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Sr. Simone's Engagements

Date: 
Tue, 2013-02-12 08:00 - 10:00

The Catholic Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago has inaugurated a public lecture series which aims to bring distinguished speakers to campus to address issues facing the contemporary church. The series is meant for an audience that includes, colleagues, students and the larger community. Please join Sister Simone Campbell and others at this event.

Who: UIC

Where: Catholic Studies (MC 198)

925 University Hall, Chicago, Il

When: Feb. 12,2013 3:00-5:00pm

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