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Upcoming Retreat Helps Single Catholic Women Discern God’s Vocational Call


February 21, 2020, Adrian, Michigan – Are you a single Catholic woman between the ages of 19 and 35 and feel that God might be calling you to a deeper life of service and love? The Adrian Dominican Sisters invite you to a special weekend, “A Time to Discern: Come and See for Yourself,” April 17-19, 2020, at Weber Retreat and Conference Center on the Motherhouse Campus.

Participants will have the opportunity to meet other women discerning God’s call; learn about the life of a Sister, and in particular Dominican life; tour the Motherhouse; engage in conversation with Sisters; and join in the Sunday Liturgy.

Because you are our guests, there is no charge for the weekend.

To register online, visit https://tinyurl.com/ADSDiscern. For more information, email Sister Tarianne DeYonker, OP, Vocation Co-director, at tdeyonker@adriandominicans.org or call or text her at 517-920-1395.

Author Speaks on Racism and White Supremacy

February 10, 2020, Adrian, Michigan – Jeannine Hill Fletcher, Professor of Theology at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York, leads an interactive workshop, “Repenting of the Sin of White Supremacy,” from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, February 29, 2020, at Weber Retreat and Conference Center.

The workshop explores the history of racism and the ideology of White Supremacy as it is manifested in legislation, personal encounter, and even faith communities. Participants have the opportunity to situate their personal experiences within the national and institutional histories of racial injustice and to work together to envision and enact faith-based transformation.

Jeannine is a constructive theologian whose research is at the intersection of Christian systematic theology and issues of diversity. Her latest book is The Sin of White Supremacy: Christianity, Racism, and Religious Diversity in America.

The $70 cost includes lunch and snacks. Registration is required and is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registration is also available by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing webercenter@adriandominicans.org. Limited scholarships are available.

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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