Fri., Aug. 10, 2018 • 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. • $40
Presiding: Fadel Behman, PhD
Opening Ceremonies (1 hr)
▸ Processional entrance accompanied by bagpipes
▸ Welcome & Introduction:
Prof. Marilyn Rossner, PhD, EdD, President, SSF
▸ Dedication of the Conference to Fr. John Rossner, PhD
▸ Greeting from our UN NGO Representative:
Elaine Valdov, PhD, former Chair, Executive Committee of Non-Governmental Organizations affiliated with the United Nations
Immaculée Ilibagiza: “Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust” (Lecture: 2 hrs)
After being liberated from the tiny bathroom where she hid with seven other women for 91 days, Immaculée Ilibagiza, weighing just 63 pounds, emerged to discover that her entire family had been brutally murdered, along with nearly a million fellow Rwandans. In this presentation, the best-selling author shares her devastating story and the path she followed to survival and even to forgiveness.
10:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Singer-songwriters Laura Stack and Gloria Rice, aka The Mystic Voices
, share their own brand of spiritual and heart-filled folk music