Event Name:
Book Circle: The Virtue of Resilience by Evelyn and James Whitehead – Online/Virtual

Event Location:
Virtual Retreat

Start Date and Time:
Book Club Dates: Mondays, July 6, 13, 20 and 27, 7-8:30 p.m.

End Date and Time:
Book Club Dates: Mondays, July 6, 13, 20 and 27, 7-8:30 p.m.

Event Description:
Join with other seekers as we explore how hope and resilience offer solace and wisdom in navigating these unsettling times. Drawing upon the wisdom of our faith traditions and contemporary psychology we will ponder and identify concrete practices for strengthening hope and resilience in our daily lives.

Mary Pat Garvin, RSM, is a member of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. From 2011-2017 Mary Pat served as a member of her congregation’s general leadership team. Mary Pat holds a Ph.D. in psychology from the Gregorian University where she was a faculty member from 1994-2001. Before being in leadership, she ministered for 20 years with national and international conferences of religious, as well as with over 50 religious congregations throughout North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

Ellen Murray, RSM’s area of research is focused on Christian spirituality and medieval women mystics with particular attention to Catherine of Siena. At present, she is Associate Professor in Religious Studies and Director of General Education at Gwynedd Mercy University.

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