Calendar

Date/Time Event
Thursday, February 1 - Sunday, March 11 12:00 am Global Solidarity

The art exhibit, “Global Solidarity,” will feature simple, colorful posters with captioned photos and statements highlight the ministries of 12 IHM Sisters, one IHM candidate and an IHM Associate. They are serving in South Sudan, South Africa, Puerto Rico and Mexico. Some artifacts and books written about the global ministries will also be included. Prayer reflections are part of the exhibit. Download the flyer here.

The exhibit is free and open to the public Monday through Friday from10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information about the exhibit, contact Sharon Venier at 734-240-9754 or svenier@ihmsisters.org.

Saturday, February 24 9:30 am - 12:30 pm Visitation North - Can We Talk? Black Lives Matter

Facilitated by Joni Scott, “Can We Talk? Black Lives Matter” examines the Black Lives Matter Movement. This movement is a self-conscious, decentralized network that uses a variety of nonviolent tactics to dramatize race, class and gender-based injustices. “Black Lives Matter” does not mean “only black lives matter;” it means “black lives matter, too.” Suggested offering is $25. To register, contact Visitation North at 248-433-0950 or visitationnorth@ihmsisters.org. Please note that Visitation North is not handicapped-accessible.

Wednesday, February 28 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Lent: A Special Time for Jesus’ Disciples

Kathie Budesky, IHM, MA, presents “Lent: A Special Time for Jesus’ Disciples.” During this Lenten day of reflection, participants will look at the central messages of Mark’s Gospel and how they support and encourage one called to discipleship. With this background, participants will consider how the season of Lent can be a special time for growth and renewal for one striving to be a disciple today. Sessions will be held at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Registration fee is $50 and includes lunch. Contact River House at 734-240-5494 or riverhouse@ihmsisters.org. Please note that River House is not handicapped-accessible. Download the flyer here.

 

Thursday, March 1 - Thursday, March 15 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Why the Cross?

Thursdays, March 1-15, Mary Ann Flanagan, IHM, PhD, presents “Why the Cross?” This challenging question begs for an answer. Why did the innocent Jesus die such a brutal death? Why do so many innocent ones suffer? How does faith in a God of love and compassion square with the reality of such suffering? Participants will try to enter into the mystery of these questions. The registration fee is $30. To register, contact River House at 734-240-5494 or riverhouse@ihmsisters.org. Download the flyer here.

Please note that River House is not handicapped-accessible.

Saturday, March 3 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Visitation North - Musing Over Mugs

With Marie Miller, IHM, women explore the blessings and challenges of their lives over a cup of coffee or tea, looking through the eyes of faith.

Please note that Visitation North is not handicapped-accessible.

Sunday, March 4 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Visitation North - Finding God in the Dark Film Series

Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story

Dorothy Day is not your conventional saint. She lived hard, made mistakes and endured the consequences. But the unquenchable fire burning within her cannot be contained. She wants to make a difference. During the Depression, she vowed to house the homeless, feed the hungry, and care for the sick; her total finances amounted to 97 cents. Yet she persisted, frequently walking on stormy waters of faith. Popular stars and important themes combine in this compelling true story of the “American Mother Teresa.” Martin Sheen, Melinda Dillon and Brian Keith join Moira Kelly as Day in this moving saga of a faith not just believed, but lived.

Free-will offering. Please note that Visitation North is not handicapped-accessible.

 

Sunday, March 4 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Music of the The 3 Bs for Cello and Piano

Diane Winder, cellist, and Garik Pedersen, pianist, are the featured performers. Winder has held principal positions with the Plymouth and Charlotte Symphonies, as well as with the St. Louis Philharmonic. She earned a Doctor of Music degree in cello performance and is the director for the School of Music & Dance at Eastern Michigan University (EMU). Pedersen is professor of piano at EMU; his students have been prizewinners in national and international competitions. He is a Steinway Artist and has performed throughout North America, Europe, Central America and Asia. Download the flyer here or the Chapel Concert Series brochure here.

Saturday, March 10 8:30 am - 9:30 am Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer is held the second Saturday of each month, October-June, 8:30-9:30 a.m. in Room E-001 at the Motherhouse. There is a one-time only fee of $20.

Saturday, March 10 9:30 am - 12:30 pm Visitation North - Celtic Spirituality: Finding God in Primroses, Poetry and Pubs

Facilitated by Mary Ellen Sheehan, IHM, STD, “Celtic Spirituality: Finding God in Primroses, Poetry and Pubs” examines Celtic mystical awareness and commitment to care for the community. Can we make any connections with searching for wholeness today? Suggested offering is $25. To register, contact Visitation North at 248-433-0950 or visitationnorth@ihmsisters.org. Please note that Visitation North is not handicapped-accessible.

Friday, March 16 - Sunday, April 29 10:30 am - 4:30 pm Earth: Our Home

Earth is our home. It’s the only one we’ve got. We depend on Earth and its ecological systems, rich diversity of plants and animals, fertile soils, pure waters and clean air to provide everything essential to life on the planet. We share responsibility for the well-being of the whole human family, the greater community of life and future generations. This challenges us to examine our values and choose a better way. It calls us to action and fills us with hope for a just, sustainable and peaceful world.

Earth: Our Home will showcase the talent of high school art student attending Detroit Cristo Rey High School, Marian High School, Meadow Montessori, St. Mary Catholic Central High School, Meadow Montessori, Monroe Middle College and any of the Monroe County high schools.

The exhibit is free and open to the public Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information about the exhibit, contact Sharon Venier at 734-240-9754 or email svenier@ihmsisters.org.

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