Interfaith gathering set in Urbana Oct. 17
URBANA — People of all ages and spiritual paths are being invited to an interfaith gathering on Saturday, Oct. 17, at St. Patrick’s Church, 708 W. Main.
The facilitator for the day will be Brother Joseph Kilikevice, OP, founder and director of the Shem Center for Interfaith Spirituality in Oak Park.
The morning session, which runs from 10 a.m. to noon, will explore the day’s theme of “One Light, Many Lamps” by looking at the various religious traditions and what they hold in common. The afternoon session, planned for 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., will focus on “The Aramaic Words of Jesus.”
The cost is $5 per session or $10 for the whole day. A vegetarian lunch will be provided for an additional $5. Scholarship assistance is available.
To register, visit www. stpaturbana.org and look under “Events and News” for a registration form. Those who are interested may also sign up after Masses the weekend of Oct. 10 and 11 or in the parish office during the week.
The deadline for registrations is Oct. 12.
Sponsors for “One Lamp, Many Lights” include St. Mary’s Church in Champaign, Servants of the Holy Heart of Mary, St. Jude Catholic Worker House, Channing-Murray Foundation, Church Women United, Ministerial Alliance of Champaign-Urbana, Christ Unity Church, First Mennonite Church, Intercultural Friendship Foundation, Robert McKim, School of Metaphysics-Urbana, Tashi Choling Center — Tibetan and Mongolian Buddhist, Unitarian Universalist Church of Urbana-Champaign, University YMCA, and Urbana-Champaign Friends Meeting.