Women of the Bible workshop

October 2009 Posted in Arts, Culture & History, Community

Shalom Prayer Center, a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters, offers “Women of the Bible” – a retreat with a creative approach, focusing on the role of women in Biblical texts. The workshop takes place on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Presenter Sr. Susan Casey, OSB will trace the significance of women in three historical periods – Sarah in the history of Israel, the Samaritan woman and others in the parables of Jesus, and women such as Lydia in the early church. It will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the fee is $35. Register by Oct. 1.

For information on this or other programs contact Shalom at 503-845-6773, shalom@mtangel.net, or visit the Shalom Web site at www.benedictine-srs.org/shalom. Shalom is rooted in the Benedictine hospitality and monastic spirituality.

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