We remember all those we lost on 9/11 and recently for those from Hurricaine Irma and Harvey.
Our prayers for Peace and Love are with you all.
Reverend Paul Sladkus and our Good News & Peace Team … [Continue reading...]
"I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive." - Yoko Ono
"The more we laugh, the more we live." - Paul H. Sladkus … [Continue reading...]
"To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker, the stillness underneath the mental noise, the love and joy underneath the pain, is freedom, salvation, enlightenment."
"Thinking is a wonderful tool if it's applied. Thinking, however, can not become the master. Thinking is a very bad master. If you're dominated by thinking then your life becomes very restricted."
Prejudice of any kind implies that you are identified with the thinking mind. It means you don't see the other human being anymore, but only your own concept of that human being. To reduce the aliveness of another human being to a concept is already a form of violence.
If the structures of the human mind remain unchanged, we will always end up re-creating the same … [Continue reading...]
Author and Scholar of Islamic Thought and Medieval Philosophy to Give Talk on “Shiʻism and the Politics of the Hidden Imam”
St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce The Dr. Reza Khatib and Georgianna Clifford Khatib Chair in Comparative Religion Sixth Annual Lecture featuring Mehdi Aminrazavi, Ph.D., author and professor of philosophy and religion. His talk, “Shiʻism and the Politics of the Hidden Imam” will be presented on Thursday, April 3 in the Tuohy Hall Auditorium on the Brooklyn Campus and on Thursday, April 10 in the McGann Conference Room on the Long Island Campus. Both lectures will take place at 12:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
“Dr. Aminrazavi is a leading scholar on Shiite Islam, Persian culture and Islamic philosophy,” said Dr. Thomas Petriano, SJC … [Continue reading...]
“There are only two days in the year
that nothing can be done.
One is called yesterday and
the other is called tomorrow,
so today is the right day to love,
believe, do and mostly live.”
~ The Dalai Lama … [Continue reading...]