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