Multifaith Blessing of the Academic Year 2018
- Future Students
- Current Students
- Research and Teaching
- Partners and Community
- About JCU
- Celebrating 50 Years
- Anton Breinl Research Centre
- Living on Campus
- Advanced Analytical Centre
- Applying to JCU
- Australian Lions Stinger Research
- Australian Tropical Herbarium
- Association of Australian University Secretaries
- Careers and Employability
- Australian Quantum & Classical Transport Physics Group
- Centre for International Trade and Business in Asia
- Centre for Tropical Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology
- College of Business, Law and Governance
- College of Healthcare Sciences
- College of Medicine and Dentistry
- College of Science and Engineering
- COVID-19 Advice
- Daintree Rainforest Observatory
- Diploma of Higher Education
- Division of Research and Innovation
- Division of Tropical Environments and Societies
- Division of Tropical Health and Medicine
- Economic Geology Research Centre
- Foundation for Australian Literary Studies
- Give to JCU
- Graduate Research School
- JCU Ideas Lab
- Indigenous Education and Research Centre
- IT Services
- International Students
- JCU Eduquarium
- JCU Global Experience
- JCU Halls of Residence
- Language and Culture Research Centre
- Marine Geophysics Laboratory
- New Students
- Off-Campus Students
- Open Day
- Outstanding Alumni Awards
- Parents and Partners
- Pathways to University
- Planning and Performance
- Planning for your future
- Professional Experience Placement
- Rapid Assessment Unit
- JCU Connect
- Safety and Wellbeing
- Scholarships @ JCU
- Study Now
- Student Equity and Wellbeing
- VAVS Home
- WHOCC for Vector-borne & NTDs
- Australian Institute of Tropical Health & Medicine
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.