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December 19, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – Get your year off to an inspirational and informational start with the new Lunch and Learn series offered monthly on Tuesdays from 12:15 to 1:00 p.m. at Weber Retreat and Conference Center. This year’s presentations are as follows:

  • Exploring Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, presented by licensed acupuncturist and herbalist Melissa Anderson on January 10, 2023. Eastern medicine is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. Melissa will explore how the Eastern philosophy shaped its medicine and how different perspectives on a disease can bring about different outcomes.
  • Tecumseh Center for the Arts, now into its 42nd season, will be the topic of Director Kelly Jo Gilmore on February 7, 2023. She will discuss details of upcoming shows and a new music park that is anticipated to open on the theater’s property in the spring of 2023.
  • Tips on Technology – anything of interest from phones, blogs, and podcasts to social media – will be presented on March 7, 2023, by Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Co-workers Brad McCullar of Technology and Sheila Wathen and Ashley Concord of Communications.
  • The Heart of the Art – Four Adrian Dominican Sisters – Janet Wright, OP, Nancyann Turner, OP, Kathleen Voss, OP, and Barbara Cervenka, OP – each working in a different medium, share the heart of creating art during a presentation on April 11, 2022.

Lunch and Learn now offers two options. Bring your lunch – drinks and dessert are provided and registration is not necessary. You can also order your lunch from Weber Center for $5, your choice of egg salad, turkey salad, or chicken salad croissant sandwich and chips. Register at least two days before the event at 
www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” You can also register by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing webercenter@adriandominicans.org. 

icons and lit candles around the altar of St. Catherine Chapel

December 14, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – As we move toward the holy and festive days of Advent and Christmas, the Adrian Dominican Sisters welcome the public to join online in their celebrations of these holy days. 

Following is the schedule of celebrations, which will be live streamed at adriandominicans.org/Live-Stream:

•    Christmas Eve, Vigil of the Nativity of the Lord, Saturday, December 24, 2022. The Prelude begins at 6:30 p.m. and the Mass at 7:00 p.m.

•    Christmas Day, the Nativity of the Lord, Sunday, December 25, 2022. The prelude begins at 10:15 a.m. and the Mass at 10:30 a.m.

•    Taizé Prayer, New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31, 2022, 6:30 p.m. Taizé prayer services involve Scripture and other readings and repetitive and contemplative chants developed by the ecumenical Taizé community in France.

•    Mass for the Solemnity of the Mother of God, New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1, 2023, at 10:30 a.m.


Feature photo at top: Icons and lit candles around the altar of St. Catherine Chapel on the Motherhouse campus from New Year's Eve Taizé Prayer 2021. Photo by Jill Maria Murdy.



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