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Sister Janet Schaeffler, OP, Publishes Reflection Booklet for Advent 2018

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 webershop@adriandominicans.org.

Workshop Teaches Self-care to Caregivers

September 11, 2018, Adrian, Michigan  – Caregiving is sacred but draining work, but self-care is also important. Rooted in Love: Caring for Those Who Care for Others is offered at Weber Retreat & Conference Center from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Thursday, September 27, 2018, to show professionals and those who care for family members how they can practice the art of self-care in their busy lives.

Suzanne T. Fabick, a hospice chaplain for the past 15 years, helps participants to integrate various spiritual resources and practices such as Scripture, guided meditation, and journaling to validate and give meaning to the sacred role of caregiver. 

The cost is $15, and registration is required. 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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