/R E P E A T -- 2015 Christian Gathering - June 20 - 11 a.m. - Ahuntsic Park - Montreal/

MONTREAL, June 19, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - On June 20, 2015, hundreds of Christians of every right and denomination will gather at Ahuntsic Park, in solidarity with all the Christians around the world.

What is the gathering's purpose?

  • To encourage Quebec Christians to take their returning role in the public sphere more seriously and to show solidarity with Christians all over the world who are persecuted for their faith.
  • So that Christian values, the founding values of the Quebec identity, may continue to inspire personal and social choices.
  • Because Christians care about their heritage and feel the need to show it. 

Speakers:
Most Reverend Christian Lépine, Archbishop of Montreal
Douglas Farrow, Kennedy Smith Chair in Catholic Studies at McGill University
Marie-Claude Lalonde, National Director of Aid to the Church in Need in Canada

Attendance List
R.P. Jean El Dahdouh -  Église Maronite Catholique              
R. P. Bernard Bassett - Église Melkite Catholique 
R. P. Jean El Murr - Église Antiochienne Orthodoxe 
R. P. Kamil Ishak - Église Syriaque Orthodoxe
R. P. Vartan Tashjian -  Église Arménienne Apostolique
R. P. Peter Saad - Église  Copte Orthodoxe
R. P.  Elie Yachouh - Église Syriaque Catholique
R. Pasteur Mher Khatchikian - Église Unie du Canada
Choral de l'église Sainte Antoine
M. Alain Kaade - Église Arménienne Catholique
R. Pasteur Georges Dabbo - Première Église Évangélique Arménienne
S. Em. Mgr. Abgar Hovakimian - The Illuminator Armenian Apostolic Church
R. Pasteur Karnig Koyounian
R. P. Komitas Mirzakhanyan - Holy Cross Armenian Apostolic Church
Père Normand Daigle s.m., Curé de St-Vincent de Paul à Laval
Pasteur Réal Gaudreau  -  Église Évangélique La Bible Parle
Representative – Anglican Church
Choirs and Musical Groups:
Le Chœur de Jérusalem
Mission Notre Dame des Philippines
Chorale de l'église St-Antoine Legrand
Famille Marie Jeunesse

The media is invited as of 11:00 a.m. to meet with the speakers and organizers of the 2015 Christian gathering in Montreal.

 

SOURCE Archdiocese of Montreal

For further information: Source: Lucie Martineau, 514 925 4304; Information: L'abbé Robert Gendreau, 514 967 3013

RELATED LINKS
www.diocesemontreal.org

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