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Voices of Hope Speaker Series

Saturday, November 13, 2021
9:00 am1:00 pm

Gratitude and Grace - The Pathway to Joy
Mary Eleanor Mitsch, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N

As a certified end of life doula, Dr. Mary Eleanor Mitsch has seen the impact of grief. In this session, she explores how to find joy, using gratitude and grace as the guideposts. Learning to accept and appreciate your present life circumstances can be accomplished when we accept God’s gift of grace into our lives.

Dr. Mary Eleanor Mitsch is a nurse anthropologist, tenured professor of health services administration at the College of Health Professions at the University of Detroit Mercy and a certified end of life doula. Her current work centers around perinatal loss and hospice. She holds a doctorate in medical anthropology from Wayne State University; master’s degree in nursing from the University of Pittsburgh; and bachelor’s degree in nursing from Villa Maria College of Nursing at Gannon University.

8:30 a.m. check-in | Program runs 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. | $25 (includes lunch)