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JAAZ (Jesuit Alumni in Arizona) featuring Richard Rohr, OFM
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When: Sunday, March 2, 2008
4:00 PM
Where: Paradise Valley HS Auditorium
15002 N 32nd St
Phoenix, Arizona  85032
Contact: Robert Blair Kaiser, JAAZ Program Chairman

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Richard Rohr is founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, N.M. Last December 18, he told National Public Radio... "I believe in mystery and multiplicity. To religious believers this may sound almost pagan. But I don't think so. My very belief and experience of a loving and endlessly creative God has led me to trust in both.
"I've had the good fortune of teaching and preaching across much of the globe, while also struggling to make sense of my experience in my own tiny world. This life journey has led me to love mystery and not feel the need to change it or make it un-mysterious. This has put me at odds with many other believers I know who seem to need explanations for everything. "Religious belief has made me comfortable with ambiguity. "Hints and guesses," as T.S. Eliot would say. I often spend the season of Lent in a hermitage, where I live alone for the whole 40 days. The more I am alone with the Alone, the more I surrender to ambivalence, to happy contradictions and seeming inconsistencies in myself and almost everything else, including God. Paradoxes don't scare me anymore." Father Rohr will be coming directly from his Lenten retreat to meet all of his friends, old and new, in Phoenix.
$25 at the door on the day of the event.

However, you can save money by mailing us a check at the advance price of $20 per seat per event
Mail to:
8103 E. SOUTHERN, #186
MESA, AZ 85209-3515

Or, you can sign up for the entire package - all seven of these events - right now with your credit card (or by check). Total package: $120.
For details and reservations, please e-mail Robert Blair Kaiser at

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