2020 Spring Speaker Series

Mary Mother of the Church Catholic Church

3333 Cliff Road East, Burnsville, MN 55337

Contact: Sister Jancy | (952) 890-0045

Tuesdays 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
February 11 | March 10 | May 12

Tuesday, February 11
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

“Grappling with Mental Health:
As Real in the Bible, as for the
Rabbis of Old”

Presented by Rabbi Lynn Liberman

Exploring the biblical and rabbinic understandings that illuminate the world of mental health.

Tuesday, March 10

7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

“From Tragedy to Triumph: A Mother’s
Journey through Postpartum Psychosis
to Recovery”
Presented by Naomi Gaines-Young

Naomi Gaines-Young is the mother who endured the unthinkable in 2003. Though her case was highly publicized, this is the story behind the headlines. Although tragic, her life now is filled with love, hope and recovery.

Tuesday, April 21
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.


Tuesday, May 12
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

“Reflections and Prayers
for the Journey”

Presented by

Pastor Duane Paetznick

and Father Jim Perkl

Pastor Duane Paetznick, retired after 27 years in ministry at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church and Father Jim Perkl, pastor of Mary Mother of the Church. Life can be challenging and overwhelming. Yet God promises to always be with us. Let us pause, pray, and reflect on God’s assurances for our journey with depression.