I am a bit late letting you know about these two presentations sponsored by the Interfaith Council of Winona–but better late than never! –Pastor Kathy
Wednesday, April 11th: “Weapons of the Spirit.” Film and Speaker.
Location: Winona State University. Stark Hall Auditorium, # 103.
Time: 7:00 pm.
Summary: During World War II the inhabitants of Le Chambon in a remote region of France, led by Pastor Andre Trocme, hid and saved more than 5000 Jews, among them many children, at the risk of their own lives. Who were they and what motivated them?
The documentary will be shown on the 2018 Holocaust Remembrance Day. Pastor Trocme’s daughter, Nelly Hewett Trocme, will attend and will tell us what it was like living in Le Chambon during those years.
Monday, April 16th: Speaker – Kate Hennessy, Dorothy Day’s Grandaugher.
Location: Saint Mary’s University. Figliulo Recital Hall, Performance Center. Next to the Paige Theatre.
Time: 7:00 pm
Summary: Partnering with Saint Mary’s University Honors Program, Theology Department, and Campus Ministry. A presentation and book signing by Kate Hennessy. Kate is the granddaughter of Dorothy Day who has written a book, The World Will Be Saved by Beauty, about the life of her grandmother.
To learn more about her book visit: http://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Dorothy-Day-The-World-Will-Be-Saved-by-Beauty/Kate-Hennessy/9781501133978
Contact Colleen Dunne or Dr. Chis Michener for more information or with questions.