The Joint Peace and Justice Committee of St. Thomas of Villanova Parish in Rosemont and Our Mother of Good Counsel Parish in Bryn Mawr is hosting three movie nights dedicated to social justice. Each of the three films focuses on a prophetic figure or message.
The series is titled “Prophetic Voices of Our Time” and features a film about poverty, economic mismanagement and materialism. The first film will be presented on July 17. The next two dates for the series are Aug. 14 and 27.
The first movie, “The Monsenor,” tells the story of Archbishop Oscar Romero’s fight for the poor in El Salvador during the 1970s. The second film, “The Flaw,” details the most recent economic collapse and explores its roots. “I Am” is the final film, which tells the tale of one man’s journey across the world and his encounters with materialism.
Food and drink will be served starting at 6:30 p.m. in St. Thomas’ Rosemont Auditorium and the movies begin at 7. For more information, visit the Peace and Justice Committee web site.
Help us keep you informed -- CatholicPhilly.com can't do it with youDuring CatholicPhilly.com's fall donation campaign, you have a way to help us deliver the kind of news you need to know about the Catholic Church, especially in the Philadelphia region, and the world in which we live. Every household's costs keep rising, and we're no different. We make sure your dollars in any amount go a long way toward continuing our mission to inform, form in the Catholic faith and inspire the thousands of readers who visit every month. Here is how you can help:
- A $100 gift allows us to present award-winning photos of Catholic life in our neighborhoods.
- A $50 gift enables us to cover a news event in a local parish, school or Catholic institution.
- A $20 gift lets us obtain solid faith formation resources that can deepen your spirituality and knowledge of the faith.
- A small, automated monthly donation means you can support us continually and easily.
Please join in the church's vital mission of communications by offering a gift in whatever amount that you can -- a single gift of $40, $50, $100, or more, or a monthly donation. Your gift will strengthen the fabric of our entire Catholic community.
Make your donation by check:
222 N. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Or by credit card here: