The Brian and Jean Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue
To promote interfaith understanding and provide interfaith education and training across the life-cycle in the local and global comunities and across the curriculum and divisons of the Nazareth college.
Foundation of the Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue in 2001, renamed into The Brian and Jean Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue in 2011.
- The Next Generation - Living Together in a Multi-Religious Society, Youth Interfaith Encounter
CISD invites high school students to a week-long workshop event to explore world religions and interfaith dialogue. The programme includes of a variety of events, such as seminars, interactive workshop sessions, group discussions, site visits to local places of worship, and a community service element
- Social Studies Teacher
This programme is a three-day immersion and seminar series for social and global studies teachers. This programme is designed to help our educators prepare our younger generation to appreciate religious diversity and peacefully engage in cross-cultural and interfaith tolerance and dialogue as they grow to become the future leaders of our global community
- Train the Trainers
It is a week-long non-credit certificate course offered each summer, designed for professionals, business people, religious leaders, social workers, and all those who are engaged in dealing with the other. The course is designed to "train the trainers," teaching the faith and practices of a variety of world religions to foster better understanding and communication in daily life
- Abraham Dialogue Institute of the Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue
The institute is created to facilitate dialogue between Abrahamic Faiths with special focus on dialogue between the Middle Eastern countries and America. We have recently designed programmes to promote dialogue through sponsoring symposiums in which limited number of scholars and graduate students from different countries will participate
Main Focus Countries of Activities
Rochester, NY, USA - Rochester, NY, USA - Rochester, NY, USA - Rochester, NY, USA - Morocco - Jordan - Indonesia - Pakistan - Saudi Arabia - Iraq 5 - Rochester, NY, USA