pope-francis-and-dovePax Christi Illinois will be holding a presentation entitled, “The Pope Francis Effect: Changing Political Discourse & Challenging the Church of the Global North. The presentation will be Saturday, November 1, from 1:00-4:00pm at  St Francis Xavier Church, Joyce Hall, 145 N. Waiola Ave., La Grange, IL.

The presenter will be Tom Cordaro. Cordaro is a peace activist, writer, organizer and a Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace. Tom currently serves on the board of NETWORK and is the Justice & Outreach Minister at St. Margaret Mary Parish in Naperville. He received the 2008 Pax Joliet Peace Award from the Joliet Diocese and authored the award-winning book, Be Not Afraid: An Alternative to the War on Terror.

This Pax Christi Illinois annual event also includes an opening prayer service and a reception following the presentation. Come join us for prayer, reflection and fellowship.

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