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Thich Nhat Hanh

November 14, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – Sister Esther Kennedy, OP, offers a day of remembrance for Thich Nhat Hanh, noted Buddhist monk, peace activist, teacher, author, and poet who died on January 22, 2022.

A Cloud Never Dies is offered both in person and through live stream from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, December 3, 2022. The day includes story, meditation, imagination, and a big dose of joy and gratitude. Known as “Thay,” Thich Nhat Hanh taught through his life of courage, peace, and wisdom, calling his followers to mindful living in the face of suffering, cruelty, violence, and injustice.

The cost is $45 in person, including lunch, and $35 for the live stream presentation. Those who attend in person will be screened for COVID-19 and will be required to wear masks when not eating.

Registration for both the in-person and the online presentation 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 on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 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.

April 18, 2022, Adrian, MichiganWeber Retreat and Conference Center again invites the public to its popular Lunch and Learn Series, held monthly from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesdays. Guests should bring their lunch. The schedule for the next four months is as follows:

  • May 10, 2022, Adrian Center for the Arts. Pi Benio and Lisa Neuman introduce us to the Adrian Center for the Arts: its history, growth, classes, and activities.

  • June 7, 2022, Eating from the Ground Up. April Amo shares her personal journey into a whole food, plant-based lifestyle and its positive health benefits. She will provide a tasting menu with a variety of foods. 

  • July 12, 2022, The Healing Power of Nature. Kathleen Ancizek, family and holistic medicine physician, describes the benefits of being immersed in nature and gaining a greater sense of connection to Mother Earth.

  • August 9, 2022, Turning Green! A Campus Sustainability Tour. Sister Corinne Sanders, OP, Director of the Office of Sustainability, gives a guided tour of the Adrian Dominican Motherhouse sustainability initiatives, inside and outside.

Lunch and Learn programs are offered in-person for free. Registration is not required, and all are welcome. All guests will be screened for COVID-19 and are required to wear a mask when not eating.

Weber Center is located on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. For information, call Weber Center at 517-266-4000.



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