Stratford's Festival of Praise

St. Michaels Highschool × Stratford



Our Next event is coming up!

Friday December 8th

Another Festival of Praise is on the way!! Come and join us on December 8th, 2017


7-10PM Festival, Games, Food, Fun

We've taken feed back, and increased our team. We are looking forward to a super fun outing this time around!

Please be advised, we are now formalizing a minimum age of 13 and up


Located in Stratford, at St. Michael's Catholic Highschool, you are in for a great time.

Perhaps you've been to Steubenville, and know what it's all about. Maybe this is the first time you've ever hear of a "Festival of Praise" and maybe you just wanna see what all the fuss is about. Wherever you come from you are welcome to our first ever FOP here in Stratford.

All are welcome, from Stratford and beyond.





240 Oakdale Ave, Stratford, ON N5A 7W2


Friday December 8th 2017

7-10:00 PM

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Our second Event!

Friday May 19th, we welcome Fr. Graham Keep

Fr. Graham Keep, B.A., M.Div., STL, P.P.

Fr. Graham Keep was ordained May 1st, 1993.  He serves in the diocese of London, Ontario.  He has served as pastor in various parishes and is presently pastor of Holy Angels’ and St. Anne’s communion of parishes, St Thomas, Ontario.  Fr. Keep has served on various diocesan committees including Ministry to Priests and a number of different terms as an elected member on the Council of Priests.  Fr. Keep has served in the past as a reserve military chaplain and is presently the spiritual advisor for the deaf and hard of hearing in the diocese. Fr. Keep has successfully completed his Pontifical Licentiate Degree granted by the Angelicum through Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit with the focus in the New Evangelization. Aside from his love for parish ministry, Fr. Keep is a close friend of Catholic Renewal Ministries based in Michigan. Fr. Keep has traveled the world speaking at conferences, retreats, missions, and taking pilgrim groups on various themed journeys.


Music By Josh Rosedale

Josh attended St. Mary’s Choir School and went to CCH following in the vocal program, then started his band after highschool. Over the past four years the band has successfully grown from four members to over ten. Playing primarily Christian music, their goal is to bring God and His word to young people through their music. They are currently writing their own music and continue to play at events like our FOP. 

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Our First Event!

November 25th, we welcome Worship Leader and Speaker Chris Bray. 

  • Gospel Music Association Covenant Award Winner

  • Songwriter of Canadian Christian radio #1 hit songs, "Called" and "Finally Let Go"

  • Appearances on EWTN, 100 Huntley St., and Salt & Light TV

Chris Bray is a full time travelling worship leader and speaker. Having received multiple Gospel Music Association Covenant awards and numerous top 10 and #1 hit songs on Christian radio in Canada, his ministry has spanned North America from headlining the National March for Life rally on Parliament Hill for 25,000 people, the Air Canada Centre, working with great figures such as Peter Furler, Matt Maher, Audrey Assad, Jonny Diaz, Matt Fradd, Jackie Francois, Leah Darrow, Steve Ray, Ralph Martin, Chris Padgett, Fr. Dave Pivonka, involvement in Life Teen, World Youth Day, Steubenville Toronto, NCYC, NCCYM, presenting to tens of thousands each year at hundreds of conferences, retreats, schools and churches.

What's the Cost?

The FOP is free to attend.  Come as you are, and bring friends! We are here to worship our Lord.

It's not free to put it on however!

We Need Your Support!

We depend on the donations from people like you! Please consider making our ministry part of your tithe. All donations $50 or above are eligible for a tax receipt.  Thank you for your generosity!

We are thankful for the help of the Family Foundations Institute for their support in helping us bring this ministry to Stratford and area.

Come Join Us

240 Oakdale Ave.
Stratford, ON, N5A 7W2


Not From Stratford?

You are welcome to come! Please join us. We would love to see you there.




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