World Interfaith Harmony Week
United Nations Resolution
The General Assembly…
Recognizing the imperative need for dialogue among different faiths and religions in enhancing mutual understanding, harmony and cooperation among people,
Recalling with appreciation various global, regional and subregional initiatives on mutual understanding and interfaith harmony including the Tripartite Forum on Interfaith Cooperation for Peace, and the initiative “A Common Word”,
Recognizing that the moral imperatives of all religions, convictions and beliefs call for peace, tolerance and mutual understanding,
- Reaffirms that mutual understanding and interreligious dialogue constitute important dimensions of a culture of peace;
- Proclaims the first week of February of every year the World Interfaith Harmony Week between all religions, faiths and beliefs;
- Encourages all States to support, on a voluntary basis, the spread of the message of interfaith harmony and goodwill in the world’s churches, mosques, synagogues, temples and other places of worship during that week, based on love of
God and love of one’s neighbour or on love of the good and love of one’s neighbour, each according to their own religious traditions or convictions.
STM Cycle of Prayer
We pray today for the Psycho-Spiritual Development class taught by Gretchen Gundrum; Diana Miller, staff; Kim Bradley and Elizabeth Bray, students.