January 25 12:00 PM - January 26 12:00 PM
St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island
Saturday, January 25th
9:30am: Arrive at Benet House
10:00am Session One: Getting to know one another and our campus programs and initiatives
11:45am Noon-Day Prayer at the Chapel and Lunch at the Monastery
12:30pm Free time (visit Monastery libraries and meditation places; walk and hike on the grounds; etc.)
1:30pm Introduction to St. Mary’s and Benedictine life with Sr. Bobbi Bussan
2:30pm Session Two: Religion and spiritualities as hidden identities on our campuses. How do we engage and open up spaces for conversation, exploration, and community?
4:00pm Free time
5:00pm Vespers at the Chapel and Dinner
6:30pm Session Three: TBD
Rides will be given to students who want to leave after Ifair food.
8:00pm: Multifaith Compline by Candlelight (coordinated by Elyse from IWU)
8:30pm: Free time, movie, games, etc.
Sunday, January 26th
Breakfast on your own (food provided by St. Mary’s in kitchens of Benet House)
9:30am Session Four: What’s next? Planning steps for a multi-campus interfaith initiative for Fall 2020
11:30am Brunch with the Sisters of St. Mary
by 1:00pm Depart for our campuses
class of 2014 and 2015
students were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa
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