Hearts on Fire: The Medieval Mystics and Their Spirituality
With Sr. Mary Forman, OSB
May 5 - 7, 2023
Hildegard of Bingen, Mechtild of Magdeburg, Gertrude of Helfta, and Julian of Norwich, all monastic women who experienced God as visionaries and/or mystics, serve as powerful teachers for a loving relationship with God. Through an introduction to mysticism and examination of the writings of these mystics, we will reflect on our own relationships with God.
Sister Mary grew up in Boise, Idaho, where she was employed as a pharmacist after graduating from Idaho State University in 1970. Before entering the Monastery in 1973, and afterward, she continued her work as a pharmacist. She also taught release time classes and served in various parishes as a youth minister, pastoral associate, DRE, and as retreat minister at the Monastery. Her interest in monastic studies has guided much of her work, beginning with teaching Latin at the Center for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto. She was a councilor for the Federation of St. Gertrude and the past…
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