Date(s): Sunday, August 25
Start Time: 2 p.m.
End Time: 4 p.m.
Location: St. Catherine University (Henrietta Schmoll Rauenhorst Ballroom, Coeur de Catherine Building), St. Paul
The Women Religious of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, and their guests, are invited to join nationally recognized speaker Sister Mary Pellegrino, CSJ, as she presents Voices of a Generation: Reflecting on Religious Life in a Changing World. Stay for heavy hors d’oeures and socializing after the talk.
Cost: No charge. The event is funded by a grant from the National Catholic Sisters Project.
Please print and share the flyer with members of your Religious community.
Parking: Campus parking permit enforcement will be suspended on Sunday, August 25. Guests may park in areas normally designated for permit holders. Do not park in areas labeled as “Reserved,” “Handicap” (unless with a state permit), or in fire lanes. Please see the campus map.
About the Speaker
From 2008-2018 Sr. Mary served as Congregational Moderator of her community, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Baden, Pa. She also served in the presidency of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) in the United States from 2015-2018. In both of those roles Mary worked to support, encourage and promote the ongoing renewal of religious life in the face of unprecedented challenges and changes in the church, American society and the global community.
Prior to serving in congregational leadership, Mary served in vocation/formation ministries for her congregation as well as parish and campus ministries. Over the years Mary has written and presented extensively on topics related to vocation/formation and religious life. She holds a Master’s degree in Christian Spirituality and a certificate in Spiritual and Retreat Direction from Creighton University, along with a Master’s degree in Religious Education from Fordham University.