CONNECTION, COMMUNITY, COMPASSIONATE LISTENING: 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 offer retreats and programs, spiritual direction for groups and individuals, mindfulness workshops, yoga and tai chi classes, opportunities for artistic expression and an innovative three-year training program to help people become compassionate, nonjudgmental listeners. People of all faith backgrounds and traditions are welcome!

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    Iconography Workshop

    SEPTEMBER 22-28: Learn how to paint a Byzantine-style icon under the direction of Phil Zimmerman. Choose either St. Joseph or St. Nektarios.

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    Jesus at Work 2.0: Digging Into the Parables

    OCTOBER 25: John McHugh and Kristy Walz return with an all-new presentation to explore how Jesus' stories can change the way we approach work. This half-day conference is ideal for anyone who works in a mission-driven organization!

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    Family Paint and Picnic Event

    AUGUST 15: Bring the whole family for a fun evening! Together, you create a keepsake painting and enjoy a picnic-style dinner and s'mores.

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    Meditation and Mandalas

    AUGUST 10: Spend a deeply relaxing day with local art therapist Melissa Fannin as we participate in guided meditations and create our owns mandalas. No experience necessary!

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    Finding God in All Things

    THE SPIRITUAL EXERCISES OF SAINT IGNATIUS IN DAILY LIFE: Registration is open for this nine-month retreat experience starting this fall.

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    At the Center newsletter - July/August 2019

    IN THIS ISSUE: Wisdom of Years, Living With Courage, Presence in the Struggle, Meditation and Mandalas, and more!

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    Compassionate Presence: Accompanying the Dying

    AUGUST 17: Dr. Jackie Yaeger leads this daylong program to explore how mindfulness, compassion, vulnerability and suffering can help us become resilient caregivers.

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    Daring Greatly: A Group Experience

    STARTING THIS FALL: Registration is open for this five-month group process exploring and practicing the "Daring Greatly" work of Brené Brown.

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    Presence in the Struggle: Responding With Head and Heart

    AUGUST 24: Join us for a day of exploring ways to tap into the amazing power of practicing gratitude and acceptance as responses to stressors.

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    A Singing Bowls Immersion Retreat

    AUGUST 3: Spend a day learning more about Tibetan singing bowls and trying your hand at playing them.

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    Franciscan Day of Solitude

    AUGUST 7: Looking for a day to unplug and just BE? Spend a day of solitude at the FSC.

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Save the date! Our fourth annual Art Dash will be Thursday, March 26, 2020. Click here for more information.

Have you ever considered our Spiritual Direction Preparation Program?

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