Chaminade University’s Rev. Fujitani – Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai (BDK) Interfaith Program will offer a special panel discussion titled The Legacy and Future: Women and Spirituality on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. at St. Anthony Retreat Center, Bishop Libert Hall, at 3351 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819.
Part of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors Pacific Region Fall Conference 2011 (Oct. 28-30), the discussion is free and open to the public. Panelists include various religious perspectives and professional views, providing inter-religious and cross-cultural viewpoints. Panelists Azeema Faizunnisa (Muslim), Jolene Gerell (Christian), Mollie Sperry (Baha’i), Alice Tucker (Jewish), Noelani Wilcox (Native Hawaiian), Debbie Hippolite Wright (Mormon) and Jan Youth (Buddhist) will discuss their diverse perspectives on women’s mental health and spirituality. Ramona G. Chinn will moderate. The event is in honor of Rev. Phyllis Roe, the late executive director of Counseling and Spiritual Care Center of Hawaii (CSCCH) formerly Samaritan Counseling Center Hawaii. Registration begins at 1:20 p.m. followed by a panel discussion at 1:30 p.m., break out groups, small group reports, a question and answer period, and final wrap-up by 4 p.m.
For more information on this and other conference activities, or to receive a conference brochure, contact Dr. Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel at email@example.com or call 735-4822.