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Lenten Luncheon Series: In This Year of Mercy, Nurture and Heal Relationships

Come to our popular five-part Lenten Luncheon series this year, and be nourished each week, body and soul: first with prayer, followed by a simple lunch of pasta, bread, salad, dessert, and a beverage. A nourishing presentation will follow lunch. The schedule for each Wednesday will be: 11:30 am check-in; 11:45 midday prayer in the Chapel; 12 noon lunch in the River Room; and 12:45 presentation. The schedule of presenters and topic are as follows: Wednesday, February 17: Judy Schiavo, "Love of Neighbor: Self-Forgiveness" Wednesday, February 24: Nancy Erts, OP, "Almsgiving to 'All our Relations' Wednesday, March 2: Gaynell Cronin, "Shadow Dancing and the Tailor's Bin" Wednesday, March 9: Martha Lavallee, "Mercy Toward Ourselves" Wednesday, March 16: Janet Corso, "Our Personal Call to Mercy" Five Wednesdays: February 17, 24, and March 2, 9, 16, 11:30 am- 1:30 pm Fee: $25 per session, or $100 for the series of five (includes lunch)

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RESCHEDULED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER NEW DATE: Saturday, February 20, 10:00 am 4:00 pm Gather together in a spirit of peace and healing to create simple individual prayer books. We will use found images, words, and objects to create a piece that helps us focus our intentions and prayers, seeking to connect our inner soul to the benevolent spirit which guides us. All necessary materials will be on hand for your use, but please feel free to bring any images (or words) with you. Presenter: Jill Sitkin, MSW Fee: $45 (includes lunch)

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