spiritual care News Archive
October 17, 2022 —
UM’s Spiritual Care office has moved to a new location of 521A/B UMSU University Centre and they are officially welcoming the UM community to the new Multi-Faith Centre with a week-long open house.
March 30, 2022 —
Muslim students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences now have a dedicated space for prayer on the Bannatyne campus. The new Muslim prayer room is in Room 121 in the Chown Building. The space gives Muslims, who traditionally engage in prayer five times per day, an easily accessible private room.
March 17, 2022 —
Campus community invited to come together on March 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
March 17, 2022 —
As this month brings seasonal changes, we close the chapter on winter and embrace the excitement of spring. The UM Spiritual Care & Multi-Faith Centre is highlighting a number of important religious and spiritual holidays in March, in the spirit of new life and renewal!
July 21, 2021 —
'As options for wellness have lessened, it would appear many have returned to the basics and essentials. I am referring to the practice of walking, an unassuming human activity that has shaped our species to the very core.'
February 16, 2021 —
Spiritual wellness is essential to the process of navigating one’s life experiences, especially throughout the course of postsecondary education and other life stages it affects. At the University of Manitoba, Spiritual Care supports students as they continue to develop their own framework of beliefs, and discover purpose and meaning in their lives and identities.
October 20, 2020 —
Edgar French, Spiritual Care coordinator at the University of Manitoba, muses about how dialogue can move us forward in a polarized world and introduces Wisdom Wednesdays, a speakers’ series covering pertinent issues facing the world today.
June 4, 2020 —
Most of life’s changes occur over long periods that we hardly notice them (like my waist enhancement). At other times, however, we are brutally thrust into change without any warning.
March 18, 2019 —
On Monday, March 18, President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard along with the Muslim Students Association and U of M’s Spiritual Care, will host a campus vigil in Marshall McLuhan Hall, UMSU University Centre, 2nd floor. All are welcome.
November 30, 2018 —
Naomi Kirshenblatt is a fifth year Asper School of Business student, on the U of M Bison swim team, and is co-president of the U of M Athletic Council. She considers herself to be conservative Jewish. She chatted with Edgar French, spiritual care coordinator at the University of Manitoba, about the celebration of Hanukkah.