Entries by Kevin Tuerff

NYC Catholics Hold Light In the Darkness Pilgrimage to New Jersey Detention Center

Parishioners of two New York City Jesuit parishes planned and participated in a pilgrimage and vigil in solidarity with detainees at the Elizabeth Detention Center in New Jersey.

Kevin Tuerff

Kevin Tuerff is a social entrepreneur, author and speaker. He is passionate about finding solutions for climate change and refugees. Kevin’s hometown is New York City where he is a member of the Church of St. Francis Xavier. His true story of being an American 9/11 refugee is portrayed in the Broadway musical COME FROM AWAY, and in his memoir, “Channel of Peace: Stranded in Gander on 9/11.” He is also an ambassador for Charter for Compassion International. Follow him on Twitter @channelof_peace.