Faith Focus: ‘A Time for Women’ meets Thursday

October 9, 2018

‘A Time for Women’ meets Thursday

Sen. Carla Nelson will share an inspirational devotion titled “Loving God, Serving People” at the next “A Time for Women” meeting Thursday at Autumn Ridge Church.

Chef Craig Rasmussen will provide a demonstration on “Cooking Fresh.”

“A Time for Women” meets the second Thursday of the month during the school year from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Summit Room of Autumn Ridge Church, 3611 Salem Road SW, in Rochester.

For more information text or call 507-269-7653.

‘Look to Mary’ conference meets Saturday

OWATONNA — A “Look to Mary” conference will be held 8 am. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

This Winona-Rochester Diocesan gathering of Catholic women features speakers Deb McManimon, who will discuss the “The Joy of Living The Gospel,” and Barb Ernster, who lead “Mary at Fatima — The Depth of The Call.” There will be a purse raffle, religious items sale, displays, and collection of items for the Haiti Mission/Rochester Medical Mission.

Register at www.dow.org or call 507-858-1273.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church is located at 810 South Cedar in Owatonna.

Retreat promises ‘Compassionate Acceptance’

Assisi Heights Spirituality Center will host a retreat entitled “Compassionate Acceptance: A Genuine Path to Profound Healing on Friday and Saturday.

The retreat, led by Thomas Roberts, a licensed psychotherapist in La Crosse, begins 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday and resumes 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

We all carry a store of life’s hurts, betrayals, and traumas. This retreat will provide a spacious and safe place to work on bringing mindful and compassionate acceptance to these difficulties.

Cost is $75 preregistered and prepaid, which includes lunch. For overnight accommodations and breakfast at $45, call 507-280-2195. You also may to www.rochesterfranciscan.org.

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