Sunday Meeting - Malachy McCourt: "The Spirituality of Atheism"

Date: 
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 11:00am
Location: 
Ceremonial Hall - 4th floor

Malachy will share his experience of growing up in Ireland, including being terrorized by Catholic clergy about sin and hell. As an adult, he no longer subscribes to any organized religion and will describe how liberated his life has become with no deities, gods, or all-powerful beings.

MALACHY McCOURT was born in Brooklyn, the son of Irish parents. When he was a toddler, his family moved back to Ireland and settled in Limerick, where Malachy was raised. At age 21 in 1952 he returned to live in NYC. Through the years he has been a saloon-keeper, a radio host and even a candidate for NYS governor in 2006. He is best known as an actor, having appeared on stage and television and in several movies. He has also authored 10 books. Malachy is the last survivor of seven children.

Shared charity: Job Path NYC supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys. Whether it’s finding a job, contributing as a volunteer, establishing a home, or joining a community group, the goal is to assist people to lead full and active lives.

(Photo credit: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/malachy-mccourt-death-not-fatal-refl...)