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October Events at IVC

by | Oct 6, 2020

October 21st, 11:00am-1:00pm Central Daylight Time:  Racism…A Thoughtful Dialogue on the Christian Response to Racial Justice. A World Premiere Event

Facilitated by Twin City attorney, Roshan Rajkumar, renowned authors Rev. James Martin, SJ and Rev. James Wallis will have a dialogue concerning the racial transitions that awakened us during these turbulent times.  This webinar is free to attend; thank you in advance for considering a free-will donation to support IVC Minneapolis/St. Paul.

Rev. James Martin, SJ

Rev. James Martin, SJ, is a Jesuit priest, editor at large of America Magazine, and bestselling author of Jesus: A Pilgrimage, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, and Between Heaven and Mirth. Father Martin has written for many publications, including the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and he is a regular commentator in the national and international media. Before entering the Jesuits in 1988, Father Martin graduated from the Wharton School of Business and worked for General Electric for six years. In 2017, Pope Francis appointed him to be a Consultor for the Vatican’s Secretariat for Communication.

Jim Wallis

REV.JAMES E. WALLIS is an American theologian, and founder and editor of Sojourners magazine. He is a writer, teacher, and political activist. In his book, “America’s Original Sin” Wallis asks us to transcend racial categories and to see in one another the image of God. He points out the structural realities of racism and challenges us to do more than deny it.

Facilitator: Roshan Rajkumar

Roshan Rajkumar is a trial attorney defending small and large corporations across the country in class action, commercial, mass tort, products and warranty matters. He is a life-long advocate for belonging, community, diversity, equity and inclusion, and brings those personal mission drivers to his professional journey.

October 28th, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Eastern Daylight Time – Election 2020: Catholic Conscience, the Candidates, and the Common Good

The New York/Northern New Jersey/Long Island region of IVC is pleased to host this important presentation just prior to the most critical election in our lifetimes.  Rev. Jim Martin, S.J. will lead the discussion with distinguished guests: John Carr, Founder and Director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown University; Ms. Barbara Lee, longtime Ignatian Volunteer, retired U.S. Magistrate Judge, spiritual director, and author; and Eric Van Nostrand, Head of Research for Sustainable Investments and Multi-Asset Strategies at BlackRock, and former staff economist and advisor to the Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors.

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