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Dine and Discuss Book on Racism

January 16, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – Have dinner and join in a discussion of Patrick Phillips’ enlightening book, Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America during Weber Retreat and Conference Center’s Dine and Discuss from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13.

In Blood at the Root, Dr. Phillips, a professor at Stanford University, explores the harrowing racial history of Forsyth County, Georgia, where he grew up, and the expulsion of its entire African American population.

Registration is open now so participants can take time reading the book. The cost of the program is $15, which includes both the book and dinner. Books are available at the front desks of Weber Center and the Dominican Life Center, and at the Weber Center Shop. Register online or in person and pick up your book at any of the above locations.

To register, visit www.webercenter.org and click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or webercenter@adriandominicans.org.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


Advent Retreat Focuses on ‘O Antiphons’

November 8, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – In Western Christian traditions, the O Antiphons – which begin with a name of Christ, such as O Wisdom and O Key of David – are prayed the week before Christmas. Dominican Father Martin Iott, OP, leads an Advent Retreat, The O Antiphons: Prayers of Desire and Promise, from 6:30 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2018, through noon Friday, December 7, 2018.

Father Martin guides participants in exploring and embracing the spirituality of hopes and dreams expressed in the Hebrew Scriptures and found in the O Antiphons.

A Dominican Friar of the Southern Province, Father Martin has been engaged for 30 years in the ministry of preaching retreats and parish missions.

The cost for the event – which includes meals and snacks – is $220 for commuters, $320 per person for double occupancy, and $420 for single occupancy. Registration is required.

To register online, click here. Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or webercenter@adriandominicans.org.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


 

 

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