First Friday Forum 2018

May 4, 2018  ▪ 11:30am -1:00pm

Ms. Camille Gill,

Managing Attorney of Immigration Legal Services


Sr. Rita Mary Harwood, SND,

Secretariat for Parish Life & Development

Diocese of Cleveland

“Immigration: Through the Eyes and the Heart of the Church”

In 2000, Sr. Rita Mary Harwood assembled a diocesan committee to address the US Bishops’ Pastoral:  Welcoming the Stranger Among Us – Unity in Diversity.  This committee has continued to meet monthly and has explored the many needs of the migrant and immigrant communities.  What are the specific issues being addressed and their challenges?

Camille Gill is the Managing Attorney of Cleveland Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services program. Sister Rita Mary Harwood is presently serving on the executive staff of the Most Reverend Nelson J. Perez, Bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio.  Heading the Secretariat for Parish Life and Development, Sister’s responsibilities are for the parishes of the diocese across the eight counties of Northeast Ohio.

 Lorain County Community College

Spitzer Conference Center in Elyria, Ohio

Luncheon Buffet: 11:30 am Speaker: 12:00 – 1:00 pm

$18.00 per reservation

RESERVATION DEADLINE: 6:00 pm, Monday, preceding the event!(cancellations are also due then or you will be charged). 

You can pay at the door or mail your $18 check to: First Friday Forum of Lorain County, 320 Middle Avenue, Elyria, OH 44035 or call the reservation line at 440-244-0643 or e-mail 

Please indicate the parish or group with which you are associated.


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