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UPDATE: This event has been converted to a free live stream. Registration required.

February 24, 2020, Adrian, Michigan – Holy Week is the ideal time to retreat from one’s ordinary concerns and contemplate the powerful mystery of Jesus’ passion, death, and resurrection. Sister Kathie Budesky, IHM, leads participants in just such a retreat during the Holy Week Retreat: Entering the Passion of Jesus. The retreat begins at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 5, 2020 and runs through 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 9, 2020 at Weber Retreat and Conference Center.

This retreat is being offered FREE to all who register. It consists of two one-hour-long talks each day, according to this schedule:

Monday, April 6, 2020:     9:15-10:15 a.m. (ET) and 1:30-2:30 p.m. (ET)
Tuesday, April 7, 2020:     9:15-10:15 a.m. (ET) and 1:30-2:30 p.m. (ET)
Wednesday, April 8, 2020:     9:15-10:15 a.m. (ET) and 1:30-2:30 p.m. (ET)
Thursday, April 9, 2020:     9:15-10:15 a.m. (ET)

Participants cal also view Mass each day at 10:30 a.m. (ET).

Sister Kathie, a Sister, Servant of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, is the director of her congregation’s Visitation Spirituality Center. She studied in Israel in 1987 as a Fulbright Scholar and graduated from the Institute in Creation-Centered Spirituality. Sister Kathie also ministered as a staff associate in the Ignatian Program in Spiritual Direction at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

The cost for the Holy Week Retreat is $140 for commuters, $425 for single occupancy, and $325 per person for double-occupancy. A limited number of scholarships are available. Registration is required and is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registration is also available by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing webercenter@adriandominicans.orgWe will send you a link to view the livestream (a high-speed internet connection is required; please note we cannot provide technical support).

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.

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November 20, 2019, Detroit – As you begin to think about Christmas shopping and family visits, remember to immerse yourself in the greatest Christmas preparation of all – Advent. The latest book by Sister Janet Schaeffler, OP, The Guiding Power of Hope, offers reflections, prayers, and practices for every day of Advent and for Christmas Day to help you slow down and remember the ultimate meaning of Christmas.

The Guiding Power of Hope is available through Twenty-Third Publications or through the Weber Center Shop on the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse campus. The shop is open from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 12:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. You can also call 517-266-4035 or email webershop@adriandominicans.org

Sister Janet has written yearly Advent reflection books, as well as numerous books for catechists, Eucharistic ministers, parents, and the faithful.  She draws on her experience in catechetics and adult faith formation and is currently a free-lance author, presenter, teacher, and consultant.



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