CoCC Hosts Book Reading with Author Kevin Koch on Feb. 27

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The Canticle of Creation Center, a pilot project of the Dubuque Franciscan Sisters, is hosting a book discussion of “The Thin Places” by Kevin Koch, Ph.D.
at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 3390 Windsor Ave., Dubuque.

Kevin Koch’s new book The Thin Places, connects places in Ireland with places in the American Midwest’s Driftless Area along themes of Celtic spirituality. It explores a spirituality of nature that draws from the Catholic Christian tradition, pre-Christian and Christian Celtic culture, Native American traditions, and contemporary post-Christian thought. Come hear the author read selections and join the conversation.  Copies of the book will be available for sale for $20.  Kevin teaches creative nonfiction courses in the creative writing major at Loras College with a focus on nature writing and Midwest studies.  He also writes a monthly outdoors column for the Telegraph Herald. 

To register, contact Sister Michelle Balek, OSF or Lisa Schmidt by phone at (563) 583-9786 or by email at balekm@osfdbq.org or schmidtl@osfdbq.org.  Walk-ins are welcome though RSVPs are appreciated.