Seek Peace and Pursue It:
Monasticism in the Midst of Global Upheaval
August 2 - 5, 2012
St. Scholastica Monastery, Duluth, MN
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Thursday, August 2
9 AM Gathering of Benedictine librarians and friends
10 AM Board meeting
1-5 PM Registration (with option for tour)
7 PM Opening and Lecture: Susan Mika, OSB "The Power of our Portfolios in this Global World"
Friday, August 3
9 AM Lecture: Luke Devine "The Contribution of
Buddhist-Christian Dialogue to Peace"
11 AM Eucharist
2 PM Lecture: Colleen Maura McGrane "Practicing Presence: Wisdom from the Rule on Finding Balance in a Digital Age"
3:30 PM Section Meetings
6 PM Supper with community
7 PM Options for outings
Saturday, August 4
9 AM Lecture: Weldon Nisly - "Seeing Jesus, Being Peace"
10:30 AM Membership meeting
2 PM Circle Conversations
5 PM Banquet with Presidential Address
8 PM An evening with Abbess Hildegard von Bingen
Sunday, August 5
9 AM "New Board" meeting
11 AM Eucharist with installation of officers
Brunch and Departure