Burning Bright Speaker Series

Personally, professionally and spiritually, the SMA community is diverse and rich in experience. The Burning Bright Speaker Series is an opportunity to gather and engage in a presentation by members of our community.

Discover how and why some have achieved, learned or experienced unique and inspirational heights in their lives. By gathering and sharing stories, we hope these events will enrich your life. Join us to experience "the Fire within" each of our speakers.

2018 Event

Thursday, May 17

Topic and guest speaker to be announced.

2017 Events

Tuesday, May 16

Guest Speaker: Father Sam Argenziano, Pastor - Holy Rosary Parish

Topic: Living the Beatitudes – A Different Insight Into the Beatitudes from Jesus’ Language

View photos from the event or watch the video online.

2016 Events

Thursday, May 12

Topic: Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote

View photos from the event and watch the discussion online.

Tuesday, October 18

Guest Speaker: Lesley Sacouman, SNJM

Topic: The Transformative Power of Mercy: Where Do You Stand?

View photos from the event or watch the video online.

2015 Events

Thursday, Oct. 1

Guest Speaker: Susan Wikeem, SNJM

Topic: 50 years of Religious Life and Ministry – Reflections

Watch Sister Susan's speech online.

Thursday, Nov. 19

Panel Discussion topic: Beyond The Truth & Reconciliation Commission — What can we do to advance Reconciliation?

Moderator: Michael Saj (SMA Teacher)

Watch the entire discussion online