PROGRAM CELEBRATES CARDINAL’S PASTORAL LETTER ON RACISM
Stories of Race, Stories of Place, Stories of Grace
Chicago, IL (January 31, 2008) – The fourth of six presentations of Stories of Race, Stories of Place, Stories of Grace, a program designed to explore racism’s impact on individuals and institutions, will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 10 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 1775 Grove St., in Glenview.
Presented by renowned storyteller Susan O’Halloran, Stories of Race, Stories of Place, Stories of Grace is based on a series of stories that highlight the four types of racism Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., Archbishop of Chicago, addressed in his 2001 Pastoral Letter, Dwell In My Love.
Stories of Race, Stories of Place, Stories of Grace is open to all family members 10 and older, and will include a reflective dialogue session and a free-will offering. The program is co-sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office for Racial Justice and Catholics United for Racial Justice, and is partially supported by Angel’s Studio and a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
During February and March, the program will be presented at churches in two additional archdiocesan vicariates. For more information, please call Sr. Lois Prebil at 708-442-3414.