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Annual Blessing, Dinner and Presentation

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 5:30pm

Annual Blessing, Dinner and Presentation

Sponsored by AIM, Employment Ministry, and the Mental Health Ministry

Thursday, December 2, 2021

  • 5:30 pm – Blessing with Father John Bauer in the Saint Joseph Chapel
  • 6:00 pm – Boxed Dinner in Teresa of Calcutta Hall
  • 7:00 pm – Presentation by Joe Davis:  Interweaving of Storytelling and the Arts for Spiritual and Mental Health Well-Being in Teresa of Calcutta Hall

 

Livestream the Blessing portion of the event at:

Livestream or Facebook at facebook.com/BasilicaMpls

 

Joe Davis, known for his spoken word poetry and music, is a North Minneapolis resident who believes artists play a crucial role in the movement for change. His acclaimed music honoring George Floyd is inspired by the teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. and in the belief that people should not be complacent but continue to push for peace and healing.

His work has been featured on BET, CNN, and VH1. He is the Founder and Director of multimedia production company, The New Renaissance, the front man of emerging soul funk band, The Poetic Diaspora, and co-creator of JUSTmove, racial justice education through art. He has keynoted, facilitated conversation, and served as teaching artist at hundreds of high schools and universities including programs in New York, Boston, and most recently as the Artist-in-Residence at Luther Seminary where he earned a Masters in Theology of the Arts.

This event is free, but advanced registration is required to attend.  Registration is now closed.  We will be serving a boxed dinner to all in attendance. 

Attendees will be physically distranced and face masks will be required when not eating.

For more information, contact Janet.