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Silver Lake College and St. Francis Of Assisi Parish Present The 2013-2014 Father Bill Zimmer Forum Beginning Sept. 10

Posted on September 04 2013

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family and St. Francis of Assisi Parish are delighted to present the 2013-2014 Father Bill Zimmer Forum, a “book group for people of faith.” Book discussions are open to the public without charge and will be held in the Heritage Room (room 238, formerly the Grand Lounge) on the second floor of the main building of Silver Lake College, 2406 South Alverno Road, Manitowoc, on the second Tuesday of each month at 12:15 pm. There is no January Forum. Participants are welcome to bring their own lunch, or food is available for purchase in the College dining room beginning at 11:30 am.

The series will begin September 10th with Sister Pam Biehl, Parish Director for St. Mary’s Parish in Omro and in Winneconne. She will lead a discussion on The Last Suppers by Diane Mott Davidson, which tells the story of a caterer whose wedding is interrupted by the disappearance of her homicide detective fiancé and the murder of the Episcopal priest that was to marry them. This crime mystery is interwoven with gourmet recipes and criticism of organized religion.

Additional dates are:

October 8: Sarah Gavin, Youth Minister, Corpus Christi Church, Sturgeon Bay

Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor


November 12: Mary Sherman, Assistant Director of Stewardship and Pastoral Services, Diocese of Green Bay

The Immortal Diamond: the search for our true self by Fr. Richard Rohr


December 10: Father David Beaudry, Associate Pastor at St. Francis of Assisi Parish and Silver Lake College adjunct Theology faculty

Reforming the Liturgy: A Response to the Critics by John F. Baldovin


February 11: Bishop Jim Justman, Bishop of East Central Synod of Wisconsin

Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer


March 11: Dr. Albert Sears, Silver Lake College English faculty

Howard’s End by E.M. Forster


April 8: The Most Reverend Robert F. Morneau, Auxiliary Bishop of Green Bay, Emeritus and Pastor, Resurrection Church, Allouez

A Game Plan for Life: Power of Mentoring by John Wooden