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Events for Saturday, Apr 08, 2017

9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Description: "Just Listening" – A Workshop on Listening as an Act of Justice Saturday, 9:30 AM – 1 PM at St. Ignatius Church As our communities and planet continue suffering from injustice, hate, and disease, we are now experiencing intense political divisiveness and and strained public discourse. Whether in our local community of Baltimore or on the national and global political stage civil discourse is necessary for peacemaking and community building. For effective discourse, listening ‒ deep listening ‒ is required. In times of fear and anxiety listening can again become an effective tool. That is why we are pleased to offer as our 2017 Spring program a workshop on listening as the ultimate act of justice. Workshop Leader, Sharon Browning provides JUST Listening consultation and training to a wide range of organizations. She is an attorney, former Executive Director of Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono legal services in Philadelphia, and also taught for fifteen years in the Sociology Department at Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia. She is a trained mediator, as well as a retreat facilitator, spiritual guide and teacher, focusing on the needs of marginalized individuals and groups. Register here: Check in and refreshments 9:00 AM Location: St. Ignatius Catholic Church - 740 N Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 Fee: Given the generous support of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia and St. Ignatius Parish, we request free will offerings to support our future programs. Donations may be made via check payable to Murphy Initiative, cash or PayPal. (N.B. No on-site credit card processing!) Donations may be made on our website via Paypal at or you can send a check payable to “PFMJPI” and mail to Murphy Initiative for Justice and Peace, Attn: Sr. Joan Marie Stief, 1001 W. Joppa Road, Baltimore 21204. Call 410-823-8585 x244. Parking: We have received permission from the State Highway Administration to park on the lot behind the 707 Building which is directly across the street from the church. The entrance to the lot is on the north side of Monument Street between Calvert and Gilford.  
  • Location: St. Ignatius Catholic Community
  • Contact Information:
    Name: John Odean
    Phone: 410-727-3848
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