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CONFERENCES/CONVENTIONS

OHIO

PLACE: University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
DATES: June 21, 2019
DESCRIPTION: Calling all Catholic educators! Come to the Catholic Education Summit on June 21 to network with educators facilitating best practice in the field of Catholic education. Sponsored by the University of Dayton Center for Catholic Education, the Summit will highlight partnership initiatives between Catholic higher education and K-12 Catholic schools in transforming Catholic education. This year’s theme is Adaptation, Change, Innovation: The Future of Catholic Education. For more information contact Barb Miller at: bmiller1@udayton.edu or (937) 229-3778.

PENNSYLVANIA

PLACE: Misericordia University, Dallas, PA
DATES: June 6-12, June 14-20, and July 21-16, 2019
DESCRIPTION: Law and religious life, caring for elder religious, and sacred scripture are the topics of three well-established conferences at Misericordia
University this summer. The 26th Annual Cecilia Meighan, RSM Institute of Law and Religious Life (June 6-12), is themed “The Individual Religious: Profession of the Evangelical Counsels (Vows) and the Obligations and Rights of Membership in the Institute, the 42nd Annual Elder Religious and Diocesan Priests Workshop (June 14-20), provides practical applications and solutions for caring for and administering to elders in religious congregations and dioceses. The 51st Annual Dr. Marie Noël Keller, RSM Institute on Sacred Scripture (July 21-26), offers a week of thought-provoking scripture study. New this year are two tracks for your convenience. Attend one or both: July 21–23 and/or July 23–26. For information on any of these conferences, visit: www.misericordia.edu/conferences or call (570) 674-6161

INSTITUTES

KANSAS

PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS
DATES: July 18-21, 2019
DESCRIPTION: Reckoning with the Sins of Racism in the Church and Beyond. Presenter: Shannon Dee Williams, PhD. What Should Racial Equity, Justice, and Reconciliation Look Like within Catholic Boundaries and Beyond? Over the course of this four-day institute, we will explore the secular and religious roots of American racism and confront the largely unreconciled history of racial slavery, segregation, and exclusion in the Catholic Church. We will conclude by beginning to imagine the possibilities of a racially equitable and just Church and society. Email: retreatcenter@mannahouse.org

SOUTH CAROLINA

PLACE: The Oratory Center for Spirituality, Rock Hill, SC
DATES: July 14-19, 2019
DESCRIPTION: Summer Bible Institute. Presenters: Old Testament: Alice Camille. Topic: That Nothing May Be Wasted: On the Trail of Shiny Bits of Scripture. New Testament: Stephen Binz. Topic: Sacred Texts and Sacred Places: A Biblical Theology of Pilgrimage. Morning and Evening sessions. Both courses: $175; single course: $90. $20/session. Room and Board: $250. All facilities air–conditioned. CEUs available. Write: Summer Bible Institute. The Oratory, PO Box 11586, Rock Hill, SC 29731-1586. Email: oratorycenter@gmail.com


PILGRIMAGES

ILLINOIS

PLACE: University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL
DATES: June 23-28, 2019
DESCRIPTION: 2019 Summer Scripture Conference! 46th annual. World class Scripture scholars, 3 lectures daily, retreat experience, reflection time,
morning prayer, daily Eucharist, night prayer. Partial attendance possible. “According to the Scriptures” will delve into the relationship between the Old and New Testaments. This year: Dr. Mark Smith, Dr. Anthony Pagliarini, Dr. Michael Barber, Dr. Steven Smith and more! www.summerscripture.org (847) 837-4558

INDIANA

PLACE: Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN
DATES: Year round
DESCRIPTION: The Sisters of Providence welcome individuals and groups to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods to deepen their faith and spend time in prayerful
contemplation. Pilgrims can renew their spirit at the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and other sacred spaces. They can also wander through the beau-...

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