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I hope you had a great Thanksgiving and extended weekend. At the Center for Peacemaking we are grateful for all you do to support our work and the work of peacemakers around the globe. Below are a few brief updates. I hope you will be able to join us for our last event of the semester, which has received some advance press.
Patrick Kennelly, Director

News & Updates

Wednesday Evening Performance to Share Messages of Hope 

Paul McComas and Maya Kuper have collaborated on performances for seven years. This holiday season they developed a performance entitled “Heralds of Hope in Story and Song” which they will perform on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Marquette University Alumni Memorial Union Ballrooms.
For most, the holidays are a time of great joy and family. However, it can also be a difficult time for some. Paul explained that, “Because we put so much stock in the holidays as a time to be joyful and merry, it’s especially hard if you are trying to find hope.” Both describe this performance as being a source of hope and a way to reach out to those who are experiencing hard times.
The performance will include readings from literary excerpts from various authors, mixed in with live music, including Maya's original “Let’s Give Love (This Christmas)”.

Register for the event | Eventbrite
A Holiday Alternative | Sheppard Express

News & Updates

Scholar in Residence Publishes Article on Global Refugee Crisis

The global refugee crisis has shaken our world, with many vulnerable people fleeing violence and seeking safety in foreign lands. In this article from Jesuit Partners magazine, Fr. T. Michael McNulty, S.J. explores our common call to respond with openness and generosity.

Jesuit Partners Fall/Winter 2015 (article begins on page 16 of the magazine, page 20 of the pdf)

News & Updates

Students Participate in Social Media Blitz at Start of COP21

With the COP21 gathering underway in Paris with the goal of reaching a global agreement to keep global warming to less than two degrees Celsius, the CRS Student Ambassadors took to social media. Browse the CRS Student Ambassadors' Facebook page to see how students are taking active steps to be part of the solution.

Catholic Relief Services at Marquette University | Facebook

Upcoming Events:

Registration and more details

Dec. 2 | 7 pm
Heralds of Hope in Story and Song
Paul McComas & Maya Kuper
AMU Ballrooms

Jan. 21 | 12:30 pm
MLK Week Keynote
Dr. Sheryll Cashin
Eckstein Hall (Law School)

Feb. 23
Presentation on Environmental Racism
Dr. Kristin Shrader-Frechette

Mar. 29-31
Peacemaker in Residence
Marie Dennis
Presentations TBD

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