09 Jul

Film Showing & Talk: The Nuns, The Priests, and the Bomb

Nuns Priests Bomb

Film Showing & Talk: The Nuns, The Priests, and the Bomb

Saturday, July 28th at 6:oo pm

Location: Peace and Justice Center, 96 Harlow St. Bangor

The Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine and Pax Christi Maine will be cosponsoring a showing of the flim “The Nuns, The Priests, and The Bomb” to be followed by a talk by one of the she-roes of the movie Sr. Megan Rice, member of the Plowshares Movement.
 
Sr. Megan Rice, S.H.C.J., a Nuclear Disarmament activist and Roman Catholic religious sister of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus will share her experience as an activist and lead a discussion following the recently released feature length documentary film. The film chronicles the lives of five Plowshare activists, their participation in acts of civil disobedience, their mission to eradicate weapons of mass destruction. You can find the trailer for the film here: https://nunspriestsbombsthefilm.com/trailer/
Sr. Megan has been working since the 1980s to “spread the truth and wake people up” regarding nuclear weapons. She states, “there are infinite number of ways we can oppose evil” Sr. Megan has been arrested almost 40 times and has spent some three years in jail in her quest to rid the world of nuclear weapons. She states, “We can all do something for peace.”
 
Please call the Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine at (207) 942-9343 or email Amy Hughes at hughesae@gmail.com if you are able to contribute funds (any donation helps, even $5) to bring Sister Megan Rice to our community. If you would like to offer a donation for this event online you can do so here: https://donorbox.org/support-the-peace-justice-center-of-eastern-maine and please add a comment that you are donating for the Sr. Megan Rice event.
 
Thank you for your support!
 
Amy Hughes- Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine
Mary Ellen Quinn- Pax Christi & Peace and Justice Center

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