|Living Justice in the 21st Century|
Thursday-Friday, June 9-10, 2011
Scanlan Room, Jerabeck Center, 4000 Mt. Vernon
Each June, the Young Social Justice Summer Conference focuses on a specific social justice issue within the Catholic social tradition featuring both internationally known keynote speakers and practitioners of Catholic Social teaching. This year’s conference will commemorate 120 years of Catholic Social Teaching by focusing on the ongoing relevance of this tradition with regard to various contemporary social issues.
Bishop Ricardo Ramirez, CSB, Bishop of Las Cruces, NM
“Eucharist without Borders: The Eyes of Catholic Social Teaching on Border Issues"
Thursday, June 9 • 10:45 a.m.:
- Crossing Borders in a Transitional World
Friday, June 10 • 9:15 a.m.
Fr. Fred Kammer, SJ, Jesuit Social Research Institute, Loyola University
“Challenges Before Catholic Social Teaching in the 21st Century”
• Life Issues – death penalty and abortion
• The Push and Pull Factors of Immigration
• Families and Social Justice
• Educational Challenges in the 21st Century
His Eminence Daniel N. Cardinal DiNardo will serve as celebrant at the opening liturgy. Bishop Ramirez will give a Spanish version of his keynote address at 7:30 p.m. on June 9.
Housing on Campus $65 per night
Continuing education credits offered for teachers, ministers and advocates.