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Workshop Helps People Relate to Others with Compassion


Adrian Dominican Sister Maribeth Howell, OP, offers a workshop to help people to relate to those most in need of compassion. “The Poor, the Widow, the Orphan, and the Stranger in your Land” is offered from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Weber Retreat and Conference Center.

Maribeth Howell, OP
Maribeth Howell, OP

Sister Maribeth draws from Church teachings and Scripture – especially Exodus, Deuteronomy, several prophetic books, and New Testament writings – to explain how we are called to relate to people who have a special need for our compassion.

An Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri, Sister Maribeth has also taught at Kenrick Seminary in St. Louis and St. Mary Seminary in Wickliffe, Ohio. She earned a Licentiate of Sacred Theology from St. Paul University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and a Doctor of Sacred Theology degree in Hebrew Scriptures at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.

The cost, including lunch, is $60. Registration is required and is available at; click on “programs.” Registration is also available by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing 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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