Resources For Worship, Devotion, And Meditation During Covid-19*

*Please note this list is not exhaustive. Do you know of one we haven’t listed? Please email us at spirituality@carleton.ca with the information and link to help us grow our listings, thanks! This list is in alphabetical order by tradition

Baha’i

Sunday Devotional Gathering for Peace and the Betterment of the World: The Virtual Sunday Devotional is open to everybody. When: Every Sunday at 11 am via Zoom.

Buddhist

The True North Insight Meditation Centre offers on-line meditation. Online Sitting Groups

The Ottawa Shambhala Meditation Centre has weekly online meditations and other events https://ottawa.shambhala.org/

Christian

Anglican Church of Canada

Christ Church Cathedral is offering online services through Zoom and/or Facebook Live sessions and Young Adult Group Check-ins, Prayer and Bible Study groups via Zoom weekly.

Online services offered through the Christ Church Cathedral Ottawa

Community online through St Albans Church

Eastern Orthodox

Facebook group for all information about available live streams. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1207273929474563/

 Roman Catholic

Daily TV Mass (National Catholic Broadcasting Council)

Virtual Church offered through the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall

Russian Orthodox

Check their Facebook page for up-to-date information on live stream of services on Sundays and throughout the week. St-Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church

Mennonite

Live and recorded services from the Mennonite Church, Canada.

Presbyterian

The Church of St. Andrew & St. Paul has weekly music and worship broadcast weekly on YouTube. Link on A&P’s website or YouTube channel

Quakers (Society of Friends)

listing of online fellowships

Ukrainian Orthodox

St Sophie Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Check their Facebook page for up-to-date information on live streams of services on Sundays and throughout the week.

United Church of Canada

Online services and video series offered through the Carleton Memorial United Church

Here is a list of on-line services across Canada during Covid19 – Worship Online during COVID-19

Hindu

Here is a page outlining some Hindu spiritual resources! Click here.

Here is a temple that is live-streaming  https://www.youtube.com/c/SSVTStreaming

ISCON Ottawa Hare Krishna Temple http://ottawa.iskcon.ca/

Vishva Shakti Durga Mandir (Temple) Association  https://www.durgatemple.ca/main/index.php

Hindu Temple of Ottawa-Carleton http://www.hindutemple.ca/

Indigenous

Ojigkwanong Indigenous Student Centre offers cultural workshops for Indigenous students and provides learning opportunities for the broader Carleton community. In addition to weekly scheduled programming, there are also monthly events and that include gatherings, feasts, traditional teachings and knowledge sharing. 

Jewish

Jewish Reform Tradition 

Online Services and Events from Ottawa’s Temple Israel 

Orthodox 

Online Services and Events from Congregation Beit Tikvah of Ottawa 

Reconstructionist 

Haneshama offers weekly events/services online  

Muslim

Shi’a 

Online weekly programs available from the Islamic Shia Ithna-Asheri Association 

Sunni 

The Carleton University Muslim Students’ Association has weekly events, gatherings, and knowledge circles online https://cumsa.ca/events/ 

Live readings and halaqas offered by the Ottawa Mosque on Facebook. 

Online activities and live classes – guided prayer circles, halaqa and much more – daily through the Sanad Collective Website and Facebook page. 

Pagan

Pagans of Carleton resource group https://pagansofcarleton.home.blog/

Quakers (Society of Friends)

Taoist

Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism https://www.taoist.org/locations/ottawa/

Unitarian Universalist

Church of the Larger Fellowship (online community of practice)