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Mission Week 2015

Who Cares? Charity, Justice and the Quest for the Common Good, a partnership with Catholic Relief Services

Remembering James Foley: Voice for the Voiceless

Please join artist Mary Pimmel-Freeman, as she paints a portrait of Marquette alumnus and slain journalist, James Foley. Seating and reflective resources on Jim Foley’s life and loving commitment to the common good will be available. The painting will be blessed and hung after Mission Week. Please attend as you can, to watch the painting unfold and remember the loving life of James Foley.

Foyer of the Raynor Memorial Library,
Mon., Feb. 2, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tues., Feb. 3, 1– 8 p .m.
Wed., Feb. 4, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Read more about Mary Pimmel-Freeman

Photo of  Mary Pimmel FreemanArtist Mary Pimmel-Freeman is a 2007 graduate of Rockhurst University and received her Master's Degree in Social Justice from Loyola University Chicago.  Through the Rockhurst Social Justice Club Ms Pimmel-Freeman learned of the six Jesuit priests slain in El Salvador in 1989.  As her undergraduate thesis project Ms. Pimmel-Freeman painted portraits of each of the slain Jesuits.


Slain Jesuit portraits painted by Mary Pimmel-Freeman

Video presentation by Mary Pimmel-Freeman

Artist Brings Jesuit Martyrs to Life in Humanizing Portraits
– 2014 article by Becky Sindelar

Artists Brings Slain Jesuits Back To Life
– article from The Catholic Key Online