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Please click on program title for more information. Calendar day only indicates start date. You may register by phone, mail in or online via this event calendar. For information on how to register see: Ways to Register

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Oct 2022

September
1

Virtual -- Heart-Centered Meditation

Join a loving, conscious, healing community for prayer and meditation. Two DAILY one-hour sessions at 7:00am and 7:00pm.


September
14

**ON-SITE** BioSpiritual Focusing Book Study and Practicum

Wednesdays, 6pm - 8:30pm. Eight-week in-depth study exploring the practice of BioSpiritual Focusing.


September
25

**ON-SITE** 6-night Silent Directed Retreat

A Silent Directed Retreat is designed to provide time and space for prayer and solitude, deepen discernment, and listen to the whispered song of spirit.


September
30

VIRTUAL - Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion Virtual Book discussion

In a time of great polarity, when ideas of “other” permeate everything we read or watch on TV, witness the transformative power of tenderness, boundless compassion and radical kinship with Fr. Greg Boyle.


October
1

**ON-SITE** Autumn in New England Sabbatical

With its splendor of colors, crisp air and crunchy leaves, Genesis’ Autumn in New England sabbatical invites inner peacekeeping, quiet reflection, and a deepening of contemplative awareness.


October
13

ON-SITE -- Autumn Yoga Series

The shortened days of autumn call us to introspection and the harvesting of our energy to carry us through the long, dark winter ahead. Join Kathy Niedzielski Thursdays from 6-7 pm, Oct. 13 through Nov. 17


October
15

VIRTUAL -- The Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life: 18th and 19th Annotation Virtual Retreats

Traditionally, the full Spiritual Exercises extend over a 30-day period divided into four-week sections with related scripture passages suggested by the Director. The 19th Annotation moves the retreat experience into everyday life over 30-40 weeks.


October
15

ON-SITE - “COME TO THE TABLE" WOMEN'S MINISTRY RETREAT

During this retreat we will spend time looking at the promises of God in the Old and New Testament stories and how they apply to our lives.


October
22

**ON-SITE ** Aging with Grace - special day program

In this program, you will have the opportunity to reconceptualize the idea of aging, embrace the full expression of your gift of years, deepen everyday conscious living, learn how to remain present through life’s challenges, and honor your relationships with family, friends, community and Earth.


October
28

***ON-SITE AND VIRTUAL*** Poetry as Guided Meditation with Fred LaMotte

Fred LaMotte’s poems and reflections are beautiful, inviting bridges to contemplative silence and meditation. They paradoxically wake us up and comfort us at the same time.


Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.
- Meister Eckhart