Jan
19

Taizé Vigil Service

6:30pm - 7:30pm   |   event

Taizé is an ecumenical movement, drawing Christians of all denominations together in compassionate prayer.

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Jan
22

Stewards of God’s Gifts

9:00am - 3:00pm   |   retreat

Together we will discover concrete steps we can take to sustain and care for this beautiful earth, creation and universe God has given to us and preserve it for future generations

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Feb
11

Filling in the Gap: Women in the Bible

9:00am - 3:00pm   |   retreat

Through the lives of four pairs of women, Sarah and Hagar, Rachel and Leah, Mary and Elizabeth and Mary and Martha, we will speculate about their relationships with each other and perhaps gain insight into our own relationships.

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Feb
14

Valentine Evening for Couples

6:00pm - 9:00pm   |   retreat

Spend an evening discovering a greater joy, intimacy and spiritual bonding while enjoying the gift of your beloved’s presence.

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Feb
18

Community Prayer Service

4:00pm - 6:30pm   |   retreat

We join our prayers for unity with that of our Lord, and offer our endeavors toward unity to the Holy Spirit with the full understanding and motivation that the end purpose is evangelical: "That the world may believe."​

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Feb
21

Falling Upward Weekend Retreat

Feb 21 5:00pm - Feb 23 11:00am   |   retreat

Using Jesus’ messages in the Gospels we will explore what it means to “fall” and get back up as we go through life.

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Feb
28

Brave Hearts: From Loss to Resilience Weekend Retreat

Feb 28 5:00pm - Mar 1 11:00am   |   retreat

Maintaining resilience after loss is possible because we have a super power: HOPE

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Mar
4

Wednesday Nights with Barb

6:30pm - 8:00pm   |   event

Barb Arland-Fye, editor of the Catholic Messenger, will talk with Matt Russell, director of Iowa Interfaith Power & Light, about climate change, referencing Pope Francis’ apostolic letter, Laudato Sí.

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Mar
10

Come to the Quiet: The Blessing of Divine Creation

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Recognizing our source of creation abiding in all creation, without exception, we understand that all is sacred—Our Common Home is sacred.

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Mar
11

Wednesday Nights with Barb

6:30pm - 8:00pm   |   event

Barb Arland-Fye, editor of the Catholic Messenger​, will talk with Father Bud Grant​, theology professor at St. Ambrose University, about his work in environmental theology.

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Mar
14

Exploring God’s Creation: Generating Hope and Energy

8:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Spend the day learning how God’s creation supports all life, and how humans have altered these supports in the last few hundred years, causing a faster rate of climate change

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Mar
18

Wednesday Nights with Barb

6:30pm - 8:00pm   |   event

Barb Arland-Fye, editor of the Catholic Messenger,​, will talk with theology professor Micah Kiel​ of St. Ambrose University about his new book on Pope Francis, Ecology and the Bible.

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Mar
22

Taizé Vigil Service at Humility of Mary Center

6:30pm - 7:30pm   |   event

The quiet and responses of prayers and songs brings the participants into a reflective/prayerful mood, so when we finish we leave in a prayerful mode. A beautiful experience.

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Mar
24

Beauty of Spring Skies: Stars and Galaxies

6:00pm - 9:00pm   |   retreat

This will be an evening for describing stars and constellations in the spring sky and learn what modern astronomy tells us about them. We will use a telescope to look at some open star clusters and galaxies.

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Mar
25

Wednesday Nights with Barb

6:30pm - 8:00pm   |   event

Barb Arland-Fye, editor of the ​Catholic Messenger​, will talk with Amy Kersten about Amy and her husband’s response to climate change by caring for God’s creation in their daily lives. T

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