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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Journey into Stillness: A Contemplative Weekend

This weekend, anchored in Centering Prayer and silence, will afford time to rest in body and rest in God. There will be scheduled time for prayer, chanting and a labyrinth walk, but also time for optional activities such as journaling, reading, artwork, listening to the birds, gazing out over the waters of Long Island Sound, even napping. No previous Centering Prayer experience required. The weekend is for both beginners and experienced practitioners.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

The Earth as Soul Friend: A Journey Circles Retreat Day with Jan Blencowe

During this retreat participants will create a triptych that explores their connection to nature and the Source of creation. Rich imagery will be provided and participants will gather images that reflect on their experiences with nature and Spirit. Simple cutting, tearing and gluing techniques will be used to create collage imagery on your triptych, which could be used as a centerpiece of a personal altar or sacred space.

Journey into Stillness: A Contemplative Weekend

This weekend, anchored in Centering Prayer and silence, will afford time to rest in body and rest in God. There will be scheduled time for prayer, chanting and a labyrinth walk, but also time for optional activities such as journaling, reading, artwork, listening to the birds, gazing out over the waters of Long Island Sound, even napping. No previous Centering Prayer experience required. The weekend is for both beginners and experienced practitioners.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Journey into Stillness: A Contemplative Weekend

This weekend, anchored in Centering Prayer and silence, will afford time to rest in body and rest in God. There will be scheduled time for prayer, chanting and a labyrinth walk, but also time for optional activities such as journaling, reading, artwork, listening to the birds, gazing out over the waters of Long Island Sound, even napping. No previous Centering Prayer experience required. The weekend is for both beginners and experienced practitioners.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Saturday, May 19, 2018

School for the Second Half of Life

Using story, literature, current research, art, poetry, and scripture, Second Half of Life classes focus on how elders are viewed across time and cultures. Participants then explore the opportunities available at this developmental stage of life. There is an optional social gathering after class from 3:30-4 p.m.

For this class, please also hold May 18-20. If you are registered for the School but cannot make this or other sessions, please call or email Rosemary Jones at 203.245.0401, ext. 114 or rosemary@mercybythesea.org.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018