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World Interfaith Harmony Week: Extending Our Embrace

The World Interfaith H​armony event is on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 1P.M. to 2P.M. 

Participants are invited to widen their circles of compassion and care through inspiring story-telling and art from diverse faith traditions. 

The United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week seeks to bring people together to increase respect and understanding among peoples of all faiths and beliefs. Extending Our Embrace is a virtual event that features stories of people whose faith motivated them to extend their embrace. The stories will be interspersed with poems, music, dance, art and reflections from diverse faith traditions. 

The following story-tellers will join the event: 

  • Cheryl Perera, founder of One Child 
  • Good Neighbours ​Project 
  • Tareq Syed: the Urban Monk, and a Jewish "Good Samaritan" 
  • Nick Gunz 

This event was made possible by Office for Interreligious Dialogue, Archdiocese of Toronto in collaboration with Toronto Catholic District School Board, Interfaith Youth Alliance Movement and the Mary Ward Centre. 

Visit the Archdiocese of Toronto​ for event information and registration.