Sunday, February 23rd
after the 11:30am Mass
In the Social Hall (below the church)
With Sr. Melannie Svoboda, SND
"Love and Respect for Creation"
Join members of our parish community as we gather to hear a nationally acclaimed speaker and share a meal together. Please feel free to invite your family and friends.
Cost is $8 per person and includes a buffet brunch cartered by Italian Creations.
Sister Melannie Svoboda has been a Sister of Notre Dame of Chardon, OH for 47 years. During that time she has served as a high school and college teacher, novice director, and provincial (president) of her congregation. She also ministered in the Jesuit novitiate in Detroit for six years. Currently she writers and gives talks and retreats nationally. A freelance writer, her articles have appeared in numerous publications including America, National Catholic Reporter, Living Faith, Catholic Digest, Review for Religious, Liguorian, Give Us This Day, and Country Woman.
She is also the author of eleven books including Traits of a Healthy Spirituality; When the Rain Speaks: Celebrating God’s Presence in Nature; With the Dawn Rejoicing: A Christian Perspective on Pain and Suffering; Just Because: Prayer Poems for Your Spiritual Journey (Twenty-Third Publications); and Gracious Goodness: Living Each Day in the Gifts of the Spirit (Loyola Press) and Gospels to Go (NCEA).