Compassion and humility are two essential spiritual attributes fathers need in order to nurture and strengthen their relationships with their wives, children, extended family, neighbors, and coworkers. “Fathers” represent families, and all members of the community are encouraged to attend this special event during this Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy.
Jubilee Year of Mercy – Lenten Scripture Seminar
The Parable of Mercy: Luke 15:11-32
Facilitators: Father Warren J. Savage and Mary Keator
Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 127 Holyoke Road, Westfield MA 01085
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
February 15 – “Listening To The Voice of God’s Mercy”
February 22 – “Interpreting and Discerning The Voice of God’s Mercy”
February 29 – “Responding to The Voice of God’s Mercy”
March 7 – “Experiencing God’s Mercy”
The focus of this seminar is the Parable of the Father With Two Sons (Luke 15:11-32). Participants will be guided through four movements of the lectio divina method to interpret the deeper meaning of the parable in light of their own human condition and will be offered a pathway to experience the compassion and mercy of God.
To register for the seminar, call (413) 265-2575 or email. Cost: $55 (Checks payable to Fr. Warren J. Savage). Please send check to: Ann Schwein, Religious Studies Department, College of Our Lady of the Elms College, 291 Springfield, MA 01013.
Please bring a Bible for reference, study and reflection. A Seminar Workbook and other handouts will be provided by the facilitators.
with Father Warren J. Savage Monday, March 23, 2015
Sacrament of Reconciliation 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
Mass 7:00 p.m. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 123 William Street, Springfield, MA
Reception hosted by the Mt. Carmel Women’s Guild to follow in the Marian Hall
For more information, please call Concetta at (413) 737-3852 or the parish at (413) 734-5433.