While there are multiple sources indicating that religion and spirituality are important to clients and can improve health outcomes and quality of life, the occupational therapy literature offers little evidence of the use or inclusion of religious observance
as a therapeutic occupation in clinical practice.
The organizers sought to encourage the broadest possible international participation in the observance
PRINCETON -- The Princeton Memorial Day Observance
Committee has named Thomas Lynch the Grand Marshall for this year's parade.
Manila, Philippines The Catholic Church begins the observance
of Passion Week today, Passion Sunday and the Fifth Sunday of Lent.
Accordingly, Buddhist religious observances
will be held at Wewaladeniya Temple, Kegalle and Hindu religious observances
will be held at Kadirawelaudam Kalie Kovil, Kegalle.
Some of the National observances
in July include Anti-Boredom Month, Fireworks Safety Month, National Baked Bean Month, National Bison Month and National Blueberry Month.
The task force's work has been criticized in recent years by critics who say the observances
have been "hijacked" by evangelical Christians.
This user-friendly format allows you to click on the month for which you want information, and it will list health observances
for that month each week within that month, and any other specially designated days.
Another is that the two World Wars of the first half of the twentieth century accelerated the decline of religious observance
and weakened the standing of organized religion in British culture.
start tonight with the Antelope Valley Gospel Feast, featuring vocal groups, singers and dancers under the theme ``God Bless America.
According to AU, the observance
gives Religious Right groups and their allies in public office a platform to push their political agenda and attack church-state separation.
In March 2005, YAM state observances
included our new five-year theme, "Start with Art, Learn for Life," in addition to their state themes.
ITEM: The Seattle Post-Intelligencer for November 4 reported that "interest groups are preparing for an intense year of conflict over Christmas observances
by cities and public schools, with one conservative group [the Alliance Defense Fund] lining up hundreds of attorneys to work on the issue.
The exact origins of particular observances
and festivals, though, are a little harder to nail down.
Using the theme "Cooperatives: Owned by Our Members, Committed to Our Communities," the National Cooperative Month Planning Committee will encourage local co-ops to stress community involvement, employment and other identifiable community contributions in their celebrations and observances
for the month, observed annually since 1930.