Events

The Healing Power of Silence: A silent, directed retreat

Be Still Before the Lord: A silent, directed retreat

September 16, 2022 – September 18, 2022

Scripture, science and experience tell us that we all should cultivate silence in our lives. If we know this, why do we resist it? If you want “to learn to better wait in silence,” a silent, directed retreat might be what you’re looking for.

Taizé for July: Freedom, sacrifice and responsibility

Taizé for July: Freedom, sacrifice and responsibility

July 7, 2022

Taizé is an ecumenical, meditative prayer experience using music, chants and scripture. We gather on the first Thursday of every month. The theme for July is Freedom, sacrifice and responsibility. Registration Today.

A Day Retreat for Catechists

A Day Retreat for Catechists

August 27, 2022

Before you embark on another year of faith sharing, take some time to nourish your (or your catechist team’s) own spiritual and emotional life. Rekindle your zeal to pass on the faith. Register as a group or individuals.

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Letting Go of Nothing

July 14, 2022 – August 4, 2022

Learn how to let go of the thoughts and feelings that block happiness, impede change, and hinder self-acceptance. Based on Peter Russell’s book Letting Go of Nothing: Relax Your Mind and Discover the Wonder of Your True Nature.

Stilling the Soul: Positive Ways to Manage Stress

Stilling the Soul: Positive Ways to Manage Stress

June 11, 2022

Stress is part of all of our lives and comes from many sources: marital issues, family disputes, chronic illness, work, loss of a loved one, unsettling national or world events. Join us for a relaxing day of calming activities, explore practical ways to manage stress and refresh our souls.

Taizé for June: Come Holy Spirit, Empower Us

Taizé for June: Come Holy Spirit, Empower Us

June 2, 2022

We pray that this Season of Pentecost will bring us to new life in the world of the Spirit. Come Holy Spirit, Empower Us!

Taizé for May: Resurrection: Our Common Hope

Taizé for May: Resurrection: Our Common Hope

May 5, 2022

Easter is the feast of hope, direction, purpose, meaning, and community. Jesus destroyed death for all of us. Easter is an announcement of our common hope.

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Taizé for April: Hope & Trust

April 7, 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.

Details of mural “Seven Works of Mercy” found in the Dialoghotel Neuendettelsau. Germany, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN.

Mercy and Gratitude: A mini-retreat with Dorothy Day

April 2, 2022

Dorothy Day founded the Catholic Worker Movement to serve the poor and seek justice, embodying the works of mercy and the practice of gratitude. We will use Dorothy’s life and writings to explore our own spiritual journeys. The retreat will combine prayer, guided reflections, personal contemplation, and group sharing.

Taizé for March: Embraced by Love

Taizé for March: Embraced by Love

March 3, 2022

We will recall Jesus’ agony in the garden as a mediation on love. Lent gives us the chance not to prove how holy we are, but to help us see that true peace resides in God’s loving embrace.