Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

September 10, 2010 10:58 ET

Media Advisory: Installation Ceremony for New Canadian Forces Chaplain General

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2010) - Members of the media are invited to the Installation Ceremony for the new Chaplain General of the Canadian Forces (CF). Brigadier-General, the Venerable, Karl McLean, will receive the validation of the Chaplain General's Call to Serve by the public endorsement and blessing of the religious community in Ottawa. The Chaplain General is responsible for the spiritual well-being of all CF members and their families.

  When: Sunday, September 12, 2010, at 2 p.m.
     
  Where: Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica, 375 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario.
     
  What: The Installation Ceremony for the Chaplain General of the Canadian Forces.

Note to Editor / News Director: Due to the nature of the event, members of the media must be in the Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica no later than 1:30 p.m.

Media planning to attend are asked to contact Captain Rob Bungay at 613-992-7469 by 3:30 p.m. on September 10, 2010.

For further information on the Canadian Forces Chaplain Branch, please consult the Chaplain Branch Backgrounder at http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/newsroom/view_news_e.asp?id=2730 and the Chaplain Branch website at www.forces.gc.ca/chapgen .

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