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Join Us for the First Event of the Year! Rev. Michael Wensing Signing “Ancestry.Mine” Tues., June 8, 7-8:30p
June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
DDR Books is thrilled to host seven authors with South Dakota ties for book signings this summer. Find the Calendar of Events on our website (ddrbooks.com), Twitter (@ddrbooks), Facebook (DDR Books), Instagram (DDR Books), and sign up for our email newsletter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DDR Books’ first guest author of 2021 is Watertown-area native Rev. Michael Wensing M.A.; S.T.L., signing his newest book, Ancestry.Mine.
A member of the local Wensing and Lantsberger families, the author was pastor of Holy Name Parish from 2013 until his elevation to Senior Priest in 2020. Ancestry.Mine is a memoir, with Rev. Wensing reminiscing in the first half on his farm-boy upbringing near Florence and the histories and memories of his ancestors and their connections to South Dakota. The second half delves into his personal story: his education, calling to the priesthood, time directing as the Priest Sabbatical Program in Rome, and the pilgrimages he has led to the Holy Land.
Rev. Wensing has also authored the books Ministering to Youth: A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Youth Workers and Death and Destiny in the Bible.
SUMMER 2021 BOOK SIGNINGS
Tues., JUNE 8 7-8:30p
REV. MICHAEL G. WENSING Ancestry.Mine
Sat., JUNE 12 1-2:30p
STEVEN WINGATE The Leave-Takers
Sat., JUNE 19 2-3:30p
TRACY GILLES Universe
Sat., JUNE 26 1-2:30p
GREG REDLIN White Hawk
Wed., JUNE 30 7-9p
LILITA ZVEJNIEKS HARDES Biruta’s Story: A Memoir of Home, War and Finding Refuge
Wed., JULY 7 7-9p
STEPHEN HEIDENREICH Running to Win: Strategies to Triumph in Record Time
Sat., AUGUST 7 1-2:30p
PEN PEARSON Bloomsbury’s Late Rose
Order your books in advance by calling us at 605.878.0418, emailing email@example.com, or stopping in the store. Hours are M-F 10-5:30 & Sat 10-4. All events will take place at DDR Books, 7 S. Maple, Watertown.
Be sure to check back after each signing for the details of the next event. DDR Books kindly asks that patrons wear a face mask for everyone’s safety, and social distancing will be implemented. All CDC recommendations will be followed. Refreshments will be provided.