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*Remote Via Zoom. Centering Prayer is a practice to foster our relationship with God. It prepares us for the gift of contemplation.
Whatever your season, make time to come walk with us! There is a time and a season for all things in heaven and earth. The labyrinth in an outdoor setting is a powerful way to reconnect with nature, away from screens, noise, and busy lives. Walk amid the sights, sounds and scents of natural surroundings. Following the labyrinth path, we allow our souls to catch up as we feel earth’s solid ground, hear wind in the trees and breathe in the fragrance of the plants. Labyrinths walks and prayer-in-motion can be a transforming activity, turning sorrow into joy, grief into purpose and uncertainty into calm acceptance and trust. Join Sue Ballotti and Paul Craig, Veriditas Certified Labyrinth Facilitatiors, on an all- day all labyrinth experience that includes historical background, group sharing, and two guided and themed labyrinth walks -- a walk in the trees and a walk to transformation.
“Behold, I have set before thee an open door.” - Revelation 3:8 Use the art of Sacred Collage™ to examine the thresholds in your life ~ what are you being called to walk through? Opening. Closing. Knocking. Locking. What is happening with the doorway of your heart? As a seeker, do you notice when one door is opening and another is closing? Do you pay attention when standing at a threshold, resting in the liminal experience of in-betweeness? Are there doors drawing your attention and inviting you into something unknown? Come allow the sacred art of collage, suffused with silent reflection, to reveal insights and next steps; invite spirit to guide you and help you see and hear answers. Together we will enjoy a day of creative curiosity infused with spiritual meaning and prayers.
*Remote Via Zoom* Fred Luskin and Herb K. share their separate knowledge and experience of secular and spiritual ingredients! Bill Wilson (cofounder of AA) discusses forgiveness - he calls it “letting go of resentment”. It’s not done to please others, but in the interest of our FREEDOM. This workshop is on how to forgive and will focus on positive intention for self-forgiveness. This will be a practical WORK-shop. Bring your questions, prepare to confront your unwillingness and to respond to your willingness. Together we’ll share our experience and dialogue about being delivered to FREEDOM.
***Limited space is available. Call for reservations to Jose Salas at 310.377.4867. This retreat will center on renewal in the Holy Spirit with special times provided for healing pray: “O Holy Spirit, renew your wonders in this our day, as by a new Pentecost.” (St. John XX111). This retreat is an opportunity to experience time for quiet reflection and prayer, personal ministry, and daily celebration of the Eucharist. The sacrament of reconciliation will also be available for those wishing to avail themselves of the sacrament. There will be a general healing service on Saturday evening in the Chapel.
There are many seasons to a person’s life ~ spring, summer, autumn & winter. Regardless of what season you are in, finding autumn can be a time of reflection on how to make your life different and more fulfilling. Join us in a nature mindfulness experience where you will find out what season you are in, the joy of letting go, harvesting, transition & transformation, and preparation into “the next” season to find the golden colors and spiritual gold.
*Remote Via Zoom* Herb K. ~ Who should attend? Any person that wants to improve their CONSCIOUSNESS … to GROW in … UNDERSTANDING & EFFECTIVENESS. HONESTLY ask yourself: Is something missing in my life? Do I feel out of synch in my life? Am I still struggling with emotional balance? Am I “restless, irritable, discontented”? Am I living content, fulfilled and joyous? Do I have a sense of personal value, purpose, meaning and FREEDOM? Am I the determining force in my LIFE … a positive force in my community. Attendees will experience opportunity: Discover the path to authentic freedom and happiness & Foster life and have it FLOURISH.