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Peace, nonviolence is Grace Church topic on March 4 in St. Helena

Peace, nonviolence is Grace Church topic on March 4 in St. Helena

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St. Helena's Grace Episcopal Church

St. Helena's Grace Episcopal Church is on the corner of Oak Avenue and Spring Street. Sunday services are 8 and 10 a.m.

A pilgrim of peace, Father John Dear, will discuss his new book “Praise Be Peace,” at a free talk and book signing on Wednesday, March 4 in Newton Hall at Grace Episcopal Church, 1314 Spring St. in St. Helena.

The talk begins at 7 p.m., with questions and answers and a book signing is planned for 8 p.m. The full title of Dear’s book is “Praise Be Peace: Psalms of Peace and Nonviolence in Time of War and Climate Change.” According to a flier, Dear has been arrested 75 times, aided Mother Teresa to end the death penalty, was the 9/11 Ground Zero chaplain, contributed to the Vatican Nonviolence Initiative and is a leading voice in CampaignNonviolence.org.

Tickets available at www.eventbrite.com; and childcare is available.

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St. Helena Star Editor

David Stoneberg is the editor of the St. Helena Star, an award-winning weekly newspaper. Prior to joining the Star in 2006, he worked for the Lake County Record-Bee, the Clear Lake Observer American, the Middletown Times Star and The Weekly Calistogan.

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