The 17th annual Women’s Day of Reflection will be held 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 210 Greentree Road, Munhall, Pa.
This year’s theme is “A New Perspective on: Compassion-Courage-Confidence.” Presenters include:
Dr. Regina Poletunow Boerio, Ph. D, a Professor of Psychology & Dean of Humanities and Social Studies at Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio.
Andrea Wedner, who was seriously wounded Oct. 27, 2018 in a vicious attack on the Jewish community during a morning worship service at Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Alissa West, who provides Music Therapy services for individuals of all ages with physical and developmental disabilities.
Dr. Poletunow Boerio will discuss “Compassion in Times of Uncertainty,” Andrea will discuss “Courage in Adversity” and Alissa will discuss “Confidence in the Healing Power of Music.”
The event is sponsored by the Byzantine Catholic Archeparchial Office of Religious Education.
A dedicated committee meets throughout the year to plan and coordinate the day, working with a theme of interest to women to help them grow in their spirituality. The springtime event also features a luncheon, vendors and a bountiful basket auction with proceeds donated to local women’s shelters.
Contact Sister Marion Dobos at 412-322-8773 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Cost of $40 includes lunch. No refunds. Pre-registration is required. Deadline is April 25.
The 2019 Women’s Day of Reflection was held Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist,
Title: “God Speaks: Do We Listen?”
Lillian Leonardi – “My Spiritual Homecoming”
Jennifer Miele – “God Speaks to All Generations”
Joni Sturgill – “Healthy Body: Peaceful Soul”