Sabrina Burton Schultz
Diocese of St. Petersburg, Office of Life, Justice and Advocacy 
727-344-1611, ex.5325 


May 9, 2022; 7 PM

Add to my calendar ,


Learning to Listen Across Division

We rejoice in an invisible God made visible through His works, but often fail to “see and hear” what is before us!  How can we learn to listen and see what is often invisible to us? Can we learn to see and hear as if through another’s eyes and ears, and become more authentic advocates against all forms of discrimination against our brothers and sisters? Can we learn to more effectively communicate with compassion and justice with those who disagree? We will explore listening skills, communication techniques and reflective exercises to open our hearts and minds to richer, more compassionate dialogue and action.


Monday, May 9th at 7:00 P.M. on Zoom

Presenter is Dr. Lori Puterbaugh.

Dr. Lori Puterbaugh is a licensed mental health counselor and licensed marriage and family therapist who has been in private practice for over 20 years. Her practice is at St. Matthew Catholic Church where she also provides a volunteer grief ministry in Seminole FL, and Espiritu Santo Catholic Church, Safety Harbor, FL. She is a member of St. Jerome Catholic Church in Largo.  She has 12 years’ experience counseling in Catholic schools, was commissioned by the Diocese of St. Petersburg’s Lay Pastoral Ministry Institute in 2005, and works with the office for Vocations as well as the office for Marriage & Family.  She is an adjunct college instructor, presently teaching graduate courses.  She has published two books, several scholarly articles and is the American Thought Editor for USA Today Magazine, contributing bimonthly columns and occasional articles for this academic publication.  She is married, a mom and grandmother, a daughter and sister, amateur artist, and lover of nature.