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Social Justice In Today’s World – An Amazing God Event

“Render therefore unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s; and to God, the things that are God’s.”

SOCIAL JUSTICE IN TODAY’S WORLD

Fr. Bob Longobucco and Fred Boehrer, PhD

September 29, 2011

7pm – The Flicker Room

Church of the Immaculate Conception

 

Fr. Bob is pastor of St. Helen’s Church in Niskayuna and sacramental minister of Our Lady of Fatima, in Niskayuna. He is on the diocesan Amazing God team. He was formerly the chaplain at the University of Albany.

Dr. Fred Boehrer is an adjunct professor of Peace Studies at Siena College.  He and his wife Diana Conroy are the founders of Emmaus House of Hospitality, a Catholic Worker house that was opened in 1996 in Albany, NY. The Emmaus House is a temporary home for women and families who are homeless. They provide health care for people without insurance, distribute groceries, grow organic vegetables in vacant lots, help with immigration issues, visit jails and a host of other public vigils. They do not receive a salary but exist in voluntary poverty, practice nonviolence and offer works of mercy. They receive no government assistance.

Come hear Fr. Bob and Fred talk about a variety of social justice issues along with a variety of volunteers from different resources. Hear about what is being done and find ways that you too can contribute and make a difference.

There is no admission fee, but we will be collecting the following items for the Emmaus House. Please help if you can!

  • Laundry detergent
  • Dish detergent
  • Toilet Paper
  • Bars of  unscented soap (Ivory)
  • Toothpaste and tooth brushes
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Non-perishable groceries
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3 Responses

  1. Great! I’ve wanted to meet Dr. Fred since the first time I heard about him, and listening to Fr. Bob is always enlightening. Thanks, Fran!

  2. Wonderful stuff, Fran, though I’m 3,000 miles away. I love the sentiment in the poster image.

  3. Thanks Mau – it will be a great evening and I hope to see you there!

    Mike- thanks for stopping by… I wish you did live closer and could join us, I think you would enjoy these speakers!

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