• 1 Nov

    Altar de Muertos/Altar of Remembrance

    The monastic community will sponsor an Altar of Remembrance to commemorate the souls of our beloved family and friends who have gone to eternal life. All are welcome to visit, to pray, and to place a photo of a loved one on the altar in the foyer of the monastery near the abbot’s office.

  • 9 Oct

    The First International Buddhist-Christian Dialogue for Nuns Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

    The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue of the Holy See, in collaboration with Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery, the Association of the Major Superiors of Religious Women in Taiwan, and Dialogue Interreligieux Monastique·Monastic Interreligious Dialogue (DIM·MID) has organized the First International Buddhist-Christian Dialogue for Nuns, which will take place at Fo Guang Shan, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, from October 13-20, 2018. The main theme of the conference is “Contemplative Action and Active Contemplation: Buddhist and Christian Nuns in Dialogue.”

  • 9 Oct

    Saint John’s Mourns the Passing of Football Coaching Legend John Gagliardi

    Saint John’s University notes with sympathy the passing of its legendary football coach John Gagliardi, who achieved national attention for his success both on and off the field at Saint John’s. Gagliardi passed away on Oct. 7, 2018 at the age of 91.