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September 12, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – Weber Retreat and Conference Center resumes its popular Dine and Discuss program with the opportunity to read Becoming Nicole: The Extraordinary Transformation of an Ordinary Family by Amy Ellis Nutt. Participants read the book on their own and then meet for dinner and discussion at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at Weber Center.
Becoming Nicole chronicles the true story of an ordinary American couple who adopted twin boys and began an incredible journey to understand, accept, and embrace one child as a transgender girl.
The book is available at the Weber Center reception desk or through the Weber Center Shop. Hours are Wednesday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The shop is closed for lunch from noon to 12:45 p.m. To order through the shop, call 517-266-4035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The $15 cost includes the book. Registration is required and is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs” or by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or email@example.com. Participants will be screened for COVID-19 and masks are required when not eating.
Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 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.
September 12, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – Step away from your busy life and retreat to Weber Retreat and Conference Center. The private, directed retreat is offered from 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 10, 2022, through 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 14, 2022.
This retreat offers time and space for prayer, quiet reflection, and participation in liturgies on the Motherhouse Campus if COVID-19 protocols allow. The retreat also offers opportunities to walk the labyrinth and outdoor garden, enjoy the quiet of the INAI gallery space, and explore the spiritual questions of your heart.
Each retreatant meets daily with the spiritual director of his or her choice (pictured from left to right):
Sister Joan Delaplane, OP, an Adrian Dominican Sister, has broad experience in preaching, directing retreats, and conducting workshops on preaching.
Joan Ebbitt, an Associate of the Adrian Dominican Sisters, specializes in ministering to religious, clergy, and others in their quest for experiencing the divine.
Sister Esther Kennedy, OP, an Adrian Dominican Sister, has been a spiritual director for many years, walking with directees as they engage their own spiritual experience of the Holy Mystery.
Trudy McSorley, an Adrian Dominican Associate, is committed to the Dominican Charism and, through her own prayer and contemplation, seeks to be a listener and supporter of others on their journey to the Holy.
Janene Ternes is a spiritual director, retreat director, and the founder of Prayer in Motion, LLC, a ministry that opens hearts to God through music, movement, and guided reflection.
The cost, including meals and snacks, is $260 for commuters, $325 per person for double occupancy, and $425 single occupancy. Overnight guests must be vaccinated.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited scholarships are available.