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Faith briefs

Hey there, time traveller!
This article was published 22/4/2011 (2167 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.

-- The third-annual Manitoba Prayer Breakfast, April 23, 7:30 a.m., Canad Inns Polo Park. Guest speaker Brian McConaghy. Tickets: or

-- Celebrate Orthodox Easter with the blessing of Easter Baskets (Paska), April 23, 3 p.m., East Gate Lodge Chapel, 646 James St., Beausejour. Information: Orest, 204-632-6524.

-- Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra presents J.S. Bach's St. John Passion, April 23, 8 p.m., Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main St. Featuring: Karina Gauvin, one of Canada's leading sopranos in Baroque music, as well as internationally renowned British conductor Jane Glover. Tickets: 949-3999 or

-- Society of St. Gregory II invites you to the celebration of The Mass of the Resurrection, sung in Latin according to the Roman Missal of 1962, April 24, 7 p.m., Holy Cross Church, 252 Dubuc St.

-- Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg presents Being Born Again and Again and Again with Rev. Millie Rochester, April 24, 10:30 a.m., 603 Wellington Cres. Information:

-- A Course in Mysticism, based on The Dark Night of the Soul, by John of the Cross, O.C.D., translated by Mirabai Starr, Riverhead Books, 2002, discussed, April 25, 1:30 p.m., Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, 525 Wardlaw. No charge. Call 487-3553 or

-- Young adult division of the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg -- Holocaust Bat/Bar Mitzvah community-wide event, Become... Beyachad (together), April 29, shabbat dinner (invite only) and April 30, Bat/Bar Mitzvah morning service for Holocaust survivors and Kiddush and party at night, Etz Chayim synagogue, 123 Matheson Ave. E. Information: 477-7407.

-- International speaker, Lyle Young, presents, You can change the world -- through prayer, April 30, 11 a.m., Millennium Library, 251 Donald. Information: 475-6244.

-- Maclean Mission: If you have any connection with this congregation over the years, plan to attend a reunion, May 1, 10:30 a.m., Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, (Wardlaw and Nassau). Light potluck luncheon will follow worship. Information: June and Walter Cowan, 786-4848.

-- Shrine of The Divine Mercy, 541 Marion St., celebrates Divine Mercy Sunday as well as the beatification of the late Pope John Paul II, May 1, 2 p.m. Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament; 3 p.m. The Chaplet of Divine Mercy; 3:30 p.m. Holy Mass. The main celebrant will be His Grace Albert LeGatt, Archbishop of Saint-Boniface. Information: 233-4316.

-- Dedication Eucharist for a new sculpture, Christus Rex, to the glory of God, May 1, 7.30 p.m., Chapel of St. John the Evangelist, St. John's College, 92 Dysart Rd. The Right Reverend Bishop Donald Phillips presiding and the Reverend Dr. Murdith McLean preaching.

-- Temple Shalom Religious School open house, May 1, noon, 1077 Grant Ave. Information: 453-1625, or

-- Healing Ministry Course: Formation for Healing Ministry begins its 17th course program in September. This two-year ecumenical study of healing prepares individuals to pray in teams with those who seek healing. Information night May 2, 7 p.m., Education Centre, St. Ignatius Church, 925 Jessie Ave. Information: Rachelle, 255-3064.

-- St. Aidan's Choir, hymn festival and high tea with guest singers Brass Ensemble. Audience participation, May 7, 2 p.m., St. Aidan's Anglican Church, 274 Campbell St. Admission $10. Tickets: Hull's Book Store, 947-1365 or 489-3390.

-- Aglow, Winnipeg Southwest Lighthouse, an interdenominational Christian group, breakfast, a time of prise, prayer and Christian Spiritual enrichment, May 3, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Assiniboine Gordon Inn on the park, 1975 Portage Ave. Guest speaker, Mac Duncan. $8.75. Reservations: Elaine, 269-3680.

-- Eckankar presents Learn How to Sing HU -- a Sacred Love Song, May 6, 7 to 8:30 p.m., 104-475 Provencher Blvd. Information: 233-4281 or


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