Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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Isabelle Koerber: Canadian Immigrants

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Isabelle Koerber, The Circle People around the world come to Canada to create a better life but is this what they achieve? Canada has accepted many...

Joseph Clay: Fasting in Abrahamic Faiths

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Joseph Clay, The Circle “O you who believe! Prescribed for you is the Fast, as it was prescribed for those before you, so that you...

A Mennonite’s Ramadan Experience

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Dick Benner, Former editor/publisher of the Canadian Mennonite It’s been a couple years now, but the experience stands out in my mind as if it...

Toronto Church Hosts Interfaith Iftar Gathering

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The Circle One of the largest churches in downtown Toronto, Metropolitan United Church, hosted an Iftar and dinner gathering on Thursday, May 24 and over...

Tamana Miyazada: My Ramadan experience in Canada

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Tamana Miyazada, The Circle The first time I fasted during the holy month of Ramadan, I was twelve years old. On the first day, I...

Muneeb Nasır: The Sacred Art of Fasting

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Muneeb Nasir, The Circle Greetings of Peace, mercy and blessings of God – Assalaamu ‘alaikum. As we speak, families are making plans, children are getting excited,...

The Guest Writer Paul Born: Weighty reflections on Ramadan

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Paul Born, The Circle President of the Tamarack Institute I am overweight, impatient and obsessively optimistic: three traits I have worked on all my life with...

Julie Barlett: Be a Muslim foster parent in KW

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Julie Barlett, The Circle Our children deserve a calm, stable nurturing environment, and sometimes they need our help finding it. There are times, unfortunately, when children...

People could all do with a dose of Ramadan

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Muneeb Nasir Fasting is a big commitment and it is not quite that easy for those who are not initiated into the art of fasting. Ramadan...

Ramadan as a Catalyst for Change

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Na’ima B. Robert When your newsfeed and inbox first started to fill up with notifications about preparing for Ramadan, you had realised that, yes, it’s...