ORE to Present ‘ABCs of a Beauty-full Life’

13th Annual Women’s Day of Reflection

PITTSBURGH — The Archeparchy of Pittsburgh’s Office of Religious Education (ORE) and Director Sister Marion Dobos, OSB have announced details of the 13th annual Women’s Day of Reflection. The event will take place Saturday, April 16 at St. Elias Church Social Hall, 4200 Homestead-Duquesne Road in Munhall, Pa.

Themed “The ABC’s of a Beauty-full Life,” the day will feature three speakers, each of whom who will address a timely topic related to the 2016 theme:

“A – Attitude is Vital” will be presented by Sister Janet Mock, CSJ. Sister Janet is the former Executive Director of the Religious Formation Conference and past Executive Director of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR).

“B – Blessings Received and Given” is the topic which Molly Rush will present. Cofounder of the Thomas Merton Center, Ms. Rush is active in peace, justice and equality for women issues.

“C – Compassion: A Walk Towards Life” will feature Bonny Diver, afternoon traffic reporter on Pittsburgh’s CBS Local radio affiliates. Bonny is a breast cancer survivor and founder of Hair Peace Charities.

Vendors will have religious items for purchase. The popular basket auction also will be held. Anyone wishing to donate a basket for the Benefit Auction, please contact Marjorie Glaid at (412) 835-3873 or Sister Marion at mdobos1@gmail. com. Proceeds from the Benefit Auction will be given to local women’s shelters.

Doors to the event open at 9:00 a.m. for check-in and morning coffee, followed by prayer. The day will end at 2:30 p.m. following the “silent auction.”

Pre-registration for the 2016 Women’s Day is required. The $25 offering includes lunch. Deadline for registration is April 1. Use registration form below or download/print event brochure, available online at www.archpitt.org by clicking the sliding banner link at the top of the Archeparchy’s home page. For questions regarding registration or vendors seeking information, phone the ORE at 412-322-8773.