Meditation Matters

Meditation Matters

Religions for Peace Australia is supporting and participating in the Meditation Matters event on August 7.

An initiative of the Buddhist Council of Victoria Interfaith, Meditation Matters is a one day, multi-faith collaboration of 15 renowned presenters sharing their insights and knowledge on meditation.

Prepare to immerse yourself in vast cultural and faith diversity!

This free event, supported by the Victorian Multicultural Commission, will be an unforgettable and rewarding experience in meditation.

For More information, visit Meditation Matters

Source: Mediation Matters

Photo Credit: Buddhist Council of Victoria (Interfaith)

Festival of Refugees

The 2011 Festival of Refugees will be held on Sunday August 21st at the St Kilda Town Hall. Religions for Peace Australia are collaborating in providing this event. Book your tickets now through the VCC Office. 9650 4511. Download the Flyer. This is one of the best events on the calendar for supporters of refugees and asylum seekers. It brings together the energy and joy of refugees and the organising skills of the Victorian Council of Churches and Act for Peace.

May 2011

14th May 2011

Dear RfP Members,

Greetings! I trust that this message of our 2010-11 activities finds you all well.

This past year has, as in previous years, been a very busy one for the Religions for Peace Australia (RfP Australia) with some significant achievements as the Australian interfaith movement has grown and diversified since the 2009 Melbourne Parliament of the World’s Religions. A pleasing feature has been the re-invigoration of our executive committee with some younger, talented and committed members – Dr. Anna Halafoff has become our deputy chairperson, recently completing her Ph.D. thesis on the world interfaith movement, Netpeace: Multifaith Movements and Common Security while our new secretary, Sue Ennis, who has almost completed her doctoral thesis on Religion, Spirituality and the Refugee Experience, has become our hardworking secretary.

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April, 2010

28th April, 2010

Dear RfP Members,

Greetings again! The Parliament of the World’s Religions is over! Four years of hard work by many, many people in Melbourne, in Chicago and across the world have been completed. It is fair to say that everyone who attended, even if for only a day, came away enthused, inspired and informed. It is also fair to say that the end of the Parliament left many people tired – it took a lot out of most people, including myself. Only now are we really beginning to focus on the future.

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