Precious Blood Renewal Center is committed to providing programs that foster spiritual renewal and growth, contemplative living, healing, social consciousness, and harmony among people of all faiths, races, and ways of life. All are welcome!
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The First Thursday of Every Month, 7-8 p.m. — Communal Prayer in the style of the Taizé Community
Feb 20 and May 21, 6 p.m.— Circle of Understanding — People from all faiths, races, cultures, orientations, ways of life and backgrounds are invited to share their stories with a diverse group of people as we come to a greater understanding of one another through prayerful listening. Begins with a simple meal.
Dec. 20. 10 a.m. — Circle of Love: A Support Group for People Living with Chronic Illness. Find a sense of spiritual healing and renewal as we gather for meditative prayer and contemplative sharing — Facilitated by spiritual director, Kathy Keary Dates for 2020: Jan. 31, Feb. 28, March 27, Apr. 24, May 22, June 26.
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Dec. 10, 6-8:30 p.m. — Human Family Reunion. An exercise in building bridges and toppling obstacles. — “Recognize our differences. Discover our likeness. Affirm our ties to the human family.”
Dec. 14, Saturday, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. — Jesus is coming! What should we expect? The Infancy Narratives in Matthew’s Gospel — A day of Advent prayer led by Fr. Ron Will, C.PP.S. Matthew’s infancy narrative is surprising because it does fit our usual expectations? Watch the website for details.
Dec. 21, Saturday, 5-7 p.m. — Light and Dark and Spirit — The annual Winter Solstice event has become one of the Renewal Center’s most anticipated events. This year we will slow things down, offering quiet reflection during this hectic time. We’ll walk the labyrinth with luminarias. Come for an evening of renewal.
Jan. 27 to March 23, Mondays 6:30-8:30 p.m. — Choice Wine: 7 Steps to a Superabundant Marriage — This nine-session program teaches couples seven simple, yet highly effective steps to a superabundant marriage. When you invite Jesus into your marriage superabundant love happens. Supper and childcare available.
Feb. 1, Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. — Learning to Communicate with Compassion — A workshop on how to facilitate Circles. You will learn and practice using the 10 elements that facilitate open and compassionate communication.
March 8, Sunday, 3-5 p.m. — Celebrate International Women’s Day with An Afternoon of Intentional Creativity for Self-Nurturing and Rejuvenation — An inner journey using brushes, paints and canvas. No professional training required. All supplies provided.
March 21, Saturday, 5:30-8 p.m. — Haunted by God: The Life of Dorothy Day — Lisa Wagner-Carollo, the founder and artistic director of the Still Point Theatre Collective, will bring this one-woman play to the Renewal Center for an evening performance. Supper will proceed the show and Wagner-Carollo will answer questions about Dorothy Day and Haunted By God after the performance.
May 2, Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. — Fostering a Contemplative Stance: Spirituality of the Labyrinth — This workshop, which coincides with World Labyrinth Day, explores the labyrinth as a powerful tool to enhance contemplative prayer. Lunch included.
Summary of upcoming events:
Dec. 3 — Holiday Grief Support Group
Dec. 10 — Human Family Reunion
Dec. 14 — Advent Day of Reflection
Dec. 20 — Circle of Love: Chronic illness support
Dec. 21 — Winter Solstice Celebration
Jan. 27 to March 23 — Choice Wines: For Couples
Feb. 1 — Circle Training
Feb. 20 — Circle of Understanding
Feb. 29 — Universal Christ – Study Fr. Richard Rohr’s latest book.
March 8 — International Women’s Day — Elmari Painting Workshop
March 27-29, 2020 — Three-day directed retreat
March 21 — Dorothy Day: A one woman play
May 2 — World Labyrinth Day
June 15-19 — Social Justice Camp for Kids
June 26-28, 2020 — Three-day directed retreat
Sept. 11-13, 2020 — Three-day directed retreat
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Why Visit Our Renewal Center?
- Houses of Hospitality
- Restorative Programs
- Reconciliation Labyrinth
- Gardens and Nature Trail
- Spiritual Direction Available Upon Appointment
- Overnight Options Available
- Visiting Wildlife
- Tranquil Setting/Centrally located near downtown KCMO