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Aug 2020

July
14

**ZOOM** SUPPORT GROUP FOR GRIEF & LOSS FROM ADDICTION

Have you experienced the loss of a loved-one from addiction? Grief and Loss Support Groups to begin on July 14, 2020, via teleconference on Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly for several months (end date to be determined).


July
25

SELF-COMPASSION: A FAITHFUL PRACTICE

Sorry, this series has been canceled.


August
1

6-DAY GUIDED BIOSPIRITUAL FOCUSING RETREAT - CANCELED


August
1

**ZOOM**HEART-CENTERED MEDITATION EVERY DAY AT 7AM AND 7PM

MONDAY THRU SUNDAY, two sessions daily. Offered 7 days per week, twice daily with exception of Saturday, once daily at 7am. The first half hour includes a prayerful centering and inspirational reading and is followed by 20 minutes of silence.


August
1

**ZOOM** PRAYING WITH POETRY IN THE PANDEMIC

During this time, many people feel the need to pray differently and are looking for new ways to do this. It has been said that poetry and prayer are bound like twins. Reading poetry can be a doorway into deeper prayer, a prayer that leaves room for the divine to surprise us.


August
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August
8

**ZOOM** PRAYING WITH POETRY IN THE PANDEMIC

During this time, many people feel the need to pray differently and are looking for new ways to do this. It has been said that poetry and prayer are bound like twins. Reading poetry can be a doorway into deeper prayer, a prayer that leaves room for the divine to surprise us.


August
13

**ON-SITE**MYSTICS, REBELS, AND PROPHETS: WOMEN WHO WENT BEFORE US AND WALK WITH US TODAY

During this weekend, we will explore the lives of some valiant women: Hildegard of Bingen, Julian of Norwich, Brigid of Kildare, the Beguines of the Middle Ages, and also a few contemporary rebels and prophets who give witness to the perennial presence and love of God in our struggling world.


August
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August
15

ENTERING THE HEART OF CHRIST: CHRISTIANITY AS PARTICIPATORY MYSTERY

REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM IS CLOSED
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This day of contemplative retreat, prayer, and teaching is an opportunity to journey more deeply together into our union with God and one another.


August
15

**ZOOM** PRAYING WITH POETRY IN THE PANDEMIC

During this time, many people feel the need to pray differently and are looking for new ways to do this. It has been said that poetry and prayer are bound like twins. Reading poetry can be a doorway into deeper prayer, a prayer that leaves room for the divine to surprise us.


August
20


August
21

A FIVE-DAY JOURNEY THROUGH HEALING

SORRY! THIS PROGRAM IS CANCELED


August
25

**Zoom** Free! Chair Yoga

Megan Elliott is taking a break for the month of August but in gratitude for her students, Megan will be offering free! Zoom Chair Yoga Tuesday, August 25, and Friday, August 28.


August
27

**ON-SITE OR ZOOM OPTION** 7-DAY SILENT DIRECTED RETREAT

Retreat is full. Please call the the office to be added to the wait list.
You will meet daily with your Director, or Spiritual Companion, for one-on-one sessions.


August
28

**Zoom** Free! Chair Yoga

Megan Elliott is taking a break for the month of August but in gratitude for her students, Megan will be offering free! Zoom Chair Yoga Tuesday, August 25, and Friday, August 28.


August
31

**EMAIL** 21-DAY SELF-COMPASSION JOURNEY WITH BECKY CRANE

Would you like Join Becky on a 21-Day Self-Compassion Journey? You will receive an email every morning to start your day on the right foot with being self-compassionate towards yourself. The teachings will be short and inspiring. Some will include a 1-2 minute audio, photographs, and exercises.
Starts on Monday, August 31st and Ends on Sunday, September 20th.


From its beginning the earth is a spiritual as well as a physical reality.
-Thomas Berry