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Spring Benedictine Lecture Series.
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Date/Time
Thursday, March 20th 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Location
Mount Marty College

Mount Marty College’s Benedictine Institute of Leadership, Ethics and Social Justice is pleased to announce the details for the spring Benedictine Lecture Series.   Father Larry Snyder, President of Catholic Charities USA, will be presenting “Hunger and the Poor” in Marian Auditorium on Thursday, March 20 beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Father Larry Snyder, President of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), will be the featured speaker for the spring Benedictine Lecture.  Father Larry has led the CCUSA since 2005, overseeing the national office of more than 160 local Catholic Charities agencies nationwide that provide help and create hope to more than 10 million per year, regardless of their religious, social, or economic backgrounds.  He is also the author of “Think and Act Anew:  How Poverty in America Affects Us All and What We Can Do About It”.

“Hunger and the Poor” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, in Marian Auditorium.  Fr. Larry will begin with a broad perspective of poverty before focusing on the issue of hunger.  Snyder will also speak on the responsibility we have as a community of faith to take action.  The lecture is free and open to the public.

The event is sponsored by the Mount Marty College Benedictine Institute for Leadership, Ethics, and Social Justice. For more information on the Benedictine Institute, please visit www.mtmc.edu/benedictineinstitute or contact Director, Andy Henrickson at 605-668-1495.

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