Saturday, November 4
4:15 PM – 5:45 PM Q&A with Sr. Simone Campbell, S.S.S.. and Guest Emcee James Martin, S.J.
Connect with lawyer, lobbyist and NETWORK Executive Director Sr. Simone Campbell, S.S.S., during a fun Q&A session. Cash bar and light appetizers. (21 & OVER ONLY – NO UNDERGRAD STUDENTS)
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Ignatian Family Teach-In General Program
Hear from keynote Rev. Bryan Massingale. and take part in a reflective prayer service to remember the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador.
Sunday, November 5
8:30 AM – 5:50 PM Ignatian Family Teach-In General Program
Patricia Chappell, SNDdeN and Maria Stephan, Ph.D. will offer perspectives on immigration and racial justice from the IFTJ mainstage. Two breakout sessions will address over 40 social justice issues and how one can connect with organizations working for social change.
7:45 PM Ignatian Family Liturgy
It is often described as one of the most inspiring celebrations of the Eucharist each year. Singers and musicians from across the country will come together to comprise the choir; those interested in joining this group can connect with the music leaders earlier in the weekend. Attendees are welcome to bring family members including children to the liturgy.
Monday, November 6
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Public Witness & Call to Action
Join the Ignatian family in calling attention to the importance of legislative advocacy as the diverse group of IFTJ participants gather adjacent to the Capitol Hill. The group will hear from passionate speakers and collectively commit to work for social justice via advocacy during Ignatian Family Advocacy Month in February 2017.