UPCOMING EVENTS
From Clinton and the surrounding area
Sisters of St. Francis Events
FRIDAY, APRIL 9
Franciscan Peace Center
Virtual Conversation with Eli McCarthy
1:00 p.m. via Zoom
McCarthy will speak about his work as
Executive Director of DC Peace Teams and
with the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative.

TUESDAY, APRIL 13
Franciscan Peace Center
Anti-Human Trafficking Meeting
9:00 a.m. via Zoom
Contact Lori Freudenberg for Zoom link
or more information, 563-242-7611.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14
Exploring Intersections: Catholic Sisters
on Racism, Migration and Climate
Care of Creation
3:00 p.m.
Co-sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis
and 23 other congregations of women religious in LCWR Region X
THURSDAY, APRIL 15
Franciscan Peace Center Living Room Conversations Series
Racism and the Climate Crisis
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. via Zoom
Facilitated by Laura Anderson or Lori Freudenberg
The backbone of a Living Room Conversation is a conversational model developed by dialogue experts to facilitate a connection between people despite their differences. 
Other Local Events
THURSDAY, APRIL 1
Diocese of Davenport, Iowa
Social Action Lunch and Learn
Noon - 1:00 p.m. via Zoom
Celebrating 50 years of the
Catholic Campaign for Human Development
SATURDAY, APRIL 3
Clinton Islamic Center
Free Grocery Distribution
Drive Thru
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
MercyOne North Health Plaza
915 13th Ave N, Clinton
Virtual Events
Since so many events have gone virtual due to the pandemic, here are some learning opportunities for you (all times are Central Standard Time).
TUESDAY, MARCH 30
St. Vincent de Paul Parish and
DePaul's Department of Catholic Studies
The Real Sister Act: Why the Stories
of U.S. Black Catholic Sisters Matter
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, APRIL 6
Pace e Bene Campaign Nonviolence
Nonviolence in Education Workshop
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Robin Wildman, an expert on Kingian Nonviolence,
will present how classrooms and schools can be transformed into “Beloved Communities”
$25 fee
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7
AJC Chicago
A Holocaust Memorial Day Walk
on the Streets of the former Warsaw Ghetto: Remembrance, Reflection and Hope
11:00 a.m. via Zoom
In commemoration of Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day),
join this live, online walking tour in the space where the
Warsaw Ghetto once existed and stops at three special locations.

SATURDAY, APRIL 10
The Beatitudes Center for the Nonviolent Jesus
Peace Be With You:
The Easter Journey of Nonviolence with Rev. John Dear 
1:00 p.m.
$25 fee, Registration is limited. The deadline to register is April 2.