(Event cancelled due to weather) Dale Recinella, death row chaplain and ND alumnus, to speak

Author: Michael O. Garvey


Dale Recinella, a Catholic lay chaplain to prisoners onFloridas death row and in solitary confinement, will speak on his experiences at7 p.m.Feb. 14 (Wednesday) in Room C-103 of theHesburghCenterfor International Studies, and atnoonFeb. 15 (Thursday) in Room 120 of theNotre DameLawSchool.

Recinella, who earned a law degree from Notre Dame in 1976, left a career in corporate law for one in prison ministry.He will speak about both careers, the events that changed his life, his ministry, the conditions inFlorida’s prisons and why Christians should work to end capital punishment.

Recinella is the founder of the Web log http://www.iwasinprison.org/ and the author ofThe Biblical Truth aboutAmerica’s Death Penalty.His wife, Susan, is a clinical psychologist and lay minister to families of the executed.

Recinellas visit is sponsored by theNotre DameLawSchools Center for Civil and Human Rights, the Notre Dame Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and Notre Dame Against State Killing (NDASK).

* Contact: * _Jessie Tannenbaum at jtannenb@nd.edu .

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