November 8, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – In Western Christian traditions, the O Antiphons – which begin with a name of Christ, such as O Wisdom and O Key of David – are prayed the week before Christmas. Dominican Father Martin Iott, OP, leads an Advent Retreat, The O Antiphons: Prayers of Desire and Promise, from 6:30 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2018, through noon Friday, December 7, 2018.
Father Martin guides participants in exploring and embracing the spirituality of hopes and dreams expressed in the Hebrew Scriptures and found in the O Antiphons.
A Dominican Friar of the Southern Province, Father Martin has been engaged for 30 years in the ministry of preaching retreats and parish missions.
The cost for the event – which includes meals and snacks – is $220 for commuters, $320 per person for double occupancy, and $420 for single occupancy. Registration is required.
To register online, click here. Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Weber Center at 517-266-4000.
September 13, 2018, Detroit – Many people spend months preparing for Christmas, but are you ready for Advent, the Church season that prepares the hearts of the faithful for Christmas?
Sister Janet Schaeffler, OP, writer and speaker on adult faith formation, has written and published a 2018 Advent booklet, Prepare the Way of the Lord, through The Pastoral Center. The booklet includes a reflection for each day’s Scripture readings, as well as a suggested daily action and a brief prayer.
A retreat leader and a consultant for catechists and adult faith formation leaders, Sister Janet also once ministered as Director of Adult Faith Formation for the Archdiocese of Detroit. She is a recipient of the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (NCCL) Distinguished Service Award.
Prepare the Way of the Lord can be ordered through The Pastoral Center via the link provided above or through the Weber Shop at Weber Retreat and Conference Center, 517-266-4035 or email@example.com.