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Religion notebook: Buddhist temple offers workshop

Thu., Sept. 3, 2009, midnight

The Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St., will present the “Beginner’s Passage Meditation Introductory Workshop” Tuesdays starting Sept. 8 until Sept. 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The workshop will feature passage meditation, from Sri Easwaran, designed for the Western mind.

For more information, call the temple office at (509) 534-7954 or visit

Volunteer opportunities

Catholic Charities of Spokane is looking for volunteers for its many programs, including Bernadette Place, Catholic Campaign for Human Development, Catholic Relief Services, Childbirth and Parenting Alone Program, the Christmas Bureau, counseling, House of Charity, Parish Social Ministry, Refugee and Immigration Services, regional offices, Respect Life, St. Anne’s Children and Family Center, St. Margaret’s Shelter, Senior and Family Housing, and Senior Services.

A volunteer information session will be held Wednesday from 11:45 to 1 p.m. in the Catholic Charities Family Service Center, 12 E. Fifth Ave.

Lunch and tours of the service center will be included.

For more information or to register for the session, call Brigid Krause at (509) 358-4270.

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