Feb
22

CANCELED! Holy Resilience – Spirituality for the Second Half of Life

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

How does your life experience influence your faith? If you are 55+, we invite you to journey with us as we reflect on our lives and look forward with gratitude to what lies ahead for each of us in our second half of life

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Mar
8

Song and Worship with Father J. Michael Joncas

7:00pm - 8:30pm   |   event

On Thursday, March 8 at 7:00 pm, join Father J. Michael Joncas, composer of 25 collections ofliturgical music, for an enjoyable and educational evening of song, addressing why we sing, what we sing and when we sing it. The program will relate to the progression of the liturgy, covering music appropriate to the various parts of the mass that others will also find applicable to their worship services. Discover music that helps the “full, conscious and active” participation of the faithful.

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Mar
9

Roman Catholic Thought and Practice 50 Years after Vatican II

Mar 9 12:00pm - Mar 10 12:00pm   |   retreat

Join Fr. J Michael Joncas and explore the meaning of the four great Constitutions of Vatican II 50 years after their publication.

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Mar
11

Icon Retreat: Mary Magdalen, Apostle to the Apostles

Mar 11 5:00pm - Mar 17 4:00pm   |   retreat

We will complete the icon of Mary Magdalen and the red egg. All materials provided.

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Mar
20

Come to the Quiet– Cultivating a Spiritual Practice

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

In our over-active, over-busy world, taking time to intentionally cultivate and commit to Sacred Moments seems more than challenging. Yet, a simple act of claiming a space and a time, daily, for the Divine Presence can bring a centered peace to our daily living

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Mar
20

Visio Divina through Film

5:30pm - 8:00pm   |   retreat

Visio Divina is scheduled on evenings following Come to the Quiet on selected months. A growing spiritual practice of Visio Divina allows us to sink into God’s presence through visual stories of redemption, transformation, awe, beauty and diverse family stories. Dinner and the Film: "A Man Called Ove"

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Apr
5

Lectio Divina through Current Writers

7:00pm - 9:00pm   |   retreat

Looking for a way to cultivate peace? Sacred reading brings an awareness that the Divine dwells in each moment. Learn this ancient practice of contemplative prayer, using Scripture, poetry, art, nature, and your own life story. Let’s practice together! Book for Lectio: Lectio Divina, "The Sacred Art", Christine Valters Painther

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Apr
10

Come to the Quiet– Give Me a Word

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

In the very early centuries of Christianity, many would pilgrim to holy Desert Mothers and Fathers for spiritual guidance. The pilgrim would often ask the holy hermit for a word, a sacred text to live by. We, too, can ask the indwelling Spirit for a Word to guide our lives.

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Apr
11

How Essential Oils Enhance Your Life

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Essential oils are for everyone. Essential oils benefit one’s emotional health. Create your own blend and take it home with you.

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Apr
15

Taize’ Vigil Service

6:30pm - 7:30pm   |   event

Through prayer, readings, song, and silence join a praying community in compassionate prayer for world needs. Pre-registration encouraged. No fee.

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Apr
18

Weaving Prayers and Baskets

9:00am - 4:00pm   |   retreat

Make a Springtime Tote to celebrate the new season of life. Basket weaving is a metaphor for life. It can be stressful or meditative. Come to create a basket and find out which it is for you

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Apr
21

Family Healing from Addiction

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Come and discover ways you can heal and honor the loving relationships without enabling or becoming a casualty.

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Apr
22

Honoring the Earth and the Web of All Life

2:00pm - 4:00pm   |   retreat

Kerry will be leading us in a pipe ceremony and a blessing of the ground for Sacred Mother Earth on this day for you and the people. Free will offering

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May
3

Lectio Divina through Current Writers

6:00pm - 9:00pm   |   retreat

Through guided reflection and sharing on selected books in a spirit of contemplative listening, discover the word of God alive within our hearts and uncover spiritual depth through contemporary writers. Read a book prior to the time of sharing the first Thursday evenings of selected months.

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May
5

Walk as One at 1

10:00am - 3:00pm   |   retreat

May 5, is “World Labyrinth Day” Whether you’re a beginner or a labyrinth enthusiast, this workshop is for you.

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