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September 8, 2001 - Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA ratifies a three-year creative endeavor for Interfaith peace and understanding proposed by Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P. 

June 22, 2005 - The Intrafaith Peace Project for the Study and Practice of Interfaith Spirituality founded in Honor of Nancy M. and Thomas J. Bonacci in California.

2006 - Patricia T.  Black, Andrea J. Goodman, and Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P., engage in detailed discussions establishing the foundations for the Interfaith Peace Project.

March 2006 - Outreach to the LGBTQ+ Community begins.

May 2006 - The Interfaith Library opens at the Somerset Apartments, Antioch, CA.

August 2006 - The Interfaith Connections program established.

September 21, 2006 - The Interfaith Peace Project begins participating in the United Nations International Day of Peace with programs in Antioch, Pittsburg, and Walnut Creek, CA, and will continue on a yearly basis at various locations.  

May 24, 2007 - Articles of Incorporation certified by the State of California.

June 9, 2007The first Board Meeting held at the Somerset Apartments, Antioch, CA, with Andrea J. Goodman, Patricia T. Black, and Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P.

June 18, 2007 - The first Interfaith Connections Program held in Fremont, CA.

June 19, 2007 - The IRS assigned an Employer Id Number to the Interfaith Peace Project.

July 25, 2007 - The Dialogue with Interfaith Leaders outreach begins.    

August 12, 2007 - The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County and the Interfaith Peace Project respond to the burning of the Islamic Center in Antioch, CA, offering support and encouragement to the Muslim Community.

October 1, 2007 - The Interfaith Peace Project Center’s Office and Library opens on Matterhorn Way, Antioch, CA.

December 19, 2007 - The State of California Tax Exempt Status granted.



September 21, 2009 - Andrea J. Goodman establishes the first Sacred Visits. 

September 21, 2009 - First Peace Pole planted at the San Ramon Valley United Methodist Church.

September 21, 2010 - The Interfaith Peace Project observes the International Day of Peace with an all night vigil and the planting of a Peace Pole at St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, Antioch, CA.  Dozens of local faith communities displayed their Sacred Books and Artifacts.  Sufism Reoriented provided meditations and music through the night.   

July 11, 2011 - The Institute for the Study of the Passion confronting religious violence and intolerance begins in Fremont, CA.

July 11, 2011 - First Institute for the Study of the Passion in Fremont.

September 11- 21, 2011 - In anticipation of the International Day of Peace, The Interfaith Peace Project observed Eleven Days of Peace in memory of the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2000.  

December 25, 2011 - The O Street Project begins in Antioch, CA, with its outreach to the poor and rejected of society with special attention to those struggling with mental health issues.  

March 2012 - The first Blogs posted on the Interfaith Peace Project’s website.

August 2012 - Members of The Interfaith Peace Project attended a vigil at the Concord City Hall for the seven people killed in the violent rampage at a Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, on August 10, 2012.

August 21, 2012 - Rev. Patrick Davis, a member of the Board, and the Morgan Hill United Methodist Church, Congregation Emeth, Advent Lutheran Church, and the South Valley Islamic Community organized a “Walk for Tolerance.”

September 2012 - The Altar of All Women established at the Interfaith Peace Project Center on Matterhorn Way, Antioch, CA.

June 27, 2013 - First Blog was sent to over three-hundred participants.


March 8, 2014 - The Interfaith Peace Project sponsors its first United Nations International Women’s Day program.

March 8, 2015 - The Interfaith Peace Projects conducts The International Women’s Day Festival, “The Song of Children… The Voice of Women…” with keynote speakers: Peggy Magovern, Gigi Crowder, Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P., and Rev. Andrea Goodman.  The goal of International Women’s Day is now incorporated into every aspect of our work.  

April 2015 - First Terrorism program conducted by Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P.

May 1, 2015 - The Antioch Interfaith Peace Project Center moved from Matterhorn Way to Buckeye Court in Antioch.

May 4, 2015 - Rev. Andrea J. Goodman, president and co-founder of The Interfaith Peace Project, was the Guest Chaplain of the California State Senate. 

October 15-19, 2015 - Three Interfaith Peace Project members attended the Parliament for the World’s Religions in Salt Lake City.  Fr. Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P., and Rev. Andrea J. Goodman offer a program, “A New Model of Interfaith Peace.”

November 2, 2015 - Valery Wolf and Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P. establish the Interpath Project.

February 1-7, 2016 - Interfaith Harmony Week observed as The Interfaith Peace Project rededicated itself to pursuing World Peace by practicing Interfaith Spirituality based on mutual love and respect.    

March 4-8, 2016 - For our International Women’s Day Celebration, we sent out daily reflections, from March 4 through March 8, for our readers' consideration.  We encouraged all to celebrate the women in our lives, both past and present.  We will continue to send out reflections each eighth of the month. 

November 6, 2016 - Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P. received a “Making a Difference Award” from the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County.


January 21, 2017 - Several Interfaith Peace Project members joined the Women’s March on Washington, protesting Islamophobia, xenophobia, homophobia, misogyny, healthcare cuts, and the Mexican border wall.  

April 22, 2017 - The Interfaith Peace Project announced the opening of two new centers: Tri-Valley, Livermore, CA, and Evergreen, Pine Grove, CA.

May 24, 2017 - The 10th Anniversary of the Interfaith Peace Project.

June 20, 2017 - Students from the Chaplaincy Institute gathered at the Interfaith Peace Project Center in Antioch, CA, to study Interfaith Spirituality.

August 13, 2017 - The Interfaith Peace Project Board of Directors awards Edith Corbin for her work with the O Street Project. 

August-September 2017 - The Interfaith Peace Project sponsors a Fall Series, “Preparing for the 500-year commemoration of the Reformation.”

September 24, 2017 - The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County and the Interfaith Peace Project co-sponsor the “Together for Peace” program with Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P., as the Keynote Speaker.

October 3, 2017 - June Kirk, Secretary of the Interfaith Peace Project Board of Directors, is a featured speaker at the Interfaith Peace Vigil for the Las Vegas victims at Todos Santos Plaza in Concord, CA.

October 29, 2017 - Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P., delivers a reflection to an Ecumenical Gathering on the five hundredth Anniversary of Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation at St. Ignatius of Antioch Church in Antioch, CA.


January 5-7, 2018 - The first Women’s Retreat held at the Evergreen Center in Pine Grove, CA.

March 23, 2018 - Friends of the Interfaith Peace Project participate in the March for Our Lives Rally in Walnut Creek, CA.

September 12, 2018 - The Interfaith Peace Project and the Brentwood, CA Inspired Living Center observe a Day of Peace Celebration at the Brentwood City Hall Park.

November 5, 2018 - Sr. Barbara Finch, CSJ, Rev. Rebecca M Cartus, FCM, and Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P., present a program at The Parliament of the World’s Religions in Toronto entitled “Hands Across the World: Building Bridges of Peace to Become the Beloved Community.”

October 27, 2019 - The San Francisco Peace Center dedicated.  Rev. Andrea J. Goodman presided. 

March 8, 2020 - Covid-19 pandemic motivates the first online Zoom programs.  The Zoom programs become National and International.

July 2021 - The Spiritual Companionship Program developed by Rev. Channing Miller begins.

September 8, 2021 - The Interfaith Peace Project observes its Twentieth Anniversary with a gathering of friends.

May 7, 2022 - The Interfaith Peace Project, the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County, and the Ukrainian American Coordinating Council co-sponsor an Interfaith Concert for Ukraine at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Antioch, CA.

June 2023 - The Interfaith Peace Project Legacy website launched. 

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