OTTAWA, Aug. 25 /CNW/ - Cathedral Arts announced today that The
Right Reverend Peter Coffin, Bishop Ordinary to the Canadian Forces,
will be the first speaker at the opening dinner of the 2010-2011
Cathedral Arts Dinner Lecture Series, on Monday, September 20th.
His talk, The Torch of Service and of Faith: The Canadian Military
Chaplaincy, will detail the work of the Chaplaincy around the
world. It will complement the commemorations on November 6th
at Christ Church Cathedral of: the 100th Anniversary
of the Royal Canadian Navy; the 70th Anniversary of the
Evacuation of Dunkirk; the 65th Anniversary of the End of the
Second World War; and, the 60th Anniversary of the Start of
the Korean War.
On Monday, November 15th, Cathedral Arts will
present Mr. Andrew Cohen, award-winning journalist,
best-selling author, Professor of Journalism and International Affairs,
and, the first President of the newly-formed Historica-Dominion
Institute. He will speak about the importance of advancing Canadian
history and identity, and of valuing our Canadian citizenship.
On Monday, January 31st, Dr. Reginald W. Bibby, OC,
a Canadian sociologist and holder of the Board of Governors Research
Chair in the Department of Sociology at the University of Lethbridge,
will be the final speaker in this Cathedral Arts Dinner Lecture Series.
Dr. Bibby is one of Canada's premier trackers and interpreters of social
trends, and his talk - Beyond the Gods and Back: The
Direction Religion is Taking in Canada - will cover the
provocative ideas in his new book, to be published in October. This
work is the latest installment in his "God" series, updating his
extensive writings on religious life in Canada.
All Dinner Lectures begin at 6:00PM, and are held in Cathedral
Hall, Christ Church Cathedral, Ottawa,
420 Sparks Street (at Bronson).
Tickets - $35.00 each (at tables of eight) - must be purchased no
later than noon, on the Thursday before each Dinner Lecture.
Purchase online at www.cathedralarts.com.
Telephone (613) 567-1787, or, email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cathedral Arts presents concerts, dramatic productions, dinner
lectures, and exhibits in the unique setting of Ottawa's historic Christ
Church Cathedral. This non-profit organization is managed by a small
volunteer committee. Financial support comes wholly from the proceeds
of events, from Cathedral Arts Patrons, from supporters, and from
advertising. All profits are reinvested in Cathedral Arts;
and occasionally shared with local charities through specific
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For further information: For further information:
John Dennison - 613-567-1787
Chairman, Cathedral Arts