Summer Listings
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CONFERENCES/ CONVENTIONS

IOWA
PLACE: Prairiewoods, Cedar Rapids, IA
DATES: April 27-28, 2018
DESCRIPTION: Engage a vibrant, holistic spirituality for the 21st century! Join Miriam Therese Winter (composer of Joy is Like the Rain and author of Paradoxology) and musician-of-the-earth Sara Thomsen (Somewhere to Begin and By Breath) for a two-day event hosted by Prairiewoods: Cosmic Spirit: Planetary Spirituality for All. Come explore how creation’s transformative energies are redefining our approach to the Sacred and inviting us all into fuller life and union! Learn more and register at: www.Prairiewoods.org

KENTUCKY
PLACE: The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY
DATES: July 5 - 8, 2018
DESCRIPTION: 16th Annual Education Law Symposium, Co-sponsored by Loyola Marymount University and the National Catholic Education Association, this nationally recognized 3-day symposium offers dynamic presentations on the law as it applies to Catholic education and ministry. A cadre of experts will speak on a variety of relevant topics including discrimination, contracts/handbooks, Title IX, laws impacting school sports and athletics, social media, cyberbullying, and more. A must attend for all Catholic education leaders! All sessions held at the world class Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY., soe.lmu.edu/edlawsymposium

MISSOURI
PLACE: Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis, MO
DATES: June 1-2, 2018
DESCRIPTION: Women Living Theology Annual Conference. Theme: Woundedness and Redemption in the Feminine Body of Christ, developed from an article in Finding Salvation in Christ, (Pickwick, 2011) by Sister Kathleen McManus, OP, PhD, Assoc. Prof. of Theology, University of Portland, who will lead the conference. To register go to Special Event Registration at: www.ai.edu For more information call (314)256-8806.

PENNSYLVANIA
PLACE: Misericordia University, Dallas, PA
DATES: June 7-13, June 14-21, and July 29-Aug. 3, 2018
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 Cecilia Meighan, RSM Institute of Law and Religious Life (June 7-13), celebrating its 25th anniversary, is themed “The Religious Institute: Governance Structures and Responsibilities in Church and Civil Law.” The Elder Religious and Diocesan Priests Workshop (June 15-21), provides practical applications and solutions for caring for and administering to elders in religious congregations and dioceses. The Dr. Marie Noël Keller, RSM Institute on Sacred Scripture (July 29 - August 3), celebrating its 50th anniversary, offers a week of thought-provoking scripture study. For information on any of these conferences, visit: www.misericordia.edu/conferences or call (570)674-6161.

EDUCATION PROGRAMS

LOUISIANA
PLACE: Loyola University New Orleans Online
DATES: May 29-July 31, 2018
DESCRIPTION: Take an online class on small Christian communities and/or youth and young adult ministry this summer. They are offered for graduate or CEU credit by the Loyola Institute for Ministry. Study with a diverse group of students from all over the country and from around the world about SCCs https://goo.gl/mXd4Yz and/or in LIM’s new Youth and Young Adult Ministry focus area https://goo.gl/3YUXJd
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INDIANA
PLACE: Providence Spirituality and Conference Center, Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN
DATES: Year round
DESCRIPTION: The lakeside hermitages on the wooded grounds of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods offer the perfect retreat environment for prayer, reflection, solitude and meditation. Hermitages are equipped with full kitchens and amenities that ensure comfort without distraction. Guests are invited to walk nature trails, visit alpacas, attend Mass, dine with the sisters, and tour sacred spaces. Spiritual direction is available. Located 75 miles west of Indianapolis and 170 miles east of St. Louis. (812)535-2952 or provctr@spsmw.org

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KANSAS
PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS
DATES: July 12-15, 2018
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