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 […]

Two Wings – a celebration of equality

Two Wings - an exploration of equality

“The world of humanity has two wings—one is women and the other men. Not until both wings are equally developed can the bird fly. Should one wing remain weak, flight is impossible.” In the spirit of these words, we invite you to the next in our series of Soul Food inspirational events: Two Wings.

Soul Food: The Power of Words

Soul Food. 2 p.m. Sunday, September 30.

Soul Food returns to the Landing on Sept. 30 with an exploration of the power of words, speech and sound, and how their inspired usage can touch and transform the human soul. We’re excited this month to welcome guest performer Kathy Stock, who uses her own lyrics to inspire.