Immaculata University Hosts 3rd Annual Spirituality Day
Immaculata University´s Spirituality Under the Dome series announces its third annual "Spirituality Day" on Saturday, April 18, 2009, beginning at 9:00 a.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. The registration fee is $35.00 and participants must pre-register.
John Cecero, S.J., the director of the Fordham Center for Spirituality and Mental Health and associate professor of Psychology at Fordham University, will be the keynote speaker along with ValLimar Jansen, a well-known international singer, performer, and musician.
Sister Mary Henrich, IHM, program director for Immaculata University´s Spirituality Under the Dome, commented that, "Once again we look forward to welcoming all who seek God in their busy lives and desire to nurture one´s spirituality. This day is an invitation to come apart, pause, listen and enjoy."
Speakers and Topics
Kevin T. Barr will discuss The Male (and female) Spiritual Journeys â€“ What do you do with the pain?, Sister Kathryn A. Benham, IHM, talks about Developing the "Ears" of Our Heart, Michael A. Carricarte examines how to Recharge Yourself: Finding Your Direction and Maintaining It: Finding Your Spiritual Strength Within, Sister Patricia Dailey, IHM, explores The IHM Story: A Legacy of Grace, Kevin Gillespie, S.J., discusses Depression, Desolation or Dark Night of the Soul? The Heroic Darkness of Mother Teresa, Joann C. Heaney-Hunter talks about Christian Marriage and Family Life: A Spiritual Journey, Gail A. Lehner presents Invitation for the Caregiver to Pause, Reflect, and Fill His/Her Cup, Deacon John P. Lozano shares "Faith Alive" Discovering God´s Presence in Your Life, Dr. Tom O´Brien examines Hearts Burning: Our Encounter with Christ in Word and Sacrament and Sister Judith Parsons presents Edith Stein: Unfolding the Personal Core. In addition to the lectures, ValLimar Jansen and her husband, Frank Jansen, will perform.
The Spirituality Under the Dome series seeks to provide space for prayer, presenters and performers as a way of nourishing and supporting people´s expressed desire to live in meaningful relationship with God and neighbors. For further information, please visit the Web site at www.immaculata.edu/spirituality or contact Sister Mary Henrich at 610-647-4400, ext. 3434.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
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