Interfaith Officiants perform private weddings, commitment ceremonies, funerals, baby namings/welcomings, memorial services, vow renewals, handfastings, adoption ceremonies, family unions, ship christenings, home blessings, and other life-cycle events.They may also perform nontraditional religious or Humanist ceremonies in a variety of settings including on a beach, in a park, by the ocean, in the mountains, on a ski slope, at a banquet hall or at an event center.
This is for people of all faiths, all denominations within faiths, and those who are seekers. Past topics have included “Pluralism: How can we talk about God without killing each other? : What questions and challenges do we need to explore in the year ahead, and which spiritual practices are best for you?
” For directions, go to the Fitzgerald’s website by clicking on this link: 2 Faith Explorers The topic for the month is announced on our church website.
Spoken from his experiences working at the USCCB and travel to Cairo, Fr.
Dominic’s has specialized in both experience and study on interfaith dialogue.
In 2010 The Council of Interfaith Communities of the United States was created, which is an umbrella for interfaith-interspiritual ministers who are going beyond celebrant status to engage and organize their couples in a lifetime community ministry to support interfaith families.
The services of the minister include all of the life celebrations found in traditional faith organizations.
4) If a mob comes for you, the great majority of its members will be non-violent.
However, given the new standard operating procedure (which I described in a recent Chronicle article entitled “Intimidation is the New Normal”) you must assume that one or more of its members is willing to use violence against you, and you can assume that many members of the mob believe that violence against you is morally justifiable.
Interfaith Officiants are trained in world religions and inter-spirituality, and can assist people in identifying their own spiritual beliefs through a process of spiritual self-discovery.