Daniel Berrigan SJ, peacemaker, poet and priest,

Daniel Berrigan SJ, peacemaker, poet and priest, died in New York on 30 April 2016, aged 94.

Event: A Memorial Gathering

Where: St Ambrose Community Centre, 287 Sydney Road, Brunswick.

When: Sunday 29 May 2016 at 6 pm

Further information: 

berrigan group

May 1986: Pat Durnan, Ted Kennedy, Daniel Berrigan, Shirley Macdonald and Jan Watson.

6.00 pm. Welcome: Val Noone
6.05 pm Readings and music: yet to be finalised
6.30 pm. Eulogy: Margaret Hill
6.40 pm. Open forum
7.10 pm. Farewell: John Harte SJ
7.15 pm. Refreshments.

RSVP by Friday 27 May to marydoyle@iinet.net.au

We will have tea and coffee on hand. Please bring stories or poems or music or food or drink to share, or just yourself. Thanks to Father Michael Casey for making the Community Centre available.

Please feel free to pass this invitation on to others who you think might be interested.

There is some public parking in Glenlyon Road east of Sydney Road behind the Mechanics Institute and also just to the east of the Health Centre.

Below are links to a couple of obituaries; and a photograph of Dan at Presentation Convent, Gardenvale, in May 1986 with Pat Durnan, Ted Kennedy, Shirley Macdonald and Jan Watson.

Val Noone and Mary Doyle

 

http://americamagazine.org/issue/poet-and-prophet

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/01/nyregion/daniel-j-berrigan-defiant-priest-who-preached-pacifism-dies-at-94.html?hpw&rref=obituaries&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/06/nyregion/remembering-daniel-berrigan-a-penniless-powerful-voice-for-peace.html

 

 

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