Workshops & Activities

Our workshops and activities are events focused on spirituality, religious literacy, relaxation, and fun. Watch this space for more upcoming workshops and events. For a comprehensive listing of this week's events offered by MORSL, our faith partners, and other McGill groups, scroll down our home page for the current event listing.

Upcoming 

Quaker Meditation (Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm, from May 1- 29)

The Spiritual Side of Yoga series (May 15-29, 2019)

Partner event - Interfaith Eco-Action Day (May 20, 1-5pm)

Interfaith Ramadan Iftar + IDAHOTB (May 27, 7:45-9:30 pm)

 

Regular/Ongoing Programs:

Weekly Meditations

Macdonald Campus Drop-In hours

My Neighbour's Faith

 


Past Events This Academic Year

May 2019

MEYA free mindfulness app trial period (April 15-May 15, 2019)
Partner event - Interfaith Vigil for Victims of Recent Synagogue and Church Attacks (May 1, 5-6 pm)
Partner event - CJDM Christian Commemoration of the Shoah (May 5, 2-5 pm)
Partner event - Reconciliation as a Spiritual Practice (May 6, 3:30 pm)
Partner event - Sikh Heritage Month "Spirit of the Sikhs" Exhibition (May 8 & 9, 11 & 12)

April 2019

The Spiritual Side of Yoga series (Jan 10-April 2, 2019)
Multifaith choir session (Apr. 2, 5:30-7pm)
Morning Morsel with MORSL (Apr. 3, 9:30-11:30am)
Radix Art Show in Brown (Apr. 3, 10am-2pm)
Multifaith choir session (Apr. 9, 5:30-7pm)
Morning Morsel with MORSL (Apr. 10, 9:30-11:30am)
Pre-Exam De-stress "Serenity Zone" in the gym (exam days, April 15-30)
Kirtan at MORSL (April 29, 6pm)

March 2019

Morning Morsel with MORSL (Mar. 6, 10-11:30am)
Morning Morsel with MORSL (Mar. 13, 9:30-11:30am)
Crafting a Personal Plant Sanctuary in Rez (Mar. 14, 6-8pm)
Morning Morsel with MORSL (Mar. 20, 9:30-11:30am)
Multifaith choir session (Mar. 19, 5:30-7pm)
My Neighbour's Faith - Visit to the Baha'i Shrine (Mar. 20, 5:45-8pm)
Multifaith choir session (Mar. 26, 5:30-7pm)
Morning Morsel with MORSL (Mar. 27, 9:30-11:30am)
Thriving in the Face of Doom: A workshop on coping with ecoanxiety (Mar. 27, 10:30am-12:30pm)
Radix Art Show at Mac Campus (Mar. 27, 11am-4pm)

February 2019

Heartfulness Meditation Series (4 sessions) (Feb. 4, 11, 18 & 25)
The Spiritual Side of Yoga series (Feb. 12, 19 & 26)
Vahiguru: Near, Far or Right Here? A talk by Jasmine Kaur (Feb. 8, 6-8pm)
Chocolate, Disabilities and Relationships (Feb. 17, 2-5pm)
Multi-faith choir practice session (Feb. 19, 5:30-7pm)
Sexuality and Spirituality Panel with MORSL, Queer McGill, and JQueer (Feb. 19, 5:30-7:00 pm)
Shabbat services and lunch at Chabad House (Feb. 23, 12:15-2:00pm)
MORSL @ Mac Campus for community forum on food security (Feb. 26, 1-2:30pm)
Multi-faith choir practice session (Feb. 26, 5:30-7pm)
Mid-week Morning Morsel with MORSL (Feb 27, 9:30-11:30am)

January 2019

The Spiritual Side of Yoga series (Jan. 10, 15, 17, 22 & 31)
Call for submissions Radix Winter 2019 (Jan. 18 deadline)
Mindfulness App Sampling Session with MORSL and MEYA (Jan. 28)
** Guided Meditation Session 6-6:30PM - Signup form (Jan. 28)
MORSL Open House (Jan. 29)
Radix Winter Visioning Meeting (Jan. 29)
Speaking from the Heart: Dialogue on Anti-Semitism & Islamophobia (Jan. 30)

December 2018

The Boomerang Effect: Islamophobia and Mental Health (Dec. 3)
MORSL extended de-stress services during the exam period (Dec. 6-20)
Carols by Candlelight: Dinner, concert and interactive visit to the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul (Dec. 16)

November 2018:

The Spiritual Side of Yoga series (Nov. 6, 13, 20, & 27)
Wisdom of the Inner Heart: Spirituality in Islam (Nov. 5)
De-stress with MORSL and RezLife (Nov. 10)
Bringing Home the Learning: Parliament of the World's Religions De-Brief (Nov. 12)
Guided meditation on joy at Mac campus (Nov. 13)
Visit to the Shambhala meditation centre - My Neighbour's Faith (Nov. 14)
Guided meditation on joy at downtown campus (Nov. 19)
Radix Magazine Brainstorming Session on Parliament Themes (Nov. 21)
Movie with MORSL: Full Circle (Nov. 26)
Radix magazine Fall Issue Launch Celebration (Nov. 27)
Build your own menorah with MORSL and Hillel (Nov. 29)

October 2018:

The Spiritual Side of Yoga series (October 2, 16,23& 30)
MORSL Q&A on Parliament of the World's Religions and More (Oct. 9)
Spirituality and the Mountain (Oct. 12)
Conversations with a Christian pastor and Jewish rabbi (Oct. 15)
"Sin": A Discussion with Radix (Oct. 17, MORSL lounge)
Call for submissions to Radix deadline (Oct. 21)
Gratitude as a spiritual practice- Downtown (Oct. 22)
Gratitude as a spiritual practice- Macdonald campus (Oct. 30)


 

Winter Coat Project

 


 

Previous Academic Years

Fall 2017/Winter 2018

Fall 2016/Winter 2017

November 16: 3:30-5:30 pm - Visit to Assuna Mosque

February 16: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - CREOR Panel on Religion Today, Birks chapel
February 18: 6:00 to 8:00 pm - Visit to Christ Church Cathedral
February 22: 5:00 to 7:00 pm - Launch party for issue "Will" of Radix magazine, Newman Centre
February 23: 7:00 to 9:00 pm - "A Soul Sampler: A Taste of Gospel", Newman Centre

February 28: 6:00 to 9:00 pm - Visit to Guru Nanak gurdwara

March 5-9: 12:00 to 1:00 - Reading Week workshops, MORSL lounge
March 11:  10:30 to 1:30 - Visit to the Unitarian Church of Montreal
March 16: 6:00 to 8:00 pm - Public Panel "Freedom of Conscience", Newman Centre

April 17-30: 8-9/1-2/5:30-6:30 - Daily pre-exam de-stress activities, McGill Gym

October 17: 5:30 to 7:00 - Tarot Workshop in the MORSL Meditation Room, room 2100 Brown Student Services Building
October 24: 12:15 to 1:15 - Lunchtime Yoga in room 5001, Brown Student Services Building (some mats provided)
 
November 07: 12:15 to 1:15 - Lunchtime Yoga in room 5001, Brown Student Services Building (some mats provided)
November 21: 5:30 to 7 - Compassion Meditation in the MORSL Meditation Room, room 2100 Brown Student Services Building
 
January 23: 5:15 to 6:15 - After-school Yoga in room 5001, Brown Student Services Building (some mats provided)
January 30: 5:30 to 6:30 - Quaker-Style Meditation at MORSL, room 2100 Brown Student Services Building

February 6: 6:00 - Valentines Crafternoon, room 5001, Brown Student Services building
February 20: 5:15 to 6:15 - After-school Yoga in room 5001, Brown Student Services Building (some mats provided)

March 13: 7:30 - Success Without Stress Workshop in room 3001, Brown Student Services Building


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