24 April: Yom Ha’Shoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) is a day set aside to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust or Shoah. Many Australians with Jewish ties or heritage observe Yom Ha’Shoah. It commemorates the lives and heroism of Jewish people who died in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945.
The Jewish Christian Muslim Association Women’s Committee invites women to join in their Inspiring Women of Faith Women’s Retreat at the Lysterfield Don Bosco Centre on Friday 12 May 2017, 5pm to Sunday 14 May 2017.
St Paul’s Cathedral and Pax Christi Australia, the Victorian Council of Churches, the Uniting Church in Australia, the Melbourne Catholic Office for Justice and Peace, the Anglican Social Responsibilities Committee, Social Policy Connections, and the Anzac Centenary Peace Coalition are co-sponsoring an ANZAC Day event at St Pauls Cathedral, Melbourne at 11AM.
On the 500 Hundredth Anniversary of the Reformation The Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission of Melbourne is cosponsoring an event with the Council of Christians and Jews on Sunday, 7th May 2017 at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Box Hill.
On Sunday, May 7 2017 Victorian mosques will open their doors and hearts to the public of all beliefs to strengthen community spirit, build better relationships with neighbours and breakdown misconceptions about Islam.
Clergy of all faiths urgently needed cultural training to deal with an Australia that had changed beyond recognition since the 1990s, according to one of Australia’s leading religious authorities. Melbourne Anglican priest, UNESCO officer and university academic Gary Bouma told a UN Interfaith Harmony Week lecture at Melbourne University in February that Australia was now “one of the most diverse nations in the world”.
The Buddhist Council of Victoria invites you to join in celebration of Buddha Dhamma , Wisdom and Compassion – Bringing Communities Together 20th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday 25 March 2017.
Pace e Bene Australia invites inspiring young people to apply for a Nonviolent Interfaith Leadership Retreat from Sunday 2 to Friday 7 April 2017 at ‘Amberley’ – Edmund Rice Centre, 7 Amberley Way, Lower Plenty Victoria.
Tisna Sanjaya will be participating in Art is a Prayer on the forecourt and steps to the State Library of Victoria in Melbourne, 27 February- 3 March, 10am -4pm, daily. He will be joined by the Jeprut Community from Bandung, Indonesia, an art movement group.
On Sunday 19 February 2017, the Victorian Government released its Multicultural Policy Statement and supporting campaign Victorian. And Proud of it. There is much in this campaign which supports social cohesion, multiculturalism and builds on the strengths of engagement with multifaith communities and their Interfaith Networks.