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Enrichment: Online Book Club – “The Great Spiritual Migration” (EVENING)
October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Facilitated by Marian Monahan, BA
Get ready to be inspired by this “refreshingly honest” and hopeful book, “The Great Spiritual Migration: How the World’s Largest Religion Is Seeking a Better Way to Be Christian.” Author Brian McLaren, an important voice in contemporary spirituality/religion, proposes that “notwithstanding the profound cultural and political tumult of the moment, Christian faith is not dying. Rather it is embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime spiritual shift, flourishing with enormous promise for us and for our planet.” The Spirit is alive and well!
Participants will receive a reading selection each week, then share thoughts during a 90-minute Zoom gathering. Choose to attend Tuesdays at 10am or Wednesdays at 7pm. Purchase the book on your own in advance.
Free to attend, but advance registration is required. Once registered, you will meet at the same time every week, Oct. 7-Nov. 11. Limited to 20 participants for the purposes of discussion.
Marian Monahan is a spiritual director, retreat facilitator, and religious educator. She holds a certificate in pastoral studies from Loyola University, New Orleans (LIMEX) and a certificate in spiritual direction from the Ruah program (2002). She earned her B.A. in religious studies. Marian also has been trained as a professional life coach through CTI, Coaches Training Institute. Marian is involved in the Ignatian Spirituality Project, a Jesuit ministry that offers overnight retreats and days of reflection to homeless men and women in addiction recovery, and serves as a volunteer chaplain at City of Refuge for Mercy Care. She and her husband Bill, a retired permanent Deacon, worship at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and are involved in its night shelter footcare ministry. They reside in Cumming, Ga., and have five children and seven grandchildren.