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STRATFORD—All are invited to learn more about sharing our faith at Our Lady of Peace Parish Hall, Stratford. The speaker is Kevin Dowd on Wednesday, August 30 at 6:30 pm. Please RSVP to

Kevin Dowd is a doctoral candidate in theology and education at Boston College, working under the advisement of Thomas H. Groome. He is the third of eight sons from Worcester, Mass. and has taught in Catholic schools in both Mass. and New York. After graduating from Harvard University with a bachelor of arts degree in history, Kevin volunteered for two years with the Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries center in Garrison, New York. He earned his masters in education from the Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry at Boston College in 2008. His research interests include religion and public education, inter-religious dialogue, and bullying in the schools.