2395 University Avenue, Suite 202, St. Paul, MN - 55114, 651-646-2854

Organization: Assisi Heights Spirituality Center
Location: Assisi Heights, Rochester, MN
Date: November 16-17, 2018


November 16, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
November 17, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

A retreat to explore LGBTQ spiritual stories that make us strong, resilient, and hopeful; along with acknowledging the challenges of exclusion. The day will include sharing stories as LGBTQ people, allies, parents, siblings and pastoral ministers. A film "The Bible Tells Me So," will lay the groundwork for the collective dialogue. All are welcome!

Mary Bridget Lawson, MA, is recently retired--working for the past 29 years in St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services in Duluth. She taught at the College of St. Scholastica for 27 years as adjunct professor in the Dignitas Program and the Graduate Program in the School of Business and Technology. She has led a variety of diversity and inclusion initiatives. Mary is a third geneation Irish Catholic from the 'Chosen Valley' of Chatfield, Minnesota.

Dr. Gary J. Boelhower, PhD, is professor emeritus of Theology at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN. He teaches healthcare ethics, health humanities, moral issues, death and dying, leadership and religions of the world. In addition to teaching for over 45 years, he has served as dean of lifelong learning, dean of graduate studies, and vice president of academic affairs.

$45 preregistered/prepaid, includes lunch. Additional $45 for overnight accommodations and breakfast.

Call 507-280-2195