Remembering Sister Ruth Hennessey

Remembering Sister Ruth Hennessey

It is with great sadness that the Abraham Festival mourns the loss of Sister Ruth Hennessey of the Sisters of St. Joseph. Sr. Ruth approved our applications for refugee sponsorship under the Settlement Agreement Holder plan of the Catholic Diocese of Peterborough;...
A Song by Dr. Dan Houpt

A Song by Dr. Dan Houpt

Words by Dr. Dan Houpt “I wrote this song after the massacre of 11 Jews at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh October 27 2018. I re-recorded it to commemorate the one year anniversary.” Written and performed by Dr. Dan Houpt. Vocals by Kate Suhr....
Certificate of Appreciation

Certificate of Appreciation

The Abraham Festival has been honored with a Certificate of Appreciation, issued by the Minister of Citizenship, Refugees & Immigration, The Honourable Ahmed D. Hussen, PC, M.P. in recognition of our sponsorship of two Syrian refugee families and was presented by...

Abraham Festival News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Peterborough, Ontario 18th March 2019 إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ‎ (Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un) is a part of a verse from the Holy Qur’an which translates to “We belong to God and to God we shall...
One Love Gala 2018

One Love Gala 2018

Our AF committee members are involved in many community activities! Shown here are some members of the AF committee at last year’s gala, including Shaikh Habeeb Alli, the founder of the One Love Gala. One of the members of the Abraham Festival committees was...
15th Annual Abraham Festival

15th Annual Abraham Festival

Join Us for the 15th Annual Abraham Festival Saturday, April 21st, 2018 – 4 pm, at The Mount Community Centre Everyone Welcome – Admission by Donation (Suggested $10) Festival Schedule 4:00pm Interfaith Celebration – Enjoy Music from the Three Faiths....