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Getting to the Bottom of It – Cancelled!

Sep 30/19: Unfortunately, this workshop scheduled for Sunday, Oct 6 has been canceled. It will be rescheduled likely in the new year.  Sorry for any inconvenience! Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Women can cause multiple symptoms, which may include pelvic pain or pressure, lack of bowel

Nokotsudo & Obon

On August 17 at 2:00pm, there will be a Nokotsudo or Columbarium Service at the temple. A Nokotsudo is a special area for the storage of ashes of loved ones. Obon Cemetery Services will be held: Saturday, August 17, 2019 cemetery services Strathmore at 11:00

Summer 2019 Fundraising Events – updated June 28

Garage sale – July 27 Decluttering? Spring Cleaning? Nudging adult children out of the house? We can help by selling those items that no longer spark joy at the temple Garage Sale! No clothing, books or furniture please. If you would like to donate your

Family Picnic

Everyone is welcome on Sunday, June 16 for our annual Family Day Picnic at Edworthy Park, site #1 on the south side of the river. Join us for some games, races, camaraderie and sunshine. Pack a lunch and be ready to share as it usually

Sensei Ken Madden

It is with sadness that we say farewell to Sensei Ken who has decided to step away from all his activities at the Temple. Sensei Ken has been a long time member and volunteer at the Temple, serving as a Board member, obtaining tokudo, and

Casino Fundraiser

This is our Temple’s biggest fundraiser! We have been assigned our casino dates of Saturday, Sept 14 and Sunday, Sept 15 at Cash Casino (4040 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4E6).  Volunteer recruitment via Signup Genius has begun or contact Jean Masuda at j.masuda95@gmail.com. Thank you for

Keirokai 2019

Our Honoured Seniors – Sunday, May 26 was a special day held annually to honour and say “thank you” to our more experienced members.  Where would our Temple be without our Senior Members, the pioneers who started and continue to support our Temple, the Temples

Cooking/Food Demo

The Temple Ladies have coordinated a demo for Sunday, June 2 at 11:15am (after service) with a “Homage to Rice” – Refer to image below in this post for more information.

Keirokai/Gotanye Service

A reminder that this Sunday is Keirokai which is a yearly event honouring our members who are ‘Keiro’, that is, our senior, experienced Sangha members. Gotan-ye service will also be held as this is the celebration of the birth of Shinran Shonin, the founder of