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Interfaith Peace Service and Discussion

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Events of United National International Day of Peace Week
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Celebrating International Day of Peace - 2011

Celebrating International Day of Peace - 2011

On September 18, 2011, Dominican Center at Marywood will host an Interfaith Peace Service at Dominican Chapel Marywood from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Present at this Peace Service  will be representatives of the Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Muslim, Unitarian, Reformed, Catholic and Native American traditions. Refreshments will be available after the service in the lower level of Dominican Center. 

A panel/open discussion will follow the service in Dominican Center at Marywood from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. sponsored by Pax Christi Grand Rapids. Three panelists will head the discussion surrounding this event theme: How to pass values of peace, justice and nonviolence to future generations in our society, in the family and in religious institutions.

This is one of several events scheduled for the United Nations International Day of Peace Week, which is sponsored locally by the Institute for Global Education, Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids and Pax Christi of Grand Rapids. There will also be a Peace Festival on Saturday, September 17 on Wealthy Street as part of the Eastown Fair, which will include interactive experiences for families centered on the Seven Peace Principles.


submitted by: Rosemary Steers, Dominican Center at Marywood

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