Save the Date

The inaugural event of the Margaret Brennan IHM Institute for Spirituality, Church and Culture will be held Sunday, Oct. 15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Marygrove College in Detroit. This series celebrates the IHM heritage and Sister Margaret’s legacy and will explore current areas of spirituality, Church and culture, as well as personal and societal transformation.

The event will feature presentations by Gillian T.W. Ahlgren, PhD, on “Unfolding Teresa of Avila’s Understanding of Prayer” and “Infusing Prayer in Critical Issues of our Time.” Panel and audience responses will be included.

Margaret Brennan, IHM, was one of the first female theologians in the country. She served as professor, president of the IHM Sisters and president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. She died in 2016. Dr. Ahlgren, a professor of theology at Xavier University and author, is particularly known for her pathfinding work on Theresa of Avila and the Spanish mystical tradition.

The cost of the event is $50 and includes a boxed lunch. Download the event flyer here.

Safe, secure registration is available online.