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Upcoming 14 days - Apr 15 2021

March
4

**ON SITE** SPRING RENEWAL YOGA SERIES *PROGRAM FULL*

After a long winter's nap, the frozen Earth unfurls, uncurls and opens itself to bask in the strengthening rays of the sun. Open to your own spring awakening with this Yoga series.


April
1

**ZOOM** HEART-CENTERED MEDITATION EVERYDAY AT 7AM AND 7PM *Registration will close at 3:00 pm Thu 3/25/21 & resume Mon 3/29/21*

MONDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, Two sessions DAILY held at 7am and 7pm. The first half hour includes a prayerful centering and inspirational reading and 20 minutes of silence.


April
14

**ZOOM** NOVENA FOR EARTH DAY – APRIL 14 - 22

You’re invited to join Sr. Jane Comerford, CSJ, to pray a Novena for Earth Day:
Start Date and Time: April 14, 6:00 pm (no more than 5-10 minutes per session)
End Date and Time: April 22, 6:00 pm


April
14


April
16

**ZOOM** CHAIR YOGA WITH OPTIONAL MEDITATION

Stretch and strengthen your mind, body and spirit! Deeper breaths and quiet pauses. Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body.


April
18

**ZOOM** GUIDED RELAXATION

Nourish yourself deeply with this full mind and body relaxation session. Practice this in the comfort of your chair or lying down.


April
20

**ZOOM** CHAIR YOGA WITH OPTIONAL MEDITATION

Stretch and strengthen your mind, body and spirit! Deeper breaths and quiet pauses. Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body.


April
22

**ON SITE** EARTH DAY CELEBRTATION! TEA & PRAYER ON THE GROUNDS OF GENESIS PROVIDENCE ARBORETUM

Join us as we soak up the sights, sounds and scents of spring! We will gather outdoors at 2pm for Earth Day prayer facilitated by Liz Walz, ASP and Sr. Elizabeth Oleksak, SP.


April
23

**ZOOM** LIVING THE SERENITY PRAYER

Join Betty Hill Crowson, with a focus on “walking the talk,” this weekend retreat for all women will delineate and take a deeper look at the three distinct aspects of The Serenity Prayer.


April
23

**ZOOM** CHAIR YOGA WITH OPTIONAL MEDITATION

Stretch and strengthen your mind, body and spirit! Deeper breaths and quiet pauses. Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body.


April
25

**ZOOM** GUIDED RELAXATION

Nourish yourself deeply with this full mind and body relaxation session. Practice this in the comfort of your chair or lying down.


April
27

**ZOOM** CHAIR YOGA WITH OPTIONAL MEDITATION

Stretch and strengthen your mind, body and spirit! Deeper breaths and quiet pauses. Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body.


April
28

**ZOOM** EARTHWISE

This is a class where we talk and think about being in right-relationship with Mother Earth. There is so much to learn from the feminine approach to relationship.


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If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain: If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain,
Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain.
— Emily Dickinson