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Deacon Eric Meisfjord, Editor
P.O. Box 48, Spokane WA 99210
(509) 358-7340; FAX: (509) 358-7302


‘Faces of the Future’ dinner to feature EWTN host

the Inland Register

(From the Sept. 30, 2010 edition of the Inland Register)

Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers (IR photo courtesy of St. Patrick School)

Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, a deacon of the Archdiocese of Portland, Ore., will be the featured speaker at the “Faces of the Future” dinner Wednesday, Oct. 13, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. in Spokane, hosted by Spokane’s St. Patrick School.

Deacon Harold’s presentation is titled “Educating Mind, Body and Soul: The Importance of Catholic Education Today.”

Deacon Harold was ordained to the diaconate in 2002. He is the host of two popular series on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN): Behold the Man: Spirituality for Men and Made in His Image: Family Life Today.

He is the founder and director of Aurem Cordis, an evangelization and apologetics organization “dedicated to the dissemination and promotion of Catholic values, principles, and teaching in complete faithfulness and total submission to Holy Scripture, Sacred Tradition, and the Magisterium,” the teaching authority of the Church.

He has an active ministry as a speaker and presenter throughout the United States, and the Director of Public Safety at the University of Portland, Portland, Ore.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration from Notre Dame University and a master’s degree in theological studies from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas. Deacon Harold is an oblate of Mount Angel Abbey in St. Benedict, Ore., an associate member of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars and a consultation team member for the U.S. bishops’ national Directory for Catechesis. He and his wife have four children.

There is no charge for the dinner, though there will be a request for pledges of support for St. Patrick School. Reservations are requested by Oct. 10.

For information and reservations, call (509) 638-2527.


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