If you are unable to make the trip to Fort Benning, Georgia, for the annual SOA protest this weekend, please join the solidarity vigil in NYC on Sunday, November 20. The vigil will begin at 1pm in Union Square.
We will remember the many victims of violence in
Latin America and around the world. The vigil is held in November in memory of the six Jesuits, their
housekeeper, and her daughter who were killed by SOA graduates in in El Salvador November
16, 1989. We will also remember Archbishop Oscar Romero and Maura Clarke, Jean Donovan, Ita Ford, and Dorothy Kazel, 25 years after their murders by SOA graduates.
Before the vigil, all are welcome to join the 10:15 a.m. Mass at the
Church of the Nativity (44 2nd Ave between 2nd and 3rd Sts). This Mass will be
Following the Mass, at approximately 11:15 a.m., the procession will go
to Washington Square, St. Francis Xavier Church, and then Union
Square, reflecting on the stations of the cross and the stories of these martyrs along the way.
NYC SOA Vigil
Sunday, November 20, 1pm
Union Square, NYC
For more info, please contact Brendan Moloney, 781-718-6368.