Why Not Become the Fire: Creative Encounters With Women Mystics

Why Not Become the Fire: Creative Encounters With Women Mystics

This presentation will take an artistic and poetic look at women mystics. Co-author and artist, Helen David Brancato, IHM, will describe her process of writing the book, Why Not Become Fire: Encounters with Women Mystics, a creative approach to the life and work of the mystic. Learn about the women mystics who opened a path of beauty and abandon using two of the most powerful instruments possible: poetry and art. Whether it is Julian of Norwich, Teresa of Avila or Dorothy Day, these remarkable women were swept up in the calling that led them beyond ordinary life, beyond ordinary expectations. The day Includes hands-on art demonstrations by Sr. Helen.

Presenter: Helen David Brancato, IHM
Cost: $50 (includes lunch)

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