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Celebrate 90 Years of Commonweal
Enjoy an evening of conversation and laughter with more than 300 contributors and readers.

Event Details:

Tables of 8: $50,000, $25,000, $15,000,$10,000, $5,000.

Individual Tickets: $2,500, $1,000, $600. Special rate for under-30 readers (limited availability): $75.

Spend an Evening with Your Favorite Writers
Each table will be hosted by a different Commonweal editor or contributor (list below).

Keep Commonweal Thriving!
All the proceeds support Commonweal's investments in new writers, new readers, educational programs, and new technology.

Honoring Senator George Mitchell

Commonweal's 4th Catholic in the Public Square Award will be presented to Senator Mitchell in recognition of his exceptional career in public service and peacemaking.

Conversations 2014 Table Hosts

Andrew Bacevich - Dan Barry - Nick Baumann - Paul Baumann - Matthew Boudway - Daniel Callahan - Sidney Callahan - Simone Campbell, SSS - Rand Richards Cooper - Anthony Domestico - Paul Elie - Rita Ferrone - Grant Gallicho - David Gibson - Rosanne Haggerty - Patricia Hampl - Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ - Patrick Jordan - Cathleen Kaveny - Paul Lakeland - James Martin, SJ - James P. McCartin - Alice McDermott - Charles R. Morris - Paul Moses - Dennis O'Brien - Mollie Wilson O'Reilly - Michael Peppard - Dominic Preziosi - Peter Quinn - Valerie Sayers - Tim Shriver - Margaret O'Brien Steinfels - Peter Steinfels - Celia Wren
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SAVE THE DATE for Commonweal Conversations 2014!
Monday, October 27, 2014
Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, New York City

2014 Event Committee
Mike Barnicle - Robert L. Berner, Jr. - John Borst - Elizabeth Kirkland Cahill - Margaret Martin - Francis C. Oakley - Brien O'Brien - Jane B. O'Connell - Leo J. O'Donovan, SJ - Barbara Mullin Rosiello - Paul C. Saunders - Allan H. "Bud" Selig - Tim Shriver - Robert Shrum - Mark H. Tuohey - Agnes Williams

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia being honored at Commonweal Conversations 2012 at Pier 60, New York.

For more information about Commonweal Conversations, or to ask any questions, contact Christa Kerber at 212-662-4200 x5, or e-mail

Photos from Commonweal Conversations 2012

Award Presenter:
Anne Anderson

Ambassador of Ireland to the United States

Timothy Cardinal Dolan

Archbishop of New York