Walking with Saint Francis

Code: SP11065

Dates: May 13, 2024

Meets: 10:00 AM to 12 N

Sessions: 1

Course Fee: $40.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

Join Italian cultural expert and author Carla Gambescia and MLSN Executive Director Wendy Greenfield for a special walk inspired by the spiritual teachings of Saint Francis of Assisi, patron of animals and ecology. Following a discussion of the extraordinary life and ministry of Saint Francis and its enduring legacy and relevance, we'll take a meditative walk on a nature trail through a local arboretum. Hike difficulty: easy to moderate; must be able to walk 2-3 miles on a flat trail. Details on receipt.
Fee: $40.00
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Carla Gambescia

Carla Gambescia is the author of the acclaimed book La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A-to-Z, a rousing tribute to Italy, Italians and a culture that has contributed so much to the world. The book was the winner of the Silver Prize for “Best Travel Book of the Year 2019” awarded by the North American Travel Journalists Association. A native of Philadelphia, Carla is also a marketing executive, former restaurateur and avid traveler; she co-created the Giro del Gelato bike tour which won OUTSIDE Magazine’s Best Trip in Western Europe.


Wendy Greenfield

Wendy Greenfield, MLSN Executive Director. An experienced non-profit and marketing professional, Wendy Greenfield joined Main Line School Night as Executive Director in September, 2016 following an eighteen-year career as Executive Director of the Alumnae Association of Bryn Mawr College. Prior to Bryn Mawr, Wendy was a marketing and communications executive in New York. An avid hiking enthusiast, Wendy enjoys hiking with her red Lab Rhett on local trails.



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