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A Persistent Peace: One Man's Struggle for a Nonviolent World
Date Thursday October 09
Time 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Auditorium, St. Catherine of Siena Church
1310 Bayswater Ave.
Burlingame, CA
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorPPJC
Emailppjc [at] peaceandjustice.org
Phone(650) 326-8837
A Persistent Peace: One Man's Struggle for a Nonviolent World

When: Thursday, October 09 2008 @ 07:30 PM -- 09:00PM

Where: Auditorium, St. Catherine of Siena Church
1310 Bayswater Ave.
Burlingame, CA

Description: A talk and book signing by Fr. John Dear, SJ; introduced by Fr. Louie Vitale, OFM.

Fr. John Dear is a Jesuit priest, pastor, peace activist, organizer, lecturer, retreat leader, and the author/editor of 25 books on peace and justice. A longtime practitioner and teacher of nonviolence, he has written hundreds of articles and given hundreds of talks on this subject. Dear has been arrested more than 75 times in acts of nonviolent civil disobedience for peace and has organized hundreds of demonstrations against war and nuclear weapons at military bases across the country. His work for peace has taken him to Latin America, the Middle East, and Northern Ireland. He holds two master's degrees in theology from the Graduate Theological Union and has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. He is a regular columnist for the National Catholic Reporter, an independent weekly publication.

Suggested Donation: $10, to benefit Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service.

John's autobiography will be available for purchase.

Sponsored by Pax Christi Burlingame and Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service.

Co-sponsors: Declaration of Peace-San Mateo County, Multifaith Voices for Peace & Justice, San Mateo Peace Action, Network of Spiritual Progressives-San Mateo County.
Added to the calendar on Friday Oct 3rd, 2008 2:04 PM
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