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November 29 2016 | UNITED STATES

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Various locations throughout the Florida dioceses will again participate in the International Day of Cities for Life

You are invited to attend an event in your area! Cities for Life, Against the Death Penalty

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 November 22, 2016

Cities for Life - Cities Against the Death Penalty 

On November 30, 2016, various locations throughout our Florida dioceses will again participate in the annual event International Day of Cities for Life - Cities Against the Death Penalty, which has been spearheaded by the lay Catholic community of Sant'Egidio since 2002. Each year, about 2,000 cities all over the globe gather to renounce the death penalty and encourage a more civil form of justice. Specific efforts vary by location, but most cities take part by lighting up major historical, religious or civic monuments. In turn, those illuminated monuments become symbols that represent the commitment to creating a world without the death penalty. 

You are invited to attend an event in your area: 

Daytona Beach 
Diocese of Orlando 
November 30 at 6:30 p.m. - Please bring a chair or blanket 
Our Lady of Lourdes Church Grotto 
1014 N. Halifax, Daytona Beach 
Contact: Rachel Powell 

Archdiocese of Miami 
November 30 at 7:30 p.m. 
Saint Dismus Outreach Center, St. Robert Bellarmine Mission 
2640 NW 34th Street, Miami 
Contact: Deacon Edgardio Farias 

Palm Beach Gardens 
Diocese of Palm Beach 
Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola 
November 30 at 5:00 p.m. 
Location: Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola, Palm Beach Gardens 
Contact: Deacon Gregg Quinn 

Pompano Beach 
Archdiocese of Miami 
November 30 at 7:00 p.m. 
Saint Dismus Outreach Center, St. Joseph Haitian Mission 
1210 NW 6th Avenue, Pompano Beach 
Contact: Deacon Edgardo Farias 

Saint Augustine 
Diocese of St. Augustine 
November 30 at 6:30pm 
The Shrine at the Mission de Dios 
101 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine 
Contact: Kathleen Bagg or Nancy O'Byrne 

Diocese of Venice 
November 30 at 6:15 p.m. (following the 5:30 p.m. Communion Service) 
St. Martha Church 
200 North Orange Avenue (corner of Fruitville Road), Sarasota 
Contact: Jeanne Berdeaux   

Diocese of Pensacola – Tallahassee 
November 30 at 6:00 p.m. 
Good Shepherd Catholic Church 
4665 Thomasville Rd., Tallahassee 
Contact: Deacon Ray Aguado 

Tampa Bay 
Diocese of St. Petersburg 
November 30 at 5:30 p.m. 
Downtown Tampa – Joe Chillura Courthouse Square Park 
400-498 Twigs St., Tampa 
Contact: Sabrina Burton Schultz
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