Centering Prayer sessions are held weekly. On the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month it is held from 1-2pm and then on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month it will be held in the evening. If there is a 5th Tuesday in a month, it will be held at 1pm. If dinner is being served at our Center on this day, you are welcome to arrive at 6pm and purchase a meal ticket too ($10). Please call us…Find out more
“Buddha was not a Buddhist. Jesus was not a Christian. Muhammad was not a Muslim. They were teachers who taught Love…Love was their religion” ~ Anonymous Join us for an evocative weekend that will consider three of the world’s prominent spiritual teachers and the religions created in their name. Emphasis will be placed on the sacred wisdom they each imparted through their respective life story and cultivation of authentic living. From a Christian perspective, participants will be invited to explore…Find out more
Centering Prayer sessions are held weekly. On the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month it is held from 1-2pm and then on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month it will be held in the evening. If there is a 5th Tuesday in a month, it will be held at 1pm. If lunch is being served at our Center on this day, you are welcome to arrive at noon and purchase a meal ticket too ($10). Please call us…Find out more
Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $50 through 7/17/2019.
We are all making decisions each day, big and small, but not everyone spends quality time to figure out how those decisions affect our relationship with God and those around us. The goal of this retreat is to provide some simple tools drawn from Ignatian Spirituality so that retreatants can discern how best to align our decisions with what God wants for us. Guided by Paul Gallagher. Paul Gallagher, D.Min. is a longtime faith formation leader in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Paul used the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius…Find out more
Ever wish you had time set apart for quiet prayer? Or, perhaps a mini-morning retreat? Do you desire structure to support an ongoing practice, but need flexibility too? We hold these every month. You can take part whenever you’d like to match your schedule/desire/need. Interested adults are invited to gather with us at 9:30am for introductions and a short gathering prayer. We will move into silence from 9:45 to 10:35am. During that time, individuals might elect to stay in the…Find out more
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“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” ~ Rumi The concept of grieving the loss of a loved one as a journey allows human beings to understand the healing process in stages, with accompanying tasks, and with needs that are both universal and unique. Yet, there are many faces to grief and innumerable ways of expressing it.…Find out more
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What’s in it for me? Finding yourself in the stories of Jesus “Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, but few things are needed—or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.” -Jesus, Luke 10:41-42 Do you see yourself in this story? We sure do. So busy and so distracted at times that we miss the main thing. The Greek word used in this…Find out more
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Mindfulness, Stress Reduction, and Connecting with God We spend a lot of our lives busily going from one task to the next. We often miss the present moment. The present moment is where we meet God. The present moment is also where we find the space to respond in healthier ways to our experiences instead of reacting automatically. Mindfulness is paying attention to what is happening in the present moment, non-judgmentally, and with compassion. Paying attention to our experiences gives…Find out more
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Out of contemplative silence emerges your deep authentic voice. When the noise of the world is hushed and we enter silence together we learn to engage our true stories. Supporting one another in silent meditation, then making space for the practice of writing together, we begin to write from the heart. Contemplative practices, breathing, sitting and walking meditation, as well as small group sharing will be the foundation of this course. The course is for anyone interested in deepening their…Find out more
Take some time to celebrate the diverse heritage of the Mystics in our daily lives! Join us for a delicious dinner and dialogue as we explore their personal biographies and read short passages from the incredible contributions they have made to contemporary spirituality and intentional living. We will consider a few prominent figures from modern history and excerpts from some of their literary works, including Thomas Merton and Jean Vanier. Grounding our encounter with these mystics in our own experience,…Find out more
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