Annual Vigil of Remembrance
USA Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki August 6 and 9, 1945
When: August 5-9, 2007
Where: OFFUT AFB: STRATCOM; Bellevue, NE; Kinney Gate entrance. Fort Crook Road South
Omaha contact person:
Jerry Ebner 402-502-5887 at the OCW, or
if necessary, cell phone:
The Omaha Catholic Worker and the Des Moines, Iowa, Catholic Worker communities invite you to join us for our annual 3 ½ day “shake and bake” vigil at the gates of Offutt AFB. Come stand, pray, and do penance with us. The dates for the vigil are Monday-Wednesday, August 6th-8th, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Thursday, August 9th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thursday’s vigil will conclude with a prayer circle and possible line crossing. Overnight hospitality is available upon request and ahead of time. Please bring some food to share potluck style. Please join us Sunday evening, August 5th at 7:00 pm at Holy Family Church Social Hall. Please bring food to share for fellowship and potluck.
We will be gathering each evening after 8 p.m. for dinner and hospitality. There is sleeping bag space only at Holy Family Church 1715 Izard Street (near 18th and Cuming Street and Creighton University). If you need a bed, please let us know ahead of time, of your coming, there are a few available in the community with friends.
Everyone is welcome to join us for an hour or two, or the whole time!
Nonviolence + Community+ Resistance to Evil+ Hospitality
Omaha Catholic Worker