Local Fortnight for Freedom events

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments


Freedom Forum is June 22 in Mendota

A Freedom Forum addressing contemporary threats to religious freedom and the rights and responsibilities of Catholics will be held from 8 a.m. to noon June 22 at St. Peter in Mendota.

The day begins with Mass and features a slate of speakers: Seana Sugrue, associate professor of American Studies at Ave Maria University; J. Brian Benestad, professor of theology and director of the Catholic Studies program at the University of Scranton; and Jason Adkins, executive director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference.

The free event is sponsored by the archdiocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Life. A free-will offering will be accepted. For more information, call (651) 291-4515.

Holy hour for religious freedom set

A holy hour for religious liberty, life and marriage will be held immediately following a Mass celebrating the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul on June 29 at the Cathedral of St. Paul. The Mass with Archbishop John Nienstedt begins at 7 p.m. The event is part of the 2013 Fortnight for Freedom.

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