For the past six years, we have held an annual interfaith Thanksgiving dinner called the Gratitude Dinner. This year we had almost 90 people in attendance of the Hindu, Muslim, Wiccan, Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, and Native American faiths and traditions. We danced the Dance of Universal Peace with joy and wonderment of all that is. We have met three times with Hindu, Muslim, and Buddhist people for discussion, mutual learning and knowledge.
Fr. Pete Lorio
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January 20, 2016 10:10 AM
Members of the United Religions Initiative Northeast Tennessee Chapter CC are running a half page ad in the Johnson City Press Newspaper to voice their support for their Muslim neighbors.Read more...
December 10, 2015 3:14 PM
This year the Northeast Tennessee Chapter URI Cooperation Circle held their 16th Annual URI Interfaith Gratitude Dinner.Read more...
October 7, 2015 9:54 AM
If our beliefs are built on sound foundation, making common cause with others becomes an easy and gratifying task. One does not have to loose one's identity, but one is asked to embrace the others. By celebrating our differences, at the same time, we richen ourselves and others from the encounter; instead of its being a clash of civilizations and cultures, it becomes an amalgam of cultural experiences which makes us better persons.Read more...