The 2021 Discussion Series, which has a long tradition with St. Robert Bellarmine Co-Cathedral, Freehold, pictured, is in its sixth year. At this time, all discussions are virtual due to the pandemic. Craig Pittelli photo
The 2021 Discussion Series, which has a long tradition with St. Robert Bellarmine Co-Cathedral, Freehold, pictured, is in its sixth year. At this time, all discussions are virtual due to the pandemic. Craig Pittelli photo

The annual Discussion Series supported by St. Robert Bellarmine Co-Cathedral, Freehold, has been enjoying its sixth year of bringing educational and transformational presentations to the public.

The next talk, which will be held virtually March 23, will focus on social isolation, new technologies and how to combat loneliness during the global pandemic. 

The 2021 Discussion Series – which began in January with the theme “A Year of Hope” – is sponsored by parishioner Kathy Lo Bue and Glen Eagle Advisors, Freehold, a faith and family investment firm of which she is director.

The series features knowledgeable, experienced speakers on a number of subjects designed to guide participants through important life situations.

The January series focused on “A Shift in Perspective: Finding the Light in Your Struggles,” with speaker Lisa Luckett, an award-winning author, speaker, mother and 9/11 widow and breast cancer survivor.

Following are topics and presentation dates. At this time, all presentations are virtual.  

Staying Connected – You Are Not Alone!, March 23, with Dr. Alison Cottingham, associate professor at Rider University, and Kat Verdi of Verdi Consulting, LLC.

Managing the COVID-19 Stressors, May 25, with Jeanne Koller, assistant professor, Monmouth University, and Dr Gail Reilly.

It’s All about the PLAN!, July 27, with Kathy Lo Bue, Glen Eagle Advisors, RIA, and Cathy Sikorski, Esq.

Building Your Emotional Tool Box – Self Care, Sept. 28, with Diane Lang, therapist, educator and life coach.

Can You Use a Little More Joy?, Nov. 16, with Janet Kester, senior facilitator, University of Colorado.

Each virtual presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. To obtain a Zoom call-in number, call 732-866-6660.