SWIFT SPEAKERS FORUM-END OF LIFE TRADITIONS & AFTERLIFE BELIEFS IN OUR FAITHS-
April 19, 2015
Peace Memorial Church, Palos Park, IL
Imam Kifah Mustafa – Religious- Director of Prayer Center of Orland Park, IL
Rabbi Carmit Harai – Spiritual Leader of B’nai Yehuda Beth Shalom, Homewood, IL
Dr. Graziano Marcheschi – Vice President of University Mission & Ministry at St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL
Each of the speakers gave their faith’s perspective on the topic. The presentation included a discussion on the concept of “death” and the afterlife in their faith tradition. Including any special traditions before/near death and any special traditions for the funeral (services, clothing, burial shroud, etc.) as well as any special ceremonies conducted by Place of Worship and/or loved ones before and after a funeral, about the process of grieving, and much much more.