Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology, in collaboration with Relevant Radio, will host the final retreat of its "70 x 7: Faith, Family, & Forgiveness, Part IV" series on Thursday, February 22, at 7 p.m. at Assumption Parish in Morristown, New Jersey. Admission is free.
The event will feature Reverend Raimundo Rivera of the Diocese of Paterson. Born and raised in El Salvador, Father Raimundo's family was murdered during the country's civil war in the 1980s. He endured a dangerous and difficult journey to the United States but was finally able to become a U.S. Citizen in 2006. In a profound way, Father Raimundo forgave from the heart. All are invited to come and listen to his inspiring of story of mercy, which is titled "Massacre in El Salvador: A Priest Remembers and Forgives."
"70 x 7: Faith, Family, & Forgiveness, Part IV" is a six-part series that has run from August 2017 through February 2018 and focuses on forgiveness and how one can take part in the journey of healing. Topics this academic year have included "Forgiveness and the Journey of Recovery," led by Father Mariusz Koch; "The Shooting of a NYC Police Officer: How One Family Chose Forgiveness," with Mrs. Patti Ann McDonald, widow of Officer Stephen McDonald; and "Forgiveness and the Journey of Healing," led by "Forgiveness Trailblazer" Robert Enright.
Immaculate Conception Seminary is a House of Formation for the Roman Catholic priesthood and the School of Theology of Seton Hall University. As a House of Formation, the Seminary offers men preparing for the priesthood the personal, academic, ministerial and spiritual formation essential for their conversion to Jesus Christ and for their commitment to a life of service to the Church. As a School of Theology, the Seminary provides: a theological and philosophical foundation for men and women pursuing undergraduate and graduate studies; a theological foundation and a pastoral and spiritual formation for men and women preparing for ministries among the people of God; a theological foundation for men and women desiring to pursue doctoral studies; and varied opportunities for continuing theological education.
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