Please join us to welcome Spring at the Center at Mariandale with an inter-generational group gathering. Participants will become acquainted with the meaning of the Equinox, plant indoor starter seeds, and take a Labyrinth prayer walk to stir and nurture life-giving energy within ourselves and nature. We will share our insights and feelings and enjoy light refreshments before departing.
Date & Time: Sat., March 21, from 1 to 3pm
Presenter: Nancy Erts, OP and Bette Ann Jaster, OP
Fee: Free will offering (please register so we know you are planning to attend
About the Presenters:
Nancy Erts, OP is a Dominican Sister of Hope and the program specialist at the Center at Mariandale. She holds degrees in education and theology and has completed additional work in psychology, holistic and eco-spirituality. She has been involved in the ministry of adult spiritual development for over 35 years.
Bette Ann Jaster, OP is a Dominican Sister of Hope, formerly on of the Dominican Sisters of the Sick Poor in Ossining. Sr. Bette Ann is the Environmental Program Specialist at Mariandale, and runs the Co-Op for Earth’s Sake at the center. Sr. Bette Ann is also a co-founder of EarthLinks in Denver, Colorado, and participates in educational retreats and presentations on global and local environmental issues and care of the earth.