Events

Public Celebration – Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb

Bicentenary of the Birth of the Bab

On Saturday, Nov. 2, at 2:30, the Bahá’í community of St. John’s will hold a public celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb at Memorial University’s Signal Hill Campus. All are invited to join us to commemorate this day. This local celebration will focus on arts created by members of our community, […]

Birth of Bahá’u’lláh

Entrance to the Shrine of Bahá’u’lláh

On October 29 and 30, Baha’is throughout the world will celebrate what they call the Twin Holy Birthdays. This year’s celebrations are especially dear to the hearts of Baha’is as October 29 marks the 200th anniversary of the Birth of the Báb. A day later, the Baha’is will celebrate the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder […]

Birth of the Báb

The ringstone symbol on the Shrine of the Báb in Haifa, Israel. The two stars stand for the Twin Holy Manifestations of the Bahá’í Faith - the Báb and Bahá’u’lláh. On Oct. 29 and 30, Bahá’ís will celebrate their birthdays. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Báb.

On October 29 and 30, Baha’is throughout the world will celebrate what they call the Twin Holy Birthdays. This year’s celebrations are especially dear to the hearts of Baha’is as October 29 marks the 200th anniversary of the Birth of the Báb. A day later, the Baha’is will celebrate the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder […]

Declaration of the Báb

The room in the House of the Báb where the Báb declared His Mission in Shiraz, Iran, before its destruction in 1979.

On this date in 1844, a young merchant  announced that He was the bearer of a message destined to transform the life of humanity. At a time when His country, Iran, was undergoing widespread moral breakdown, His message aroused excitement and hope among all classes, rapidly attracting thousands of followers. He took the name “The […]

12th Day of Ridvan

Baha'i Festival of Ridvan

Bahá’ís on the northeast Avalon will cap off the most important festival of the year for them on Thursday. They will gather at the Network Cafe, 6 East Drive, to celebrate the 12th Day of Ridvan, the final day of a festival that commemorates a pivotal event in their history. It was in the Garden […]

Soul Food offers Songs of Hope for human rights

Soul Food - Songs of Hope - Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The 2018 Soul Food inspirational series will end with a focus on unity and human rights on Saturday, Nov. 24. This month’s theme title – Songs of Hope – reflects an sense of optimism for the future of humanity. The event also commemorates 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted […]

Birth of Bahá’u’lláh

Sunset at the Shrine of Bahá’u’lláh in Bahji, near Akka, Israel. On Saturday, Bahá’is in St. John's will celebrate the birthday of Bahá’u’lláh 2 p.m. at the Network Cafe, 6 East Drive in Pleasantville.

The Bahá’is of St. John’s of St. John’s will celebrate the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh holy day this coming Saturday, Nov. 10, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Network Cafe, which is located at 6 East Drive in Pleasantville. All are welcome. Who is Bahá’u’lláh? Bahá’u’lláh was born into a wealthy, powerful family in Persia in the […]

Celebrating the Birth of The Báb

The Shrine of the Báb in Haifa, Israel. The Bahá’i community of St. John's will celebrate His birthday 7:30 p.m. at the Landing, Room 3018, University Centre, 1 Arctic Ave.

The Bahá’is of St. John’s welcome the public to join them to celebrate the birth of the Forerunner of their Faith – The Báb – at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Landing, University Centre, 1 Arctic Avenue. The celebration of the birth of The Báb will draw heavily upon the arts – film, storytelling […]