Best-Selling Author Sr. Helen Prejean to Headline

Discussion on Death Penalty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 9, 2019

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Best-Selling Author Sr. Helen Prejean to Headline Discussion on Death Penalty

 

Columbus, OH --  On Friday, October 11th at 7:00 p.m., faith leaders will meet with and hear from Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ, author of the best-selling book "Dead Man Walking," will give a presentation as part of her nationwide book tour for her third book, "River of Fire”. Dead Man Walking was made into an academy award-winning film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn.

 

Sr. Helen Prejean is a tireless advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. Prejean will discuss her new book and share her spiritual journey which led her to a life of helping others. The final page of her new book, River of Fire, is the first page of her first book, Dead Man Walking. Expect candid reflections on bringing light to some of the darkest places in the world, spiced with Cajun humor. Sr. Helen’s books will be available at the event via partnership with Gramercy Books. A reception & book signing will follow the talk.

 

WHAT:

Faith leaders and community members will lead a discussion on death penalty in Ohio


WHEN:

Friday, October 11th at 7:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:

St. John’s United Church of Christ (Free parking in the Franklin County parking garage immediately west of the church)

59 East Mound Street

Columbus, Ohio 43215

 

WHO:

Faith leaders and community members

 

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