German Remembrance Day Glencree, 19 November 2017
German Remembrance Day in Glencree, Sunday 19 November 2017
You are kindly invited to the German Remembrance Day 2017 to commemorate victims of war and violence. The annual commemorations are accompanied by an ecumenical service at St. Kevin’s Chapel and a wreath-laying ceremony at the German Military Cemetary at Glencree. In addition, the Glencree Center for Peace and Reconciliation, the Lutheran Church in Ireland and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany are jointly hosting a circle discussion on “Reconciliation in modern times: What can we learn from the past?”. The discussion will include voices from politics, religion, civil society, and military to give a broad and personal view on this topic. We would be delighted to welcome you at Glencree and would particularly like to encourage young generations to attend the event.
Please rsvp to dubl%27%diplo%27%de,rsvp by 15 November 2017
|9.45 am||Arrival of guests at Glencree, Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, Co. Wicklow|
Circle Discussion “Reconciliation in modern times: What can we learn from the past?”
followed by Questions & Answers, Moderation: Barbara Walshe, Board, Glencree Center for Peace and Reconciliation
- Josef Reichhardt, Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy to Ireland
- Lionel Paradisi-Coulouma, Deputy Head of Mission, French Embassy to Ireland
- Bishop Dr. Sigurd Rink, Military Bishop, Evangelical Church in Germany
- Rev. Ken Newell, Presbyterian peace maker from Belfast
- Colonel Jörg Rütten, Military Attaché, German Embassy to the UK
|11.30 am||End of Panel Discussion, walk to St. Kevin’s Chapel, Glencree|
|12 noon||Ecumenical service, conducted by:|
Preacher: Dr. Sigurd Rink
Liturgy: Pastor Stephan Arras (Dublin) & Fr Bernard Kennedy (Enniskerry),
Students of Curtlestown National School & St. Kilian’s German School
Music: Goethe-Institut Choir Dublin, conducted by John Dexter
|1.00 pm||Walk to the German Military Cemetery Glencree,|
accompanied by Piper, Mr. Anthony Kelly, Irish Defence Force
|1.15 pm||Commemoration and Wreath-Laying Ceremony|
Wreath-laying by Mr. Josef Reichhardt and Colonel Jörg Rütten, Military Attaché.
Address by Josef Reichhardt, Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy to Ireland
Music: Goethe-Institut Choir, Trumpet: Dr Wolfgang Marx
|1.30 pm||Walk to the Armoury Café at the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation|
|1.45 pm||Light reception hosted by the German Embassy to Ireland|
|3.00 pm||Conclusion of Remembrance Day|
Seminar "Just Peace and Just War in Modern Times" in Dublin on Saturday, 18 November 2017
In preparation of the German Remembrance Day on Sunday you are kindly invited to this seminar about Just Peace and Just War in Modern Times. Remembering the past has a special meaning considering our present time. Looking back and studying what happened is a great opportunity to avoid mistakes today. This seminar is designed for people of all ages, but we are happy for younger attendees bringing in their concerns and questions and joining the discussion.
The seminar is hosted by the Glencree Center for Peace and Reconciliation, the Lutheran Church in Ireland and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Please rsvp to gmail%27%com,stfinians1960 by 15 November 2017
Moderation: Dr. Judy Szlovak, who previously worked for the EU in Brussels and the UN in New York.
|2.00 pm||Arrival of guests at Lutheran Church, 24 Adelaide Road, Dublin 2|
|2.30 pm||Opening and Welcome by Pastor Stephan Arras|
Lecture by Dirck Ackermann, Military Dean, Berlin:
„Just Peace and Just War in modern times – is it possible?“
Response by Barbara Walshe (Chair of Glencree Board), followed by Discussion
|4.00 pm||Coffee break|
|4.30 pm||art two:|
Lecture by Military Bishop Dr.Sigurd Rink, Berlin:
„What would Luther say to our current peace challenges?
War and Peace in Luther’s time and in our time” – followed by Discussion
|6.00 pm||Conclusion of the Event|
St. Finian’s Church - 23 Adelaide Rd - Saint Kevin's - Dublin 2 - D02 ND98