Meditations

Video series: Encountering the Divine through Contemplative Photography

April 25, 2022

By Kathy Keary
As we continue to celebrate Easter, today we will delve into the prayer practice of contemplative photography by beholding the new life offered by spring not only with our eyes but with our heart.

Video Series: Celebrate Easter by Creating a Mandala

April 19, 2022

By Kathy Keary
You are invited to create a mandala to acknowledge the gift won for us by Jesus and celebrate the hope offered to us by this sacred miracle.

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Video Series: Imagining the Way of the Cross

April 11, 2022

By Kathy Keary
Today I will invite you to use your imagination as we journey through three memorable scenes from the passion and death of our Lord Jesus Christ. Placing yourself in these scenes will deepen your reflection and create a lasting memory of how you participated in these heart-wrenching events.

Taizé for April: Hope & Trust

April Taizé: Hope & Trust

April 8, 2022

Like Job, we cry out, “Where is my hope?” We long to hear Joshua, “Be strong and of good courage; be not frightened, neither be dismayed; for the Lord your God is with you.” We pray for hope and trust as we gather in April for our Taizé prayer service.

Video Series: A Prayer for the Children of Ukraine

April 4, 2022

By Kathy Keary
May the Ukrainian families recognize that Jesus is with them as they share in his cross just like he will accompany them to the new life offered in the Resurrection. May they cling to hope as they walk the way of the cross.

Easter Bread (Pane di Pasqua)

Easter Bread (Pane di Pasqua)

By Lucia Ferrara
Easter bread is a fun bread. It’s a fun bread to make with your children, with your family, with neighbors and friends. The tradition of Easter bread dates back centuries and comes from many parts of the world.

Video Series: What the Lord Requires

March 28, 2022

By Kathy Keary
Through lectio divina, sacred reading, we will reflect on what the Lord requires of us as we journey not only through Lent but through life.

Way of the Cross: A Visual Meditation

Pray the Way of the Cross with Us

March 23, 2022

Using scripture, music and images, the Renewal Center staff leads a meditation on the final hours of Jesus’s life as he walks through Jerusalem to Golgotha and his crucifixion. This online video is available during Lent.

Video Series: Can You Drink the Cup?

March 21, 2022

by Kathy Keary
Today we delve into our response to Jesus’ question: "Can you drink the cup?” We find that the cup is not only a personal cup but a universal, communal cup containing both joy and sorrow.

Video Series: Embracing the Cross through Dance

March 14, 2022

By Kathy Keary
Today we will explore expressing deep emotions through the power of dance as we hold the people of Ukraine in our hearts.

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