“Making the Journey,” 18th annual Maine State Charismatic Conference, 8 a.m., with three talks and healing service. A Mass at 1 p.m. will conclude the conference. Spirit Song Music Ministry will provide music. Held at Sacred Heart Church, 70 Pleasant St., Waterville. A free-will offering will be taken and participants should bring a brown bag lunch. For more information, visit

Halloween Party and Parade, 3 to 4:30 p.m., with games, crafts, storytelling and snacks. All children are welcome and costumes are encouraged. Raymond Village Community Church, 27 Main St., Route 121, Raymond.

An Evening of Early English Song, 7 p.m., with Timothy Neill Johnson, Timothy Burris, Sarah Paysnick and Todd Borgerding. Held at the Chapel at Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland. Admission is $15 per person; $10 for students and seniors.


Sacred Harp Singing, 2 to 5 p.m., at the Bryant, home, 552 Main St., Damariscotta. There will be a potluck supper, so bring a dish to share. Beginners are welcome and books will be available to borrow or buy. For more information, call at 563-6083 or email [email protected]

Catherine McAuley High School open house, 1 p.m., with tours and admission information. For details, call 797-3802. The school is at 631 Stevens Ave. Portland, and is Maine’s only college-preparatory private school for young women.


“The Religion of Witchcraft: The Spiritual Reality Beyond Oz, Buffy, and Hogwarts,” 7:30 to 10 p.m., lecture on contemporary Wicca by Marilyn Pukkila. Held at Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin College. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday and Nov. 2

“Heartbreak, Mourning, Loss, and Codependency: New Approaches to Healing,” 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 2, with Ginette Paris, PhD. Held at Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, Portland. The Friday program is free and the cost for Saturday is $75 for C.G.Jung Center members, $85 for nonmembers and $20 for college students with ID. For more information or to register, go to or call 729-0300.

Nov. 2

“An Introduction to Hinduism,” 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with Dana Sawyer. Held at ChIME offices, 555 Forest Ave., Portland. The workshop is open to the public and the cost is $60. For details and to register, go to or call ChIME at 347-6740.

Dollhouse raffle, 1:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Elijah Kellogg Church, 917 Harpswell Neck Road, Harpswell, where the drawing will be held during the annual Christmas by the Sea Fair. The winner does not need to be present. Tickets are $5 each or six for $25 and are on sale at the church from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday and noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Religion calendar items must be submitted in writing before noon Monday for publication the following Saturday. Mail to: Religion Calendar, Portland Press Herald, P.O. Box 1460, Portland, ME 04104; or email to: [email protected]

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