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Lenten Series

Lenten Social Justice Workshop (MMACC-sponsored program open to everyone)

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Please join the conversation to delve further into Catholic teaching on social justice, to understand the differences between giving charity and doing justice, and to discern in community how we might involve ourselves in justice work.

Sundays from 3:00 - 4:30 pm at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in the Garden Room.

(Click on blue titles below to download background readings for each session.)

February 18, 2018 - Opening Session - Intro: Jen

Chapter 1 of Credible Signs of Christ Alive by Hogan

Essay from Pax Christi entitled "Justice and Charity"

February 25, 2018 - Retreat weekend, no session

March 4, 2018 - Racial Justice with Gina Cameron from SURJ reading

Jim Wallis "How to Preserve White Supremacy" from Sojourners

Thomas Clark "The Mystery of Evil in the Racial Divide"

March 11, 2018 - Housing with Rebecca Prine, director of Recycled Resources for the Homeless

How Downton San Diego's East Village became the 'Homeless Ghetto'

Understanding People Experiencing Homelessness

March 18, 2018 - Immigration with Dermot Rodgers

Kim Bobo "Workers on the Move. Immigration and economic Justice in the US"

Cecilia González-Andrieu"An Immigration Examen"

March 25, 2018 - Environmental Justice : Jose Franco Garcia from Environmental Health Coalition

Patrick Carolan "The Catholic Perspective on the Environment"

Sam Boden "The Christian's responsibility on Day Zero"

April 1, 2018 - Easter Sunday, no session

April 22, 2018 - Faith Reflections and the Call to Work for Justice

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