Keeping Hope Alive in a Troubled World
Saturday, September 14, 2019
5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Check-in and Hors d'oeuvres
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Presentation
Hosted by Center for Spirituality and Enrichment at The College of St. Scholastica (next to the Monastery).
When participants gather for this evening they will be greeted at 5:30 p.m. with Benedictine hospitality and the availability of refreshments, including hors d’oeuvres. The evening will include communal prayer, a presentation by Joyce, and a reflective, integrative process. Come and receive restored inspiration for the months ahead. Leave with a lighter heart and greater hope for the possibility of personal and world transformation.
Joyce Rupp is well known for her work as a writer, international retreat leader, and conference speaker. She is the author of numerous bestselling books, including Praying Our Goodbyes, Open the Door, and Fragments of Your Ancient Name. Fly While You Still Have Wings is among her publications earning an award in the spirituality books category from the Catholic Press Association.
Rupp has led retreats throughout North America, as well as in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Joyce has a B.A. in English, a M.R.E. in Religious Education, and a M.A. in Transpersonal Psychology. She is a member of the Servites (Servants of Mary) community and was a volunteer for Hospice for fifteen years. She currently resides in Des Moines, Iowa.