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April 18, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – Sister Esther Kennedy, OP, a Dominican Sister of Adrian, invites you to join her mindfulness community to deepen your understanding and commitment to a daily meditation practice. Monthly Days of Mindfulness are hosted at Weber Retreat and Conference Center on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and include lunch. The schedule for the next four months is as follows:

  • May 7, 2022, Living in Gratitude. Each day, we receive a new 24 hours of life. Be here, be awake, be grateful.

  • June 4, 2022, Living in Presence. Your presence is who you are. Every moment that you are awake to who you are is a holy moment. Living from our fuller presence can bring us joy and help to heal our wounded world.

  • July 9, 2022, Healing into Wholeness. We were born whole, with no separation between our inner and outer lives. Along the way, we may have experienced a lack of trust, a sense of not being heard, or fear for our safety. With awareness, we again sense a dawning wholeness and wellbeing.

  • August 13, 2022, To Be So Generous. Generosity comes from an awakened heart and is the basis of such qualities as kindness, sacrifice, mercy, and forgiveness.

Mindfulness sessions are held at Weber Retreat Center. All guests will be screened for COVID-19 and required to wear masks when not eating.

The cost is $35 per session. 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 webercenter@adriandominicans.org. Limited scholarships are available.

Weber Center is located on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, Adrian. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


December 21, 2021, Adrian, Michigan – Sister Esther Kennedy, OP, a Dominican Sister of Adrian, invites you to join her mindfulness community to deepen your understanding and commitment to a daily meditation practice. Monthly Days of Mindfulness are held on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The schedule for the first four months of 2022 is as follows:

  • January 8, 2022 – Come and See. Take a Fresh Look. In this Zoom presentation, come to the New Year with fresh enthusiasm to embrace the truth of who you are and who you are becoming. 

  • February 12, 2022 – Amp Up your Happiness. This Zoom presentation begins an exploration of the Buddha’s eightfold path of cultivating skillfulness in understanding, thoughts, speech, action, livelihood, effort, mindfulness, and concentration. This session helps us to cultivate skill in the first three areas: understanding, thoughts, and speech.

  • March 12, 2022 – Life Itself Orients Toward Happiness. In this Zoom presentation, we practice skillful action; skillful livelihood in ethical work, practiced with honesty and integrity; and skillful effort, aware of our negative attitudes and cultivating wholesome thoughts and more open-hearted behaviors.

  • April 9, 2022 – If Only… I’d Be Happy. This in-person presentation teaches the steps on the path to happiness: cultivating a skillful mind that is uncluttered, precise, sees through negative thought patterns, and guides us to inner wisdom and kindness and skillful concentration that is free of worry, restlessness, boredom, and dullness.

The cost is $25 per session. Registration is required for both the virtual and the in-person sessions and is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing webercenter@adriandominicans.org. Limited scholarships are available.

All guests at in-person presentations will be screened for COVID-19 and required to wear a mask.
 
Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, Adrian. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


 

 

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