Local Events

Local Peace and Justice Events and Actions

Recurring Events:

Black Lives are Sacred Public Witness Events

Public Witness Events: Each event lasts 1 hour, starting with prayer and including 8 minutes 46 seconds of kneeling in honor of George Floyd and all those affected by police violence. These events are organized by an informal group of Catholic lay people, and we warmly welcome all who want to stand up for the sacredness of Black lives.

Follow Black Lives are Sacred on their Facebook page Black Lives are Sacred MKE

Weekly Racial Justice Reading group - Fridays, 3 p.m.

Racial Justice Reading Group meets virtually every Friday at 3:00 p.m.: Everyone is welcome to an online reading group focused on racial justice and how our faith can inform and shape us as we work towards racial reconciliation and justice in our world. For more information, and to get the link to the Zoom meeting, email Patrick Conlin at patrick.conlin87@gmail.com.

Siena Retreat Center Events, www.SienaRetreatCenter.org, 5637 Erie St., Racine, WI 53402.

For a complete description of these and other programs and retreats, visit www.SienaRetreatCenter.org or call 262-898-2590. Partial scholarships are available for all programs.

Weekly Prayer for Reconciling and Healing Racism in Our City.

Join us in person at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Fridays at 12:15 p.m. for this 30 minute communal contemplative prayer with the intention of reconciling and healing racism in our city. Feel free to pray privately wherever you are in solidarity with those gathered at the Cathedral if you are not able to join in person. Brought to you by:Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Three Holy Women, Our Lady of Divine Providence, Old St. Mary's, Saints Peter and Paul Human Concerns/Social Justice Commissions, Urban Ministry of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

Peace Action Wisconsin

  • Stand for Peace: Every Saturday, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Learn more here. Updates on Facebook.

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