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Join Us for our Advent Series: Exploring the Power of Nonviolence in an Age of Violence – In the Footsteps of Jesus the Peacemaker

Join Us for our Advent Series: Exploring the Power of Nonviolence in an Age of Violence – In the Footsteps of Jesus the Peacemaker

Join Dr. Terry Rynne, Professor of Peace Studies at Marquette University and Co-Founder of the Center for Peacemaking, at 7:00 p.m. in the Sacred Heart Parish Center, located at the corner of Burr and Gage Streets in Winnetka, for our Advent Series on Peacemaking.  See below for the schedule for each Wednesday evening.   Note:  All the homilists at Divine Mercy Parish will focus on the themes Dr. Rynne will present at all the weekend Masses prior to each of these sessions.

 Week 1 – November 28th

The Gospel Testimony concerning Jesus’ Nonviolence

Week 2, December 5th

Gandhi’s Impact on Catholic Thought

Also featuring Tim Jeffries, a teacher in Peace Works, a conflict resolution training program for school age children

Week 3, December 12th

Catholics Around the World Confronting Violence with Nonviolence

Also featuring Phil Andrew, Director of Violence Prevention Initiatives of the Archdiocese of Chicago,& a 30-minute film on the Nashville Nonviolent Campaign from the PBS Series “A Force More Powerful”

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.