Forgiveness: The Secret of Peace
Where: Sheen Center for Thought & Culture
18 Bleecker St.
212-925-2812 Price: $20
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A Dramatic Story of Healing and Reconciliation from the Heart of Rwanda
The premiere of the documentary, Forgiveness: The Secret of Peace, on the life and work of Fr. Ubald Rugirangoga, a Catholic priest in Rwanda based on his book, Forgiveness Makes You Free. Through this film, Fr. Ubald shares his message of forgiveness as a pathway to reconciliation and peace, a message he has steadfastly shared with thousands of his fellow Rwandans in the aftermath of the unspeakable horror of their country’s 1994 genocide. His mission is to bring forgiveness, peace and reconciliation to the people of Rwanda through God’s word and healing.
The evening will include a screening of the film followed by a panel discussion with Fr. Ubald Rugirangoga, Katsey Long (Executive Producer/ Director), and other special guests.
On the Frassati Fellowship of NYC
We are a Catholic community of young adults helping one another grow in faith through friendship. In the footsteps of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, we aspire to live a life of the Beatitudes. Our activities include opportunities for service, faith formation, and fellowship, ranging from hikes to Bible studies to mission trips and more. We are especially blessed to be supported by religious communities in NYC, including the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, the Sisters of Life, and the Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Joseph.