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Siena Series Features Talks About the Contemporary Church Issues

January 29, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – The first of three talks in the Siena Series programs by faculty members of Siena Heights University’s Religious Studies Department begins at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at Weber Retreat and Conference Center

The topics include:

  • “The Bible Says What?” Tuesday, February 5, 2019 – Professor Ian Bell explores issues raised by scriptural stories about women and shows how re-examining those stories can serve as a resource for the Church.

  • “The Problem with Providence” Thursday, March 7, 2019 – Noting the common Christian belief in divine providence and the belief by some that God’s plan is not going well these days, Assistant Professor Wendy Crosby helps participants to understand how that providence might be leading them into action.

  • “Catholicism in Crisis: Abuse, Accountability and Aspiration” Wednesday, March 20, 2019 – Professor Joe Raab takes a look at the sexual abuse crisis, the response to the crisis within the leadership of the Catholic Church, and how to move forward.

The cost is $25 for the series or $10 for each individual talk. Registration is required and available at www.webercenter.org; 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 517-266-4000.


Workshop Explores our Relationship to Nature Through Lens of Catholic Social Teaching

January 5, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – Barbara Wall, PhD, explores the meaning of nature and the common good through the lens of Catholic social teaching documents from 1891 to recent years. Her workshop, “Our Relationship to Nature from Rerum Novarum to Laudato Si’,” is from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, January 19, 2019.

Dr. Wall, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Vice President for Mission and Ministry at Villanova University, has designed and implemented a variety of initiatives to sharpen Villanova’s commitment to its Catholic identity and Augustinian heritage. 

The $40 cost for the workshop includes lunch. Registration is required and is available at www.webercenter.org; 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 Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


 

 

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