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  • "The Star of Bethlehem: was it real?" at St. James, Caledon East

    Time: Friday, December 13 2019 7:00pm
    Location: 6025 Old Church Road, Caledon East , ON

    Every time the story of the very first Christmas is told, we hear about an amazing star that shone in sky over Bethlehem and was understood to be a sign from God announcing the birth of Jesus (Matthew 2).

    Did it really happen?

    What astronomical phenomena could have caused it?

    Why did the Wise Men interpret it as signifying the birth of the King of the Jews?

    These questions are addressed in an illustrated talk and slide show presented by Howard Jones. His findings are based on the latest historical research and accurate astronomical analysis, using the same tools and techniques used…

  • "Ancient echoes: Orthodox influences in Canadian choral music" at St. John's Convent

    Time: Thursday, January 23 2020 6:00pm
    Location: St. John's Convent, 233 Cummer Ave, Toronto, ON M2M 2E8

    The Toronto chapter of the Fellowship of St. Alban & St. Sergius is hosting an evening at St. John’s Convent on Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The Orthodox liturgy for the Blessing of Waters will be sung at 6 p.m., followed by a sandwich supper. At 7 p.m., Stephanie Martin, composer and professor of music at York University, will speak on “Ancient echoes: Orthodox influences in Canadian choral music,” looking particularly at Healey Willan and contemporary choral music. RSVP by Jan. 17 to guesthouse@ssjd.ca or …

  • Toronto Church Architecture lecture at St. Olave, Swansea

    Time: Friday, January 24 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Location: 360 Windermere Ave., Toronto , ON


    Evening Prayer at 6 p.m., followed by light supper at 6.30. From 7 to 8 p.m., Dr. Carl Benn from Ryerson University’s Department of History discusses the diversities of Toronto church architecture, from the Neoclassical visions of the Georgians to the Gothic Revival and eclectic tastes of the Victorians. St. Olave’s Church, 360 Windermere (south of Bloor). Contributions appreciated. More details at 416-769-5686 or stolaves.ca.…