Viernes, 28 Diciembre 2018 19:24

Notices – January/February 2019

Affiliate Book Group

 

The Affiliate Book Group resumes April 2019!

Come join us. We suggest reading and discussing ~

Choosing Peace
edited by Marie Dennis

 

(https://www.orbisbooks.com/choosing-peace.html)

 

Email Bob at Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. with your best day
and time for a weekly telephone conversation, and any
additional books or authors you’d like us to consider.



 

Take a Starring Role!

How do you participate in your chapter?

Some possibilities:

  • Prepare meeting sections, i.e., Spirituality.
  • Invite new members.
  • Lead a book/article discussion.
  • Take notes and write a meeting report.
  • Suggest possible new actions.
  • Organize a potluck meal.
  • Take your turn as Chapter Coordinator.

Your chapter appreciates your involvement!

 

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Domingo, 24 Junio 2018 16:27

Looking for a Book Club?

Our fourth Book Group session will begin soon after Easter. We need your help to determine good times to meet and to select a book to read and discuss. The committee has come up with four possible titles:

Faith in the Face of Empire

A Sense of Wonder

Thomas Berry, Selected Writings

Flannery O’Connor, Spiritual Writings

Check out these and more Orbis Books at: http://www.orbisbooks.com. We also welcome your suggestions. To join a group, please contact Bob Short at Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo..

If our telephone book group doesn’t work for you, an alternative is available. Robert Ellsberg, Orbis Books publisher, has recently announced:

For those who enjoy Orbis books, and look forward to the type of spiritual and theological engagement reflected in this month’s new titles, we invite you to join our new Orbis Book Club.

Next month we’ll be launching this new reading club on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/orbisbooks), beginning with Jim Forest’s acclaimed work, At Play in the Lions’ Den: A Memoir and Biography of Daniel Berrigan.

Members will receive a discount and an opportunity to interact with the author and other readers. Help us spread the word!
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Lunes, 28 Agosto 2017 22:56

Last Call for Readers!

This fall, book groups will be reading Trails of Hope and Terror by Miguel de la Torre (http://www.orbisbooks.com/trails-of-hope-and-terror.html). The seven conference call “meetings” run from Sept. 8th (Friday 1:00 pm ET … 10:00 am PT) through October 20th. Email Bob Short: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.. Join us if you can!

 

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Miércoles, 28 Junio 2017 01:01

Book Groups to Reconvene

What book would you like to read next? Both current and potential book discussion group members are invited to suggest titles. We have found Orbis Books (www.orbisbooks.com) to be an excellent source, with the advantage of their 40% discount for Maryknoll Affiliates and book group members.

The next book group session begins in September. Readers will be contacted by email to help choose the book and their preferred meeting time. Previously, book groups met via free conference calls on Tuesday or Friday mornings or Sunday evenings. Additional times can be arranged if a person volunteers to act as contact person. To add your name to the list of readers and receive book group emails, to suggest a book, or to volunteer as a contact person, please email Bob Short at Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo..

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Martes, 02 Mayo 2017 02:13

Feeling Bookish?

  • Book Group: If you want to participate in a new Affiliate Book Group in the fall, or if you would be able to coordinate a book group, contact Executive Coordinator Bob Short at Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo..

  • Book Suggestions: Post your ideas for a good summer read at the Maryknoll Affiliates Facebook page. If you have a suggestion for a book for next fall’s book group, contact Bob.

  • Book Reviews: The NSFA would love to publish your book review – tell us what you liked or didn’t like about your latest read. Send it to Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo..

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