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September 8, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – Renny Golden, poet and social justice activist, shares selections from her latest book of poetry, The Music of Her Rivers, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 26, 2019, at Weber Retreat and Conference Center.
A former Adrian Dominican Sister, Renny co-founded the Chicago Religious Task Force on Central America and spent time in El Salvador accompanying refugees seeking sanctuary. In addition, she was co-founder of the Dorothy Stang Popular Education Adult High School in Chicago, named for the Sister of Notre Dame de Namur who was killed in 2005 while protecting the Amazon Rain Forest and its indigent people. The bilingual school serves older immigrants.
Professor Emerita of Northeastern Illinois University, Renny has won awards for her poetry, including the Women’s Studies Award from Crossroads Publishing.
Renny’s book will be available for purchase and the evening will include a book signing. The poetry reading is free and open to all. No registration is required.
Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, 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 7, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – What does it mean to be a disciple in today’s global world? How does Jesus look to his disciples from other cultures and parts of the world? Expand your horizons to new ways of understanding Jesus in a dynamic three-part series, “Jesus in a Global World,” offered at Weber Retreat and Conference Center.
Adrian Dominican Sister Anneliese Sinnott, OP, recently retired Professor of Systematic Theology at Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit, explores global images of Jesus. Sessions are from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the following dates:
The series is free and open to the public and registration is not required. A free will offering will be accepted.