St. Joseph Parish in Mantua invites everyone to a Morning Retreat With Mary — Mary, Woman of Hope, presented by Sr. Mary Dion Horrigan, SND, from 9:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 9 in Hughes Hall.
All adults may attend for a morning of reflection on the Virgin Mary in the Season of Advent. The day begins with coffee and registration at 9:30 a.m. followed by welcome and introduction at 10 a.m.
Sr. Dion will guide those attending through Mary’s Annunciation and My Life, Mary: Hope and Advent Light, and Being HOPE in our world. Cost is $10 (payable at the door). Registration is required by Dec. 6 (330-274-2253 or email@example.com).
Sister Mary Dion Horrigan is a Sister of Notre Dame of Chardon. She has served as a secondary level teacher, and administrator in the Dioceses of Cleveland and Youngstown and in the Diocese of St. Petersburg, Fla.
In addition, Sister Dion has ministered at Clearwater Central Catholic High School in Clearwater, Fla., for 21 years as teacher, principal, president. In her religious community, Sister has served in various leadership roles.
She has traveled to The Holy Land, Spain, France, Germany, Rome, Assisi, and Ghana, West Africa. Currently, she is involved in ministry to incarcerated women in Cuyahoga County Jail, prisons in Marysville, Dayton, and Northeast Pre-Integration Center in Cleveland.
Sister also ministers to women in drug rehabilitation at CATS (Community Assessment Treatment Services) in Cleveland, facilitates Charis Retreats for young adults, and facilitates retreats, days of recollection in parish and school settings.