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Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship with Fr. Gregory Boyle

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360 Division Avenue South

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship

Father Gregory Boyle will share how compassion, kindness, and kinship are the tools to fight despair and decrease marginalization. Through his stories and parables, all will be reminded that no life is less valuable than another.

Father Boyle is the inspirational founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang-intervention, rehabilitation, and re-entry program in the world. They employ and train former gang members in a range of social enterprises. The program also provides other therapeutic and educational services, tattoo removal and work readiness and job training. Father Boyle’s solidarity with those on the margins of society offers an inspiring model of faith in action.

Father Boyle is the author of the 2010 New York Times-bestseller Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion. His new book, Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship, was published in 2017. Fr. Boyle received the California Peace Prize and in 2014 the White House named him a Champion of Change.

This program is underwritten by the Fr. Joseph Gallagher, CSP, Legacy Fund. For more information contact the Catholic Information Center, 360 Divison Ave. S, Suite 2A, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, 616-459-7267 catholicinformationcenter.org

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