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Pax Christi Illinois Annual Gathering: Healing a Broken World, Allies in the Nonviolent Struggle for Justice

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

How can we become allies of poor communities of color around the world in their nonviolent struggles for social justice and peace?

Join us for our Pax Christi Illinois Annual Gathering.

All are Welcome!

PRESENTER: Marie Dennis is co-president of Pax Christi Interna-
tional (the global Catholic peace movement). She will speak about the global nonviolent struggle for justice and the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative. From 1989-2012 Marie served as the director the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, She also served as chairperson of the Pax Christi USA National Council. She holds a masters degree in moral theology from Washington Theological Union and an honorary doctorate from Trinity Washington University and has authored and co-authored seven books.

RESPONDER: Dr. Ken Butigan, Senior Lecturer in the Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies Dept. at DePaul University
and Campaign Nonviolence strategist for Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service.

Co-Sponsors: New Wine Skins Catholic Worker House, Joliet; Pax Joyce Ministries, Joliet; Pax Christi Seed Planters, Crete; Pace e Bene Campaign Nonviolence; Dominicans of Springfield (Marion Catholic High School); Sisters of Saint Joseph, LaGrange; The Peace Alliance; Illinois School of the Americas Watch; The Faith Community of Saint Sabina, Chicago; Justice and Peace Ministry – Diocese of Joliet; Sisters of Mercy Chicago WMW Justice Committee; Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America; Women of Faith, West Suburban Faith-Based Peace Coalition; Benedictine Sisters of the Sacred Heart, Lisle; Lombard Mennonite Peace Center; Wheaton Franciscan Sisters; Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Wheaton; St. Thomas The Apostle Church, Naperville; Companions Journeying Together, Western Springs; Peace Studies Program, Lewis University, Romeoville

For more info, contact:

Nancy L. Oetter

Pax Christi USA, Illinois

Regional Coordinator

nloetter@comcast.net

630-904-3859

3831 Relstar Ct.

Naperville, IL 60564

Pax Christi

Details

Date:
October 20
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Venue

St. Margaret Mary Parish – Naperville
1450 Green Trails Dr.
Naperville, IL 60540 United States
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Phone:
630-369-0777
Website:
http://www.smmp.com/