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9/9/2010 - 9:53 AM PST

Catholic PRWire

Media Contacts:
Erin McClellan, 503.460.5363,
Kelcee Marcum, 503.460.5358,

PORTLAND, OR (September 9, 2010) -, a division of OCP, has announced August and September dates for the Fall Faith Tour 2010, with Josh Blakesley and Cooper Ray.

The tour will kick-off in Niceville, FL on August 21st, and continue along the Gulf Coast through the end of September. The tour includes concerts, evenings of prayer and renewal, rallies, and youth ministry nights.

"We thought that with all the hardships this area has endured in the past--Hurricane Katrina, the oil spill--they could benefit from the healing powers of faith and music" said Josh Blakesley, musician. "Our mission is to ignite, inspire, and unite Catholics across the Gulf Coast."

Fans that cannot make it to one of the tour dates can follow the Fall Faith Tour via nightly blogs from Josh and Cooper on

Josh and Cooper are available for interviews in person or via phone. For more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact: Erin McClellan, PR/MarCom Specialist with OCP by phone at 503.460.5363 or 509.981.3222 or by e-mail at

Louisiana Dates

Sep. 11 - Lake Charles, LA.
Called 2B Catholic Youth Festival
Eucahristic procession begins at 5:45 PM
St. Louis Catholic High School
1620 Bank Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Texas Dates

Sep. 12 - Houston, Texas
Time: TBA
St. Cecilia Catholic Church
11720 St. Joan of Arc
Houston, TX 77024

Sep. 26 - Houston, Texas
Time: TBA
St. Thomas More Parish
10330 Hillcroft Street
Houston, TX 77096

Josh Blakesley
Josh has dedicated himself to making quality contemporary Catholic music and spreading the Gospel through dynamic speaking and personal testimony.

In 2003, Josh has released 3 albums--including the best-selling, Waiting, and his current project, Free.

In addition to composing and recording music, Josh serves as young adult coordinator and assistant music director at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Alexandria, LA.

Cooper Ray
After 16 years in formal ministry, Cooper started the next phase in his journey, answering the call to go on the road full-time. Cooper has been a contemporary music liturgy director at his parish in Baton Rouge, LA. for the past seven years.

Cooper has recently released his first solo album, Wake the Dawn.

About and OCP is the contemporary music division of OCP, a not-for-profit publisher of liturgical music and worship resources based in Portland, Oregon. OCP has been in operation for more than 80 years. Worship programs produced by OCP are used in two-thirds of Catholic churches in the United States and are distributed worldwide. More information is available at 1-800-548-8749 and


OCP (Oregon Catholic Press)   OR, 97213 US
Erin McClellan - PR/MarCom Specialist,  503.460.5363


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