“The Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness…”
Hosted by Region 11
Leadership Conference of Women Religious
Gorecki Conference Center
College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN
Sr. Dianne Bergant, C.S.A., Ph.D., will present two sessions exploring how we might respond to such divine graciousness and what it means for us to be “the face of mercy of Jesus.”
Sr. Dianne Bergant, C.S.A., Ph.D., is Professor Emerita of Old Testament Studies and the former Carroll Stuhlmueller, C.P., Distinguished Professor of Biblical Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. She was President of the Catholic Biblical Association of America from 2000 to 2001 and has been an active member of the Chicago Catholic/Jewish Scholars Dialogue for the past thirty years. For more than twenty years, Professor Bergant has been the Old Testament book reviewer of The Bible Today, having been a member of the editorial board for twenty-five years. Five of these years she served as the magazine’s general editor. She is now on the editorial board of Biblical Theology. Sr. Dianne received her Ph.D. in Biblical Languages and Literature from St. Louis University. She is the author of numerous books, including A Word for Every Season, New York: Paulist Press, 2010; Rejoice in God’s Reign: Daily Advent Reflection and Prayer, Fenton, MO: Creative Communications for the Parish, 2011; Genesis: In The Beginning, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2013; and A New Heaven, A New Earth, Maryknoll: Orbis, 2016.
Registration Due Monday, June 15, 2019
(Registrations received after deadline may be subject to an additional fee.)
The fee for the conference is $50
**A discounted registration fee of $45 per person is available to groups larger than 10.
Group registrations must be submitted together.
(Fee includes continental breakfast and a box lunch)
Registration for overnight accommodations can be made directly online with the college through this link:
Rates: Per Person
One night – single room: $ 50.34
One night – double room: $ 62.51
Two nights – single room: $100.68
Two nights – double room: $125.02
Note: Payments are made by credit card online when reserving room.