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Sr. Rita Yeasted Final Speaker in SVC Series on Aging, Spirituality

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Posted: Tuesday Oct 18, 2011

“Celebrating the Ordinary: Spirituality for Everyday Life,” is the title of a talk to be given by Sister Rita Yeasted, SFCC, chairperson of the English Department at La Roche College, as the final presentation in Saint Vincent College’s three-part lecture series, Aging and Spirituality: Psychological and Biblical Perspectives, presented by the School of Social Sciences, Communication, and Education at 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 9 at the Fred M. Rogers Center. Admission is free and open to the public.

Sister Rita earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from La Roche College and a Ph.D. from Duquesne University. Her dissertation was on the Schola Cordis tradition in the poetry of George Herbert. She recently completed a biography of Pittsburgh-born John Oliver Nelson, the founder of the Protestant Retreat Movement. Titled JON: John Oliver Nelson and the Movement for Power in the Church, the book will be available later this fall.

Parking for the physically challenged is available at the Fred M. Rogers Center. All participants may park in Parking Area A and enter the Rogers Center at the first floor entrance.

Reservations are not required. For additional information, phone 724 805-2522.