@JCU Multifaith Blessing of the Academic Year 2018
The Townsville campus Multifaith Blessing of the Academic year celebrated our common humanity and our faith and culture.
The Cairns campus blessing will be held on 20 March.
JCU Multifaith Chaplain Crystal Greive welcomes everyone to the Multifaith Blessing in Townsville.
Reflective music opens the event.
Musical performance by Christy Forrest and Michael Platz.
The morning's program.
Ana Luisa Zepeda and Sophie Connell give a blessing from the Baha'i faith.
Phil Heang gives a Buddhist blessing.
Fr Joshy John with a Catholic blessing.
Prof Shashidhar Venkatesh gives a Hindu blessing.
An Islamic blessing from Ibrahim Mohamed.
Prof. Zoltan Sarnyai gives a Jewish blessing.
Bishop Bill Ray from the Anglican Diocese of North Queensland gives an address.
The audience recites the Interfaith Commitment.
Music from Nathan Avosa.
Attendees write their blessings for the academic year on a canvas.
All photos: Bethany Keats, JCU Media.