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ON-LINE RETREAT: Come to the Quiet: The Blessing of Earth

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat


John O'Donohue calls landscape the First Born of Creation. When we experience landscape and nature with the awareness of Sacred Presence, we open ourselves to receive the blessings of Mother Earth, and all First Born of Creation.

No Fee. Free will offerings accepted. Limited to 15. Cut off date for registration is July 9th. Click link above to register.

  1. 9:30:  Gathering for Introductions, Presentation on theme followed by outdoor reflection of participants – sit and take in God’s beauty in the backyard, a stroll in a park, a walk in the neighborhood or any place in nature.
  2. 12:00:  Gather for meal prayer, conversation on zoom during lunch, if desired, or take lunch in quiet reflection, then personal reflection for the afternoon
  3. 3:00-3:30: Close out the day sharing reflections on the day’s experience and saying goodbye to each other.

This day is great attraction for those who have been at home and need time away from daily duties and still stay home or for those in need of taking time off for reflection.

Call 563-336-8414 or email: [email protected] for more information.

Leader: Pat Shea