Winter/Spring 2013

View our winter/spring program catalog. If you'd like to receive a copy in the mail, call 651-696-2788 or email

All Wisdom Ways programs are held at Carondelet Center in St. Paul. Directions...



Kindling the Celtic Spirit for Transforming the Times – Tuesdays, January 29, February 26, March 26, April 30, and May 28, 6:30-8:30pm


Three Events with Nóirín Ní Riain and Size2Shoes on the Feast of St. Brigid - February 1, 6:30-8:30pm; Saturday, February 2, 9:30am-1:00pm and 6:30-8:30pm

Creating Your Own Personal Prayer Labyrinth: Pilgrimage on Canvas - Thursday, February 7, 6:00-9:00pm

Three Events with Laurence Freeman, OSB, Director of The World Community for Christian Meditation - February 11, 6:30-8:30pm; February 12, 9:00am-1:30pm and 6:30-8:30pm

Saturday Morning Meditation During Lent – Saturdays, February 16 and 23, March 2, 9, and 23, 9:00am-10:15am

Men’s Program: “The Way”: The Movie & A Local Man’s Tale of Pilgrimage – Wednesday, February 20, 5:30-8:30pm

Spiritual Autobiography as Contemplative Practice – Friday, February 22, 6:30-8:30pm and Saturday, February 23, 9:00am-1:00pm

Men’s Program: What’s All This Talk About Centering Prayer? – Wednesday, February 27, 7:15-9:15am

Beholding the Threshold: Creating a New Culture Around the Sacred Threshold of Death – Thursdays, February 28, March 7 and 14, 6:30-9:00pm


Who Really Was St. Patrick? The Truth Behind the Legend - Wednesday, March 13, 6:30-8:30pm

To Journey As A Pilgrim – Friday, March 15, 9:00am-4:00pm

Day of Contemplative Prayer During Lent – Saturday, March 16, 8:30am-3:15pm

Men’s Program: M2 Mindful Drumming and Meditation – Wednesday, March 20, 6:30-8:30pm

Holy Saturday Meditation – Saturday, March 30, 9:00am-10:15am


Living With Uncertainty: Insights from Poets, Memoirists, and Essayists (session 1) – Tuesday, April 2, 6:30-8:30pm

Christian Meditation Teaching Sessions – Wednesdays, April 10 and May 8, 7:00-9:00pm

Body Image and Eating: The Illusion that Culture is Permanent – Thursdays, April 11 and 18, 6:30-8:30pm

Men’s Program: Men and Our Male Friends: Celebrating Our Friendship and Learning from Them – Wednesday, April 17, 6:30-8:30pm

Drumming the Heartbeat of the Earth – Tuesday, April 23, 7:00-9:00pm

Sacred Art of Living and Dying: Understanding Spiritual Pain (unit 1) - Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27, 9:00am-6:00pm each day


Drumming the Beltane Blessings – Tuesday, May 7, 7:00-9:00pm

Writing as a Spiritual Practice: Remembering Then, Seeing Our Lives Now (session 1) - Thursday, May 9, 6:30-8:30pm

Living With Uncertainty: Insights from Poets, Memoirists, and Essayists (session 2) – Tuesday, May 14, 6:30-8:30pm

Men's Planning Meeting - Thursday, May 16, 7:30-9:00am. Bring your ideas and help plan for the men's spirituality programs this fall and next spring

Writing as a Spiritual Practice: Imagination as a Tool for Seeing What Is Already Here – Thursday, May 16, 6:30-8:30pm

Spiritual Spa - Friday, May 17, 9am-12pm

Men's Centering Prayer - Wednesday, May 22, 7:00-8:00pm. Includes a 20 minute sitting, group sharing around this prayer practice, and video teachings. Facilitated by Terry Shaughnessy


Peace Camp Circles: "The Voices We Carry" - for children and teens:

Comic Book and Concrete Poetry - Friday, June 28, 9-11:30am

Finding Voice, Finding Self: Becoming the Poet Within - Thursday, July 11, 9-11:30am

Honoring Our Ancestors: Creating Milagros - Wednesday, July 24, and Thursday, July 25, 9-11:30am


Meditation: A Way of Christian Prayer - Tuesdays, January 8 through June 11, 7-7:40pm.

Hedgerow Initiative: Women and Christianity - Mondays, February 18 through May 6, 6:30-8:30pm


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