The Franciscan Spirituality Center is a sacred place of peace and hospitality for those seeking spiritual renewal, personal and professional growth, healing, transformation and deeper self-awareness. We are dedicated to supporting anyone in their search for God, meaning and wholeness. We invite you to explore our many offerings: individual and group compassionate listening, daylong programs, guided and preached retreats, mind-body-spirit classes, opportunities for creative expression, meeting room space for organizations, hermitage stays and an innovative training program for spiritual directors. No visit is complete without a stop in our fabulous Sophia Bookstore or well-stocked lending library. Staff is also available for off-site workshops, presentations and programs. Come as you are. Everyone is welcome. Peace and all good!

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    Living Fully: What Mortality Can Teach Us

    FEBRUARY 23-24: Sharon Lukert leads this new retreat to explore the impacts of modern living on how we age and die, as well as questions raised by our very mortality. This workshop is based on the book "Being Mortal" by Atul Gawande.

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    Lenten Weekend of Solitude

    FEBRUARY 23-25: Deepen your connection to the Sacred and to yourself through solitude and silence.

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    Mindfulness Practices for Stress Reduction

    Feeling busy, overwhelmed, distracted? Greg Lovell can show you tools to help get your emotions off "autopilot" and be more mindful. The next session is February 20.

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    Art Dash 2018

    Tickets are on sale now! Join us for an evening of food, fun and fine art, all to support the FSC's mission. Every $100 Dash ticket guarantees you an original piece of art.

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    The Sound and the Silence: A Singing Bowls Retreat

    Explore how the sounds of Tibetan singing bowls can help open your spiritual growth to deeper levels of integration, meaning and healing during this January 20 retreat with Tom Roberts.

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    Grief Circle

    NEW DAYTIME GROUP: This four-week series facilitated by Lesley Stugelmayer and Jean Pagliaro offers a safe place to share your feelings with others who understand. Meets Tuesdays, February 6-27.

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    Amazing Grace: The Charism of Ongoing Conversion

    FEBRUARY 18-24: All are invited to this Lenten retreat with Sister Clare D'Auria, who accompanied many of the Assisi pilgrims.

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    Celebrating Intentionality in Your Marriage

    Please join us February 10 for an afternoon to celebrate your love and explore some fun, affordable and easy ways to incorporate regular date nights into your marriage. We will close our time together with a mini
    date night—a cocktail party.

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    Art as Prayer

    Connect with your heart and play with new techniques during our monthly open watercolor studio with Mary Thompson. Choose either an an afternoon or evening session!

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    Regaining Balance in the Midst of Chaos

    FEBRUARY 16-17: This new retreat from Tom Roberts will provide a spacious and safe place to work on bringing mindful and compassionate acceptance to life's difficulties, bringing about a depth of healing that is often overlooked.

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    At the Center newsletter - January/February 2018

    IN THIS ISSUE: Deepening Engagement with Diane Millis, Women's Christmas, Tea & Hospitality, Singing Bowls Retreat, Lenten Retreat with Sister Clare, information on our next SDPP class and so much more!

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    Deepening Engagement: Essential Habits for Listening

    NEXT UP IN OUR LISTENING SERIES: Diane Millis explores approaches for listening to ourselves and others through time in solitude, conversation and community, February 2-3.

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Art Dash tickets are on sale now! Every $100 ticket buys you an evening of food, fun and fine art. Click here for more information

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