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Cover of the book Teilhard de Chardin: A Book of Hours

May 6, 2024, Adrian, Michigan – Sisters Kathleen Deignan, CND, PhD, and Libby Osgood, CND, PhD, PEng, offer a contemplative reflection on the prayers, poems, and hymns of Jesuit priest and scientist Father Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ, and how the presenters wove these works into a Book of Hours for daily prayer. Teilhard de Chardin: Book of Hours is offered via livestream from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 5, 2024.

Through this reflective evening, Sisters Kathleen and Libby invite participants to cultivate the “cosmic sense” of faith awakened through the works of Teilhard de Chardin. There is no need to have read their book to enjoy this evening presentation.

Sister Kathleen, Professor Emerita of Religious and Theological Studies at Iona University in New Rochelle, New York, is a composer of sacred song and director of the Deignan Institute for Earth and Spirit. Sister Libby, Associate Professor of Sustainable Design Engineering at the University of Prince Edward Island, once worked on two NASA satellites as an aerospace engineer.

The cost of the event is $45. Registration is required and may be made online at www.webercenter.org (click on “Programs”), by phone, 517-266-4000, and by email webercenter@adriandominicans.org. Limited scholarships are available.

Their book, Teilhard de Chardin: A Book of Hours, is available at the Weber Center Shop.

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May 6, 2024, Adrian, Michigan – Is your creative writing energy perking up with the coming of the warm summer months? Come join other writers – beginning and experienced – to work with the seeds of creative writing ideas and to nurture your imagination.

This creative writing workshop, is offered in person from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2024, at Weber Retreat and Conference Center. During this encouraging workshop, you will receive feedback on the strengths of your writing and the opportunity to offer feedback to other participants.

The workshop is facilitated by Sister Tarianne DeYonker, OP, MSW, an Adrian Dominican Sister, and an Amherst Writers and Artists certified workshop leader.

The cost is $35. Registration is required and is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” You can also email webercenter@adriandominicans.org or call 517-266-4000. Limited scholarships are available.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters Motherhouse, Adrian, Michigan. Traveling east on Siena Heights Drive, pass the Adrian Rea Literacy Center and turn left just before the solar panel-covered parking lot. Follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call Weber Center at 517-266-4000.

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