Engaging Across Borders: Race, Religion, and Social Justice

Interfaith Lunch
Wednesday, March 7
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Mount Holyoke College
Unity Room, Blanchard Campus Center

The first African American priest in the Springfield Roman Catholic Diocese shares his perspectives on being love, sharing faith, and doing justice across the borders of religion and race. Join us for an open-hearted and soulful conversation with Fr. Warren J. Savage, Catholic Presider at Mount Holyoke, Lecturer in the Religious Studies Department at The Elms College, Catholic Chaplain and Director of the Albert and Amelia Ferst Interfaith Center at Westfield State University.

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East Jerusalem West Jerusalem Film and Discussion

East Jerusalem West Jerusalem
Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival

Monday, March 19, 7:00 PM
Dever Stage, Parenzo Hall, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA

Follow Israeli singer/songwriter David Broza as he collaborates with Palestinian and American musicians during an eight-day recording session in the studio of the legendary Palestinian band Sabreen in East Jerusalem. Palestinian performers include actress and musician Mira Awad and hip hop artist Muhammad Mughrabi. American performers include Grammy winners Wyclef Jean and singer/songwriter/activist Steve Earle.

Introduction by Fr. Warren Savage, Director, Interfaith Center, Westfield State University. Panel discussion moderated by Elise Young, Professor of History, Westfield State University, with Rabbi Efraim Eisen, Congregation Ahavas Achim.

Co-sponsored by the Albert and Amelia Ferst Interfaith Center at Westfield State University and by the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts/Israel @ 70

 

Lent: A time for self-reflection

Click the image to watch Father Savage’s Ash Wednesday interview with Mass Appeal.

You can hear Fr. Savage speak at these locations during Lent:

Lenten Seminar
St. Ann’s Parish
134 Main Street
Lenox, MA 02140
February 26 and March 12
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Lenten Seminar
DeCicé Hall at the Marian Center
1365 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
February 28 and March 14
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.