Women’s Day of Reflection set for May 5

Springtime Event Aims to Help Women Grow in their Spirituality

The 15th annual Women’s Day of Reflection will be held 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 210 Greentree Road, Munhall, Pa.

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 features a schedule of three speakers who focus on the chosen theme of the day; luncheon; vendors and a bountiful basket auction with proceeds donated to local women’s shelters. Contact Sister Marion Dobos at 412-322- 8773 or mdobos1@gmail.com for further information.

Cost is $25, which includes lunch. No refunds. Pre-registration is required. The event is sponsored by the Byzantine Catholic Archeparchial Office of Religious Education.

Bridges of Compassion

Samantha Scholl is a 26-year old who currently works as a unit secretary and patient care technician in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UPMC Mercy Hospital. A member of TRIO (Transplant Recipients International organization), she has received two heart transplants and a kidney transplant.

Bridges for Service

Three local Penn State University women were part of an eight-member team of engineering students from the Penn State University Chapter of Bridges to Prosperity (B2P) who constructed a 200-foot suspended bridge in the Muhanga District in Rwanda, Africa. The bridge allows 8,500 people to have safe and easy access to healthcare, education and fulfilling journeys in Rwanda.

Bridges that Support Us

Sister Elise Mora, OSF is an experienced bilingual educator, pastoral associate, crisis intervention professional and immigration counselor with more than 40 years of experience in traditional and non-traditional settings.