NEW!!! Saturday April 13, 2013: The Festival of Faith & Music
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Cathleen will be the Saturday keynote speaker at the 6th biennial Festival of Faith & Music at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is scheduled also to lead a workshop on Saturday afternoon.
>> 10 a.m. Keynote Address – “Holding Space: When Music is Grace”
>> 2:30 p.m. Workshop - “Miss-Labeled: Mumford, Bono, the Pope, and Me”
For more information about the festival (hey, Andrew Bird is gigging and Chuck Klosterman is speaking, too) and how to order tickets, click HERE.
PAST EVENTS (not exhaustive):
- June 21-24, 2012: The Wild Goose Festival
Shakori Hills, North Carolina
Cathleen will be speaking at this year’s Wild Goose Festival outside Durham, N.C. A cousin of the storied Greenbelt Festival in the U.K., the Goose is a four-day festival of “justice, spirituality, music and art” on a farm in rural North Cackalacky.
She’s scheduled to speak twice on Saturday, June 23:
God Girl’s beloved, Maurice “Crime Boy” Possley, is also speaking at the Goose!
The justice theme of this year’s festival has a “particular focus on the issue of prison, criminal justice reform, and restorative justice, hearing from both survivors of crime who advocate for a more compassionate justice system and exonerated former prisoners; we will offer workshops on forgiveness and revenge, and restorative justice.”
Maurice will be speaking twice on Saturday, June 23:
11 a.m. >> “Innocence and Exonerations,” (a conversation with Theresa Newman and James Coleman, co-directors of The Innocence Project at Duke University.)
3 p.m. >> “Pursing Innocence, Finding Faith“
To find out more about Wild Goose and how to purchase tickets to this unique event, click HERE.
- Monday, February 28, 2011: 11 a.m., Chapel Speaker for The Buechner Institute at King College, Bristol, Tennessee
1350 King College Road
Bristol, TN 37620
For more information, call 423.652.4156 or visit King College
- Thursday, November 11, 2010: 11:30 a.m., University Forum Speaker at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan.
8525 University Blvd Campus Center
Berrien Springs, MI 49104-0300
For more information call (269) 471-6686 or visit www.andrews.edu
- Wednesday, February 2, 2011: 10:30 a.m., Chapel Speaker at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California.
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
For more information call: 805-565-7025 or visit www.westmont.edu
- Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 7PM: Dominican University’s Sienna Center, River Forest, Illinois
Dominican University’s Siena Center will present a lecture titled “Finding Sacred Space in Cyberspace” by Cathleen Falsani, award-winning religion columnist and contributing editor at Sojourners Magazine . The lecture will be held Wednesday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Priory Campus Auditorium, 7200 W. Division Street, River Forest.
Falsani will discuss the spiritual nourishment she has received from her involvement with a shared message board on Facebook. She initially signed up for a Facebook account out of curiosity, but after the death of a college friend, 20 fellow alumni joined a common thread on Facebook where they shared their lives, hopes, fears, struggles and joys together. Her story of how this experience enlivened her faith is shared in her latest book, The Thread: Faith, Friendship and Facebook
Priory Campus Auditorium
4200 W. Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305
call (708) 714-9105 or visit www.siena.dom.edu for more information
- Wednesday, September 22, 2010: 6 PM (dinner) 7 PM (my address) First Presbyterian of Arlington Heights, Arlington Heights, Illinois
I’ll be speaking about my book Sin Boldly: A Field Guide for Grace and how we encounter God in powerful and surprising ways often in the most unexpected places.
First Presbyterian of Arlington Heights
302 Dutton Road
Arlington Heights, Illinois
For details, call 847-255-5900 or visit First Presbyterian of Arlington Heights