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August 2016

Posted August 01, 2016 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director

News in these last months has chronicled repeated episodes of violence both in the US and the world. While our ministry in northeast Ohio does not directly address this violence, what we are doing contributes to our becoming “an active force of renewal and encouragement in the world.” Here is an update on our activities as we prepare for a new program year and respond to the encouraging message of John O’Donohue. (See “Something to Ponder,” on page 2 of this newsletter.)

Praying with St. Ignatius Retreat. We continue to plan for our fall retreats as we incorporate suggested changes and improvements based on the recent experience and feedback from our recent retreat teams. The Communications Committee, Margaret Balewski, Martha Campbell, Rev. Doug Koesel, Claudette Matero and Jean Sullivan continue to make contact with potential parishes and Christian communities as we plan for our coming program year.

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