Vesper Time: Aging With Gratitude

Benet House welcomes Frank Cunningham author of Vesper Time: The Spiritual Practice of Growing Older for an evening presentation. Frank addresses the yearning among elders for continued growth, expansiveness of heart, improvement of mind, and a meaningful understanding of our lives. Vespers – or prayer just before darkness descends - is a metaphor for a time of life, when colors deepen, and our experience of aging becomes a spiritual practice. Aging with Gratitude will be an evening that expands on these ideas. 


The 2017 Nautilus Gold Award for books on aging.

The 2017 Illumination Silver Medal for books on spirituality.

The 2017 Catholic Publishers Association Second Place Award for books on spirituality.


What good work Frank Cunningham has done…His book is an invitation to more fully engage this stage of our journey and be enriched by it. ~ Richard Rohr, Center for Action and Contemplation, author, Near Occasions of Grace

Anyone who has gazed at the rising moon or the emerging stars at twilight knows the beauty of this hour of day. Frank Cunningham reminds us that the Vesper Time of life is a rich seedbed for spiritual growth. ~ Judith Valente, PBS-TV and author, Atchison Blue: A Search for Silence, a Spiritual Home, and A Living Faith

There will be book signing following the presentation. Please register in advance by Oct. 1 so seating can be arranged. Tues. Oct. 8, 7–8:30 pm; Fee: $15. 

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