Sister Carole Rossi opens Spiritual Journeys series at Bates

Sister Carole Rossi of the Crystal Spring Center for Earth Education in Plainville, Mass., will discuss Context for Wholeness and Holiness at Bates College from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain at Bates, the Spiritual Journeys lecture series features speakers from a variety of traditions who tell the stories of their spiritual awakening and development. Speakers are invited to explore how they experience a sense of the holy in their everyday lives, how their perspectives and disciplines have shaped that sacred experience, and how they understand religion as a resource or an obstacle to the life of the soul. Speakers may also address what the political and social consequences of their spirituality.

Next in the Spiritual Journeys series will be Marvin Ellison, Willard S. Bass Professor of Christian Ethics at Bangor Theological Seminary, on The Spirituality of a Justice-Lover from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.

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