Healing Heartwork Session
Coping and healing according to Qur’an and Sunnah with Ch. Sondos Kholaki
Saturday, December 3rd starting at 2 p.m.
Join us with author of “Musings of a Muslim Chaplain” inexploring how to cope and heal from trauma and hardship.
Sunday, December 4th after Fajr: Sisters’ Dhikr Hike
Chaplain Sondos Kholaki serves as a hospital staff chaplain and a community chaplain in Southern California. She is board-certified with the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC). Sondos earned a Master of Divinity degree in Islamic Chaplaincy at the Claremont School of Theology/Bayan Islamic Graduate School as the recipient of the Fathi Osman Academic Excellence award and a Bachelor’s degree in English and Creative Writing from UCLA, where she received the prestigious Regents Scholar award. Sondos completed five units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) and served as the program’s first Muslim chaplain ministering to all faiths but focusing on Muslim patient care. She is the author of “Musings of a Muslim Chaplain” (2020) and a co-editor of the book, “Mantle of Mercy: Islamic Chaplaincy in North America” (fall 2021). Sondos also serves as Vice President of Healthcare for the Association of Muslim Chaplains (AMC).
Sondos enjoys sipping a perfectly brewed cup of coffee, listening to Qur’an recitation by Turkish reciters, and singing her heart out at spiritual gatherings. Sondos lives in Southern California with her husband, son, and daughter.