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March 3, 2023, Adrian, Michigan – As we approach Spring, a period of new life, join a community of friends for the Spring Equinox Ritual Celebration, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2023, at Weber Retreat and Conference Center.
Sister Esther Kennedy, OP, a Dominican Sister of Adrian and a retreat leader and spiritual director, facilitates the ritual as we welcome new growth rising within the dark soil of Earth – and in our hearts and souls. Bring a poem, a prayer, or a treat to share.
The program is free and open to all. Registration is not required. For more information, contact Weber Retreat and Conference Center at 517-266-4000.
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.
February 20, 2023, Adrian, Michigan – How do people of differing faith traditions celebrate rites of passage as they journey through life? Adrian Dominican Sister Susan Van Baalen, OP, explores the similarities and differences of these rites of passage during Rites of Passage: Hindu, Christian, Muslim, Native American. This workshop is being offered for in-person and virtual attendance from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. EST on Thursdays, March 9, 16, and 23, 2023.
Participants will learn the sacred rites of acceptance and growth in oneness of God that emerges from experiences of retreat from the world, whether in the form of hajj, vision quest, pilgrimage to the Holy Land, or wandering ascetism.
Rites of Passage is offered in-person and live streamed from Weber Retreat and Conference Center. In-person participants are screened for COVID-19 and required to wear masks.
The cost is $45 for the series. 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 email@example.com. 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 the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.