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December 2nd marks the 34th anniversary of the martyrdom of Ursuline Sister Dorothy Kazel, lay missionary Jean Donovan and Maryknoll Sisters Maura Clarke and Ita Ford, the four churchwomen of El Salvador who were savagely brutalized and killed in El Salvador by military graduates of the United States Army School of the Americas. “I hope you come to find that which gives life a deep meaning for you. Something worth living for – maybe even worth dying for, something that energizes you, enthuses you, enables you to keep moving ahead.” – Ita Ford Read more online: https://www.csj
Solidarity on Tap is a simple gathering at a local pub for socializing and social justice. Jesuit Volunteer Corps and Ignatian Solidarity Network welcome those connected to the Jesuits and the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola (FJV’s, Jesuit school alumni, Jesuit parish members, etc.) in Milwuakee to join us on Wednesday, December 3rd from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Bar food and drinks are available for purchase.
Around 8 PM we will have time for a few reflections and insights about working for humane immigration reform.
More about those who will share reflections & insights:
David Shields, S.J.
David Shields, S.J., came to Milwaukee in 1996 (via Guatemala) and began working in the Latino community. In 2001, he opened Casa Romero Renewal Center, a bilingual spirituality center serving the needs of first and second generation Latino youth and families.
Ruth Belknap, PhD, RN
Ruth Belknap is an associate professor in the College of Nursing at Marquette University. Her research in the area of Mexican women in Mexico and in the U.S., exploring relationships across the border, violence in family of origin and young women’s perspectives on future relationships. She has made a series of trips to the Kino Border Initiative, a migrant ministry along the border between Arizona and Sonora, Mexico, where she volunteered in the Comedor and Casa Nazaret, a shelter for women and children. There she conducted research with the women in the shelter regarding their border crossing, detention and deportation experiences.