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Book Talk – Let This Be the Time: Spiritual Essentials for Life’s Second Act
June 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Presented by Sr. Janet Schaeffler, OP
$10 donation suggested
(Registration required) Zoom Presentation
If we don’t listen to the world’s stereotypes, myths and jokes about getting older, our maturing lives are filled with possibilities, growth, depth and joy, particularly in the things that matter. This Book Talk will explore some of the needs of this time of life.
Within these needs, we will have a chance to look at ways to deepen the uniqueness of who we are as daughters and sons of God, ways to enjoy the precious moments we have been given, ways to continue to develop a relationship with God and the many loved people in our lives, and ways to celebrate how we can share our exceptional presence and grace with others which makes this world a more caring place.
Janet Schaeffler, OP: past Director for Adult Faith Formation for the Archdiocese of Detroit. Currently, a retreat, parish mission, workshop presenter. Facilitates online courses for the University of Dayton, Boston College, and Vibrant Faith Catalyst; and a pastoral services team member for RENEW International. Newsletter publisher (GEMS) and author (Miracles Abound – Daily Reflections, Practices and Prayers Reflections for Advent 2020, Let This Be the Time: Spiritual Essentials for Life’s Second Act, and Present-Moment Prayers for Catechists)
Janet helped author the Leader’s Guide for the U.S. Bishops’ Pastoral Plan for Adult Faith Formation and is an elected officer of the Executive Committee of the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership. In April 2010 Janet received the Distinguished Service Award in Catechetics from NCCL.
Janet has been named a “significant contributor” to the field of Christian religious education in North America by the “Christian Educators of the 20th Century Project,” Talbot School of Theology, Biola University (http://www.talbot.edu/ce20/educators/)