Events

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St. Lucy Day Celebration

December 13, 2022

Prepare for Christmas by sharing stories, songs and poems while planting wheat. Join us for a traditional celebration of St. Lucy Day. If you are not familiar with this ancient tradition as part of your Christmas rituals, join us and learn more about it. Register now.

Fr. Joe Nassal will lead us on our annual Winter Solstice celebration. This year's theme is “A Winter’s Dream: Waking up to the Promise of Peace.”

Winter Solstice Celebration: A Winter’s Dream

December 21, 2022

Fr. Joe Nassal will lead us on our annual Winter Solstice celebration, the theme is “A Winter’s Dream: Waking up to the Promise of Peace.” We will take a contemplative walk to the Reconciliation Labyrinth with luminaries to light the way and conclude with a simple supper.

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One-Day, Individual Retreats

January 5, 2023 – June 1, 2023

Could you use a few hours away from the hurly burly of everyday life? Take some time for yourself at the Renewal Center. Schedule one-day or half-day quiet retreats. Spiritual directors are available or you can spend the time with your own thoughts and prayers.

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Taizé Monthly Prayer Service

December 1, 2022

Taizé is an ecumenical, meditative prayer experience using music, chants and scripture. We gather on the first Thursday of every month. Each month we explore a different theme. The theme for December is “Mary Speaks to Juan Diego.”

Advent Prayer Experience: Let every heart prepare him room

Advent Prayer Experience: Let every heart prepare him room

December 3, 2022 – December 6, 2022

These 90 minutes will teach you how to take full advantage of this Advent Season, not by doing more but by pausing, listening and refocusing on Jesus’ invitation to meet him anew this Christmas.

Book Study: The Universal Christ by Richard Rohr

Book Study: The Universal Christ by Richard Rohr

October 18, 2022 – May 16, 2023

Facilitated by Fr. Garry Richmeier CPPS Drawing on scripture, history, and spiritual practice, Richard Rohr articulates a transformative view of Jesus Christ as a portrait of God’s constant, unfolding work in the world.

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.

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.