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Bikers, Brunch and a Blessing

May 5 at 10:15 am EDT

Providence Spirituality & Conference Center

1 Sisters of Providence
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876

No cost. Sunday Brunch is offered at a discounted rate.

Open for registration. Registration deadline: May 1, 2019.

If you or someone you know rides a motorcycle, come to the Woods for a special blessing, followed by Sunday brunch in beautiful O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall.  You will be greeted by the sisters as we all pray for your safety on the road.  You and your passengers will also receive a special memento of the blessing to carry with you on travels.  Stay for the Brunch and dine at a discounted rate for the bikers and spouses.

There is no cost to participate in for the blessing but to ensure we have enough mementos for everyone, please register by May 1.

For more information

Contact Providence Spirituality & Conference Center at 812-535-2952 or provctr@spsmw.org.

Facilitated by

Sister Paula Damiano

Sister Paula Damiano is co-director of Providence Spirituality & Conference Center and has led retreats and workshops on a variety of spiritual topics in the United States and in Canada, Europe and Asia. She has a special interest in combining art and music in retreat work. She has a bachelor’s degree in art education, a master’s degree in spirituality from Fordham University and a certificate in business executive management. Sister Paula is the former high school teacher, diocesan vocation director, Congregation vocation director, associate pastor and provincial councilor, also served as a Sisters of Providence General Officer for 10 years.

Sister Jan Craven

Sister Jan Craven is director of the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the National Shrine of Our Lady of Providence. She is co-director of Providence Spirituality & Conference Center. She holds master’s degrees in spirituality and in the philosophy of religion and theology. She is a former teacher, director of religious education, pastoral associate, provincial councilor and tribunal advocate as well as the former director of postulants at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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