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The featured speaker at the Catholic Citizens Forum Luncheon on February 9, 2018, will be John M. DeJak

02/09/2018 at 11:45 AM @ 11:45 am - 2:00 pm

$35.00

Mr. John M. DeJak is co-editor of the book on the life of Fr. Walter Ciszek, S.J. who was imprisoned in the Soviet Union for twenty-three years. Inspired by his heroism and “tough guy priest” persona, what started out as a research collaboration for a biography on Fr. Ciszek, turned into a compilation of selections of Fathers’s unpublished writings, reflections, and letters, contexualizing the last twenty-five years of Father Ciszek’s amazing life.

The subject: “With God in America: The Spiritual Legacy of an Unlikely Jesuit.”

Luncheons are at 11:45 a.m. at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago. Tickets $35.00. Business attire. Reservations required. Call Maureen at 708-352-5834.

John M. DeJak, an attorney and Catholic educator, is currently President of Father Gabriel Richard High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He practiced law and served on active duty as an officer in the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division prior to being named the founding headmaster of two private high schools in the Twin Cities area: Chesterton Academy and Holy Spirit Academy. He has taught Latin, Greek, literature, government, and theology in high schools in Chicago, Cleveland, the Twin Cities, and Ann Arbor. He is the co-editor of With God in America: The Spiritual Legacy of an Unlikely Jesuit (Loyola Press, 2016). A member of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, his articles have appeared in Chronicles, The Wanderer, The Bellarmine Forum Magazine, Gilbert Magazine, the Distributist Review, and the St. Austin Review. He and his wife, Annie, and their eight children live in Saline, Michigan.

Luncheons are at 11:45 a.m. at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago. Tickets $35.00. Business attire. Reservations required. Call Maureen at 708-352-5834.

Details

Date:
02/09/2018 at 11:45 AM
Time:
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$35.00
Website:
www.catholiccitizens.org

Organizer

Catholic Citizens of Illinois
Phone:
312-409-1845
Website:
www.catholiccitizens.org