Registration now open for Friends of Sister Thea: Sharing the Joy panel discussion March 29. Click here.
Receive a special 30th anniversary thank-you gift for every donation made before January 31, 2015.
The Franciscan Spirituality Center is a sacred place of simplicity and hospitality for those seeking spiritual renewal, healing and deeper self-awareness. We welcome people of all faiths to come to learn and experience Franciscan spirituality by discovering God in all creation. We offer individual and group spiritual direction, program and retreat offerings, meeting room space for organizations interested in overnight or daylong conferences or retreats and compassionate listening. Come, reflect in peace or visit with others. Everyone is welcome. Peace and all good!
Are you in need of friendship, support and healing for the wounds of separation and divorce? The next gathering is December 18, when we will explore ways to cope with loneliness.
Save the Date: Annual Conference
Mark your calendars now for our 30th Anniversary Annual Conference "Living Your Life as Spiritual Practice" with keynote speaker Thomas Ryan, CSP, on May 1-2. Father Tom is a Paulist priest, a certified Kripalu yoga teacher and director of the Paulist North American Office for Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations in Washington, D.C.
Deepening Spiritual Presence with the Enneagram
Join us for this interactive and transformational retreat with certified Enneagram teacher Leslie Hershberger on March 27-28. Perfect for anyone seeking a deeper connection to the divine and more compassion and understanding for self and others.
Honoring Your Intuition
New Year’s is a natural time of year to evaluate choices and decisions we are pondering. In this, intuition can be our ally. During this January 3 program, you will learn some practical exercises to help you grow stronger in your intuitive skills. Please register by December 19.
Imago Dei Women's Group
Conversation and support for female survivors of sexual abuse and assault. We meet again 7-8:30 p.m. December 17. Freewill offering accepted.
Celebrating 30 Years
For the past three decades, we've been dedicated to helping people from all walks of life and faith backgrounds in their search for God, meaning and wholeness. Won't you join us in making the next 30 years just as exciting?
2015 Retreats: Come Away with Me to a Quiet Place
It's not too early to start planning your retreat. This year's offerings include two iconography retreats, a writing retreat, a dreams retreat for spiritual directors, a silent retreat, a yoga retreat, plus others on compassion, transitions, and St. Francis and the Universe Story.
Soup, Story & Slam
Join us on a chilly January 9 evening for a hot bowl of soup or chili and a musical poetry slam with Mike Blair, musician and poet/songwriter who also serves as campus pastor at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Please register by December 29.
At The Center Newsletter - January/February 2015
Inside this issue: Celebration of Married Life, Lenten Gospels, Soup, Story & Slam, Honoring your Intuition, Leading Like Francis, Serenity Retreat and so much more!