Jan
19

Come to the Quiet

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Come to the Quiet is an opportunity to step away from daily routines for just a short time. It is a time to slow down and become attentive to the whispers and urgings of the Holy.

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Jan
19

Online-Meet the Author: The New Return to the Great Mother: Birth, Initiation and the Sacred Feminine

6:00pm - 8:00pm   |   retreat

This talk will focus on Isa Gucciardi's best-selling book by the same title. She will read from the book and take questions. Isa will demonstrate the way important moments in our biological development offer a path of spiritual initiation and self-development through examples and meditation.

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Jan
26

Online or In-person: How to Plan you Funeral Service (morning or evening options)

9:30am - 12:00pm   |   retreat

Join Pastor Dianne Prichard as she helps to plan the worship service of your own funeral, from organizing the visitation to choosing hymns and scripture to planning for gatherings afterwards. This workshop applies to any Christian denomination

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Jan
27

Sustainable Stewardship: Barb Arland-Fye interview series with Delia Moon Meier

5:00pm - 7:30pm   |   retreat

Barb interviews Delia Moon Meier, senior vice president of Iowa 80 Group, which operates the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, IA. Delia, describes how the business invested in solar energy, efficient lighting and installation of fast-chargers for electric vehicles in response to the evolving needs of customers.

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Jan
29

From Word to Word Made Flesh

9:00am - 5:00pm   |   retreat

Bible study, scriptural reflection and liturgical prayer ground us in the Word of God, but then we are faced with the challenge of letting that Word take root in us so that the Word truly becomes Flesh in us. During this retreat we’ll study some of the major themes of scripture and reflect on the challenges they present to the modern world.

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Feb
1

Online: How to Embrace Fear in Our Life and Discover Hope and Courage!

6:00pm - 7:30pm   |   retreat

This virtual program will attempt to name the small and big fears we encounter in our life. There will be weekly teachings each Tuesday in February from 6:00pm-7:30pm, on how to learn from these experiences and to notice the opportunities they can provide: lessons of hope and courage.

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Feb
5

Introduction to a Course in Miracles

9:00am - 4:00pm   |   retreat

“Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists. Herein lies the peace of God.” This is how "A Course in Miracles" begins. It makes a fundamental distinction between the real and the unreal; between knowledge and perception.

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Feb
9

Meet The Author: Servant Leadership: How and Why it Works

10:00am - 4:00pm   |   retreat

Part of our Meet the Author Series with Dr. Dan Ebener. Servant Leadership has been described as “leading like Jesus.” This retreat will explore the philosophy, consider the applicability and practice the skills needed for this kind of leadership. We will use Dr. Ebener's book "Leadership for the Greater Good: A Textbook for Leaders"

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Feb
15

Come to the Quiet

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Come to the Quiet is an opportunity to step away from daily routines for just a short time. It is a time to slow down and become attentive to the whispers and urgings of the Holy. Come to the Quiet offers a day of quiet time to rest, read, reflect, create, journal, and explore the beauty and peace offered at Our Lady of the Prairie.

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Feb
16

Deep Peace Yin Yoga, Sound Healing & Yogic Sleep

10:00am - 11:15am   |   retreat

Using a tranquil, slow, and gentle approach, we begin with meditative breath and life force energy/Spirit-based yoga. Then with the help of singing bowl vibrational sound healing, we enter a reclined Yogic Sleep guided meditation to help you drop beneath the mind into blissful mystical states of Oneness, ease, and healing peace.

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Feb
17

Online-Meet The Author: “Coming to Peace: Resolving Conflict within Ourselves and with Others”

6:00pm - 8:00pm   |   retreat

This book shows how the processes of “Coming to Peace” meet those in conflict and provides them a pathway to reconciliation and wholeness. Isa will read from the book and answer questions.

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Feb
19

Release into the Healing Power of Divine Grace and Love

9:00am - 3:00pm   |   retreat

All the buried seeds crack open in the dark the instant they surrender to a process they cannot see. In the spirit of this Mark Nepo poem concerning the courage of the seed, this day retreat offers release, healing peace, and renewal. Join us for calming mind-body-spirit practices and age-old transformative healing wisdom concerning the unconditional and inclusive love, grace, oneness, and power of God it turns out we’ve had buried within us all along.

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Feb
24

Online: CHM Spirit Days (session 1)

6:30pm - 8:30pm   |   retreat

This the first session in a virtual two-part series, open to anyone who would like to know more about the Congregation of the Humility of Mary. During the first session, we will focus on the history, mission and ministries of the sisters.

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Feb
26

Add Heart – No Matter What

Feb 26 9:00am - Feb 27 5:00pm   |   retreat

It’s a tough time to be human. Waves of emotional turbulence reflect our collective responses to droughts, floods, poverty, hunger and more. These stressors are amplified by the media, sustaining a societal dis-ease that affects how we respond to life and one another. There’s a way to increase resilience and compassion--improving your heart/brain connection through HeartMath®.

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Mar
3

Online: CHM Spirit Days (session 2)

6:30pm - 8:30pm   |   retreat

​This is the 2nd session in a virtual two-part series, open to anyone who would like to know more about the Congregation of the Humility of Mary. This session will focus on CHM spirituality, including humility and the Magnificat (Luke 1:46-55).

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