Past Events

“Sold Out!” – Renew Yourself Silent Retreat 2016

After a successful retreat in February 2015, we are pleased to offer another opportunity for 2016. Date: Friday, February 19 – Sunday, February 21, 2016 Location: Five Oaks Retreat Centre (1 Bethel Road, R.R. 3, Paris, ON) Maximum participants = 25 Registration is Sold Out. For information, download the registration form or contact Bette Ferguson at

December 11, 2014 – A Really RETRO Christmas Special

McManus Studio Theatre, at 7:30pm Event Sponsor – Dr. Manu Panwar & Jane Simm The reception held before the event was sponsored by Paul Panabaker, Partner with accountants Davis Martindale. It was like those live TV Christmas Specials from 50’s & 60’s (Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra) where the setting was warm and cozy, the guests arrive and the […]

February 23-25, 2015: Renew Yourself – Silent Retreat

February 23-25, 2015 Five Oaks Retreat Centre 1 Bethel Road, R.R. 3, Paris, ON TO REGISTER Download the Renew Yourself – Silent Retreat Brochure or contact Bette Ferguson at / 226.224.8342. ABOUT THE RETREAT This 3-day retreat will hold sacred space for you to rest, reflect and move through the days in silence and in community with others. Daily yoga, meditation and other […]

June 8, 2014 – Ivey Recognition Ceremony

A ceremony was held in the Narthex of St. Paul’s Cathedral to recognize the very generous gift of $150,000 that the campaign received from the Richard & Beryl Ivey Foundation in memory of Beryl Ivey. With this gift, we were able to complete Phase One of the campaign! As a result of the gift, we gained accessibility for the Cathedral […]

March 4th, 2014 – Pancake Day!

For Shrove Tuesday, pancakes were served to the community as a fundraiser for the Renew the Cathedral – Reach Out Build Within campaign. Over 650 pancakes were served to 200 guests over lunch and dinner. New to this year’s event was a lunch time initiative, aimed to engage the local downtown business community in a greater way. Many new marketing […]