The Calendar below includes upcoming DFBF events and other interfaith events in Devon, and reports and photos of previous events.
See also the Shap e-calendar of Religious Festivals, featuring dates and descriptions of festivals. It is an invaluable resource for the teaching profession, students, businesses, chaplaincies, those in health care and public services.
Corrymeela in Exeter
Mercy, Justice, Truth and Peace
An Interfaith conference, open to those of all faiths and beliefs and none
10.00am to 4.30pm 17 November
in the Alumni Auditorium, the Forum, Exeter University
Pádraig Ó Tuama is a poet, theologian, mediator and peace activist/educator. Since 2014, he has been the leader of the Corrymeela Community, Ireland’s oldest and pre–eminent organisation for peace and reconciliation. He grew up in Cork, and after a nomadic, highly creative decade in Switzerland, Australia, Lithuania, Uganda and the Philippines, he settled in Belfast in 2003. With a poet’s interest in storytelling, language, theology and conflict are among the dominant themes referenced in his work.
Pádraig writes poetry and prose, lectures, leads retreats, and is a frequent contributor to religious broadcasting across the British Isles. His published poetry and prose include In the Shelter, Sorry for your Troubles, Readings from the Books of Exile and Discovering the Spirit in the City. He is also a group worker and has worked with groups in Ireland, Britain, the US and Australia
Here is his TED talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJfBYz6tab8
And here is one of his poems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDxNkaNlxb4
Torbay Interfaith Forum invites you to
“Words, Faith and Action”
A talk by Captain Adrian Prescott of the Anglican Church Army
7.30pm Wednesday 9th January 2019
Quaker Meeting House
48 Tor Hill Road
Interfaith Perspectives on Human Rights
Rev Dr Edgar Mihas
Wednesday 11th December 2019 at 7.30pm
Friends’ (Quaker) Meeting House
48 Tor Hill Road
This month we have pleasure in welcoming back our previous Chair and longstanding member of the Torbay Interfaith Forum, Rev Dr Edgar Mihas. Rev Dr Mihas is an Ordained Interfaith Minister and a Language and Political Science lecturer and he will guide us through the topic of Interfaith Perspectives on Human Rights.