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February 2019

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Prayer Walking/Rules for Eating
$60

Prayer Walking/Rules for Eating

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

In his autobiography, St. Ignatius of Loyola called himself “the pilgrim.” What do pilgrims do? They walk! Did you know that it’s easy to add prayer to your exercise by Prayer Walking? Come join us as we introduce you to both prayer walking and to St. Ignatius’ Rules for Eating, found in his Spiritual Exercises. Yes, Ignatius was offering eating tips 500 years ago! Bring a comfortable pair of shoes, and if you have any health issues, please check with…

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March 2019

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Ash Wednesday – Day of Contemplative Prayer
$40

Ash Wednesday – Day of Contemplative Prayer

March 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

“Rend your heart not your garments, and return to the Lord, your God.” (Jl 2:13) These words at the beginning of Lent invite us to take an inward journey during these 40 days to search our hearts as to where we stand with God and our neighbor and to enter more deeply into the Mystery of God’s love. Join us for a quiet day of prayer as we begin the sacred Lenten season. The atmosphere for the day will be…

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MAR192019
Centering Prayer Session – Afternoon
Free

Centering Prayer Session – Afternoon

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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…

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Centering Prayer – Evening
Free

Centering Prayer – Evening

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 noon and purchase a meal ticket too ($10). Please call us…

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MAR302019
Lenten Taizé Prayer Service
Free

Lenten Taizé Prayer Service

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us for a contemplative evening of quiet prayer, scripture reading and song. The Taizé service is based on a form of worship from the Taizé ecumenical monastic community in France. People of all ages and different faith traditions come together to participate in a community of prayer that is meditative and easily accessible for all. Table fellowship: Join us in community at 6pm for dinner and to meet other participants. The cost of the dinner is $10. Please indicate…

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April 2019

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Quiet Mornings – April
Free

Quiet Mornings – April

April 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

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…

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APR272019
Healing Through Grief
$60

Healing Through Grief

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $50 through 3/27/2019.

“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. Because…

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May 2019

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T’ai Chi Chih Workshop
$20

T’ai Chi Chih Workshop

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Taste of T’ai Chi Chih” is a series of 20 separate, easy-to-learn moves that circulate and balance the chi, the life force that flows within us. It is not a martial art, but rather a moving meditation that reduces stress and generates vital health and peace of mind. In this fun and entertaining intro workshop you will be taught a few of the T’ai Chi Chih moves, which you can actually take away and practice on your own. You will…

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MAY212019
Quiet Mornings – May
Free

Quiet Mornings – May

May 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

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 will 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…

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November 2019

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Introduction to the Practice of Spiritual Direction – Group 3, Level 1
$1,300

Introduction to the Practice of Spiritual Direction – Group 3, Level 1

November 3 @ 3:00 pm - November 8 @ 1:00 pm

Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $1,250 through 8/3/2019.

Intensive Training Program for those Interested in Spiritual Direction Course Description and Goals: This is the third group of students within our Introduction to the Practice of Spiritual Direction program. Our first week-long course is an introduction and overview of spiritual direction in the Christian tradition. It is intended to enhance the student’s understanding of the spiritual life, with attention given to beginning to develop the basic skills necessary for this ministry. Classes will involve role-plays, opportunities for students to…

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