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Prophetic South African Priest, Father Albert Nolan, to Speak at Maryknoll

6/7/2007 - 12:00 AM PST

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MARYKNOLL, NY, JUNE 7, 2007 – Father Albert Nolan, O.P., a South African Dominican priest and best-selling author, will speak at Maryknoll July 18, 2007 as part of the Maryknoll Speakers Series. The title of his lecture is “Jesus Yesterday and Today.”

Father Nolan played a significant role in the Church’s struggle against apartheid in his native country. That struggle formed the backdrop to his most famous book, Jesus Before Christianity, which was published by Orbis Books, Maryknoll’s publishing arm, and has sold 150,000 copies.

His new book, Jesus Today: A Spirituality of Radical Freedom, examines the spirituality of Jesus and its relevance today. His lecture at Maryknoll will offer a rare opportunity to meet one of the prophetic Christian voices of our time.

The Maryknoll Speakers Series offers timely and stimulating talks and discussions on matters of faith and social concern. These events are held in the Asia-Africa Room of the Maryknoll Society Center in Ossining, N.Y.

THE EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Event: Father Albert Nolan – Maryknoll Speakers Series
When: July 18, 2007, 7:00 P.M.
Where: Maryknoll Society Center - 55 Ryder Road, Ossining, NY
Directions: 914-941-7636 ext. 2294

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Maryknoll
http://society.maryknoll.org  NY,  US
Howard Schwartz - Director of Media Relations, 914 941-7636

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  1. lemma
    5 years ago

    This is a very timely question. Deserting or doing the right thing?It is either we stand for what is right and take action or look the other way while many lives sink into more severe danger.For example let us take how many lives with HIV/AIDS were being assisted by the Ethiopian Orthodox Church..The Ethiopian Orthodox Church (EOC) has a vast network .Now one division's account is 61 million dollars short.The money just vanished.This particular money that is missing was supposed to be used for Ethiopian Orthodox Church involvement in HIV/AIDS prevention, care .Please call or write (EOC) at the following and make your concern heard.

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