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6201 - Author, Filmmaker, Fr. Daniel Groody to Speak at Malone University: “Dying to Live: A Theology of Migration”

6201 October 20, 2011

Daniel GroodyThe Malone University Spanish program, Catholic Migrant Farmworker Network, the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown Office of Social Action, and the Immigrant Worker Program will present "Dying to Live: A Theology of Migration" with Fr. Daniel G. Groody (pictured left) at Malone University on Thursday, November 3, from 7-9 p.m. in the Fred F. Silk Auditorium of Mitchell Hall on the campus located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton. The program is open to the public. An offering will be taken.

Fr. Daniel G. Groody is a Catholic priest, a scholar, teacher, and an award winning author and film producer. He is currently an associate professor of theology and the director of the Center for Latino Spirituality and Culture at the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Drawing on years of work in Latin America, particularly along the U.S.- Mexico border, he has authored various books and articles which have been translated into five languages, including Border of Death; Valley of Life: An Immigrant Journey of Heart and Spirit; and Globalization, Spirituality, and Justice: Navigating the Path to Peace (2007). He has worked with the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the World Council of Churches, and the Vatican on issues of theology, globalization, and immigration. He is also the executive producer of various films and documentaries, including, One Border, One Body: Immigration and the Eucharist, and Dying to Live: A Migrant's Journey.

A free will donation will be taken to support the work of The Center for Latino Spirituality and Culture at the University of Notre Dame.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2011.

Contact:

Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424


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