Calendar

Date/Time Event
Tuesday, May 14 - Sunday, July 7 10:30 am - 4:30 pm "Nature and Travel" - Photography by Fred Drotar

Fred Drotar has won numerous photography awards. He uses digital and film, chiefly the 35mm format. He finds digital a plus for nature and narrative photography. His favorite lenses are the 600mm F4, 500mm F4.5, 70-210mm F2.8 zoom and the 70-300 macro zoom. Download the flyer here.

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

Thursday, May 30 - Thursday, June 13 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Quiet and Open: Praying Without Words - River House IHM Spirituality Center

The three-week series, Quiet and Open: Praying Without Words, will be presented by Judith Bonini, IHM, and Julie Vieira, IHM. In the midst of the busyness and noise of everyday life, Christian centering prayer is a way to pray that is quieting, reassuring of God’s presence and open to God’s desired action. Come and learn both the method and the power of this peaceful way of prayer. Download the flyer here.

The registration fee is $40; registration deadline is May 23. Contact River House at 734-240-5494 or riverhouse@ihmsisters.org.

Sunday, June 2 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Finding God in the Dark Film Series - Visitation Spirituality Center

Finding God in the Dark Film Series is held the first Sunday of each month and is presented by Kathie Budesky, IHM, MA. When we watch a film, we are not just being entertained; we are exposing ourselves to narratives that define what is possible for us, and we often incarnate those possibilities. Please note that Visitation is not handicapped-accessible.

June 2:  The Father of the Bride (1991)

  • Free-will offering
  • No registration needed
Monday, June 3 - Thursday, June 6 10:30 am - 3:45 pm Conversations in Scripture, Conversations in Our Lives

“Conversations in Scripture, Conversations in Our Lives” is a silent retreat presented by Juliana Casey, IHM, PhD, STD. Morning sessions are 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.; afternoon sessions are 2 – 3 p.m. There is an optional session for further conversation from 3:15 – 3:45 p.m. Participants will explore several biblical conversations in order to grow in appreciation and understanding of their dynamic and invite these conversations to influence the conversations in their own lives. Download the flyer here.

The registration deadline is May 20. The suggested offering is $250, with $50 due at registration (includes lunches; please indicate dietary needs at the time of registration).

 

Saturday, June 8 9:30 am - 2:00 pm 2019 IHM Justice, Peace and Sustainability Summit

This year’s summit will feature a panel of intergenerational collaborators including Marian Kramer of Michigan Welfare Rights, Mary Agnes Ryan, IHM of the Stronger Together Huddle and Carlos Santacruz and Yexenia Vanegas of the Michigan Poor People’s Campaign. They will reflect upon the importance of intergenerational collaboration; the interconnections between the various justice, peace and sustainability issues; and what energizes them and gives them hope for the future. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in small group intergenerational discussion around these topics.

The cost is $10 and includes morning refreshments and lunch. Make checks payable to IHM Sisters, with “2019 JPS Summit” in the memo line. RSVP to Bee Butcher at bbutcher@ihmsisters.org or 734-240-9757 by Friday, May 10. If you have a question you’d like the panel to consider, please submit it with your registration

Download the flyer here.

Tuesday, June 18 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Centering Prayer - River House IHM Spirituality Center

Centering Prayer is a method of silent prayer in which we experience God’s presence within us. This method is both a relationship with God and a discipline to foster that relationship. Centering prayer is offered the third Tuesday of the month. There is no fee; registration is not required – walk-ins are welcome. Please note that River House is not handicapped-accessible. Download the flyer here.

Thursday, June 20 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Season of Spirit and Light - River House IHM Spirituality Center

Season of Spirit and Light will be presented by Betty Leon, IHM. Both summer and Pentecost are invitations to abundance. Participants are invited to join in as we open to the energy of the Spirit to inspire, to release, to renew, to enliven each of us and the world. The program will be repeated on Friday, June 21, 2-3:30 p.m. in the IHM Motherhouse. Download the flyer here.

The registration fee is $20; registration deadline is June 13. To register, contact River House – IHM Spirituality Center at 734-24-5494 or riverhouse@ihmsisters.org. Please note that River House is not handicapped-accessible.

Friday, June 21 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Season of Spirit and Light - IHM Motherhouse

Season of Spirit and Light will be presented by Betty Leon, IHM. Both summer and Pentecost are invitations to abundance. Participants are invited to join in as we open to the energy of the Spirit to inspire, to release, to renew, to enliven each of us and the world. Download the flyer here.

The registration fee is $20; registration deadline is June 13. To register, contact River House – IHM Spirituality Center at 734-24-5494 or riverhouse@ihmsisters.org.

Saturday, October 12 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Where is Your Hope? Spirituality and Seekers

The Margaret Brennan IHM Institute for Spirituality, Church and Culture presents “Where is Your Hope? Spirituality and Seekers.” Held at Marian High School in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., the day-long program features presenters Roger Haight, SJ, on the topic “Exploring Spirituality and Religion Today” and Katie Gordon with “A Seeker’s Response.” The suggested donation is $50, which includes lunch. For more information, email  mbi@ihmsisters.org.