If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
– St. Teresa of Calcutta
An extraordinary encounter among prayerful people of five religions took place at the Shrine
in November 2016, iin parnership with Harran Productions Foundation:
The Compassionate Heart: Music, Poetry and Prayers for Peace.
November 6, 2016 Program (includes the interreligious prayers and poetry)
While we may not pray the same prayer together, together we pray,
in our own languages and traditions – Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Sikhism.
Raising our hearts and our voices in compassion and peace for the world
this program was made possible in cooperation with:
Archdiocese of Chicago Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs
Buddhist Council of the Midwest
Harran Productions Foundation
Midwest Buddhist Temple
Sikh Religious Society of Chicago.