Programs and Events
NEW YEAR’S EVE RETREAT:
BEHOLD, I MAKE ALL THINGS NEW (REV. 21:5)
December 31, 2014, 6 p.m. – Midnight
Father Anthony Carrozzo, OFM
This theme, which we hear over and over again in Scripture, is also a deep desire of every heart, religious and secular. As we gather to welcome a new year, thousands gather throughout the world to do the same. However, our desire for newness is deeper for it is filled with the haunting of Paradise. Will 2015 bring Paradise Gained, just as 2014 ends in Paradise Lost? Pope Francis reminds us that our God is a God of Surprises . How deeply we believe this will determine our belief in God’s design for newness. Fee: $75, includes dinner and midnight wine and cheese; overnight stay is an additional $50 per person. Please register by Dec. 19 to reserve seating.
Women's Book Circle: If Tea Cups Could Talk, Emile Barnes
Wed, January 7, 2015, 7pm – 9pm
Sabbath House (map)
Join with other women for a monthly discussion of stimulating, interesting books. No registration necessary. Fee: $5
Jesus and St. Francis
Wed, January 14, 2015, 9:30am – 11:00am
St. Clare Room (map)
Join us for a joyful morning with St. Francis of Assisi, presented in a lively “press conference” format. Drawing from the actual words of St. Francis, we will hear what he has to say about Jesus, in whose "poor and humble footprints" he followed. It was said by a contemporary that St. Francis "scarcely wanted to think of anything else" besides the unique, delightful demonstration of God's love for us: Jesus Christ. Fee $10.00, includes continental breakfast.
Wed, January 14, 2015, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Social mixer for those in their 20-40's wanting to mingling with new friends, network about your organizations mission and upcoming events, and learn more on Franciscan Spirituality presented by Julie McElmurry. $10 suggested donation. Interested in hosting a night and spotlighting your organization? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Daughters of Abraham
Mon, January 19, 2015, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
The Daughters of Abraham reaches into the community to model their experience of working together in peace and harmony. Donation only
Conscious Contact Mini Retreat
Wed, January 21, 2015, 5pm – 8pm
For anyone interested in 12-step spirituality, the retreats include presentations, discussion, time for quiet, an evening meal and prayer. Fee: $30/session, includes dinner. Please register within three business days prior to each session to reserve seating.