The Multi-Faith Chaplaincy Focus Newsletter

The Multi-Faith Chaplaincy newsletter, Chaplaincy Focus, is available now to read online. Limited printed copies are available – if you would like one please email your name and address to chaplaincy@lincoln.ac.uk.

Autumn Equinox

Autumn Equinox celebrated by Pagans. An equinox is an astronomical point and as the world on axis wobbles slightly the date can vary slightly. It occurs when the...

International Day of Peace

21st September is International Day of Peace. Some people call this day World Peace Day. A UN sanctioned holiday dedicated to world peace especially the absence of war...

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is also known as the Day of Atonement and is the holiest day of the year for Jews. Yom means day and Kippur means to atone....

Samvatsari

Samvatsari is the last day of Paryushana Shwetambar. This tis the holiest day of the Jan calendar. It falls on Shukla Panchami in the Jain calendar month of...

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi. A Hindu festival celebrating the arrival of Ganesh to earth from Kailash Parvat with his mother Goddess Parvati/Gauri. This festival...

The Lincolnshire Climate Summit

On the 13th October, Lincolnshire County Council are holding the first ever Lincolnshire Climate Summit during the run up to the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26)...

International Literacy Day

September 8th is International Literacy Day and was celebrated for the first time in 1967. The aim of today is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals...

Rosh Hashannah

Rosh Hashannah is Hebrew for head of the year. Rosh is Hebrew for head, ha means the and shanah means year. Jewish New Year. The Biblical name for...

Ashura

Ashura is observed on the 10th of Muharram and for Sunnis it marks the day Nuh (Noah) left the ark, Prophet Musa (Moses) was saved from the Pharaoh...