Pre-Convocation: Inspirational Women in the Church: Lessons for the Heart, Mind, and Soul

Pre-Convocation: Inspirational Women in the Church: Lessons for the Heart, Mind, and Soul

Pre-Convocation Workshop


Inspiration Pre-Convocation Workshop on November 3, 2022

This workshop will explore the writings of St. Hildegard of  Bingen, Julian of Norwich, Teresa of Avila, and Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister. Their simple practices illustrate how they experienced God in their vocation,  encouraging habits of the heart and soul. Their daily practices are replete with wisdom, and can nourish our ministries, as well as our physical and mental well-being. Anne will share the neuroscience and positive psychological benefits behind these practices, which are great motivators for incorporating them into our daily lives and sharing them with others. Finally, Anne and workshop participants will explore ideas on how to use their inspirational practices and quotes to invite women and men to discern their vocation. 

Presenter

Ms. Anne Kertz Kernion is the owner/artist of Cards by Anne, a frequent exhibitor at our NRVC Convocations. Anne graduated with a BS in Environmental Engineering from Penn State, and an MA in Theology from Duquesne University. She was an adjunct professor of Theology at Carlow University teaching Cross-Cultural Understanding of Religious  Meaning. She was also an adjunct professor at the Community College of Allegheny County teaching Chemistry, Environmental Science, Nutrition, World Religions, and Ethics. Anne has authored two books, the most recent, Spiritual Practices for the Brain: Caring for Mind, Body and Soul, published by Loyola Press. It has won several national awards for the integration of science and spirituality. Anne lives in Pittsburgh with her husband, Jack, and has three grown children and six grandchildren. This workshop is sponsored by Loyola Press.

Schedule

This three hour workshop will be offered on November 3 before Convocation opens later that day. The workshop is offered twice. The morning session is from 9:00 am until noon. This workshop repeats from 1:30 - 4:30 pm enabling you to attend a second workshop of your choice. 

Registration

Workshop registration is open in the NRVC store. The price of $180 includes your choice of two workshops and lunch. Use the word "inspiration" for this workshop choice when you check out. 

Terms and conditions

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