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Program Calendar

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Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment
Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness
Spirituality of Aging
Spirituality of the Environment
Creative Expression

Nov 2017

November
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DIVING INTO FALL: A YOGA JOURNEY

The shortened days of autumn call us to introspection and the re-gathering of our energy for the long, dark winter. Align your inner and outer self with this eight week yoga series. You will learn breathing practices to build inner warmth, poses to strengthen and tone the body, and meditation to foster the seeds of change that will bloom in the spring.

Health and Wellness

November
3

THE WISDOM OF THE CELTS

Let yourself be renewed by the Celtic spirit and enter into a weekend of reflection on the wisdom of the Celtics. Their spirituality was creation-centered and filled with everyday practices that can be of value to us. You will be introduced to some of the key elements in the Celtic tradition...

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

November
5

RECLAIMING "LITTLE MOE": HEALING FROM CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE

In spending this time together, Maurice (Moe) will share with participants his unwavering fight to heal from childhood sexual abuse as well as reasons to hope for healing. What he shares will be enlightening to those who have experienced abuse, those who work with those who have been abused, and those who love someone who has experienced childhood sexual abuse.

Spiritual Enrichment
Health and Wellness

November
9

DIVING INTO FALL: A YOGA JOURNEY

The shortened days of autumn call us to introspection and the re-gathering of our energy for the long, dark winter. Align your inner and outer self with this eight week yoga series. You will learn breathing practices to build inner warmth, poses to strengthen and tone the body, and meditation to foster the seeds of change that will bloom in the spring.

Health and Wellness

November
11

LANDSCAPES OF HOPE: SPIRITUAL RESOURCES FOR LOVERS OF NATURE

Our nation has entered into a dark period where Nature is treated as an object for human pleasure and consumption. Those of us who love the natural world, especially those who are working and advocating for protection of our wild creatures, air and climate, our waters, forests, wetlands and fields, may feel overwhelmed, exhausted, burned out, or depressed. Now is the time for a Renaissance of our relationship with the natural world.

Spirituality of the Environment

November
12

CAN WE TALK! I'M OVER 55, NOW WHAT?

A new age stage is upon us, with unanticipated longevity, penetrating questions and a new life curriculum to investigate. This gentle and interactive program explores the array of necessary conversations, for self and with others, which can allow your post 60 years to be lived to your liking…without leaving a mess for those you leave behind.

Health and Wellness

November
13

7-DAY SILENT DIRECTED RETREAT

A silent directed retreat is designed to provide time and space for prayer and solitude. There will be opportunity to meet daily with a spiritual director, thus providing time to reflect on your spiritual journey and the presence and action of God in your life.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

November
13

THE RAIN OF LOVING PRESENCE

A universal part of life is encountering emotional tangles, especially the pain of feeling fearful and deficient. Through this presentation, Tara Brach, a widely respected mindfulness teacher and author, will guide us in looking at the genesis of how emotional pain arises and then explore effective strategies for “untangling our tangles” with mindfulness and compassion.

Spiritual Enrichment
Health and Wellness

November
16

DIVING INTO FALL: A YOGA JOURNEY

The shortened days of autumn call us to introspection and the re-gathering of our energy for the long, dark winter. Align your inner and outer self with this eight week yoga series. You will learn breathing practices to build inner warmth, poses to strengthen and tone the body, and meditation to foster the seeds of change that will bloom in the spring.

Health and Wellness

November
19

WALKING ON EDGES WITH GEORGIA O’KEEFFE

Georgia O’Keeffe said, “It takes courage to be a painter. I always felt I walked on the edge of a knife.” Indeed, her art was edgy, but so was her life. Join Jane Schneeloch for an afternoon learning about O’Keeffe, her art, her life, and the poetry that it inspired.

Spiritual Enrichment
Creative Expression

Try living one day without any unhealthy thoughts. It may be very difficult, but try another day, until it becomes habitual, and life will move in the direction of becoming healthy, vital, and alive.
- Norman Vincent Peale