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May 16, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – Women religious (Catholic Sisters) have tended to be at the forefront of recognizing and appreciating differences among people in the world: they have striven to become anti-racist, to welcome the immigrant and the exiled, and to care for all creatures who share our common home, Earth.

Sister Laurie Brink, OP, PhD
Sister Laurie Brink, OP, PhD

Sister Laurie Brink, OP, a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa, Wisconsin, takes Sisters to the next level in her presentation, The Differences Among Us: Seeking Unity in Diversity, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at Weber Retreat and Conference Center. She reflects on the need for women religious to recognize and respect the generational, ecclesial, racial, and cultural differences among members of their own congregations.

Sister Laurie, a Professor of New Testament Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, is the author of several books and an Associate Editor of The Bible Today

The Differences Among Us is offered both in-person at Weber Retreat and Conference Center and via live stream. In-person guests will be screened for COVID-19 and required to wear masks. There is no cost, but donations are appreciated. Registration is required and is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing webercenter@adriandominicans.org

Weber Center is located on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, Adrian, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.
 


March 18, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – Do you long for time to reflect on the events of Holy Week, leading up to the suffering, death, and resurrection of Jesus? “The Path Not Taken: Holy Week Retreat” offers you that time as Father Jude Siciliano, OP, and Sister Patricia Bruno, OP, walk participants through listening, reflection, and sacred sharing.
 
The Holy Week Retreat is offered from 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2022, through 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 14, 2022, at Weber Retreat and Conference Center.

Father Jude Siciliano, OP, and Sister Patricia Bruno, OP

Father Jude, a member of the Southern Province of Dominican Friars, preaches parish retreats and offers preaching workshops to both lay and ordained preachers. Sister Patricia, a Dominican Sister of San Rafael, California, is the Promoter of Preaching for Dominicans in the Western Region of the United States. 
 
The cost – including meals and snacks – is $130 for commuters, $325 per person double occupancy, and $425 single occupancy. Scholarships are available. All guests will be screened for COVID-19 and required to wear masks when not eating. Overnight guests must provide proof of vaccination.
 
Registration is required and is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing webercenter@adriandominicans.org
 
Weber Center is located on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, Adrian. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.

 


 

 

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