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We've temporarily moved our offices to River Crossing Square, 500 Second St. S., Suite 201, downtown La Crosse, during renovation of our building. Our bookstore is open during regular business hours, and our spiritual directors are available to meet by phone or video chat. Please call 608-791-5295 for more information.

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    Weekend hermitage stays

    NOW OPEN: To make sure we can provide a safe and sanitized experience, our three hermitages on St. Joseph's Ridge are available for weekend stays only (Friday afternoon through Monday morning.) Reservations are for single occupancy at $60 per night and may be made for up to three nights (a minimum of two nights is required).

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    A Sheltered Day of Solitude (via Zoom)

    NOVEMBER 11: This at-home, guided experience gives you the gift of connecting to the Sacred, to creation and to others who are spending an intentional day of solitary reflection. Theme: Abundance of Enough

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    Art as Prayer (via Zoom)

    NOVEMBER 16: This open watercolor studio led by Mary Thompson and offered through videoconferencing is a chance to play and learn new techniques without worrying about perfection or finished product. This month’s practice will incorporate the spirit of letting go and acceptance of unexpected images that will appear on your paper.

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    Post-Election Listening Session

    NOVEMBER 11: Join us for a listening session to express your feelings, strive to understand others’ viewpoints and look for signs of hope, courage and healing – no matter what side of the political spectrum you are on. (This is the final session in this three-part series.)

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    Overcoming Challenges With Grit and Grace (via Zoom)

    JANUARY 16: We're excited to announce a new date and new format (but same amazing speakers!) for our second annual celebration of inspirational, resilient and spiritual women.

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    Podcast: What is Spirituality?

    FSC spiritual director Steve Spilde explores a variety of topics and shares the collective wisdom and stories of some of his spiritual mentors in this new series of recorded conversations.

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    FSC Book Group: The Wisdom Pattern: Order, Disorder, Reorder (via Zoom)

    NOVEMBER 9: Join us for an enlightening discussion through videoconferencing of this new version of an earlier book by Richard Rohr, OFM. How can we find hope in difficult times and the courage to push through messiness and even great chaos to find a new way of being in the world?

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    Depressed Anonymous

    EVERY MONDAY: This free 12-step support group for those dealing with depression meets via conference call. Please call Gayle at 608-406-7990 for more information on how to participate.

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    Meditation for Emotional Health (via Zoom)

    NOVEMBER 5: Sarah Hennessey, FSPA, leads this free, virtual gathering to reduce stress and promote relaxation through guided meditation. Now on the first Thursday of the month!

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