Remembering Bishop Samuel Ruiz

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 5:15pm

Ecumenical Memorial Service: 5:15 pm - Public Forum: 7pm

(Light dinner provided)

Reflecting on the legacy of Mexico's Bishop Samuel Ruiz and his work on indigenous rights and justice in Chiapas.

Keynote Speaker: Father José Avilés Arriola, Vicar for Justice and Peace

Diocese of San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

Respondent: Bishop Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Bishop

Organized by: Canadian Jesuits International, Development and Peace, Jesuit Forum for Social Faith and Justice, KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, The Primate's World Relief and Development Fund – Anglican Church of Canada, The United Church of Canada.

For more information: 416.463.5312, Ext. 242;


Loretto College
70 St. Mary St (South of Bay & Bloor)
Toronto, ON
43° 40' 2.0136" N, 79° 23' 24.0684" W
This community event is not affiliated with Faith Connections, but we believe it to be of specific interest to young adults aged 18-39 and with a faith-based or social justice theme. However, we can be mistaken — if you're not sure this event will meet your expectations, please check with the event organizers.