Theology on Film
Our May film in this series is Defending Your Life, a 1991 film starring Meryl Streep and Albert Brooks. The Abbey will provide snacks and you can BYOB as we start the conversation at 6:30 p.m. The event moves to Our Lady of Guadalupe Commons this month. For more information on the film visit its IMDB site.
Discussion with author Kate Horsley, including readings from her books Confessions of a Pagan Nun and Magnificent Sorrow
The Norbertine Library cordially invites you to a fiction reading and open discussion with award-winning author and emeritus professor Kate Horsley, as she traces the intersecting affective themes of women’s self-discovery, empowerment, sociocultural conflict and spiritual journeying in her published works. Light refreshments to follow.
Kate Horsley was born in Richmond, Virginia. She got an MA in International and Folk Studies from Western Kentucky University and then moved to Albuquerque where she got a PhD. in American Studies from the University of New Mexico. She taught for over 30 years at UNM and CNM. She’s published nine books, winning four prizes, including the Western States Book Award for Fiction.
An ecumenical and interdenominational form of prayer building a relationship with Jesus Christ through song, scripture, silence, and contemplation.
In Our Lady of Guadalupe Commons we will have posole and biscochitos and join together in songs that tell the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe and honor her. We will close the evening with a reflection, praying the Our Father and singing three Hail Marys. Leading up to the Fiesta we will do a virtual chaplet for four days in honor of the four apparitions December 8th – December 11th.
Join the Norbertine Community in a night of Las Posadas. We will gather in the church, sing the Las Posadas song, read from scripture, pray an Our Father, Three Hail Mary’s & close with a reflection on the season of advent and the tradition of Las Posadas. All will be invited to the Our Lady of Guadalupe commons to share in posole and biscochitos and sing more songs of the season.