Retreat on Christian nonviolence, Oct 29-31
Father Charlie McCarthy is giving a retreat on Christian nonviolence at Anna Maria College in Paxton next month. I’ve been on this retreat before, and recommend it.
The Nonviolent Jesus and His Nonviolent Way to Peace
a retreat led by Rev. Emmanuel Charles McCarthy
â€œFr. McCarthyâ€™s retreat is a remarkable contribution to furthering the understanding of Christian Nonviolenceâ€“so urgent a need for Christians today. Clergy & laity owe it to themselves, to the Church, to the world & to God to take time to prayerfully ponder what is said here.â€ ~ Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Nobel Peace Prize recipient
When: October 29-31, 2010
- Friday 7 – 9 pm
- Saturday 9 am – 8 pm
- Sunday 9 – 11:00 am
Where: Madore Chapel, Anna Maria College, Paxton.
Cost: Thanks to the generosity of the Sisters of Saint Anne, the event is free, though free will donations toward Fr. McCarthyâ€™s teaching ministry will be gladly accepted!
Meals: Simple, delicious and affordable meals will be available in the nearby campus cafeteria.
To register: Contact Marc Tumeinski at firstname.lastname@example.org or 508 752 3670; or Professor Michael Boover at 508 849 3431 or email@example.com
Sponsored by: Theology & Religious Studies Program at Anna Maria College, and the Anna Maria Chapter of the Catholic Peace Fellowship.
Eastern Rite priest Fr. McCarthy founded The Program for the Study & Practice of Nonviolent Conflict Resolution at Notre Dame University. Co-founder of Pax Christi USA, for the past 40 years he has given educational & spiritual retreats throughout the world on the relationship between faith & violence. Author of numerous books & articles, Fr. McCarthy was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his lifeâ€™s work on behalf of peace within & among people.
Learn more about Christian nonviolence & Fr. McCarthy at the Center for Christian Nonviolence.
Mass will be offered Sunday evening at 7 pm on campus.
Local accommodations are available for those traveling; please inquire for information.