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Mountain on the Road in Syracuse on Oct 23

October 23, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join Fr. Dan Riley and St. Bonaventure students for a Mountain on the Road – Informal conversation, prayer and reflection, celebrating our Franciscan Heritage.  Adult family members & friends are welcome.

Fr. Dan will use his newly published book Franciscan Lectio:  Reading the World Through the Living Word to lead into reflection and conversation.  Come and take the opportunity to congratulate Fr. Dan on his long-awaited debut as a published author.

Join us on October 23 at 10:30 am at:

Bishop Grimes High School
6653 Kirkville Road
East Syracuse, NY

After the presentation and reflection, Fr. Dan will have books to purchase and is willing to sign your copy!

Please let us know that you are coming to join us by signing up on the SBU Alumni page HERE. 

Franciscan Lectio is for all those who are on a spiritual journey who long to see the world more beautifully and deeply and become more attentive and present. In Franciscan Lectio, Fr. Dan comes alongside us in our own encounters with lectio and inspires our spiritual imagination through story, art, poetry, nature, Franciscan mysticism and Scripture — helping us to see that all of life is unitive and sacred.

Fr. Dan takes us on a journey with him as he became a friar and ministered at St. Bonaventure University for many years, while also founding Mt. Irenaeus. Sharing his own experiences and the Franciscan heritage, he opens for us a journey influenced by, among others, Thomas Merton, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Clare of Assisi who offer us a practice of “gazing, considering, contemplating and acting” – living the Good News today filled with a sense of beauty and hope.



October 23, 2022
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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