Sister Camille D'Arienzo, Cherish Life Circle celebrate anniversary

Posted by Siobhan O'Neill Meluso
Monday 30, September 2013 | Category:   Consecrated Life
Sister Camille D’Arienzo celebrates 20 years of Cherish Life Circle at an anniversary event Sunday October 6th.
On October 6, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the Convent of Mercy in Brooklyn, N.Y. Sister of Mercy Camille D'Arienzo, R.S.M. and the Cherish Life Circle will be celebrating 20 years of "upholding the sacredness of all life." Joining them will be Sister Helen Prejean, S.S.J,. anti-death penalty activist and author of Dead Man Walking, as well as Kevin Doyle, New York State's last Capital Defender. The members of the Cherish Life Circle work to eliminate the death penalty, comfort those who have suffered the loss of murdered loved ones, and promote restorative justice for offenders.

Read Jim Dwyer's of New York Times feature, "Ministering on Death Row, and Feeling a New Confidence in Rome" and Sister D'Arienzo's award-winning essay for VISION magazine and the VISION Vocation Network, Called, and called again as well as about the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.
THE CHERISH LIFE CIRCLE sells Christmas cards desgined by a death-row inmate to help raise funds for institutions which help children in a number of foreign countries as well as the U.S.

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