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Monthly Lunch and Learn Series Begins September 11

August 31, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – This fall, why not take advantage of a special opportunity to learn something new every month in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere? Bring your lunch to Weber Retreat & Conference Center to learn about a variety of topics. Programs are offered from 12:15 to 1:00 p.m. Drinks and dessert are provided.

Topics and dates for the Fall Lunch and Learn Series are as follows [NOTE: topics in red have changed dates]:

  • Dominican Trip Highlights – Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Angela Kessler and Erin Dress, Communications Director and Human Resources Director, respectively, for the Adrian Dominican Sisters, share reflections on their eight-day experience in July in Fanjeaux, France. In 13th Century Fanjeaux, St. Dominic de Guzman carried out his preaching ministry and established the first community of the Order of Preachers, Dominicans.

  • Preserving Old Photographs  – Monday, October 22, 2018. Lisa Schell, Archivist for the Adrian Dominican Sisters, offers best practices for preserving photos and details about the special memories they captured.  

  • Appetizers for the Holidays – Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Learn some crowd-pleasing hors d’oeuvres recipes for your holiday celebrations, shared by Lissette Diaz-Zaldivar, Chartwells Executive Chef for Siena Heights University’s Food Service.

  • Tips for Taking Awesome Holiday Photographs – Tuesday, December 18, 2018. Laura Harvey of the Marketing and Communications Team at Siena Heights University, provide practical tips for capturing the best holiday photographs. Bring your phone or camera with you.

The Lunch and Learn presentations are free and open to all. Registration is not required. 

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 the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


Series to Explore Parables of Jesus

August 30, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – Many of us have spent our lives listening to or reading the parables of Jesus, but what if we took another look at them?

Sister Anneliese Sinnott, OP

Sister Anneliese Sinnott, OP, recently retired Professor of Systematic Theology at Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit, offers a series of presentations, “Parables Revisited.” The sessions take place from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesdays, September 19, October 17, and November 14 at Weber Retreat & Conference Center. Remember to bring your Bible as Sister Anneliese unpacks these wonderful stories from the Gospels. 

Registration is required, and a goodwill offering will be accepted. To register, visit www.webercenter.org and click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or webercenter@adriandominicans.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 the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.



 

 

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