Spirit Alive: In the Midst of Persons with AIDS (Exclusively for persons suffering from HIV/AIDS)

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We know the Spirit to be very alive in and through those living with HIV/AIDS, so this weekend is for you to be in touch with that Spirit. Time together will include presentations, reflection, sharing the fruit of quiet, ritual, massage, and discovery of ways to remain open to the Spirit.

Date, Time, and Cost:

This program begins at 7:00 PM on Friday, February 12, 2017 and ends at 11:00 AM on Sunday, February 14, 2017.  The cost  is $30 (Sponsored Program).


bernadetteBernadette Kinniry, RSM, a Sister of Mercy, is co-founder and program director at Siloam Ministries in Philadelphia, PA, a Mind, Body, Spirit Wellness Center for the HIV/AIDS community.  Before beginning her work at Siloam in 1995, Bernadette served as directress of formation for her congregation.  For over thirty years, she has ministered in a variety of capacities as educator, counselor, and program administrator for adults and children.

Bob Thornton, OSA, is a social worker, clinical psychologist, and Augustinian brother.  He currently provides mental bob thorntonhealth services for teens and people infected/affected by HIV/AIDS in Philadelphia, PA.  Bob designs and facilitates workshops, retreats and ongoing groups where people can explore the blending of applied methods of positive psychology, complementary medicine and spirituality as a means to enhance wellness and resilience.

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(If you pay the deposit online via PayPal there is no option for coming back to pay the remaining amount online. The remaining amount must be paid by a check (mail in or pay on your arrival) or by cash when you arrive for the program. There is no way of processing a credit card at the center. If you really want to pay everything by credit card then pay in full at the time of online registration. If the program is canceled you will receive the full payment back via PayPal. If you are unable to attend the program, the remainder after the deposit will be paid back via PayPal.)


Date(s) - 02/10/2017 - 02/12/2017
All Day

Franciscan Spiritual Center

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