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'Abdu'l-Bahá
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Joint Service – Belfast All Souls’ Church

Belfast Bahá’í community will be holding a joint unity service with All Souls Church on Sunday 25th March from 11.30 – 12.30. The one hour unity service will be a combination of prayers and readings on the theme of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, meaning the “servant of Baha” was appointed by Bahá’u’lláh as the one authorized interpreter […]

Happy Naw Ruz - Happy New Year !
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Happy Naw Ruz – Happy New Year !

For Baha’is, the New Year comes at a perfect time — 21 March — the vernal equinox, which marks the first day of spring and the end of the Baha’i Faith’s annual Nineteen Day Fast. Called Naw Ruz – “new day” in Persian, the Baha’i New Year has its roots in Persia, where the Baha’i […]

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Baha’i Fasting Period

From 2-20 March, Baha’is worldwide observe the annual fasting period by refraining from eating or drinking from sunrise to sunset. As in many world religions, the Fast is a time for reflecting on one’s spiritual progress and making an effort to detach from material desires. During the Fast, Baha’is age 15 and older typically rise […]

Baha'is Observe Significant Holy Days
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Baha’is Observe Significant Holy Days

Bahá’ís will commemorate the Day of the Covenant on 26 November, and the Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha on 28 November.

Celebrating Birthday of Baha'u'llah
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Celebrating Birthday of Baha’u’llah

On 12 November, Baha’is around the globe will celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith.

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Baha’i Representatives Meet Lord Mayor of Belfast

On the 9th August 2011 Pat Irvine, Tony Sherwani & Jamie Anderson visited the Lord Mayor of Belfast Councillor Niall O’Donnghaille on behalf of the Belfast Baha’i community. This was the first encounter the Lord Mayor had about the Baha’i Faith. He asked many searching questions about Baha’i Faith beliefs. The conversation was open, informative […]