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-- Focus on Francis, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Blessing of Pets 9 a.m., Mary, Mother of the Church Parish, 85 Kirkbridge Dr. Information: Bernadette 204-474-0320.
-- Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg sermon, child dedication, with Rev. Millie Rochester, Oct. 7, 10:30 a.m., 603 Wellington Cres. www.uuwinnipeg.mb.ca
-- Gracias Choir Christmas Cantata Tour, Oct. 7, 7 p.m., Calvary Temple Church, 400 Hargrave St. 647-891-0753.
-- Centre for Christian Studies is celebrating 120 years of training for ministry. Everyone is welcome to gather at Young United Church on Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. On Oct. 12 the festivities continue with an open invitation to join Carolyn McDade, who will be leading in a Celebration of Song and Music, again at Young United, but this time at 7:30 p.m.
-- Shabbat service with the Friday Night Live Band, Oct. 12, 8 p.m., Temple Shalom.
-- Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church 90th anniversary celebration Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will be celebrated by Metropolitan Archbishop Lawrence Huculak and clergy, Oct. 14, 3 p.m., 965 Boyd Ave. The Icon of Blessed Bishop and Martyr Nykyta Budka, which was blessed by His Beatitude Sviatoslav on Sept. 16, will be unveiled.
-- Germinating Conversation: Food, Faith, Eating and the City, Oct. 15, 7 p.m., CMU Great Hall. Free.