Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton

January 8, 2024 – February 26, 2024

Continue the journey with Monk Thomas Merton toward spiritual transformation and a more contemplative, peace-filled life. Over eight sessions you will learn about contemplative living through prayers, readings from Merton and other spiritual masters, along with questions for small group dialogue.

Four Guides for Your Advent Journey

December 5, 2023

Take an Advent pilgrimage with four biblical guides who will lead us on the road to Bethlehem. Our destination isn’t a place, though; it is a person. Our journey is to meet Jesus Christ.

Circles of Understanding

February 8, 2024

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.

Becoming Eucharistic People

October 3, 2023 – October 24, 2023

The Synod that opens in Rome in October has named three priority issues: “communion, participation and mission.” The speakers for this series use these priorities to reflect on the Eucharist. They will lead us into a deeper engagement with the Eucharist and inspires us to be missionary disciples.

The Death Penalty from a Faith Perspective

October 10, 2023

What does the church teach about the death penalty? What do you believe? Using personal histories, scripture, the Catechism and social science, Fr. Mark Miller, CPPS, will guide us through the church’s evolving understanding of the death penalty.

Waking Up White Book Study

September 6, 2023

What is racism and how does it affect me? What is white privilege and how does it affect me? These are some of the questions we will explore while reading and discussing Debby Irving’s book Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race.

Reclaiming the Romance

September 30, 2023

An afternoon retreat for married couples old, new and in between, hoping to enrich their lives together. Begins with lunch and ends with Mass.

No Guilty Bystander: The Extraordinary Life of Bishop Thomas Gumbleton

July 27, 2023

Watch Party! Orbis Books is releasing a new, major biography of Bishop Tom Gumbleton this summer. They are hosting a launch party for the book in Detroit with the authors and Bishop Gumbleton as guests of honor. We’ll be watching the livestream of that event. Join Us!

Introduction to Centering Prayer

June 10, 2023 – June 17, 2023

Learn more about how to practice this form of silent prayer rooted in ancient Christian tradition. It is a remarkably simple method, related to meditation, that opens one to God’s gift of contemplative prayer. A two-part workshop.

6th Annual Iftar Dinner with the Dialogue Institute of Kansas City

April 19, 2023

Iftar is the meal that breaks the daylong fasts Muslims practice during their holy month of Ramadan. Join us this night for a meal hosted by our Muslim friends, sharing traditional Iftar foods.