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Christian Art Festival- Expo for Unity

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It is with great pleasure, that we invite you on May 10, to the Christian Art Festival- Expo for Unity, organized by the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism in collaboration with the Department of Theological Studies at Concordia University, for celebrating the Montreal 375th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the Christian Pavilion at Expo`67.

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Icons and art objects exhibition with the participation of Vladimir Midvich: 10am-8:00pm - Department of Theological Studies 2140 Rue Bishop, Montréal, QC H3G 2E9


Meeting with participants at the Christian Pavilion - Expo '67 - "the living memory" (in French): 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm, Concordia LB 361-362, 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Montreal

Concert of sacred music: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm,
2140 Rue Bishop, Montréal, QC H3G 2E9

Ritual Photos contest with prizes: 10 am - 8:00 pm, 2140 Rue Bishop, Montréal, QC H3G 2E9.

The event is free of charge!

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On Ecumenism with Prof. Lucian Turcescu



To see the video please follow the link on YouTube:
On Ecumenism with Prof. Lucian Turcescu

Or go on the: Canadian Centre for Ecumenism Facebook

Dr. Lucian Turcescu is Professor of Historical Theology and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Theological Studies at Concordia University in Montreal.

Between 2011-2016 he has served twice as Chair of the Department of Theological Studies. In 2004-5 he was the Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at St. Francis Xavier University (Nova Scotia). He has done research, published, and taught in several areas, including religion and politics, early Christianity, and ecumenism. He received numerous prestigious research grants. He authored, co-authored and (co-)edited several books, most of which benefited from the generous financial support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada. He published over three dozens peer‐reviewed articles. He is twice Past President of the Canadian Society of Patristic Studies (2004‐2008) and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Ecumenical Studies and Theoforum (formerly Eglise et Theologie). He served as a member of the Board of Directors, Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion, and the Corporation’s combined program director (1999‐2002). In 2010 he received the Concordia University Dean’s Award for Distinguished Scholarship. The award is meant to “recognize not only the extremely high caliber of research produced over an extended period of time, but also the sheer volume of productivity which has earned the author innumerable awards and grants, and has brought both national and international recognition to the Faculty of Arts and Science of Concordia University.”

He also serves as Expert Witness in court cases of asylum and deportation, especially connected with religious persecution.

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(Français) Festival d'art chrétien "Expo d'Unité" 8-12 mai 2017

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The Festival celebrates the Montreal  375th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the Christian Pavilion at Expo`67


Call for participation:




  • Photographs of rituals exhibit: capture with your camera a ritual in your community; enter the date, location, community name and photographer's name. The best photos will get prizes.
    "Living Memory": Meet people who "lived" the Christian Pavilion experience at Expo`67 - with the exclusive participation of Father Irénée Beaubien, s.j., initiator of the Christian Pavilion at Expo`67, and founder of the Canadian Center for Ecumenism. We are searching for a several persons who can describe their experience at the Christian Pavilion at Expo'67. If you have objects and photographs of the Christian Pavilion please let us know. We wish very much to exhibit them.
    You are invited to hold a kiosk.

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