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Local Peace and Justice Events and Actions 

Recurring Events:
  • Soup with Substance: Weekly on Wednesdays at noon during the fall and spring academic sessions, Marquette University's Center for Peacemaking. Soup with substance is a series of presentations on contemporary issues related to peacemaking and social justice and is open to the public - a simple meal of soup and bread is provided at each presentation. Sign up for Soup with Substance event notices here.
  • New Sanctuary Movement [NSM] Monthly - Check NSM calendar to confirm event locations
    • Interfaith Prayer Vigil of Solidarity (1st Tuesday of every month)
    • ICE Vigil (1st Thursday of every month), Usually at US Citizenship and Immigration Services, 310 Knapp St. 
  • ECHO: Weekly film series about US Catholic Catechism, September 14th-May 31st. Once a week, you will be sent, via email, the latest ECHO video with chapter reading, and reflection questions from the US Catholic Catechism for Adults.  Prior to the beginning of this series, you will need the US Catholic Catechism for Adults.  To view a free online copy of the United States Catholic Catechism for Adults visit the USCCB website. Register for the series here.
  • Faith & Ecology Conversation Series: Renewal in the Wilderness (3rd Tuesday of every month), Sponsored by Interfaith Earth Network, September 20 - April 18. Flyer.
  • Nonviolent Communication Practice Group. Flyer.
    • Lake Country Unitarian Universalist Church LCUUC, (1st Thursday and 3rd Tuesday of every month), October 6 - May 16, 7:00-8:30 pm. More information and registration details here.
    • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Parish, (1st and 3rd Monday of every month), October 3 - May 15, 7:00-8:30 pm. More information here.
  • NEW! St. Elizabeth Ann Seton’s Labyrinth and Prayer Path - Lenten Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 and 4/6). This Lenten season, consider setting aside time to take a quiet walk with God. Learn more.

Rid Racism Milwaukee Events in June

Rid Racism Calendar of Events - Keep up to date on racial justice-related events.  Click Here

"Fasting in Different Faiths" - Jun 4

The students of the M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi School of Islamic Sufism Center invite you to this Interfaith Ramadan Celebration where you can engage in dialogue with individuals from a variety of diverse faiths. Experience Sufi Zekr (music, poetry and chanting of remembrance), followed by the sharing of a complimentary Persian dinner. RSVP by June 2 to angha.mil.us@mto.org. 5437 U.S Hwy 41, Franksville, WI June 4, 6:00-9:00 pm.

Summer Institute for Lay Ministry - Jun 6-8

In collaboration with Cardinal Stritch University, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee Office for Lay Ministry designed three days of dynamic speakers, professional development, Mass and spiritual formation, opportunities for fellowship and networking – and some time for fun and rest. For the speaker lineup, schedule and registration, click here.

Seminar on Opioid Abuse and Addiction - Jun 8

The St. Francis Borgia Substance Addiction Ministry (SAM) will host Daniel Duffy, MD, from 7:00-8:00 pm on Thursday, June 8 to learn more about opioid abuse and addiction. Prior to the talk, please come to the church to pray for those afflicted and affected by substance addiction from 6:15 p.m.- 6:45 p.m. Event is in the North St. Francic Borgia Church in Cedarburg. Flyer. Learn more.

The Capuchins' Run-Walk for the Hungry - Jun 16
The Capuchins' Run-Walk for the Hungry will take place at Polish Fest, June 16 at 7 p.m. Registration and Information here.

Archdiocese Care for Creation Team Meeting – Jul 6

The Archdiocese Care for Creation team is Thursday July 6 from noon to 1:30 pm at the Cousins' Center (3501 South Lake Drive, Milwaukee 53207).  All are welcome. Contact Rob Shelledy at ShelledyR@archmil.org  to RSVP and for more information.