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June 2017
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The Conscience Monologues: Women’s Stories of Conscience in the Catholic Church

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Piper Hall, Loyola University, 970 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL United States
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Women share their stories of conscience within the Catholic Church, using the following definition of conscience: “The still small voice within each person, a soul voice that speaks from our essence and guides our lives.” Parking entrance at 1032 W Sheridan. Doors open at 1:30 Q&A and light refreshments to follow the 1-hour performance. Suggested donations: $10-$50 Your gift covers payment to our actors and a donation to 8th Day center. Reservations required due to a 50-person capacity. Please contact…

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Protectors of God’s Handiwork

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sacred Heart Convent, 2221 Elmwood Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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We invite you to join us in our annual tradition of gathering around our peace pole. Uniting with persons from all walks of life, cultures and faith traditions, we are Pilgrims of Truth and Pilgrims of Peace, building a culture of peace and vigilant care for our Mother, “sister earth." Our “Pilgrimage of Blessing” will take place in various spaces around and inside Sacred Heart Convent; it will begin outdoors near the gazebo on the south side of the building.…

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July 2017

We All Need Peace Exhibit

July 16
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, 9603 Woods Dr.
Skokie, IL 60077 United States
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Through colorful, cut paper images from artist Ingrid Hess and writer Patti Vick, explores why we need peace and find ways to be peacemakers in our world. Closes July 16, 2017.

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The Age of Consequences: Climate. Change. Conflict.

July 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wilmette Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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The film discusses how climate change impacts resource scarcity, migration and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability. Whether a long-term vulnerability or sudden shock, unpacks how water and food shortages, drought, extreme weather and sea level rise function as "accelerants of instability" and "catalysts for conflict" in volatile regions of the world with grave implications for peace and security in the 21st century.

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Advancing the Kingdom of God in the 21st Century

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old St. Patrick Parish, 711 W. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60661 United States
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Tony Magliano

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The Age of Consequences: Climate. Change. Conflict.

July 23 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Evanston Library, 1703 Orrington Ave
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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The film discusses how climate change impacts resource scarcity, migration and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability. Whether a long-term vulnerability or sudden shock, unpacks how water and food shortages, drought, extreme weather and sea level rise function as "accelerants of instability" and "catalysts for conflict" in volatile regions of the world with grave implications for peace and security in the 21st century.

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September 2017

Standing in Solidarity

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Misericordia Home, 6300 N. Ridge Ave.
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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The Interfaith Committee for Detained Immigrants (ICDI) 10th Anniversary Celebration

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8th Day Center for Justice Gala of Gratitude

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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October 2017

The Age of Consequences: How Climate Change Impacts Resource Scarcity, Migration and Conflict Through the Lens of US National Security and Global Stability

October 18
Univeristy of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Union Cinema, 2200 East Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Through case-study analysis, military leaders explain how the stress of climate change interacts with social tensions, sparking conflict. Through long-term vulnerability or sudden shock, shows how water and food shortages, drought, extreme weather, and sea-level rise function as ‘accelerants of instability’ and ‘catalysts for conflict’ in volatile regions of the world. Makes the case that the consequences of business as usual with climate change will be waves of refugees, failed states, terrorism – and will continue to grow in scale…

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Evanston Lutheran/Catholic Ecumenical Covenant Ceremony & Celebration

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Chapel at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, 2121 Sheridan Rd.
Evanston, IL 60208 United States
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After a year of preparation, Evanston Catholic and Lutheran churches will celebrate the founding of our ecumenical Covenant. The Covenant will affirm our shared beliefs, acknowledge our differences, and detail our resolutions for how we will come together in our common ministry and missions.

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Covenant Renewal — Archdiocese of Chicago and Metropolitan Chicago Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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Lutherans and Catholics will join Cardinal Cupich and Bishop Miller in renewing the Archdiocese/Synod Ecumenical Covenant. After a year-long ecumenical immersion, they will pray together with the larger Catholic and Lutheran community to become ever more united in Christ.

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November 2017

Chicago Area Peace Action Annual Dinner

November 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Francis Xavier Parish, Xavier Room, 524 9th St.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Winnetka Congregational Church, 725 Pine St.
Winnetka, IL 60093 United States
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December 2017

Faith Alive Day of Reflection

December 2
St. Francis Xavier Parish, Xavier Room, 524 9th St.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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Fr. Tony Gittins

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Speak Truth to Power Exhibit

December 10, 2017 - June 24, 2018
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, 9603 Woods Dr.
Skokie, IL 60077 United States
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Highlights the experiences of fifty courageous Upstanders from around the world to educate students and others about human rights, and urge them to take action. The exhibition is based on the book of the same name by Kerry Kennedy, President of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and Pulitzer prize winning photojournalist Eddie Adams.

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