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Christianity, Islam and Radical Islam – Is There Hope? Part 2


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Explained – Tuesday, Nov. 11


Former CIA Officer and Middle East Specialist Continues His Discussion from the October Breakfast


Tom Carroll our speaker on October 14th captivated an audience of 125+.  Carrol stayed long after the breakfast to try and answer the questions that were coming from members and guest lined up three deep around the speaker’s table.  Carroll’s topic explains the high level of interest and engagement


Christianity, Islam and Radical Islam – Is There Hope?


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Explained – 


Former CIA Officer and Middle East Specialist Pulls Back the Curtain on Social, Religious and Cultural Conflict Convulsing the Region


Not only did Carroll explain how radical Islam evolved within moderate Islam, he took the audience by surprise showing how the Muslim beliefs are actually intertwined with the roots of Christianity.  The questions from the audience were overwhelming.  But he ran out time with many questions unanswered.  The topic is so important and timely that we are moving Fr. McCloskey, our scheduled November speaker, to next year and bringing back Tom Carroll for an encore engagement, the first encore engagement in Catholics@Work thirteen year history.


The format for this talk will be a little different.  Carroll will do a quick review, expanded on a point or two that he made in October and provide a couple of additional provocative thoughts.  Our usual format is the majority of the time the speaker tells his/her story and there is 10 minutes for Q&A.  This month the speaker will limit his talk and the majority of the time will be for Q&A


We expect a large crowd so to ensure you have a seat, register online and as always you can choose to pay on line or at the breakfast but we need to know how many people are planning on coming.


Go to www.catholicsatwork.com to register, click on the “Current Event” tab.   Look to the left and you will see a new, "Buy Ticket" button.  When you click on this button you will have three choices:


  1. Pay online (member price)
  2. Pay online (non-member price)
  3. Reserve a seat and pay at the event

It doesn't matter whether you pay online or at the breakfast, but it is important to register so we can prepare for the right number of people.

Event Details

Date:                         Tuesday November 11, 2014 


Location:                  Crow Canyon Country Club in Danville (get directions)

Time:                         The program begins at 7:00 AM and ends sharply at 8:15 AM.


                                    Optional Mass is celebrated at 6:30 AM 


Breakfast:                 A full buffet breakfast is provided

Cost:                          $20.00 for members,
$25.00 for non-members (become a member)


Our new membership year began in August so please renew your membership.  It is the membership fee ($100) enables us to bring great speakers like Tom Carroll to our community. You can renew your membership or sign up for the first time on our website when register for this breakfast forum.



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