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December 2018

Exploring the Power of Nonviolence in an Age of Violence: In the Footsteps of Jesus the Peacemaker

December 19 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Sacred Heart Center of Divine Mercy Parish, Burr & Gage Rd.
Winnetka, IL 60093 United States
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Featuring Dr. Terry Rynne, Professor of Peace Studies at Marquette University and Co-Founder of the Center for Peacemaking. Week 4, December 19th How the Catholic Church is Beginning to Reclaim Gospel Nonviolence Also featuring Father David Kelly of Precious Blood Ministries of Chicago, & a segment from the PBS Series “A Force More Powerful” on the Danes Resistance to Hitler. Join us at 6:45pm for pizza.

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January 2019

Sisters and Brothers of Immigrants Interfaith Prayer Service

January 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Viator Church, 4170 W. Addison Ave.
Chicago, IL 60641 United States
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The theme this year is: Building Communities of Welcome Please join Sisters and Brothers of Immigrants, at the end of Migration Week, as we reflect on sharing our journey with prayer, song, and reflections by members of diverse faiths and populations. Light refreshments to follow. Free parking is available north of the church. For more information please contact: mgosch@viatorians.com www.sistersandbrothersofimmigrants.org

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Domestic Violence Advocate Training – Winter Session

January 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sarah’s Inn, 309 Harrison St.
Oak Park, IL 60304 United States
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Domestic Violence Advocacy Training (DVAT) is offered three times a year to Sarah's Inn volunteers who want to work directly with clients and increase their knowledge of domestic violence issues. Participants who complete the 40-hour training are certified as domestic violence advocates in the State of Illinois. This interactive training utilizes group discussions, role playing and experiential learning activities to increase understanding. Topics covered include: crisis counseling, anti-racism, cultural awareness, the effects of domestic violence don children, mandated reporting, teen…

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March 2019

Catholic Social Tradition Conference University of Notre Dame

March 21, 2019 - March 23, 2019
University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN 46556 United States + Google Map
$250

OPTION FOR THE POOR: Engaging the Social Tradition This biennial conference sponsored by the Center for Social Concerns at the University of Notre Dame will explore how Catholic social tradition can engage academics and practitioners in the challenges of the most marginalized and vulnerable people in societies today, as well as how the development and impact of the Latin American theological concept of Option for the Poor has been globally embraced to build a more just and humane world. If the moral test of…

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National Geographic: Symphony for Our World

March 31, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Auditorium Theater, 50 Ida B. Wells Dr
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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This event pairs National Geographic's natural history footage with an original symphony composed by Bleeding Fingers Music, performed by a live orchestra and choir. The 90 minute show highlights imagery and storytelling from 130 years of National Geographic history.

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April 2019

Archdiocese of Milwaukee Human Concerns Summit

April 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cousins Center, 3501 S. Lake Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53207-0912 United States
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A morning of prayer, formation, and networking to unite people in Catholic Social Teaching and its commitment to serve our neighbors, especially those living in need. Join Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki to learn how to live out the call to charity and social justice – as individual believers and as members of larger communities. Who should attend?  Commission/Committee leaders  and volunteers of: •  Human Concerns •  Respect Life •  Social Justice •  St. Vincent de Paul Conference •  Others interested…

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