Herbert O’Driscoll: Fashion Me a Church

May 23, 2013 - May 26, 2013
Offered by Wisdom Centre
Calgary AB



The Reverend Dr. Herbert O’DriscollHerbert O’Driscoll was educated and ordained in Ireland. He came to Canada in 1954. His last appointment before retiring in 1993 was in Christ Church Elbow Park in Calgary. Between those two dates he was involved across the Canadian Church in many roles, as parish priest, as Naval Chaplain and as Cathedral Dean. He has been Warden of the College of the National Cathedral in Washington DC and a visiting lecturer in St George’s College in Jerusalem. His lecturing continues, having been done widely across the Anglican Communion, in Canada, the United States, Australia, England, Ireland.

He is the author of many books, and his hymns are sung across a wide spectrum of Christian traditions. 

Married to Paula O’Driscoll, they have three daughters and a son, all married. There are four granddaughters and four grandsons, and one great grandson. The blood is strong!

Wisdom Centre Presents The Reverend Dr. Herbert O’Driscoll “Fashion Me a Church”

May 23-26, 2013

The Wisdom Centre Presents Herb O’Driscoll. 

Thursday, May 23 7:30 pm
“Fashion Me a Church” How do Christians today recover the roots of the faith
to discover how it can form their understanding of the contemporary world? How do we build structures for community that will enable and nurture Christian spirituality?

Friday, May 24  9:00 – 3:30
Morning Has Broken – The Re-Enchantment of the Contemporary Christian Quest.”  Three presentations by The Rev. Dr. Herb O’Driscoll and a chance for participants to dig into the themes with Herb and with one another. 

Half a century after four very young men from Liverpool captivated the world with their songs.  We are still coming to terms with the cultural revolution their music heralded. 

Perhaps the most significant development in Western culture has been the realization 
that the depths of that revolution are spiritual. 

Sunday, May 26  10: 00 am
The Rev. Dr. Herb O’Driscoll will preaches at the 10 am worship service at St. Laurence

Early-bird registration until May 1
Both Thursday and Friday $60 ($70 after May 1)
Thursday only $20 ($25 after May 1)
Friday only $50 (no early bird)

Sponsored by St. Laurence Anglican Church and The Wisdom Centre.  All events take place at St. Laurence. 5940 Lakeview Dr. SW Calgary.  Questions?  Call us at 403-249-6184.

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