Interfaith and Family Violence

The Shepparton Interfaith Network has conducted interfaith dialogue on the topic of family violence and has a further interfaith dialogue on this topic scheduled for 2018. Shepparton has recently welcomed the addition of two more police officers allocated to the Family Violence Unit. In this message we share the work of the Victorian Government and the Multifaith Advisory Group into family violence and note the creation of a faith-based family violence service for the LGBTI community.

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Shepparton: Vesak 2018 Observance

Join Buddhists in Shepparton and across Australia as they commemorate the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and passing. Buddhism is one of the world’s oldest philosophies of non-violence and has practiced peaceful relations for over 2600 years. In this day and age, Buddhism continues to promote peace through practice of mindfulness. There will be a celebration of Vesak in Queens Gardens, Shepparton, on Saturday, 5 May 2018.
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