LOYOLA College professor Dr. Robert Wicks will be the first speaker in The Joannes Series of lectures and seminars for separated, widowed and divorced people. Wicks will speak on self-acceptance and self-appreciation. The lecture begins at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mercy High School. Also in the fall series are: Oct. 28, "From Loneliness to Love," Fr. Christopher Witt; Nov. 11, "Dawn After Darkness," Fr. Martin Padovani; and Nov. 25, "Surviving the Holidays" Dorothy Levesque. A $4 donation is requested for each workshop; child care is available for those who request it by Wednesday before the lecture. For more information, phone Sister Joannes at 433-8880.
Symposium on the plight of children
The plight of children internationally, nationally and locally will be the subject of films, lectures and discussions this month at Loyola College. The symposium, "A Generation of Children in Crisis," begins Monday with the film "Salaam Bombay" at 7 p.m. in McManus Theater. On Oct. 17, Neil Boothby, Duke University professor of public policy, will talk about "Children in War: The Costs of Survival," and on Oct. 18, Martha Clark-Boothby, also of Duke, will lecture on "The Street Children of Mozambique." Subsequent programs will be Oct. 23-30. The events are sponsored by The Peace and Justice Activities committee at Loyola. For more information, contact Rick Boothby at 323-1010, Ext. 2890.