(November 19, 2012)

Christian Leadership Center presents seminar with Enuma Okoro

SHREVEPORT, LA — Author, speaker, and spiritual director Enuma Okoro will present a seminar, "Making Our Lives Hospitable to the Holy," December 3. The Christian Leadership Center-sponsored event will explore theoretical and practical ways of developing spiritually minded daily habits that are embedded in the liturgy.

Enuma Okoro

  • What: "Making our Lives Hospitable to the Holy" with Enuma Okoro

  • When: December 3, 9:30 am — 4:30 pm

  • Where: Kilpatrick Auditorium, Centenary College

  • Cost: $75 ($15 discount for clergy, Centenary alumni, faculty, and staff)

Topics covered will include Centering and Focus, Worship, Praise, Confession, Attending to the Word of God, Extending Peace, Re-membering ourselves into the body of Christ, Living not just on bread alone, but sustaining ourselves on the body of Christ.

Enuma writes and speaks on numerous issues based on three key areas:

  • Spiritual formation, growth, and holistic wellness

  • Women and the transformative power of personal narratives

  • Identity and belonging in a diverse world

Born in New York City, Enuma Okoro was raised in four countries on three continents. She is a certified spiritual director in the Ignatian tradition, and she holds a Master of Divinity degree from Duke University Divinity School of which she is the former Director for the Center for Theological Writing.

Her first book, The Reluctant Pilgrim: A Moody Somewhat Self-Indulgent Introvert's Search for Spiritual Community, was recognized by USA Book News as a 2010 Best Books Award-Winning Finalist in "Religion-Christianity."

Enuma's work has been featured on ABC's Good Morning America, NPR, The Michael Eric Dyson Show, The Huffington Post, Weavings Journal of the Spiritual Life, and more.

This event is worth .5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

To register or find out more about CEUs, contact Assistant Director of CLC Maegan Daigle at 318.869.5112 or visit centenary.edu/clc/okoro.