Jesus in Distressing Disguise

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Vicariate V Ministry Commission
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JESUS IN DISTRESSING DISGUISE

St. John Fisher Parish
10234 S. Washtenaw Avenue in Chicago, IL 60655
773-445-6565
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Monday, October 16, 2017
from 7 to 9 pm

This workshop will be facilitated by
John Donahue-Grossman

Twenty-five years ago, John created the character of Ray. Portraying a homeless man, John has spoken to more than two million people across the country. John’s master storytelling conveys lessons around prejudice and bullying along with moments of faith, charity and heroic generosity. People of all ages will experience the social gospel and will be challenged to reflect on how they love and serve others.

John Donahue-Grossman is a gifted and passionate storyteller who has spoken to more than 2 million people across the country. He has served in ministry for 30 years as a high school theology teacher, development director, parish youth minister, and retreat master. In 2004, John was recognized for his work against intolerance and injustice by Rosa Parks, co chair for the National Campaign for Tolerance, with his name engraved on the Wall of Tolerance in Montgomery, Alabama. In 2011, the Joliet Diocese awarded him the Bishop Sartain Award for his portrayal of a homeless man, focused on human dignity. John is currently the Director of Retreats at La Salle Manor Retreat Center in Plano, Illinois. He lives in Big Rock, Illinois with his wife of 29 years and they have 3 adult children.

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