Poetry Readings by Eminent Poets from U.S. and Canada with Keki N. Daruwalla

Spreading the message of togetherness in a community, the Dialogue Institute invited guests to Dialogue Matters in August 1, 2015.  Guests who attended had a grand time eating Turkish food and listening to poetry readings from renowned South Asian poets as an atmosphere of camaraderie and entertainment filled the air. Notable poets who attended...

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First English Lutheran Church of Austin

The Dialogue Institute of the Southwest teamed up with the First English Lutheran Church to celebrate the Islamic tradition of breaking the Ramadan Fast for the night in June 24, 2015.  

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Ramadan Iftar Dinners 2015

The holy month of Ramadan, the ninth month of Islamic calendar, is a time of engagement for Muslims. During the month of Ramadan in 2015, Dialogue Institute of the Southwest in Austin has shared Iftar dinners with varied communities and faith groups to foster  universal  human values such as mutual...

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Sacrifice

Interfaith Academy series continued at the St. George’s Episcopal Church on March 24th, focusing on the concept of “Sacrifice” in Christianity and Islam.  

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High Holidays in Judaism

Rabbi Septimus gave a talk on “High holidays in Judaism and the wisdom behind” in Raindrop Turkish House on February 19, 2015.

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Art of Friendship Contest

Theme: “Beauty in Many Colors” As members of Corpus Christi community, we enjoy being among the people from diverse backgrounds who help each other to build and maintain a strong society. We believe that this creates a peaceful, friendly and a positive environment for the well-being and personal improvement of...

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Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner 2014

Annual Friendship and Dialog Dinner 2014 was held in Hilton-Austin on October 19th. Over 250 guests joined us for this multi-cultural event of food, festivities and conversation, as we celebrated diversity and came together to recognize the value of our common bond. Keynoter Tom Spencer, well-known to Austinites, addressed “social responsibility...

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Sacred Music in Abrahamic Traditions, 2014

This year’s event was held in Contregation Agudas Achim (Dell Jewish Center), on September 4th, Thursday, with the theme of “Sacred Music“. The event started with dinner, and continued with speeches of Neil Blumofe, Rabbi at the Congregation Agudas Achim; Dan Girardot, Director of Liturgy and Music at St Theresa Catholic Church;...

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Lunch at Corpus Christi Metro Ministries

Back by popular demand! You may have read that in February board members and volunteers from the Dialogue Institute of the Southwest participated in preparing and serving a special Turkish lunch at Metro Ministries for about 85 hungry and needy diners. Serving kebabs, rice, salad and baklava for dessert, the...

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Dinner of Abrahamic Traditions 2014

Prophet Abraham is known for his generosity. It is narrated that his house had four doors welcoming everybody from South, North, East, and West. Following his tradition, Dialogue Institute would like to invite you to join Dinner of Abrahamic Traditions and to have dinner with people from different faiths. Not only...

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Kids Against Hunger

Kids Against Hunger Opening Package Event February 8, 2014 at 10 a.m. Help pack 28,000 meals. Four 2-hour shifts (10-noon; noon-2, 2-4, and 4-6). Each volunteer can pack $50 worth of meals (200 meals) in a two-hour shift. Pay if forward and bring donations for future packaging events! St. Mark’s will...

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Interfaith Concert of Freedom

The Corpus Christi Interfaith Alliance is pleased to announce that its second Interfaith Concert will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 5:00 P.M.  The concert will take place at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. Headlining the program will be...

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Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner 2013

The 2013 Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner was held at the Hilton Austin on October 20, 2013. The year’s keynote speaker was Coleman Barks, a poet renowned for translating books of Rumi. Barks performed Rumi’s poetry with the aid of Grammy Winner Cellist David Darling. Other speakers include theology, philosophy, and...

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