Multifaith event at medical center to showcase variety of holiday traditions

Media Contact

Amy Albin
(310) 794-8672
WHAT:
The Spiritual Care Department at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center will host its 11th annual multicultural, multifaith exhibit, a fun and educational event that helps enrich people's understanding of a wide variety of religious and cultural holiday traditions. Holidays represented include Bodhi Day, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Ramadan and Yule/Winter solstice.
 
Visitors can sample the traditional holiday foods of each culture and learn about religious symbols, spiritual practices and prayers associated with each of these tradition's holiday celebrations.
 
WHO:
Patients, their families and friends, medical center staff, and the general public are invited to participate.
 
WHEN:
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 11
 
WHERE:
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, B-Level lower lobby
(757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, Calif. 90095)
 
BACKGROUND:
UCLA's Spiritual Care Department offers a diverse program that includes multifaith spiritual care for patients, families and staff, and clinical pastoral education and training.
 
MEDIA CONTACT:
Amy Albin, UCLA Health Sciences Media Relations, 310-794-8672
 
R.S.V.P. & PARKING:
Please call media contact to R.S.V.P. and arrange parking.
 
Media Contact:
Amy Albin
(310) 794-8672
[email protected]