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Sunday, December 8, 2019 – DAY OF PRAYER – Holy Mary, Mother Mary, Model Mary (Immaculate Conception)
December 8 @ 9:30am - 3:00pm
(9:30am – 3:00pm) Includes Breakfast, Lunch and Mass
Led by: Linda L. Baratte, Ph.D.
Holy Mary, Mother Mary, Model Mary: An Advent Day of Prayer in Celebration of the Immaculate Conception
The Marian Feast Day celebration of the Immaculate Conception is a time for Mary’s sons and daughters in the Church to draw closer to her, especially as we prepare to celebrate the birth of her son. In our Advent day of reflection and prayer, we will honor Mary as the first Christian, the first disciple, the mother of the Church. How can her witness as a model of faith, compassion, and courage be more clearly our own?
Linda L. Baratte, Ph.D. is a popular presenter at retreat centers and parishes in Northern New Jersey. An RCIA ‘graduate,’ she has a special commitment to adult faith formation and women’s spirituality. Linda served as Director of the Center for Theological and Spiritual Development at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown. She has a Masters degree in Pastoral Ministry from Boston College and a Doctorate in Religious Education from Fordham University.