Monday, December 31, 2018

February 26, 2019: Peace of Christ Conference

The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio through their Office of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation, invite all friends, Sisters, Associates, and Sponsored Ministries of the Congregation around the world to participate in the Peace of Christ Conference that will focus on the theme: “Active Nonviolence: A Paradigm Shift towards a More Peaceful World.”  

This is the 17th annual Mother St. Pierre Lecture sponsored by the University of the Incarnate Word Religious Studies Department and the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio.   The Conference will take place February 26, 2019 at 7:00pm (central time) with a presentation by Marie Dennis, Co-President of Pax Christi International and international peace leader with the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative. 

Online transmission of the Conference will be available in both English and Spanish.  You can register your participation here.  Viewers may e-mail in questions during the presentation.  All will be sent the e-mail address for sending in questions.  A recording of the presentation will be made available as well for those who are not able to join the live stream.   

The live presentation will take place in the University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX, Student Engagement Center.  Local students’ work will be displayed in the same room prior to the presentation, and after the presentation there will be an awards ceremony for writing and art projects about peace in which the names of students from our schools in different countries will be announced. 

All institutions, as you are able, are invited to designate a room with internet connection in their buildings that will be available for anyone who is interested to come and watch the live transmission of the Conference in English or Spanish. 

About Marie Dennis
Marie Dennis has been co-president of Pax Christi International since 2007.  Marie is a laywoman and a mother of six. She holds a masters degree in moral theology from Washington Theological Union and honorary doctorates from Trinity Washington University and Alvernia University. Author or co-author of seven books, Marie serves on the steering committee of the Catholic Peacebuilding Network and as a contributing editor to Sojourners magazine, and recently ended her service on the national board of JustFaith Ministries. A Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace, Marie has served on the board of Pax Christi International since 1999.

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6:00 p.m.        Reception and Exhibition of all “Culture of Peace” Student Projects
7:00 p.m.        Conference with Presentation by Marie Dennis
8:00 p.m.        Awards Presentation of Student Winners from our Educational Institutions

The Conference will be recorded for those who are not able to watch the live stream. 
A link to the recording will be sent to all for later viewing as well.

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