Silver Lake College Blesses Peace Poles

Posted On August 17, 2016


Peacemaking will be the focal Franciscan value for 2016-17 academic year at Silver Lake College, 2406 S. Alverno Road. Symbolic of this value are four Peace Poles displayed in the Clare Hall Peace Garden to the left of the dorm entrance on campus. These poles were designed and created by Sister Mariella Erdmann, and blessed Aug. 15 by Father Dave Beaudry.

Peace Poles symbolize the oneness of humanity and our common wish for a world of peace. They remind us to think, speak and act in the spirit of peace and harmony. The message, written on each in several languages, is: May Peace Prevail on Earth. The colorful tops of the poles represent fire, earth, air and water.

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