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-- CMU opening program, Sept. 29, 7 p.m., Loewen Athletic Centre, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. Features CMU alumni and student choirs, student sharing and president's address. Information:


-- A Service for the Blessing of Animals, Sept. 30, 3 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 580 Victor St. We ask that all animals that come be on a leash, in a carrier or cage.


-- Little Britain United Church 160th anniversary service, Sept. 30, 2 p.m., 5879 Hwy. 9, Lockport.


-- Eckankar worship service How God's Love Comes to Us, Sept. 30, 10:15 a.m., Canad Inn, 1824 Pembina Hwy. Information: 233-4281 or


-- Immanuel Pentecostal Church, in partnership with the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba and Living Room is offering a faith-based support group for persons living with mood disorders, Sept. 30, 5-7 p.m., 955 Wilkes Ave.


-- Back to Church Sunday Sept. 30, 10 a.m., St. Mark's Anglican Church.


-- CMU hosts Bruxy Cavey speaking on Getting, Giving and Living the Gospel, Oct. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., CMU Chapel, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd. Cost is $35, $40 at the door. Information:


-- Know Thyself As Soul Foundation free introductory talk on Sant Mat, a practical spiritual path based on meditation on the inner Light and Sound, ethical values, service to others and love for all creation Oct. 2, 7-8:30 p.m., Room D, 1077 Grant Ave. Information: 897-4203.


-- Winnipeg Depression Recovery Program, Oct. 4, Henderson Hwy. SDA Church, 1314 Henderson Hwy. Information: 204-774-1402.


-- Blessing of the Pets Service, Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew's River Heights United, corner of Kingsway and Oak.


-- St. Andrew Bobola Feast of St. Faustina, Oct. 5, 6 p.m., 541 Marion St. Archbishop Albert LeGatt main presider. Information: 204-233-4316.


-- Temple Shalom celebrates Simchat Torah, Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m. This holiday marks the completion of the annual cycle of weekly Torah readings. On Simchat Torah, we read the last Torah portion, then proceed immediately to the first chapter of Genesis, reminding us that the Torah is a circle and never ends. Information: 204-453-1625 or


-- Celebrate Hildegard of Bingen, Doctor of the Church, Oct. 6, 7-9 p.m. Fee: $15, register 204-339-1705; clay pottery and meditation workshop led by Genevieve Levasseur, Oct. 6 and 13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; group spiritual direction: Monique Raimbault and Rachel Twigg Boyce will introduce this process, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Benedict's Retreat Centre.


-- 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 474-0320.


-- 22nd annual Winnipeg Prophecy Conference, Oct. 11-13, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave. Speakers: David Hocking; Meno Kalisher; Steve Herzig; Rob Lindsted; H.H. Barber; Jacob Prasch. Theme 2012: Is the end of all things at hand? Information: or 204-832-4625.


-- Intimate evening with teaching on The Lord's Prayer with Master Nona Castro, acharya of Grand Master Choa Kok Sui, founder of modern Pranic Healing, Oct. 12, 7 p.m., chapel, University of Saint Boniface. Love offering/donation.


-- Winnipeg Central Aglow Lighthouses' meeting, Oct. 15, 7 p.m., Best Western Inn and Suites, 1714 Pembina Hwy. Coffee and dessert, $7. Video by Joyce Meyers on Developing Power Thoughts. Reservations: Marion 204 736-2341 or Florida 204 453-2561.

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