consecutive years, the Duneland community has hosted a prayer breakfast
patterned after the National Prayer Breakfast gatherings in Washington, DC.
This year’s event
will be held on Wednesday, October 3, at Trinity Hall at St. Patrick’s
Catholic Church located at 640 N. Calumet Rd. in Chesterton.
The doors will open
at 7:00 a.m. Please plan on being seated by 7:20 a.m.
promptly at 7:30 a.m. and the goal is for the event to conclude at 9:00 a.m.
This year’s speaker
is Anne Ryder, a freelance journalist, writer and national speaker. Ryder
has reported from war zones including Bosnia and the Kosovo conflict, and
has profiled the Dalai Lama and Mother Teresa as well as numerous other
peacemakers. Her rare interview in Calcutta with Mother Teresa was the last
one Mother Teresa gave prior to her death. Ryder tells stories that
celebrate hope, faith and the resilience of the human spirit.
Prayer Breakfast is organized by a group of local men and women to provide a
time of fellowship and reflection for people of all faiths in the midst of
our ever changing world. Please join in this year to hear Ryder’s
The cost for the
2018 Community Prayer Breakfast is $25 per person, or $200 per table of
available at Anton Insurance, Chesterton Tribune, Duneland Chamber of
Commerce, the Duneland Family YMCA and Duneland Resale, in Chesterton, and
Anton Insurance, in Valparaiso.
information, please call Anton Insurance, (219) 926-8681.