Celebrate Faith Traditions with St. Mary's

Celebrate Faith Traditions with St. Mary's

article courtesy of St. Mary's, Elk Grove

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Elk Grove and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church are offering a series of classes on interfaith understanding led by Father Tom Bonacci. Father Tom is a Roman Catholic priest who has much experience in interfaith ministry and is head of the Interfaith Peace Project in Pittsburg, California.

The classes will be offered once a month over a five month period.  Classes at St. Mary’s, titled “A Celebration of the World’s Faith Traditions,” will give an introduction to the major world religious traditions. The first class will be on Thursday, January 12, and will be offered both from 10am - noon and 7pm - 9pm. The first class will be a general introduction to interfaith study.

The classes at St. Joseph’s will have the title, “The Interfaith Jesus,” and the first class will be held Friday, January 13, 10am - noon. The first class session will be on “Hearing the Voice Within.”

All in the community are welcome to the classes at both churches.

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church is located at 9085 Calvine Road, Sacramento, between Elk Grove Florin and Waterman (view map). For more information, call the church office, (916) 689-1099, or see the website: www.stmaryselkgrove.org.

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church is located at 9961 Elk Grove-Florin Road, Elk Grove, across from Elk Grove Park (view map).  For more information, call the church office, (916) 685-3681, or see the website: www.stjoseph-elkgrove.net.

To learn more about the Interfaith Peace Project, visit www.interfaithpeaceproject.org.

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