Wednesday, October 31, 2007
MOJ readers in the New York area will be interested in a program entitiled: Immigration Policy and Catholic Social Teaching: Can We Work it Out?, to be held on Tuesday, November 13, at The Church of St. Ignatius Loyola. The program is being co-sponsored by the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola and the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University, and will explore the question of "[h]ow do we link our Catholic Faith with its venerable tradition of social teachings to the challenges that the immigration debate in our country poses for us." The co-hosts for the program are Gerald R. Blasczcak, S.J., Pastor of St. Ignatius Loyola and Gasper F. Lo Biondo, S.J., Director of the Woodstock Theological Center, and the panelists are Donald Kerwin, Director of Catholic Legal Immigrant Network, Inc. of the USCCB and Carmen Maquilon, Program Director at Catholic Charities Immigrant Services, Diocese of Rockville Center. The program, which begins at 7:30 p.m. will be held in Wallace Hall at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 980 Park Avenue (between East 83 and 84 Street), New York, New York.