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Pilgrimage - Dear Sangha and Friends,   The 2015 NONA Pilgrimage was scheduled for July 30 - August 10. The main focus was the Docho ceremony with five american Shami and one Shami from Brazil. We have had several complications and we Ryuoh Faulconer S. Mar 18, 2015 10:46 AM
Calendar - Dear Sangha and Friends, I have finished the calendar through July of this year. Please take a look. The Japan Festival in Boston will be in April. Hanamatsuri is just around the corner (Spring) - Yeah! Hope to see everyone in the next couple m Ryuoh Faulconer S. Mar 5, 2015 2:24 PM
Sunday Service Cencelled 2/22/15 - Dear Sangha and Friends, Unfortunatly the weather continues to not cooperate with us. We are expecting to get about 6 inches of snow mixed in with some sleep between now and early tomorrow morning. Several other churches in Haverhill have ca Ejō (. Feb 21, 2015 9:46 PM
Sunday Blizzard - Dear Sangha and Friends, I have cancelled Sunday activities here at the Temple due to the Blizzard. It is scheduled to start snowing this evening (Feb 14) and the Blizzard with high winds and 12 to 18 inches of fresh snow will begin Sunday earl Ryuoh Faulconer S. Feb 14, 2015 8:41 AM
February & March schedule - Dear Sangha & Friends, Sorry about the schedule being late. I have updated it and it is ready to view. Please notice that in February I will be at the NONA ministers meeting and also attending the Diversity Workshop. In March I will be goin Ryuoh Faulconer S. Feb 3, 2015 6:03 PM
Tuesday Morning Service - Dear Sangha and Friends, As you may have noticed, New England is preparing for a bad snow storm. We are expecting 2 to 3 feet in the next 24 hours. Because of this, there will be no morning service on Tuesday. Please stay safe.  I will let eve Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jan 26, 2015 3:07 PM
Beginners Workshop - Dear Sangha and Friends, Their is still room in the Beginners Workshop this coming Saturday, January 17. If you have been thinking you should start that Buddhist practice this year, this is the perfect opportunity. with Gassho, Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jan 15, 2015 8:30 AM
Beginners Workshop - Dear Sangha and Friends, We will have a Beginners Workshop on January 17th. This is a great opportunity to learn basics, ask questions and deepen your understanding of the Buddhist Path. The workshops will be mid month, every month in the upcom Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jan 9, 2015 1:01 PM
NONA Bishop New Years Message - New Year’s Greetings January 1, 2015 Happy New Year to All NONA Ministers and Members! Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jan 9, 2015 12:53 PM
Happy New Year! - Dear Sangha and Friends, Tonight we will hold our annual New Years Eve, Hokke Senbo service and the Ringing of the Temple Bell 108 times. The Ringing of the Bell will start with Jigage at 11:30pm, with the first bell being rung at midnight. The Ryuoh Faulconer S. Dec 31, 2014 11:15 AM
Calendar Updated for December and January - Dear Sangha and Friends, The calendar has been updated through the New Year. Please take a look, RSVP and sign up. I am looking forward to seeing everyone at the Temple. with Gassho, Ryuoh Shonin Ryuoh Faulconer S. Nov 25, 2014 2:16 PM
Services this week - Dear Sangha and Friends, We are currently doing some sorting and moving things to a storage unit. Because of this the Hondo is a little full of objects being sorted. We will not be having Shodaigyo tonight or morning service on Thursday morning Ryuoh Faulconer S. Nov 5, 2014 10:55 AM
Visiting Ministers - Dear Sangha and Friends, This Wednesday Myokie Shonin and Cederman Shonin will be here for Shodaigyo. This is a good opportunity to practice and meet other ministers from our lineage. Come meet them and join us for Shodaigyo. With Gassho, Ryuoh Faulconer S. Oct 20, 2014 5:49 PM
Oeshiki Service - Dear Sangha and friends, This weekend we will hold the Oeshiki Service. This Service is for our founders memorial service and is a important service during the year. Please come to the Temple and celebrate this wonderful occasion. with Ryuoh Faulconer S. Oct 10, 2014 11:46 AM
New Issues of the Nichiren Shu News now available - Friends, I have p Max C. Sep 26, 2014 4:39 PM
October 5th, Anniversary Celebration at the New England Peace Padoda - Dear Sangha and Friends, I want to point out this oppertunity to visit the Peace Pagoda in Leverett Massachusettes. If you have not been there it is a beautiful Stupa and Buddhist Temple. The days activities will include a service and talks of Ryuoh Faulconer S. Sep 10, 2014 8:42 AM
Schedule - Dear Sangha and Friends, I have updated the Calendar through November. There may be some changes as we will be having paint parties and such for the new location once the process of buying the property concludes which should be in mid September Ryuoh Faulconer S. Aug 20, 2014 6:47 PM
Calendar - Dear Sangha and Friends, I have made some updates to the August calendar. I will not be going down to Houston this year for the Annual NONA Retreat. So I have added services back into the calendar for that time period.   with G Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jul 25, 2014 12:43 PM
Re: [buddhism-616] Guest Minister at Shodaigyo Tonight - I'm sorry I won't be able to attend the retreat this weekend. I'll miss you all. Brian (still no Buddhist name Brian M. M. Apr 24, 2014 7:35 AM
Guest Minister at Shodaigyo Tonight - Hello Everyone, Hope this message finds you well. Tonight we will have a guest minister at the Temple, Sogen Kumakura Shonin will be visiting us this week to help with the lay leader's retreat this weekend. It's always great to visit with and a Ejō (. Apr 23, 2014 1:32 PM
No Shodaigyo Tonight - Dear Sangha and Friends, There is no Shodaigyo tonight. with Gassho, Ryuoh Shonin   Ryuoh Faulconer S. Apr 16, 2014 8:16 AM
Tonights Shodaigyo Service - Dear Sangha and Friends, I have cancelled this evenings Shodaigyo due to weather. We were supposed to only get a sprinkle of snow but it is coming down heavy and already at an inch and people are sliding around on the road. with Gassho, Ryuoh Faulconer S. Feb 19, 2014 3:40 PM
Beginners Daylong Retreat - Dear Sangha and Friends, We have a Biginners Daylong Retreat scheduled for this Saturday. The cutoff for Registration is tomorrow morning. The Daylong Retreat is automatically canceled if no one registers by the cutoff time. If you are thinking Ryuoh Faulconer S. Feb 11, 2014 9:37 AM
Shodaigyo cancelled tonight - Dear Sangha members and friends, Due to the inclement weather Shodaigyo will be cancelled tonight. Stay safe and we'll see everyone next time. Gassho, Ejo Ejō (. Feb 5, 2014 12:50 PM
Todays Service and Class - Dear Sangha and friends, It is snowing and the roads are messy. Better to stay home and do your service from there today. We will see you next time at Temple. with Gassho, Ryuoh Shonin   Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jan 19, 2014 9:46 AM
Tonight's Shakyo is cancelled - Hi Members, Tonight's Shakyo is cancelled due to the weather and bad road conditions. With Gassho, Shami Ryuden Lorenz       Shami Ryuden L. Jan 10, 2014 4:37 PM
tonights service - dear Sangha and Friends, i have to cancel tonights service. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.   with Gassho, Ryuoh Shonin Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jan 7, 2014 3:50 PM
Wether - Good Morning, Our policy is if the weather is bad enough to cause school closures we are closed also. The snow is supposed to keep coming all day, so please don't leave home to come to Temple. We hope will see you next time. With Gassho, Ejo Ejō (. Jan 2, 2014 8:53 AM
New Years Eve - Hi, We are getting close to New Years. I have New Years posters. If you are going to be out and about please post a couple. Meetup does not allow me to email them here. If you would like to email me and I can email the posters to you. � Ryuoh Faulconer S. Dec 20, 2013 8:55 AM
Nichiren Shu News request: please reply tonight - Hello temple members and friends! Nichiren Shu News is celebrating its 200th print issue and we'd like to hear from you. Please send me a short statement (2-3 sentenc Shami Ryuden L. Dec 18, 2013 5:04 PM
Nichiren Shu News is celebrating its 200th print issue! - Hello temple members and friends! Nichiren Shu News is celebrating its 200th print issue and we'd like to hear from you. Please send me a short statement (2-3 sentenc Shami Ryuden L. Dec 16, 2013 9:12 AM
New Calendars - Dear Sangha and Freinds, The Calendar for November, December and part of January are up. We have a couple upcoming holidays. Please check them out. We are also starting a Japanese language study group for those that are interested on Tuesdays i Ryuoh Faulconer S. Oct 21, 2013 1:16 PM
September & October Schedule - Dear Sangha and Friends,   The new schedules are up for September and October. I have made a few changes to the schedules. Please check out the schedule. Hopefully there is a time you can make it to the Temple.   with Ryuoh Faulconer S. Aug 15, 2013 4:41 PM
Retreat 2013 - Dear Sangha and Friends,   It is getting closer to time for the retreat. Please consider going to the retreat this year. If you are planning please fill out the registration form online or call the Temple to reserve your place. If you Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jun 4, 2013 3:15 PM
Boston Marathon Incident - Dear Sangha and Friends, As many of you know their were two bombs which exploded during the Boston Marathon yesturday. Many people were injured and three lost their lives. We will be holding a memorial service for those who lost their lives and Ryuoh Faulconer S. Apr 16, 2013 12:57 PM
Schedule for the Summer - Dear Sangha and Friends, I have just finished updating the calendar for summer events. The calendar goes all the way through August. Please take a look and sign up for events. There is a Beginners' Workshop every month. I have also chan Ryuoh Faulconer S. Apr 15, 2013 1:28 PM
Beginners' Workshop - Dear Sangha and friends, As I have had no one sign up for this months beginner's Workshop, I will be canceling it at the end of today. If you did plan on coming please let me know right away. Of course the Workshop is monthly so if you could no Ryuoh Faulconer S. Mar 14, 2013 10:22 AM
2013 Weeklong Retreat - Dear Sangha and Friends,   I have just got finished with the update on the NONA retreat page. The 2012 retreat was held int he Pacific Northwest near Seattle. It was a wonderful retreat with a full house of participants. The 2013 retre Ryuoh Faulconer S. Nov 14, 2012 11:37 AM
Oeshiki Service - Dear Sangha and Friends, September was a busy month and I was gone most of it. I am back and have no travel plans except for Thanksgiving coming up. I will be putting up more schedule in the next couple days so please check out the calendar in Ryuoh Faulconer S. Oct 3, 2012 5:37 PM
Visiting Minister - Dear Sangha and Friends, At our Sunday Service September 2, we will have a guest minister. She has recently graduated from Shingyo Dojo and is doing her study for missionary work (Kaikyoshi) in Hawaii. She is originally from Malaysia and will b Ryuoh Faulconer S. Aug 24, 2012 5:46 PM
Interfaith Service - Dear Sangha and Freinds, I just received this announcement from the interfaith community. I will be trying to attend this event. If you are interested in going and would like to come w Ryuoh Faulconer S. Aug 22, 2012 3:37 PM
NONA Dharma Conference - The NONA Dharma Conference is coming soon. Please consider coming to this wonderful event. It is held once a year in different locations each time. This year it is here in New England. Myokei Shonin from Houston Texas, Shogen Shonin from New York and m Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jul 3, 2012 1:53 PM
Updated Calendars - Dear Sangha and Friends, I have just updated the calendar through July. Please take a look. We have a couple of Retreats coming up including a Beginners Day long and a Lay Leaders. The Dharma Conference for July is also on the Calendar. Hope to Ryuoh Faulconer S. Apr 23, 2012 1:03 PM
March 11 - Dear Sangha and Friends, Tomorrow is the one year anniversary of the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan. We will be holding a memorial service for those who passed away and saying prayers for the survivors. Please joi Ryuoh Faulconer S. Mar 10, 2012 10:41 AM
Upcoming Services - Dear Sangha members and friends, I have just posted the February and part of March schedule. Please take a look. I will be out of town several times in February. Please remember you can adjust what kind of reminders or an Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jan 24, 2012 11:29 AM
New Years Service - Dear Sangha and Friends, We are almost at the New Year. A good way to start the New Year is at the Temple. We will be holding a New Years Eve service on Saturday and a blessing service on the first day of the year here at the Temple. If you hav Ryuoh Faulconer S. Dec 30, 2011 9:59 AM
Re: [buddhism-616] Beginners Retreat - We will be traveling back from Pennsylvania late Saturday, unfortunately.  We will see you on Sunday morning, however.   Peace,   Drew On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 9:01 AM, Ryuoh Drew W. Nov 7, 2011 9:03 AM
Beginners Retreat - Dear Sangha and Friends, I was just checking the calander and noticed no one has signed up yet for the Beginners Retreat on November 12th. This is a great oppertunity to have an overview of Basic Buddhist Concepts and the basics Ryuoh Faulconer S. Nov 7, 2011 9:01 AM
Weather - Dear Sangha and Friends, I have canceled the Family Service and Dharma School today because of the snow. We will hold the Family Service and Dharma School next Sunday. with Gassho, Ryuoh Shonin Ryuoh Faulconer S. Oct 30, 2011 7:19 AM
Weather - Dear Sangha and Freinds, Tonight we are expecting snow. Not sure what tomorrow morning may look like. If the weather is bad we will move family service and Dharma school to next weekend which will be November 6th. We can reacess in the morning. Ryuoh Faulconer S. Oct 29, 2011 1:14 PM
9/11 Event in New York - Our Sangha will be participating in this event on 9/11 after doing service with the New York Sangha. If you have questions please contact me. PRESS RELEASE EVENT LISTINGS – Japanese Floating Lanterns, Pier 40, September 11th Ryuoh Faulconer S. Aug 24, 2011 5:17 PM
New Years - Dear Sangha and Friends, I will be at First Night Boston for New Years Eve tonight. If you are in Boston please consider coming to the Interfaith Service at St. Pauls Cathedral tonight. The Service begins at 11:30. We will be having Ryuoh Faulconer S. Dec 31, 2010 12:01 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Reidan Service - Reidan Service, scheduled to occur on Sunday, December 26,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. We will be having morning service today at 10:30am. The Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning starting noon today. The travel advisory is to stay at home t Ryuoh Faulconer S. Dec 26, 2010 7:43 AM
Lantern Festival 2010 - This Thursday is the Lantern Festival at Forest Hills in JP (Boston). This will be the last day of the Obon Season. We will be leaving the Temple by 5 pm this Thursday and driving to Alewife parking Garage. From there we will take the T (subway) to Forest Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jul 12, 2010 9:45 AM
Back from Japan - Dear Sangha and Friends, I have returned from Japan after being there the month of June. I was in Japan for continuing education and also for a Overseas missionary meeting. The summer is busy with classes, retreats and the NONA (Nichiren Order Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jul 9, 2010 11:34 AM
New Meetup: Weekend Retreat - Announcing a new Meetup for Haverhill Buddhist Meetup Group! What: Weekend Retreat When: Friday, July 30,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) We will be holding a weekend retreat July 30 - Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jun 1, 2010 9:29 AM
Beginners Retreat - Dear Sangha and Friends, This weekend we will be holding a all day retreat for beginners. The retreat is a wonderful way to learn more about Buddhism in general, Nichiren Buddhism (our order), our practices and to start a practice. If you have Ryuoh Faulconer S. Apr 22, 2010 9:34 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Shodaigyo Meditation - I am sorry but I have to cancel this Shodaigyo Meditation, scheduled to occur on Wednesday, March 10,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the "Cont Ryuoh Faulconer S. Mar 10, 2010 11:16 AM
Hoshimatsuri (Star festival) - Dear Sangha and Freinds, As you know from the calendar today the Temple held a service for Setsubun and Hoshimatsuri. If you would like a Hoshimatsuri amulet please send me your request (wish for the upcoming year) and birthday. I will mail the Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jan 31, 2010 10:15 AM
New Years - I hope everyone's holidays are going well. I will be participating in First Night Boston again this year for New Years. The Interfaith service will be held downtown at St. Peters Cathedral starting at 11:30pm. On New Year's day the Temple in Haverhil Ryuoh Faulconer S. Dec 16, 2009 9:38 AM
Beginners Class - Dear Sangha and Friends, The Beginners Class will be tomorrow starting at 9. The doors will open at 8 am. For those signed up, I am looking forward to seeing you tomorrow. If you haven't signed up but want to participate, please join us. The cl Ryuoh Faulconer S. Nov 20, 2009 5:36 PM
Hello - Dear Sangha & Friends, The year is coming to an end. The Temple is offering a day long beginners class in November and December. If you have been waiting this is the perfect time to sign up and learn more about a Buddhist Practice. The sche Ryuoh Faulconer S. Nov 14, 2009 9:11 AM
New Calendars - Hi, Just a quick note. New Calendars have been posted to the end of the year. In November we will be moving our Sunday services to Saturday morning. We will also be adding an Evening service on every other Friday. Hopefully this will work out b Ryuoh Faulconer S. Oct 1, 2009 2:27 PM
New Calendars - Namaste, I hope everyone is having a wonderful summer. I have posted new Calendar listings through October. Please take a look and sign up for a service. We will be having a weekend retreat in October for beginners, so if you have been putting Ryuoh Faulconer S. Aug 25, 2009 1:59 PM
Meetup details changed: Beginners Weekend Retreat - Dear Sangha and Freinds, Their are currently two people signed up for the weekend beginners retreat. They RSVP'ed outside the meetup group so don't show up here. The Beginners retreat is a great place to learn about Basic Buddhism and Buddhist Practi Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jul 24, 2009 9:27 AM
A call from Plum Village - A call to help from Plum Village, Thich Nhat Han's monastary in France. Plum Village July 12, 2009 Dear Brothers and Sisters of the Order of Interbeing in Vietnam and around the world, The 400 monks and nuns of Bat Nha Monastery are in great nee Christine Jul 13, 2009 10:59 AM
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New Calendars - Hello Sangha and Friends, Calendars are up for July and August. Along with the regular services we will have a Buddhist Picnic at the Leverett Peace Pagoda on the 18th of July, a Beginners Weekend Retreat the 25th of July and the Nichiren Order Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jun 25, 2009 2:24 PM
2009 Weeklong Retreat - The Nichiren Order of North America will hold its annual weeklong retreat here in New England this year. Last years was held near Houston Texas. Retreats are wonderful for relaxing, learning and practice. Visit the web page and take a look at last years p Ryuoh Faulconer S. May 13, 2009 2:50 PM
Hannamatsuri Service - Over 2500 years ago, a prince was born to the Sakya Clan. He was born on April 8 in the Lumbini Garden, located in present day Nepal near the Indian border. His father, King Suddhodana, and his mother, Queen Maya, named him Siddhartha. It is said that the Ryuoh Faulconer S. Mar 30, 2009 9:56 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Shodaigyo Meditation - Shodaigyo Meditation, scheduled to occur on March 18,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Meetup: Ryuoh Faulconer S. Mar 18, 2009 5:47 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Shodaigyo Meditation - Hi, As everyone can see the weather is nasty at the moment. Here in Haverhill we have several inches of new snow and it is now icing up. I am canceling the Shodaigyo tonight. We will look forward to seeing everyone this weekend or next week for Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jan 28, 2009 3:34 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Morning Service - Morning Service, scheduled to occur on January 18,[masked]:15 AM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. The snow is enough to make conditions for travel unsafe. Please stay at home and do your service there. I will look forward to seein Ryuoh Faulconer S. Jan 18, 2009 8:50 AM
New Years - Dear Sangha members and friends, Tomorrow is the end of 2008 and the first service of the year will be Thursday the 1st at 10:15 a.m. I will be participating in a New Years Eve interfaith service to be held at St. Paul's Cathedral 138 Trem Ryuoh Faulconer S. Dec 30, 2008 2:24 PM
Meetup Cancelled: New Years Eve Retreat and Service - I have been asked by a group of ministers who do an Ecumenical service on First Night in Boston to Join them for the service. We will be holding a service on New Years Day but the New Years Eve Retreat and Service, scheduled to occur on December 31, 2008 Ryuoh Faulconer S. Dec 2, 2008 11:41 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Hokke Senbo Service - I will be in New York on this weekend so the Hokke Senbo Service, scheduled to occur on December 14,[masked]:15 AM has been cancelled. Rev. Ryuoh Faulconer If you have further questions, you can email me through the "Contact Organizer&quo Ryuoh Faulconer S. Dec 2, 2008 11:36 AM
Gagaku music at the Showa Institute this Friday at 6:30 - I have just been informed that because of limited space the Showa institute would like those who plan on coming to call the Japan Society of Boston for tickets. Please call at[masked]-7782. Thank you with Gassho, Rev. Ryuoh Faulconer Ryuoh Faulconer S. Nov 5, 2008 3:31 PM
Gagaku music - Gagaku is a form of Imperial Court music. A group of Nichiren Shu ministers will be performing classical Gagaku music under the direction of Rev. Kosho Ohara. Please join us for this rare opportunity at the Rainbow Hall of the Showa Institute of Boston at Ryuoh Faulconer S. Nov 3, 2008 4:22 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Meditation - Due to illness the Meditation, scheduled to occur on October 8,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Meetup: Ryuoh Faulconer S. Oct 8, 2008 10:05 AM

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