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Monthly Archives: June 2017
The Maryknoll Mission Institute has two upcoming programs. The program “Structures of Sin and Personal Conversion Towards Social Transformation” will be held June 18-23, and the program “ECOWOMANIST WISDOM: Embracing Spiritual Rest & Active Contemplation” will be held July 9-14. For more information please see the flyers below:
- Structures of Sin and Personal Conversion Towards Social Transformation
- ECOWOMANIST WISDOM: Embracing Spiritual Rest & Active Contemplation
Integral Ecology, by Linda Gibler, OP
July 21-25, 2017
Heartland Center for Spirituality
Great Bend, KS
Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’ calls for a renewed exploration of what it means to be human in relationship to a suffering planet. In this Theological Institute, we will explore what the Earth, Laudato Si’, and our Dominican tradition might be asking of us. In our days together, we will take an ecological look at key passages in the Bible, explore cosmocentric perspectives on Sacraments, Prayer, and Preaching, and ask ourselves how our Dominican charisms (personal and communal) call us to respond to an “Integral Ecology.”
Linda, a Dominican Sister of Houston, is the Associate Academic Dean of the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio. She also lectures and gives workshops on the significance of recent scientific discoveries for Catholic theology and spirituality. Her book, From the Beginning to Baptism: Scientific and Sacred Stories of Water, Oil, and Fire was published in 2010 by Liturgical Press.
Cost: $295, includes registration, room and board.
May 23, 2017, Adrian, Michigan – “In the Beginning was the Word” is the theme for a Dominican Retreat aimed to deepen participants’ rootedness in the Word of God while renewing a passion for preaching.
On May 25, 2017, Sparkill’s Haiti Mission Team (two Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, one Dominican Sister of Caldwell, and a friend) departed for their 2017 trip to Haiti. During this trip, the team will be “checking the status of [their] building projects and water wells, training local community leaders who will run this summer’s kids’ camp in the town of Cuvier, delivering medicine and hygienic supplies, and assessing hurricane relief progress.” Read article