Faith Briefs: From Coyotes to Vatican II
February 6, 2013 6:06PM
Updated: March 10, 2013 6:09AM
Learn about coyotes at Knox Church
The Knox Presbyterian Church Men’s Breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 9, will feature the topic “Coyotes in Suburbia,” presented by Jack Macrae, naturalist at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County.
Macrae’s free presentation will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall at Knox, 1105 Catalpa Lane. It will be preceded by a buffet breakfast at 8 a.m. with a suggested donation of $5. Email to email@example.com or call 630-640-8286 if you plan to attend.
River Glen presentation to focus on women
“Bountiful Living, Food for the Body, Mind and Spirit — Women’s Health Perspectives” will be presented from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at River Glen Presbyterian Church, 1140 Raymond Drive, Naperville.
Registered dietitian Christine Palumbo, an award-winning nutrition speaker, writer, consultant and counselor, is the keynote presenter.
Breakout sessions will include:
• Get a Move On — Georgia Salerno, physical education teacher/dance instructor.
• Healthy Meals for 1 or 2 — Dr. Ruth Dow, registered dietitian.
• Practical, Kid-Friendly Meals — Ginnie Moore, MS-Nutrition and Wellness.
• Taking Care of Your Body, Mind and Spirit — the Rev. Barbara Carmichael, certified spiritual director
The event will conclude with a group dinner at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $10 for sessions with dinner and $5 for sessions only. To order tickets, call the church office 630-357-5104, ext 252. Leave your name, address, phone number and the number of tickets. You will receive confirmation with instructions for purchasing your tickets, which will be available for pickup at the event.
Discussion on morals in light of Vatican II
Timothy O’Connell, professor of ethics at Loyola University Chicago, will present “Discipleship in the World: Vatican II and Moral Living” during morning enrichment from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Feb. 13 at St. Margaret Mary Parish, corner of Naper Blvd. and Green Trails Drive.
O’Connell teaches in the Quinlan School of Business and the Institute of Pastoral Studies. He is the author of more than a dozen books and more than 50 articles, and he has lectured across the U.S. and internationally.
Women’s event at Grace United
Grace United Methodist Church is hosting a women’s “Heartwarming Event” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Grace Activity Center, 300 E. Gartner Road, Naperville. The guest speaker will be Bishop Sally Dyck of the United Methodist Church’s Northern Illinois Conference on “Spiritual Health and Wholeness: The Spiritual Pyramid.” Tickets are $5 a person, on sale in the church office. Learn more from Kim Scharafin, 630-369-4734.