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November 2, 2020, Adrian, Michigan – Two women with strong connections to the Adrian Dominican Sisters recently participated in a dialogue on social justice issues facing people in rural Michigan and in Detroit. Associate Joan Ebbitt and Laura Negron-Terrones, Administrative Assistant for the Congregation’s Office of Immigration Assistance, spoke of the various issues facing people living in rural Michigan, particularly in Adrian and Lenawee County. 

They participated in the Dialogue Across Geographic Divides, one of several virtual election-year visits by Sister Simone Campbell, SSS, for Nuns on the Bus. During their discussion, panelists from Adrian and from Detroit discovered a number of issues they held in common, including the lack of affordable housing and transportation.

Held every election year to inform the people of the United States about social justice issues, Nuns on the Bus is sponsored by NETWORK: a Catholic social justice lobby. Watch the video of Michigan Dialogue Across Geographic Divides.
 


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July 20, 2020, Adrian, Michigan – A talk on “Friendship in Troubled Times: Faithful Citizenship and the Consistent Ethic of Life” offers Christians a fresh look at their civic obligations through the lens of the Consistent Ethic of Life, which holds that human life is sacred from conception to natural death.

This virtual program is being offered by Weber Retreat and Conference Center via live stream at 7:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Steven Millies, PhD

The talk is presented by Steven Millies, PhD, Associate Professor of Public Theology and Director of the Bernardin Center at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. His most recent book is Good Intentions: A History of Catholic Voters’ Road from Roe to Trump (Liturgical Press, 2018).

This presentation is free and open to all, and donations are appreciated. 

To receive the live stream link, register at www.webercenter.org and click on “Programs.” Registrations may also be made by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing webercenter@adriandominicans.org.


 

 

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