See this wonderful event from supporters of Pace e Bene at the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX!
The Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinners are organized to contribute to the progress of intercultural-interfaith dialog and peace. With the participation of esteemed guests and people from different faiths, cultures, and ethnicities these gatherings have come to symbolize our desire to achieve a genuine cross-cultural understanding and cooperation.
The 12th Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 6:00 pm at UIW Rosenberg Sky Room (847 E. Hildebrand, San Antonio, TX 78212)
Theme: Antidote to Extremism
Keynote Speaker: Rev.Dirk Ficca, Former Executive Director of Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions
Rev. Dirk Ficca has twenty year of experience in the global interreligious movement, having served as Executive Director of the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions. In 2010, Dirk was honored with an Interfaith Visionary Award by the Temple of Understanding. Prior to his work with the Parliament of Religions, he served as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Benton Harbor. He is a graduate of McCormick Theological Seminary (Class of 1982), and has taught at DePaul University, Garrett Evangelical-Theological Seminary, and the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago. He is a member of Chicago Presbytery and serves as the convener of its Ecumenical and Interreligious Work Group. He was awarded the Fethullah Gulen Award for Peace and Dialogue by the Niagara Foundation in 2012. Read some of Rev. Ficca’s words http://mccormick.edu/news/rev-dirk-ficca-speaks-mccormick-worship
Emcee: Nicole Foy
Charitable Partner: Sam’s Cover ( Proceeds of the dinner will be shared with our charitable partner)
Dialogue Institute Friendship Award: Dr. Larry Hufford
Dialogue Institute Education Award: Dr. Simran Jeet Singh
Dialogue Institute Communication Award: TPR – Dare to Listen
Dialogue Institute Community Service Award: RAICES
Art and Performance:
Co-sponsors: UIW Liturgical Outreach
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