Matthew Kincanon

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Matthew Kincanon is a former Digital Content Producer with a journalism and political science degree from Gonzaga University. His journalism experience includes the Gonzaga Bulletin, The Spokesman-Review, and now SpokaneFāVS. He said he is excited to be a freelancer at SpokaneFāVS because, as a Spokane native, he wants to learn more about the various religious communities and cultures in his hometown.

Compassion Games coming to Spokane in September

One Peace, Many Paths is inviting people to participate in its fourth year sponsoring the Global Unity Compassion Games that will take place in Spokane from Sept. 9 to 24 as a way to increase expressing compassion through “random acts of kindness, community events and group service projects.”

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Spokane Buddhist Temple holds fourth obon festival

On a hot, sunny Saturday afternoon, attendees of all ages visited the Spokane Buddhist Temple to obtain an insight into Japanese culture as they dined on Japanese cuisine, amongst other activities, including the delicious taste of sweet and sour pork and chewy coconut flavor of mochi dessert amidst Buddhist literature, jewelry and other merchandise. 

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Immaculate Heart Retreat Center to hold icon retreat

Sister Mary Eucharista, organizer of the retreat and program organizer at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, said the retreat focuses on participants using a medium to gain access to “the grace of the retreat,” where they would paint icons in order to achieve that. 

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