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November 20 2017 | UNITED STATES

Plans shaping up for this year’s Cities for Life, Cities Against the Death Penalty

Family members of murder victims, death row exonerees, death penalty attorneys, law professors, and religious leaders will join Floridians to celebrate hold vigil to end the death penalty in the State of Florida

 
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Plans shaping up for this year’s Cities for Life, Cities Against the Death Penalty
November 9, 2017 by Mark Elliott
 
Save the date!
 
We’re excited to be working with all of the Florida Catholic Dioceses, the Florida Catholic Conference, and Equal Justice USA on this year’s International Day of Cities for Life, Cities against the Death Penalty events.
 
Family members of murder victims, death row exonerees, death penalty attorneys, law professors, and religious leaders will join Floridians to celebrate hold vigil to end the death penalty in the State of Florida.
 
Below are details for our confirmed events for November 30. You can find more information on our events page.
 
Clearwater
7-8:30pm @ St. Cecelia Church
Speakers: Deacon Andy & Kate Grosmaire, Authors of Forgiving My Daughter’s Killer; Allison Ferber Miller, Senior Assistant Public Defender, Sixth Judicial Circuit
See the Facebook event
 
Daytona Beach
7-8:30pm @ Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
Speakers: Father Phil Egitto, Our Lady of Lourdes; SueZann Bosler, Murder victim family member and Co-founder of “The Journey of Hope – from Violence to Healing”; Ingrid Delgado,
Associate for Social concerns, Respect Life, Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops; Mark Elliott, Director of Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, FADP
See the Facebook event
 
Gainesville
6:30-7:30pm @ St. Patrick Catholic Church
Speakers: Kathy Dillon, Daughter of murder victim; Ron Wright, Jr., Exoneree from Death Row at Florida State Prison; Joseph Thornton, MD, A physician and psychiatrist who worked on Florida Death Row; Sonya Rudenstine, J.D., Gainesville attorney devoted to civil and criminal appeals, including representing death row inmates
See the Facebook event
 
Marianna
7-8pm @ St Anne Parish
Eucharistic Holy Hour led by Father Ganci, Reflection: Eucharist and the defense of Human Life, Ringing of the church bells at Benediction, Recitation of the Rosary with intentions for the Respect and Defense of Life
 
Palm Beach
5-7:30pm @ St Patrick Catholic Church
Speakers: The Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito; Hannah Gorman of the Florida Center for Capital Representation at Florida International University Law School
See the Facebook event
 
Pensacola
7-8pm @ Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel
Eucharistic Holy Hour led by Father Callipare, Ringing of the church bells, Recitation of the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary and concluding with Benediction
See the Facebook event
 
St. Augustine
6:30-7:30pm @ Mission of Nombre De Dios
Speakers: Darlene Farah, Mother of murder victim, Shelby Farah; Professor Chris Moser, Director of Pre-Law Program, Flagler College Launched the Wrongful Convictions Clinic; Nancy O’Byrne, Board Chairwoman for Floridians Against the Death Penalty
See the Facebook event
 
Tallahassee
7:00-9:00pm @ Good Shepherd Church
Speakers: Bishop William Wack, Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee;  Dale Recinella, J.D., MTS;  Christine Henderson,  National Organizer, Equal Justice USA.
See the Facebook event
 
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