• The Best Lent Ever! Two great opportunities!

    Do you want to experience a more meaningful, a more prayerful Lent this year? Here are two great opportunities. Choose one or both. We use the term “20/20 Vision” to describe a person who sees very clearly, sees things as they really are. God wants you to have “20/20 Spiritual Vision” to perceive the meaning […]

  • Facilitating Circles for Compassionate Communication

    Circles hold the power to create a harmonious environment fostering a spirit of peace and understanding of others. by Kathy Keary The richness of communicating in a circle has been known since ancient times when people gathered around a fire to keep warm and safe and to cook their food. From this history, the circle […]

  • The Play of Light: A Meditation

    The following video was created by photographer Winterbottom and the music composed by Danyal Dhondy. You can use these brilliant images and beautiful music as a visual mediation. Just turn off the lights, watch, listen and then sit in silence for several minutes. No words necessary. Stained glass time lapse, Washington National Cathedral from Colin […]

  • Support and encouragement for people living with chronic illness

    By Kathy Keary The Circle of Love was created to provide support, encouragement and hope in a safe environment for people living with chronic illnesses. When people realize that they are not alone in their struggle, they often experience a sense of relief and encouragement. We begin each session with meditative prayer. Meditative prayer is […]

  • Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton — beginning Feb 13

    Traveling Your Road to Joy “We are living in a world that is absolutely transparent, and God is shining through it all the time. … When we abandon ourselves to God and forget ourselves, we see it … this is what we are for.”  — Thomas Merton Facilitated by Garry Richmeier C.PP.S. Take a journey […]

  • We are baptized for mission

    Fr. Thomas Reese is a Jesuit priest, former editor of America magazine. and now a news columnist for Religion News Service. He is best known for his analysis of politics and public policy from a faith perspective and for his commentary on issues in the Catholic church. Every once in awhile he writes a column […]

  • Taizé Prayer Service: Music is the prayer the heart sings — Feb 6

    Taizé Prayer is sung, ecumenical community prayer. It originated with a monastic community in France and has spread to numerous spots around the world. The prayer service uses chant melodies and simple accompaniment along with moments of silence in a meditative atmosphere, to allow the finger of God to touch one’s soul. Feb. 6, Thursday […]

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    Healing Mass and Anointing of the Sick — Feb 16

    To mark the World Day of Prayer for the Sick, Precious Blood Renewal Center will offer a Healing Mass on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. The Healing Mass is for those with heart conditions, cancer, the frail, the elderly – any sort of illness. The anointing and prayers are for physical and mental healing, […]