Our newest brochure was mailed in late December. This will outline for you all of the programs and events that will be held at the Conference Center during the Winter/Spring months of 2018. We hope to have you join us at these events.
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We hope to see you at these May events:
Saints and Saintly People: St. Katharine Drexel "Philadelphia’s Saint for the People of God”
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Presenter: Sister Beth Woodward, IHM
Join us for a morning of spiritual refreshment and learn about our own saint: St. Katharine Drexel—what influenced her life and how her vocation impacted the Church and American history.
Movie With Meaning: “The Reluctant Saint”
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
10:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Stipend: $15 (includes lunch)
In the impoverished village of 17th century Cupertino, Italy, Joseph’s peasant mother convinces the Abbot (Ricardo Montalban) to accept her son (Maxmilian Schell) into the monastery. With the support of a kindly bishop who sees in him a great deal more than others, and by a series of miraculous events, the simple but pious Joseph is ordained a priest. Some are convinced that the miracles are from the devil, not God, until a final miracle reveals to all Joseph’s true sanctity.
*Seating is limited to 14
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Join Us for a Virtual Tour!
Have you seen the Wooten Mansion lately? We would love to have you visit, virtually, by viewing below...
Oops! SCHEDULE CONFLICT!
This program, originally scheduled for
June 5 has been postponed to September...
we hope to see you then!
“Saints and Saintly People: Dorothy Day
Woman of Justice and Peace”
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Presenter: Michaele Wicks
Dorothy Day was an American journalist, social activist, and Catholic convert. As co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, she earned a national reputation as a political radical. Her work in the Catholic Worker Movement combined direct aid for the poor and homeless with non-violent direct action on their behalf. Pope Benedict XVI used her conversion story as an example of how to “journey towards faith . . . in a secularized environment.” Pope Francis included her in a short list of exemplary Americans, including Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Thomas Merton. The Church opened the cause for Day’s possible canonization and now refers to her with the title “Servant of God.”
Michaele Wicks earned a Master of Theological Studies degree from Washington Theological Union, following sixteen years as a Critical Care Nurse. She has taught as adjunct faculty in the Theology Department of Loyola University, Mount St. Agnes and in the Continuing Education Department of Washington Theological Union.
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