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Interested in our workshops and activities?

Check out our list of upcoming and ongoing sessions. Here you'll find everything from weekly meditation, yoga, discussion groups, opportunities to learn more about other faiths, and more!

Our lounge space

 

Our lounge is open to students, Mondays through Fridays from 10am to 4pm, from September through April. Visit our space to learn more!

 

This Week:

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Monday Nov. 12 
3:00-5:00 PM: Bringing Home Learning from the Parliament of the World's Religions with MORSL in Brown 3001. Join the students who represented McGill at the Parliament of the World’s Religions (PoWR) as they share their experiences and what they learned. 
 
Tuesday Nov. 13 
10:30-11:30 AM: MORSL @ Mac Campus-Guided Meditation on Joy. Join MORSL for a one-hour guided meditation on Joy at Mac campus, in the Laird Hall Common Room. Joy is a powerful emotion that can bring meaning to the day-to-day. Join MORSL at this guided meditation session to reflect on what joy means to you and to explore how to cultivate it in your life. 
4:00-6:00 PM: Neurodiversity and Mental Illness Working Group with Queer McGill in the Champagne Room of the Arts Lounge in Leacock basement. No two brains are the same, but they're all wonderful in their own way, and they all deserve respect and the opportunity to flourish! 
5:45-6:45 PM: Spiritual Yoga with MORSL in Room 5001 of Brown Student Services Building. The spiritual side of yoga is what makes it such a powerful practice. Through engagement in multiple aspects of Yoga, including pranayama, meditation, and asana, students will learn about the spiritual practice of yoga.
7:00-9:00 PM: Montreal Aliyah Open House with Hillel Montreal at Jack Reitman Hillel House, 3460 Stanley. Are you considering Aliyah? Join us for an informal discussion about life in Israel including such topics as: communities, career opportunities, budgeting and finances, government benefits, education, Aliyah eligibility, and healthcare.


Wednesday Nov. 14 
5:30-6:30 PM: Quaker-style meditation at 3484 Peel. Join this weekly meeting of silent practice, in fellowship with practitioners from a wide range of backgrounds.  
6:00-7:00 PM: Wednesday Night Learning with Chabad at McGill at 3429 Peel. This is meant to be Chevrutah (partner) type learning, so if there is a specific Jewish subject/topic you would like to learn, let us know and we will set you up with someone. 
6:00-7:30 PM: Community Works: Panel Discussion on Localized Poverty with MSA McGill in ARTS 260. Join us for an informal panel discussion to explore work being done by the participating community based organizations, and take part in an engaging dialogue on local poverty, food justice, social housing, marginalization and more. 
7:00-8:30 PM: Visit to Shambhala Meditation Centre - My Neighbour's Faith serieswith MORSL. Join MORSL for a guided visit of the Centre, a sample meditation session and an opportunity for Q&A with experienced meditation practitioners.

Thursday Nov. 15 
11:30-1:00 PM: Women in the Ancient World Lunch Series with CREOR at Birks Heritage Chapel and Senior Common Room, 3520 University. Join us for "Truly I Tell You Prostitutes Will Go to the Kingdom of God Before You: Sex Workers in Ancient Christianity" by Carly Daniel-Huges from Concordia University.
7:00-8:30 PM: Kosher Cooking Club with Chabad at McGill at 3429 Peel St. Join us Thursdays to help cook for Shabbat! There will be food :)
7:00-9:00 PM: P2C: Missions Night with Power to Change at Presbyterian College. Come hear all the exciting P2C missions opportunities for reading-week and next summer!

Friday Nov. 16 
7:30-11:30 PM: Annual Interfaith Shabbat Dinner with Ghetto Shul and McGill Sikh Students' Association at Bagg Street Shul, 3919 Clark. Ever wanted to know more about the Jewish Shabbat (day of rest), or what happens at our Shabbat dinners? Curious to meet and make friends with people from other faith groups on campus?Come find all these opportunities and more at our Shabbat dinner!

Saturday Nov. 17 
7:00-9:00 PM: Christ is Coming Dinner with the Newman Catholic Students' Society of McGill University at Newman Centre. Come one, come all! To prepare for Christmas, the Newman Catholic Students' Society is hosting its annual Christ is Coming dinner on Saturday, November 17th and you are invited! 
7:00 PM - 4:00 AM: Rainsabaee Kirtan Montreal 2018 with McGill Sikh Students' Association. Come and celebrate the Eternal Glory of our Beloved Gurus! We have organized an all-night kirtan at LaSalle Gurdwara in Montreal to commemorate the upcoming anniversaries[Gurpurabs] this month. Everybody is heartily welcome! 

Sunday Nov. 18 
12:00-2:30 PM: Volunteer with Chabad! We will be packing food and stocking shelves at The Family Store, a subsidized grocery store for low-income families in Montreal. We know how it goes - it's pretty much midterms from now until finals - and that's why we do this every week! We'd love for you to join even once. Lunch for volunteers: Poutine! Pizza!! Falafel!!!

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