summer, week, retreat, vacation
Aug 1, 2021

"Searching for Mary Magdalene" is a week-long retreat wherein Mary Magdalene speaks in her first person voice, inviting us to examine what we know about her, while simultaneously expecting surprises about her long being a "miscast outcast'". You can look forward to challenges throughout a multi-sensory search via: a Magdala Art Gallery, Magdala hometown Archaeology reports, the four canonical Gospels, the non-canonical Gospel of Mary (Magdalene), the Golden Legend, a Magdala musical oratorio, an opera and ... Continue reading...

Carrie Newcomer concert
Apr 30, 2021

Check-in for this event starts at 3pm and then includes dinner on Friday, followed by the concert with Carrie Newcomer. Overnight lodging is included, as well as breakfast the next day. After breakfast on Saturday, Carrie will present a morning retreat and then lunch will end the day. This overnight retreat is only offered in this concert/lodging/retreat package and to a limited number of guests, so register soon! There is another registration option for the ... Continue reading...

Lenten, Lent, retreat
Jan 22, 2021

“Seeing with the Eyes of the Heart,” a weekend retreat for women, is an invitation to pay attention to how a New Year is calling you to respond to the questions, desires, and inspirations arising from within. In addition to heart-opening conversations we will use poetry, prayer, music, silence, movement, journaling, and other contemplative practices to learn more about our relationship to God, to ourselves, and to the world around us. All that you need to ... Continue reading...

finding God in the mess
Jun 30, 2020

Today's post is a relaxing music video that showcases beautiful images of God's creation. You'll notice that the images repeat after the first sequence. What can you notice within the same image when viewing it a second or third time? Taking a few moments to relax and connect with nature, even via technology, can provide a calming effect that lasts throughout our day. Be still. “Who covers the heaven with clouds, who prepares rain for the ... Continue reading...

LCWR
Jun 20, 2020

Today's post is a beautiful reflection compiled by the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. Spend a few moments today with scripture, song and poetry as we invite the Spirit in. 'It’s Where You Need to Be’ Reflection for Week of June 15, 2020 Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it. ~ Jeremiah 6: 16 As we listen to the cries of the world surrounding us each ... Continue reading...

piano, blog
May 24, 2020

You may have seen this story on the news or via social media. Fr. Michael Joncas is using his songwriting gifts during the pandemic. He previously composed the popular song "On Eagle's Wings" and now offers his new composition, "Shelter Me". Click here to watch a short news story about Fr. Michael. Here is a video of "Shelter Me", a beautiful performance by Paul Weisenburger. Let's take a few moments to listen to the words and music ... Continue reading...