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Loyola University Chicago Welcomes Activist, Politician, and Author Mark Kennedy Shriver, PhD
Shriver to Discuss The New York Times
Bestselling Book, A Good Man

Loyola University Chicago’s Joan and Bill Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage welcomes Mark Kennedy Shriver, PhD, as part of its annual “Catholic Thought and the Professional Life” series to open a conversation about the role of Catholicism across professional disciplines today.

The event will include a lecture by Dr. Shriver focusing on reflections from his book, A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver, and a panel discussion featuring faculty from Loyola’s professional schools on the topic, “A Contemplative in Action: Is it Really Possible?”

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit LUC.edu/hank.

Mark Kennedy Shriver, PhD, a best-selling author and president of Save the Children Action Network, is leading the effort to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths and ensuring every child in the US has access to high-quality early education. He previously served as a Maryland state legislator and chairperson of the National Commission on Children and Disasters.

Wednesday, April 8, 3–6 p.m.

Loyola University Chicago
Lewis Towers, Regents Hall
820 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

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