Cappella Cantorum, the young adult choir of St. John Vianney
Chapel, is beginning its fifth year. The choir is open to students in
grades six to 12. It provides active faith participation for teens
during their high school years. Participation includes singing at
mass regularly and at special events. Rehearsals are from 11 a.m. to
1 p.m. Saturdays in the Chapel at 314 Marine Ave., Balboa Island.
Younger children are invited to join. For more information, contact
Nancy Kelly, director at (949) 673-4595.
NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER BREAKFAST
Reconciling religious beliefs with political life will be the
subject of the National Day of Prayer Breakfast sponsored by the
Newport Mesa Irvine Interfaith Council. The event will be at 7:15
a.m. May 6 at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 2850 Fairview
Road, Costa Mesa. Tickets cost $12. Information: (714) 921-8665,
ORANGE COUNTY JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
Temple Bat Yahm presents the 14th annual Jewish Film Festival. The
event begins with a continental breakfast at 9 a.m. followed by the
film program at 10 a.m. April 25 and May 23 at the Edwards Big
Newport 6 Theater, 300 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Tickets
cost $18. Information and reservations: (949) 644-1999.
'MOVING HEAVEN AND EARTH'
"Moving Heaven and Earth," a documentary about Jews of Uganda,
will have its exclusive Orange County showing at 7 p.m. May 16 at
Temple Bat Yahm. Tickets cost $18. Information: (949) 644-1999.
FATHER ELIAS CHACOUR
St. Mark Presbyterian Church will host Father Elias Chacour, Nobel
Peace Prize nominee and founder of the first Arab Christian Israeli
university in Israel. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at
St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 2100 Mar Vista, Newport Beach.
Information: (949) 644-1341.
YOM HASHOAH HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE
Temple Bat Yahm will host a Yom HaShoah Holocaust remembrance
service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach.
Information: (949) 644-1999.
Temple Bat Yahm will host a family concert with Grammy
Award-winning composer Doug Cotler at 12:45 p.m. May 16 at 1011
Camelback St., Newport Beach. Tickets costs $7 to $10. Information: (949) 644-6563.