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PHILADELPHIA: Institute for Religion and Science spring lecture series 2
March 13, 2016 @ 1:30 PM - 4:00 PMFree
The Institute for Religion and Science at Chestnut Hill College, a Regional Center for exploring Science and Spirituality, will focus its activities on the theme, “Human Flourishing.” They invite the public to these lectures and to their Reading Circle.
Change ~ Contemplation ~ Civil Discourse
Janet Mock, CSJ
Former Executive Director of Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR)
In an increasingly diverse global community, change is inevitable. How do we understand, discern, and manage our response to the changing world around us so as to foster well-being for all? How can we engage one another in issues of importance even when we don’t see eye to eye? This presentation will provide resources for addressing these questions.
Janet Mock, a Sister of St. Joseph of Baden, PA, has served as formation director and in Congregational leadership for her community, worked in urban ministry in association with Carlow Hill College in Pittsburgh, and served as director of the Ecumenical Institute on Racism, a collaborative effort of Carlow College and Christian Associates of Southwest Pennsylvania. From 1997, Janet served in the Washington area as executive director of the Religious Formation Conference, as director of the Institute for Leadership and Mission at Washington Theological Union, and as executive director of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in Silver Spring, Maryland. Currently, Janet is working with religious communities of women in the areas of facilitation, education, and retreat ministry.