SIENA CENTER PROGRAMS
These programs (one virtual and one in-person) are being offered by Siena Retreat Center, 5637 Erie St.
“Thea Bowman: Active Contemplative and Mystic,” Monday, Oct. 19, presented twice via Zoom, 10-11:15 a.m. or 6:30-7:45 p.m. Thea Bowman was a transformative figure in church history. The only Black sister in her congregation, Bowman worked tirelessly to promote the gifts of peoples of African-American descent in the Catholic church. Presenter Vanessa White is a national leader among Black Catholic theologians. Donations will be accepted.
“Second Half of Life,” 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24. This day for self-reflection, good companions and insight is for people in their “second half of life.” Through life experiences, people hone hone skills and abilities, and develop faith, relationships and wisdom. The programs gives participants an opportunity to deepen interiorly and grow to hold themselves and others with more acceptance and gratitude. The $60 fee includes a $15 nonrefundable deposit and noon meal.
For more information or to register for a program, go to SienaRetreatCenter.org or call 262-898-2590. Siena Retreat Center’s coronavirus protocol is accessible on the website.
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