April 11, 2012

Today: Jesuit Refugee Services upcoming events on campus

The Jesuit Refugee Services kicks off “Days of Prayer and Action for Columbia – Everyone Deserves a Place to Call Home” on April 11-12.

All events are sponsored by Campus Ministry and the Peace, Justice & Human Rights Program

Wednesday, April 11
Brown bag lunch in the Alumni Lounge, 3rd floor of Rodman Hall

  • You’re invited to join Clare Bonsignore and Cara Pavlak of Jesuit Refugee Service/USA to hear how JRS accompanies, serves, and defends the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people around the world. At this brown bag lunch, Cara and Clare will speak about the global work of JRS and its programs with refugees, as well as highlighting the work of JRS with displaced communities in Colombia and advocacy opportunities regarding Colombia’s massive humanitarian and displacement crisis.
  • Please R.S.V.P. to Ellen Valentine in the Office of Interdisciplinary Programs at evalentine@jcu.edu or by calling extension 6647.

Wednesday, April 11
8–10 p.m. in Saint Francis Chapel
Dramatic Readings of Refugees
“Imago Dei: Journeys of Courage, Hope & Home”

  • Featuring the talents of: Rev. Jim Collins, S.J.; Becca Russo; Jacqueline Wyman; Elizabeth Burton Jones; Sean Cahill; Jurell Sison; and Kate Pifer.

Thursday, April 12
5:30 p.m. in Rodman A, 2nd floor of Rodman Hall

  • Join JRS speaker Cara Pavlak for pizza and informal conversation after the 5:05 p.m. mass in Rodman.