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Grief, Mortality & Loss: Working through our own and with others

Saturday, March 18 from 10am-12pm
University Center, Forums A/B
$20 General Admission and $10 w/USD ID & SDSDA members
Register here: http://tinyurl.com/grief2017
 
No matter who we are or what we do, each of us eventually deals with loss, grief and death.  Profound spiritual crises often arise when forced to respond to a loved one’s painful illness or confronted with our own mortality.  Our panel will address how to gain insight as to our own experience with grief and loss, what spiritual practices are helpful, and how to come along side others who are grieving.  

Panelists:  
Darleen Pryds, Ph.D., Professor of Spirituality at the Franciscan School of Theology & The Spirituality of Death and Dying (Now You Know Media)

Beth Slevcove, Spiritual Director and author of the book; Broken Hallelujahs

Rabbi Alexis Pearce, BCC, Bereavement Coordinator at Silverado Hospice
 
Now Offering: Group Days of Reflection
 
Come spend a few hours on the beautiful USD campus in intentional prayer and reflection.  Bring your prayer group, apostolic team, choir or ministry staff.  We will carefully craft a unique program to meet your group’s needs.  Half day and evening programs available.  For more information and pricing options, contact erinbishop@sandiego.edu.
 

Other USD Events of interest:

 
Saved by Beauty: A Personal look at Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement
Tuesday, March 14 @ 5pm
SOLES Warren Auditorium
Free and open to the public
All are welcome to join Kate Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day, for her talk: Saved by Beauty: A Personal look at Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement. 

Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Christian Wiman
Thursday, March 16 @ 6pm
SOLES Warren Auditorium
Free and open to the public
Former editor of Poetry Magazine, spiritual essayist and faculty at Yale Divinity School, Christian Wiman is best known for his memoir My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer.  His most recent publication is Hammer is the Prayer: Selected Poems.
 
Bishop Ferdnand Cheri
Tuesday, March 28 @ 5pm
SOLES Warren Auditorium
Free and open to the public
Bishop Ferdnand Cheri (Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans) was the first African American bishop to be appointed in nearly a decade. He had previously served as campus minister at Quincy College. Bishop Cheri is a noted practitioner of Gospel Music.
 


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