Archive - January 21, 2011

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Where to Write the Shriver Family
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Shriver's Wake
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Colman McCarthy: Saying Goodbye to Sarge
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Shriver's Funeral Mass Open to the Public

Where to Write the Shriver Family

A spokesperson for the Shriver Family suggested that the best place to send a note or card to the family would be: Shriver Family Special Olympics 1133 19th Street Washington, D.C. 20036 [If you could, please forward this address onto RPCV friends. Not everyone checks this website (well, it is an imperfect world).] Thank you.

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Shriver's Wake

Speaking at the wake this afternoon/evening will be Bill Moyers, first Deputy Director of the Peace Corps;  Maureen Orth (Colombia PCV); C. P.  Lucas (CD Niger, and African Regional Director 1962-67); Colman McCarthy, and others. WAKE OPEN TO PUBLIC Friday, January 21 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Holy Trinity Catholic Church

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Colman McCarthy: Saying Goodbye to Sarge

Colman McCarthy, a former Washington Post columnist, directs the Center for Teaching Peace and teaches courses on nonviolence at four Washington area universities and two high schools. He is a long time friend of the Peace Corps, and, of course, Sargent Shriver. • Sargent Shriver: A life of grace by Colman McCarthy Wednesday, January 19, 2011 IT TOOK ONLY A WALK with Sargent Shriver to learn how deeply loved and loving he was. Former Peace Corps volunteers, from the early days of the program that he began in 1961, or ones just back from stints in Third World outposts, would stop Sarge to thank him, embrace him and tell him stories about their life-changing service. Countless others approached him on airport concourses, city sidewalks and elsewhere: people whose lives were changed because of the anti-poverty programs that Shriver started in the Johnson administration – Legal Services, Head Start, Job Corps, . . .

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Shriver's Funeral Mass Open to the Public

Public Funeral Mass, Saturday, January 22 The funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Mercy in Potomac, MD on Saturday, January 22, and Cardinal Donald Wuerl of the Archdiocese of Washington will be the principal celebrant and homilist. Due to the overwhelming outpouring of condolences and public sentiment regarding the impact of Mr. Shriver’s life–and to honor the spirit of their father–the family has decided to open the funeral Mass to the public with the hope that his life’s work will inspire others to continue his legacy of service. Address: Our Lady of Mercy, 9200 Kentsdale Drive Potomac, Maryland

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