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Apr 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

**ON SITE** EASTER TRIDUUM RETREAT

THIS EVENT IS FULL ~ WAIT LIST ONLY
Join us as we take a contemplative and cosmic look at the Paschal Mystery based on Jesus as Wisdom Teacher. This retreat will include presentations, Holy Week liturgies and rituals, group dialog, and ample time for personal reflection.


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
1

**ZOOM** MAKING ROOM FOR THE HOLY: OPENING THE DOOR TO GOD'S ABIDING LOVE

This lent 2021, join in a supportive community with others as we dig deeper to clear the clutter of our places, spaces and minds to let God more fully into our lives.


April
2

**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
4

**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
6

**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
7

**ZOOM** BOOK STUDY: THE REBIRTHING OF GOD BY JOHN PHILIP NEWELL: CHRISTIANITY’S STRUGGLE FOR NEW BEGINNINGS

In the midst of dramatic changes in Western Christianity, internationally respected spiritual leader, peacemaker and scholar John Philip Newell offers the hope of a fresh stirring of the Spirit among us.


April
9

**ZOOM or ON SITE options** LIVING IN RECOVERY 12-STEP RETREAT WEEKEND

Women and men, in any 12-Step program, are welcome to join us as we journey in this recovery retreat weekend through prayer, music, presentations, and sharing. We will reflect on recovery themes and their practical application in our lives.


April
9

**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
11

**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
13

**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
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
14

**ZOOM** BOOK STUDY: THE REBIRTHING OF GOD BY JOHN PHILIP NEWELL: CHRISTIANITY’S STRUGGLE FOR NEW BEGINNINGS

In the midst of dramatic changes in Western Christianity, internationally respected spiritual leader, peacemaker and scholar John Philip Newell offers the hope of a fresh stirring of the Spirit among us.


April
14

**ZOOM** MOOD BALANCING WITH ESSENTIAL OILS: SELF MASSAGE

Plant medicine has potent healing qualities for the mind and body. Megan is honored to share her years of experience as a botanist and plant medicine practitioner.


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.


April
30

**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.


We cannot create knowledge without acting. The focus of this action is (a) to transform the world, (b) to establish interdependent relationships with human beings, with the cosmos and with God.
— Paulo Friere