Deck the Halls of our Hearts: a Family Event in Preparation for Christmas
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About the Event
Come and create family memories as you count down to the last week leading to the birth of the baby Jesus.
Family members will collaborate in hands on activities inspired by scriptural Advent reflections. Art and music will help us solidify the true meaning of Christmas.
Sr. Gerardine (Ger) Curran, is a member of the Society of Sisters, Faithful Companions of Jesus (fcJ). She is from Ireland. She joined the FCJ Centre Resource Team in the fall of 2015. Ger has worked as a counsellor for the past 27 years in various settings. Before that, she served as school administrator and teacher in a high school in Ireland. She is a member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) and the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Before qualifying as an accredited Counsellor, Ger completed a master's degree in Family Counselling from the University of Iona, New York. Since coming to Canada, Ger is working in the areas of counselling, interfaith matters, and helping refugee families. She is a member of the Calgary Interfaith Council and Calgary Council of Christians and Jews.
Suzanne Clease MPS-AT, CCC, PCAT, Bed. Suzanne is a psychotherapist, professional art therapist, facilitator and a fibre artist who dabbles in acrylics and creates mixed media representations. She holds a Masters degree in Psychotherapy and Spirituality with Art Therapy Specialization and is a registered member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association and the Canadian Art Therapy Association. Her community experiences include Kids Help Phone as a crisis responder, Roots of Empathy, Calgary Children’s Hospital, Alzheimer’s Society, WP Puppet Theatre, Creative Aging Calgary Society and Pastoral Care. Suzanne integrates her professional and volunteer experiences and education to provide counselling and transformative retreats.