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April 2024

Fr. John Dear on "The Gospel of Peace"

When: Saturday, April 27 2024 @ 02:00 pm - - 03:30pm
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Contact: Thomas Merton Center of Palo Alto
Where: Mitchell Park Community Center El Palo A
3700 Middlefield Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Description: Fr. John Dear's National Book Tour on his latest book, "The Gospel of Peace: A Commentary of Matthew, Mark and Luke from the Perspective of Nonviolence."

Fr. John Dear has been working for justice and disarmament and teaching peace and nonviolence for over four decades. The author of forty books, he has served as the director of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the largest interfaith peace group in the nation; was the coordinator of chaplains for the Red Cross after 9/11 in New York; and as pastor to rural parishes in New Mexico. He has traveled in war zones and has spoken to audiences around the world. He has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Senator Barbara Mikulski, and several others.

He is the executive director of www.beatitudescenter.org where he offers online programs.

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