle, East Sussex TN33 0RE. Tel/Fax 01424 870 538. email: patanjalicentre@aol.com, www.patanjali-centre.org.uk .

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