Events Featuring Mary Joe Leddy

Written by Heather Chubb-Way

Hi All,
I’ve been attending a bookstudy looking at Radical Gratitude by Mary Jo Leddy. I wanted to let you know that Mary Jo Leddy is going to be a guest speaker that’s coming to Calgary for a variety of workshops on March 1-3rd. I’m sure some of you are aware of Mary Joe Leddy, through some of the books that she has written. She is a theologian and social advocate and has been involved with immigrants and refugees at Toronto’s Romero House. She teaches theology at Regis College. She has received the Human Resources Award of the Canadian Counsel of Christians and Jews 1987, the Ontario Citizens Award 1993, and the Order of Canada 1996. Below is a list of her activities throughout the weekend if you’re interested in catching her speaking at any of the weekend events.

Friday March 1, 7-9pm at St David’s United Church
Panel Discussion about the State of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Policies.

Saturday March 2,Seminars at University of Calgary
9:15a.m.-2:15p.m. with lunch break 11:30-12:30
Cost $30.00

Saturday March 2, 7:30p.m., at St David’s United Church
Dessert with Keynote Speaker on Grace and Gratitude
Cost $15.00

Sunday March 3, 10:00a.m.
Sunday service at St David’s United Church

In order for them to have a good idea of numbers (AND the number of desserts to have on hand!), they ask that you register at 403-284-2276 or

I will be there for the Dessert and Guest Speaker on Saturday at 7:30pm AND the Sunday Service at 10:00am


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