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Mercy Housing Celebrates 25 Years of Ending Homelessness for Families and Individuals

October 23, 2017, Seattle, Washington – Mercy Housing Northwest celebrated its 25th anniversary October 13 in Seattle with its fundraising event, the Power of Home Breakfast. “Twenty-five years ago, five religious communities in the Northwest – including the Edmonds Dominicans, now Adrian Dominicans – had a dream of ending homelessness and creating resilient communities,” said Sister Judy Byron, OP, a member of the Board of Directors. “Last week we celebrated what we have been able to accomplish in collaboration with all those who have joined us in this awesome ministry.”

Watch the anniversary video, in which Mercy Housing residents give personal stories of how Mercy Housing indeed ended homelessness for them and their families.

 

From left, Sister Judy Byron, OP, Washington State Attorney General Robert Ferguson, and Sister Linda Haydock, SNJM, at Mercy Housing Northwest’s Power of Home Breakfast. Photo Courtesy of Mercy Housing Northwest


Program Helps People Find Ways to Deal with Grief During the Holidays

October 20, 2017, Adrian, Michigan – Do you dread facing the holidays after losing a family member or someone else important to you? Sister Esther Kennedy, OP, will guide people on ways to navigate the feeling of deep personal loss and grief during the upcoming season of joy, family, and celebration.

Sister Esther Kennedy, OP

Living with Loss in the Holiday Season: Finding our Way Through will be offered from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, November 5, 2017. This day of reflection, discussion, and prayer is intended specifically for those who have lost a spouse, child, parent, or other significant loved one. A retreat leader and spiritual director, Sister Esther conducts a monthly Day of Mindfulness at Weber Center.

The cost for the afternoon is $25, with a non-refundable deposit of $10 due at registration. Registration is available by phone, 517-266-4000, and online.

Weber Center is located on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, Michigan.

For further information, call Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


 

 

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