First Friday Forum 2017 – December

December 1, 2017   11:30am –1:00pm

Advent:  Living our Faith in the Workplace & Daily Life”

Rick Krivanka, Director Jesuit Retreat House

Advent is the season of preparing to open our hearts and minds more fully to Christ’s coming into our lives. Rick will share insights and discoveries from his life journey and Ignatian spiritualty that reflect upon ways to welcome and follow Christ in the choices and turns we make in our daily lives.

Rick Krivanka has served as Executive Director of the Jesuit Retreat House since July 1, 2014.  He has a great love for Ignatian spirituality and its remarkable relevance to the lives of people in our time. Jesuit Retreat House, located in Parma, has a historic legacy beginning in 1898 as the first and longest continuing place in the United States providing retreats for the laity, and for clergy and religious as well. Rick previously served as Director of the Pastoral Planning Office for the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland for over 32 years.  Rick received certification as a Spiritual Director as a graduate of the Ignatian Spirituality Institute at John Carroll University. He has an M.S. in Organizational Development and Analysis and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Case Western Reserve University. In 1995 he received the Lumen Gentium Award from the Conference for Pastoral Planning and Council Development (CPPCD) in recognition of outstanding leadership and contributions in support of pastoral planning within the Catholic Church.

Lorain County Community College

Spitzer Conference Center in Elyria, Ohio

Luncheon Buffet: 11:30 am Speaker: 12:00 – 1:00 pm

$18.00 per reservation

RESERVATION DEADLINE: 6:00 pm, Monday, preceding the event!(cancellations are also due then or you will be charged). 

You can pay at the door or mail your $18 check to: First Friday Forum of Lorain County, 320 Middle Avenue, Elyria, OH 44035 or call the reservation line at 440-244-0643 or e-mail 

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