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Poetry Reading

Renny Golden, poet and social justice activist, shares selections from her latest book of poetry, The Music of Her Rivers, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 26, 2019, at Weber Retreat and Conference Center. A former Adrian Dominican…

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Series Explores Jesus in a Global World

What does it mean to be a disciple in today’s global world? How does Jesus look to his disciples from other cultures and parts of the world? Expand your horizons to new ways of understanding Jesus in a dynamic three-part…

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Program Connects Science, Religion, and Faith

As fall brings the busy-ness of a new school year and increased activities, Weber Retreat Center offers a special program to enrich your faith and knowledge. In a nine-part series, “Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and Evolving Faith,” Adrian Dominican…

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Fall Topics for Lunch and Learn Series

Weber Retreat and Conference Center continues its popular Lunch and Learn Series with a variety of topics. The free series, open to the public, is from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Weber Center’s Common Room. Registration is not required,…

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Two Books By Janet Schaffler, OP

New Reflections on Catholic Prayers

Just in time for the new school year for parish religious education programs, Sister Janet Schaeffler, OP, has written a new book to help catechists – religion teachers – better understand traditional Catholic prayers. Her latest book, The Catechist’s Guide to…

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Forum on Building a Sustainable Resilient Community

Experts in building a sustainable resilient community are sharing their knowledge during a symposium Monday, September 16, 2019. “Growing Resiliency: A Forum on Building a Sustainable Resilient Community,” is from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Weber Retreat and Conference Center.…

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Featured Item: Origami Crane Earrings

These beautiful earrings were hand-made by Soon-Lee Morningstar of Ann Arbor, Michigan, to support a unique project started by Sister Barbara Cervenka, OP, called "1000 Cranes for Iraq." This project supports the congregation's ministerial efforts, assisting the Dominican Sisters of…

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Weber Presenter in the News

A church historian who is presenting a series of lectures at Weber Center this fall was recently in the Catholic news for an essay he wrote for La Croix International in which he named three U.S. bishops as “devout schismatics” who…

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Artist Profile: Barbara Cervenka, OP

Barbara Cervenka, OP, an Adrian Dominican Sister, is a painter, primarily in watercolor, whose work has been exhibited around the country and abroad. For the past thirty years she has taught at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan,…

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