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Nonviolent Peace Activist Iyad Burnat to Offer Presentation and Book Signing November 13

November 1, 2017, Adrian, Michigan – Iyad Burnat, a Palestinian protestor active since 2005, will speak about his nonviolent peace activism at 6:30 p.m. Monday, November 13 at the Weber Retreat and Conference Center in Adrian. Following the talk, he will sign his book, Bil’in and the Nonviolent Resistance.

Burnat began his non-violent weekly demonstrations against the West Bank barrier in 2005 in Bil’in, a village in Palestine. He is also the leader of two organizations: Bil’in Popular Committee Against the Wall and Freedom and Justice in Bil’in.

The presentation is sponsored by the History Department of Siena Heights University and the Adrian Dominican Sisters Office of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation. 

Copies of Burnat’s book will be available that evening for purchase and signing. The presentation is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Weber Center is located on the Adrian Dominican Sisters Motherhouse campus, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. 

For further information, contact Sister Kathleen Nolan, OP, Director of the Office of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation, at 517-266-3403 or knolan@adriandominicans.org.


Program Helps People Find Ways to Deal with Grief During the Holidays

October 20, 2017, Adrian, Michigan – Do you dread facing the holidays after losing a family member or someone else important to you? Sister Esther Kennedy, OP, will guide people on ways to navigate the feeling of deep personal loss and grief during the upcoming season of joy, family, and celebration.

Sister Esther Kennedy, OP

Living with Loss in the Holiday Season: Finding our Way Through will be offered from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, November 5, 2017. This day of reflection, discussion, and prayer is intended specifically for those who have lost a spouse, child, parent, or other significant loved one. A retreat leader and spiritual director, Sister Esther conducts a monthly Day of Mindfulness at Weber Center.

The cost for the afternoon is $25, with a non-refundable deposit of $10 due at registration. Registration is available by phone, 517-266-4000, and online.

Weber Center is located on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, Michigan.

For further information, call Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


 

 

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