November Programming Opportunities at the Spirituality Center•Studium

Say goodbye to fall and hello to winter at the Spirituality Center•Studium.

Spiritual R & R Day

This day offers time and space for quiet prayer, reflection, reading, resting, and meeting with a spiritual director if desired. Group prayer begins and ends the day. Midday prayer and noon meal at the monastery are optional. Free will offering accepted. Optional meal at the monastery is $11.

Date: Thursday, November 3, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Facilitator: Spirituality Center Team
Limit: 10 participants

A Pathway to the Heart: Lectio Divina Today

Aware of the growing interest in the ancient monastic practice of lectio divina, we intend to explore and deepen our understanding of this simple path of prayer. Listening, pondering, noticing, and questioning turns us to a discipleship that leads beyond ourselves to the heart of the Word.

Dates: Tuesdays, November 8 and 15
Time: 9–11 a.m.
Facilitators: Christian Morris, OSB, and Mary Catherine Holicky, OSB
Limit: 8 participants
Fee: $120


Rainbow Support Evening

Parents/allies/friends and GLBTQ+ persons gather to pray, share stories, and support each other. Confidentiality is maintained. Free will offering accepted.

Date: Thursday, November 10, 7–9 p.m.
Facilitators: Myrna Ohmann and Eunice Antony, OSB


Advent Sacred Pause (Virtual)

Gather to share common prayer of lectio divina (prayerful reading) using the Gospels of the Sundays of Advent. Optional: Meeting with a sister spiritual companion for 30 minutes each week of Advent.

Participants will need access to a computer with camera, smart phone, tablet or any other device with Zoom capability.

Dates: Wednesdays, November 30, December 7, 14, 21
Time: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Facilitators: Mary Catherine Holicky, OSB, and Eunice Antony, OSB
Limit: 8 participants
Fee: $60


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