Published July 10, 2014
SMYRNA—Georgia Catholics Against the Death Penalty will have an informative gathering, “Restoration, Reconciliation and Forgiveness: A Catholic Perspective on the Death Penalty” on Saturday, Aug. 2, at the archdiocesan Chancery offices, 2401 Lake Park Drive in Smyrna. The program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The program’s nationally acclaimed speakers will take an in-depth look at the death penalty from the perspective of the Catholic faith, as well as the call for reconciliation and healing.
Guest speakers include Sister of Mercy Camille D’Arienzo, a contemporary of Congregation of St. Joseph Sister Helen Prejean and author of the audiobook “Stories of Forgiveness”; Florida attorney Dale Recinella, JD, M.T.S., author of “Now I Walk on Death Row,” and Amy Vosberg-Casey, JD, staff attorney with The Georgia Resource Center, a nonprofit law office providing free representation to death row inmates. John and Kimberly Starbuck will speak about forgiveness from the perspective of a victim’s family.
Mass will be celebrated at the conclusion of the seminar at approximately 3 p.m.
The cost for the day, including lunch, is $20 per person, paid at the door.
Due to limited seating, RSVPs are requested by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information about the program, go to www.GACADP.org or contact Deacon Richard Tolcher at email@example.com or 404-920-7357.