Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Vino & Vespers - August 26, 2005

Vino & Vespers

Vino & Vespers gives busy people of faith a place to pray simply (you don’t have to plan a thing!), eat and drink well (you don’t have to bring any food), and talk candidly about faith, church, and real life (you don’t have to prepare any lesson plans or make any handouts!).

Gather with others who love our Church and spend a summer evening with three of God’s best gifts: prayer, food, and conversation. We’ll begin with Evening Prayer followed by an intimate conversation with our guest speaker about faith and daily life as we savor delicious desserts and fine wine.

Our guest speaker for this evening is Bob Hurd.

Bob is a teacher, composer, and workshop presenter who strives to give assemblies clear, strong voices. His work is enriched by his experience as a pastoral musician and liturgist. Bob’s collections reflect the diversity of the Church; his bilingual music encourages the assembly to sing in both English and Spanish. You’ll find many of Bob’s pieces in hymnals throughout the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Australia. He has written articles for Worship, Liturgy, Celebration, Liturgical Ministry, and Today’s Liturgy, and has contributed to two books: That They Might Have Life: Power, Empowerment and Leadership in the Church (Crossroads, 1991) and The New Dictionary of Spirituality (Michael Glazier/Liturgical Press, 1992). His latest work is A Contemplative Rosary: Praying the Mysteries with Scripture, Song and Icons published by Oregon Catholic Press in 2005. Bob has served as a teacher, composer, and liturgist in various pastoral and academic settings, including the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, the Graduate Pastoral Ministries Program at Santa Clara University, and St. Patrick Seminary in Menlo Park.

Vino & Vespers are interactive evenings that feature prominent Catholics talking about how they live their faith through the real events of contemporary life in the Silicon Valley. Young adults over 21 and those very much over-21 are especially invited.

Vino & Vespers
Friday, August 26, 2005, 7:30 pm
Villa Holy Names Spirituality Center
82 Prospect Avenue, Los Gatos, 95030
$5 Suggested free will donation

Please RSVP at or 408-983-0126

Driving Directions to Villa Holy Names from Downtown San Jose:
  • 280 N toward San Francisco
  • HWY 17 S toward Santa Cruz
  • Exit HWY 9 (Los Gatos-Saratoga Road). Get into left lane immediately.
  • LEFT at the first stoplight which is University Avenue.
  • Take University to the end where it forms a T with Main Street. LEFT on Main Street.
  • Go to the first stoplight which is College Avenue and turn RIGHT (there’s a sign for “Novitiate” on the corner of College and Main).
  • Go one block to the top of the street and turn RIGHT at Villa Avenue (follow the signs for “Novitiate”).
  • Go 0.6 miles up the hill. When you see the Jesuit Novitiate and Winery on your right, turn LEFT onto Prospect Avenue.
  • Go 0.1 miles and turn LEFT at the sign for "Sisters of the Holy Names Main Entrance." Parking will be in the lot on your left. The Chapel entrance is in the building to your right.

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