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A Zoom Celebration and Discussion on the Person, Politics, and Passion of Dorothy Day

by | Apr 5, 2021

A Zoom Celebration and Discussion on the Person, Politics, and Passion of Dorothy Day

Date:  Wednesday May 19, 2021

Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm Eastern Daylight Time

Cost:  $25 per household/screen

The Ignatian Volunteer Corps of New York/Metro invites you to “A Zoom Celebration and Discussion on the Person, Politics, and Passion of Dorothy Day,” with distinguished panelists:

  • Colleen Dulle award-winning author and multimedia journalist who covers Catholic news at America Magazine/Media will lead the discussion and also talk about the politics of Dorothy Day in light of polarization in the U.S.
  • Robert Ellsberg, editor in chief and publisher of Orbis Books and author of Blessed Among Us: Day by Day with Saintly Witnesses – the person and life of Dorothy Day
  • George Horton, Vice postulator for the Cause of Dorothy Day and Director of the Department of Social and Community Development (NY Catholic Charities) – update and happenings with the Canonization Process
  • Fred Boehrer, Co-Founder of the Albany Catholic Worker Community – Emmaus House and member of the Ignatian Volunteer Corps. Dr. Boehrer will speak about outreach to the homeless and immigrants.
  • Dr. Joseph Sclafani, Ignatian Volunteer Corps NY/Metro. Joe’s IVC work supports the Cause for the Canonization of Dorothy Day under the auspices of the Archdiocese of New York. Dr. Sclafani will speak about the IVC’s unique relationship with the Dorothy Day Guild.
  • Melissa Cedillo, Harvard Divinity School student focusing on religion, ethics, and politics through a public policy lens.  She is dedicated to bridging the gap between progressive politics and religion in the U.S.

Special Award Presentation Honoring

The Dorothy Day Guild with the Madonna Della Strada Award, and IVC Service Corps Members:

  • John Dowd
  • Nick Farnham
  • Patrick Figorito
  • Jodee Fink
  • Dr. Joseph Sclafani
  • William Woods

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

To support this event and our work of service in the New York Metro Area we are seeking generous sponsors. Will you consider sponsoring our work at one of these levels?

  • Madonna Della Strada Circle
    • $5000
      • Recognition in event promotional communications
      • Recognition on IVC New York Metro Regional Website
      • Recognition during the event on May 19th
      • Invitations for six guests to attend the event on May 19th
  • St. Ignatius Circle
    • $1,000
      • Recognition in event promotional communications
      • Recognition on IVC New York Metro Regional Website
      • Recognition during the event on May 19th
      • Invitations for four guests to attend the event on May 19th
  • St. Francis Xavier Circle
    • $500
      • Recognition on IVC New York Metro Regional Website
      • Recognition during the event on May 19th
      • Invitations for 2 guests to attend the event on May 19th
  • Magis Circle
    • $250
      • Recognition on IVC New York Metro Regional Website
      • Invitations for 2 guests to attend the event on May 19th
  • Men & Women for Others Circle
    • $100
      • Recognition on IVC New York Metro Regional Website