April 2015

Apr 28 2015

Art Show Continues…and A Scholastic Achievement

THE ART SHOW CONTINUES Our House Artist Itina Guidry, Savvy Fabric Art Dolls Itina Guidry is the visual artist and creator of Designer Diva Dolls. In A Doll's Life, the gallery at Our House is proud to showcase Ms. Guidry's work. Itina is a self taught artist who resides in Stafford, Texas. Some of her artistic skills and work includes: drawing, painting, stage backdrop designs and prop designs. However, she has found her passion with her dolls. Most of... Read more »

Apr 20 2015

The Language of Interfaith

Wisdom Circle Ministries, a URI Cooperation Circle, is proud to launch “The Language of Interfaith” project with this first of 5 Pre-Parliament World Cafe Events. Through out these events we are exploring the major themes of the Parliament of the World’s Religions 2015 Conference as they align with the Charter for Compassion. The events will be happening once a month thru September as we approach the October conference in Salt Lake.  This Parliament experience, “Reclaiming the... Read more »

Apr 19 2015

April 22nd is Earth Day

Hi there Friends,   April 22nd is Earth Day.   May I please share a teaching moment with you?  April 15, 1935 United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and leaders from 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries signed the Roerich Pact, an International Law Treaty calling for the Banner of Peace to fly over and protect all cultural institutions in time of peace and war, thereby serving a similar function to the Red Cross symbol which protects hospitals and crisis... Read more »

Apr 18 2015

Artist Trina Smith’s 1st Gallery Show

MAKING ART FOR SHOW Our House Artist Trina Smith's First Gallery Exhibition For almost two years, Our House at the historic Project Row Houses has supported artists' endeavors through programming and workshops, engaging artists in becoming all that they can be. The time has come for these artists to grab the mantle and showcase their work through a gallery show specific to their work created during their time at Our House. Our first artist to showcase art will... Read more »

Apr 16 2015

Contemporary Jain Way of Compassionate and Ethical Living

...I have just completed the attached article “Contemporary Jain Way of Compassionate and Ethical Living.”  It took more than 4 months to collect the information and its verification.  The intent of the article is to provide some real information with regards to the choices we have in the usage of plastics cups, water bottles, Styrofoam plates and milk and other dairy products that we use during the Jain functions and conventions.  I am confident that you... Read more »

Apr 11 2015


Greetings! Collective campaigns of religious terrorism can only be countered by a collective response - not just military, and not just diplomatic. United Religions Initiative (URI) is a grassroots collective response to religious conflict - and this book is its creation story. "... An intriguing account" - Jimmy Carter, former U.S. President"... Read and learn from this good man" - George H.W. Bush, former U.S. President"... May this Initiative succeed for the sake of all believers" - Desmond Tutu, Archbishop... Read more »

Apr 11 2015

You are Invited to Participate in a World Wide Event

    The Future of Conflict Resolution Through the Eyes of Youth When Monday April 27, 2015 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar     Where On Line with Maestro Conference     Your Hosts   Rev. Claudia Roblee       Rev. Robert Hrasna     ___________________________     Project Partners         An On-Line World Café Pre-Parliament Event  Connecting you to the  Parliament of World's Religions Salt Lake City, October 2015  Be Part of the Experience! Join us for a meaningful conversation that fosters the Language of Interfaith and cultivates pathways from Interfaith Dialogue to Spiritual Activism.    We are reaching out to you... Read more »

Apr 07 2015

Parliament of the World’s Religions

Dear URI Friends, The Parliament of the World’s Religions ( is taking place in Salt Lake City, Utah in the United States from October 15 - 19, 2015. The Parliament is the oldest, largest, and most inclusive gathering of people of all faiths and traditions in the world. URI is working closely with our colleagues at the Parliament in preparation for the gathering . The Parliament has received many program proposals from people around the world, and would like me to highlight... Read more »

Apr 05 2015

An Easter/Passover Message from Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian Jr.easter

With URI Global Council Vice-chair Tareq Altamimi and Palestinian CC leaders in Bethlehem Blessings for these holy days of Pesach/Passover and Holy Week/Easter. I am just back from a remarkable visit with our URI Israeli and Palestinian sisters and brothers, and a journey through the region led by URI Foundation Chair Doug Kahn and sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco. What a blessing for me to be among such remarkable peacemakers as they struggle to... Read more »

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