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July 20 Meeting on Saints

Posted on July 9th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

What is a saint? The concept of saintliness is understood differently in various religious communities. We use the term loosely in common language, such as saying my saintly mother.  Many towns have “Saint” in their names, but have they lost any connection to the saint for whom the community was named? Jews have a very […]

Top Religious Leaders Say “Let’s All Make Friends”

Posted on June 16th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

On June 14, 2017 many of the world’s most prominent religious leaders made a joint statement encouraging people everywhere to make friends across religions. Friendship and getting to know one another are the antidotes to negativity and divisions in society, enhancing understanding and unity. The Elijah Institute invites you to download their toolkits for friendship […]

June 20 Iftar Ramadan Dinner

Posted on June 11th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

Necip Orhan from The Dialogue Institute and the Raindrop Foundation has generously invited the Interfaith Hunger Coalition to share an Iftar meal with his community.  The meal will be held at the Dialogue Institute/Turkish Raindrop Foundation facility on 7901 Mountain Rd NE, at sundown (approximately 8:20 p.m. MDT). In the Muslim tradition, the Iftar meal […]

May 10 Webinar on Ramadan and Interfaith Dialogue

Posted on May 8th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

According to the Islamic Networks Group (ING), Ramadan is a time of incredible significance for Muslim Americans, and a valuable time for those of other faith traditions to learn about Islam and the significance of Ramadan for faith practitioners. On May 10, at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time/2:00 p.m. Eastern Time, the ING is holding a webinar […]

May 17: Dialogue Meeting with Professor Richard Wood

Posted on May 4th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

Richard Wood, Associate Professor of Sociology and founding director of the Southwest Institute on Religion & Civil Society, both at the University of New Mexico, will lead the dialogue at the monthly meeting of the NM Interfaith Dialogue on Wednesday, May 17 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Islamic Center of New Mexico, 1100 Yale Blvd SE, Albuquerque. Richard L. Wood teaches […]

Spring Colloquium Registration Reaches Capacity

Posted on February 21st, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

We have good news, and we have bad news. Interest in the New Mexico Interfaith Dialogue’s Spring Colloquium is so high, registrations have already reached our maximum seating capacity of 185. Any registrations received after today, February 21, will be held for a waiting list. The online PayPal option has been removed from the Colloquium web […]

Feb. 22: The Conversation Project Meets With Local Faith Leaders

Posted on February 20th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

Albuquerque’s faith communities can help their congregants get an important conversation started around Advance Care Planning and health care decision making. Having these conversations before someone is seriously ill can help families and loved ones make better decisions with guidance from their trusted clergy. On Wednesday, February 22, faith leaders from multiple religions will come together at the New […]

Feb. 5 Albuquerque Forum on Faith and Politics

Posted on February 2nd, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

This Sunday, February 5, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., St. Andrew Presbyterian Church hosts “An Interfaith Conversation on Faith and Politics.” This is the first in a series of public conversations on critical issues at the intersection of faith and politics. Panelists will offer brief remarks from Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and Muslim perspectives, followed by […]

Mystics and Prophets: Ancient Light for Modern Times

Posted on January 22nd, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

New Mexico Interfaith Dialogue Holds 23rd Annual Spring Colloquium A rabbi, a priest and an imam meet up and… no, this is not a joke. Rabbi Paul Citrin, Father Richard Rohr and Imam Taha Hassane are the featured speakers at the New Mexico Interfaith Dialogue’s annual Spring Colloquium on the theme “Prophets and Mystics: Ancient […]

How To Find Post-Election Healing in Abrahamic Faith Texts

Posted on November 13th, 2016 by NeW_MeXico

After the divisive, angry, hateful words thrown about during the 2016 presidential election, it is going to take some time and attention to heal. Here are three passages from the Torah, the New Testament, and the Qur’an that offer some ancient light on our modern times. Gail Rubin, the secretary-treasurer of the New Mexico Interfaith […]


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