Bahá'í Ottawa Community News Bahá’í Community of Ottawa Community News Fri, 8 Jun 2018 18:52:02 -0400 Fri, 8 Jun 2018 17:29:30 -0400 FeedForAll v2.0 ( ALL ABOARD THE NIGHTINGALE EXPRESS! The Ridván period (April 21 to May 2 2018) saw many Baha'i families across the city celebrate this special time in a diversity of ways. The Talisman family which includes parents Brooke and Emad and their 2 children live in the Qualicum neighbourhood in Ottawa. The family created a magical.. A39F63C2-F4D8-425E-8F12-EB1E619DE645 Fri, 8 Jun 2018 17:29:30 -0400 Baha'is Mark the Ridvan Festival Baha'is across the City of Ottawa marked the Festival of Ridván during the period April 21 to May 2 this year. The Ridván Festival has particular significance for the Baha'i community as it is the time when... 6A7F6DA0-526C-4087-B4DD-0B8CE11D7A49 Sat, 2 Jun 2018 12:16:47 -0400 Bahá’í Community Celebrates Ayyám-i-Há! On 25 February 2018, a group of 40 Bahá’ís in the North Nepean area, along with their friends held their annual Ayyám-i-Há celebration at.... F68ECDBA-16DE-49F0-8EBD-E55F5C98E383 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 12:19:02 -0400 Light of Unity Concert Marks Bicentenary Birth of Bahá’u’lláh Fiona Armstrong had a strong desire to befittingly commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Baha'u'llah. To fulfill this wish, she conceived a plan for a musical gala which would celebrate and pay tribute to Bahá’u’lláh. This wish and plan became the Light of Unity Concert which drew many attendees on Saturday evening September 23, 2017. The concert was held...<a href="">more</a> A2A12305-D98E-4AD4-864C-6C066877D5F9 Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:34:51 -0500 Foster Farm Children's Class celebrates Bicentenary Birth of Baha'u'llah On Saturday, 28 October 2017, almost 40 students, parents, friends and teachers from the Foster Farm Children’s Class, came together to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh. The children had been preparing for this celebration for a number of weeks... <a href="">more</a> 4A6693E2-105E-4713-A2F5-E9E28B9BFA21 Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:32:17 -0500 Ottawa Baha'is Celebrate 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Baha'u'llah On a glorious Sunday afternoon, 22 October 2017, around 800 Baha'is along with their friends and family, gathered at the Sala San Marco Convention Centre in Ottawa, Ontario to celebrate the Bicentennial anniversary of the Birth of Baha'u'llah, Prophet Founder of the Baha'i Faith. Attendees represented a diversity of cultures and... Read more DAE36BF5-DE26-4BDE-BCC7-B0881CBB58FA Sun, 26 Nov 2017 10:44:07 -0500 Message received from Mayor Jim Watson and Ottawa City Council The Ottawa Baha'i community is pleased to receive the following greetings and congratulatory note from Mayor Jim Watson on behalf of City Council. The community has warmly welcomed... C45D8390-3FFF-4CD1-9253-9AF33F53F560 Thu, 9 Nov 2017 11:03:05 -0500 Prime Minister Trudeau sends greetings to Baha'is of Canada on Bicentenary Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sent the following message to the Baha'i community of Canada, celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Birth of Baha'u'llah... 9AA13D86-3A98-4D0E-8DBA-D05882C3C674 Sat, 28 Oct 2017 16:16:04 -0400 National Chief Perry Bellegarde Message to the Bahá’ís for the Bicentenary Birth of Bahá’u’lláh We are delighted to share with you a moving message from the Assembly of First Nations national Chief Perry Bellegarde, on the occasion of the bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh... CF7EA4E4-73BC-4036-A615-6D8A25ED0146 Sat, 28 Oct 2017 16:15:07 -0400 A Commemorative Quilt to mark the Bicentennial of the birth of Baha’u’llah Leading up to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, Baha’is across the Ottawa region have found many creative ways of marking this important Holy Day. "As a quilter," said Nathalie Thirlwall, "the creation of a bicentennial quilt seemed a natural way to... AECF53A3-D754-481A-B2DB-C760C16AA6C6 Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:25:08 -0400 Baha'is in Ottawa celebrating significant anniversary Like their counterparts around the world, Baha'is in Ottawa are celebrating a very significant anniversary in the history of their Faith this year - the 200th anniversary of the Birth of Baha'u'llah, the prophet founder of their religion. Although the anniversary marks... Read more! 515DD880-1F95-4299-8554-A6A96C9BB06F Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:37:38 -0400