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Women’s Spirituality Day 

The Office of Religious Education will sponsor the annual Women’s Spirituality Day on May 6 at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 210 Greentree Road, Munhall, Pa. The theme for this year’s program is “A Kaleidoscope of Gifted Women.” The 2017 program will feature three speakers:

  • Amy Brooks, author of “Unseen Arms.”
  • Dee Ruckert, creator of “Pastel Presentations.” For more information, go to www.pastelpresentations.
  • Gisele Fetterman, wife of Braddock Mayor John Fetterman and initiator of “Free Store 15104.” Learn more at and ourstory.

Additional information about this upcoming event will be available in future issues of The BCW and www.archpitt. org.

Pre-Cana program 

The Office of Religious Education offers a Pre-Cana Program for the Archeparchy once each year. This year’s two-part Pre-Cana Program is March 11 and 25 at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 210 Greentree Road, Munhall, Pa.

Couples  must attend both parts of two all-day Saturday sessions. The program addresses topics pertinent to couples’ future lifestyle and concludes on the second Saturday with Presentation of Certificates.

Sessions will discuss the following topics: communication, sexuality and relationships, Byzantine spirituality and prayer, natural family planning, finances and budgeting. experiences of marriage and theology of marriage/Crowning Ceremony.

Opportunities for the Mystery of Reconciliation and the Divine Liturgy also will be offered. Download a Pre-Cana registration form at www.archpitt. org/pre-cana. Inquiries may be directed to Sister Marion Dobos at or the Office of Religious Education at 412322-9773.