Spiritual Affairs

Finding a Spiritual Community in Peterborough, Lindsay or On Campus

The Diversity & Inclusion Office is here to welcome you to and help you connect with local community, including faith/spiritual groups. Several groups have clubs and activities on campus, including Catholic, Indigenous, Muslim and Sikh student associations or meeting spaces, and individuals can access the Quiet Reflection Rooms. A directory of local faith/spirituality groups is below. If you need any assistance connecting with a group, contact diversity@flemingcollege.ca

Quiet Reflection Rooms

Fleming College offers students a quiet space dedicated to the expression of faith and personal reflection. Students are welcome to use the room during normal campus hours of operation. Prayer mats and religious texts are available, as well as ablution stations (washing sinks, Peterborough campus only). Students are asked to respect others using the space and remove their footwear upon entering.

  • Sutherland Location:Ā  C2 121 (between the Registrarā€™s Office and the Cafeteria, photo above)
  • Frost Location: Room 158N or the Frost Student Association Quiet Room
  • Information: diversity@flemingcollege.ca

IndigenousĀ Cultural SpacesĀ 

Indigenous Student Services provides spiritual services to indigenous students, such as:

  • Visiting Elders program
  • Access to Ceremony
  • Culturally safe spaces including an Indigenous Student Lounge & Tipi on both Peterborough and Lindsay campuses

The College is smudge friendly, and you may smudge in the Indigenous Student Lounge at any time. If you are smudging elsewhere, please notify Indigenous Student Services in advance so we can notify those who could be negatively affected due to allergies.

IndigenousĀ Student Lounges are located in:

  • RoomĀ B2Ā 299 at theĀ Sutherland Campus
  • Room 180A at the Frost Campus

Directory of local faith & spirituality groups

Looking for a spiritual community? You will find a complete listing of area churches, mosques, synagogues, and religious associations at the links below:

Directory Peterborough area Faith Groups

Directory Lindsay Faith Groups

Chaplaincy Services on Campus

Spiritual Care with Ale Suarez, pastoral intern with Saint John’s Anglican

Drop-in Wednesdays 11 am to 1 pm Sutherland Room D1 129.7 or virtually by appointment

 

Catholic Chaplaincy Services

Father Neil Pereira is available at Sutherland campus on Tuesdays:

10 am: Celebration of Mass in D1 129.3

11 am – 12 pm: Office hours in D1 129.5

Vismaad Fleming (Sikh Student Club)

Club meets Wednesdays 8 pm in D1 129.3

Weekly Smagam is held Wednesdays

8 pm to 10 pm in Sutherland Room D1 129.3

For more info, contact Jaspinder Singh Jassi: 437-236-5477