Friday, April 26, 2019
9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join Mark Nepo for a deeper conversation and reflection around recognizing and encouraging community. Explore the power of community, how the life of connection can add more meaning to our lives, and how to develop care-based communities.

“Why tend to all this?” asks Nepo. “ Because somewhere another child is being born who will ask us things we don’t yet know, and we must have some sense of how to account for our time on Earth. It is both comforting and challenging to realize that no one person can wrestle from the Earth the song of how we can survive together and no one voice can sing that chorus…we need each other more than ever.”

COST:  $65.00

This event will be held in the Rauenhorst Ballroom, Coeur de Catherine at St. Catherine University (see more location information below).

This event is co-hosted by St. Catherine University’s Holistic Health Studies and Theology Departments and Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality.

“Mark Nepo returns us to an enduring truth: We must love one another—or perish. Just as medieval monks kept literacy alive during the dark ages, he shows us how we too must keep alive the literacy of the heart, no matter how deafening the noise of hate.”

-Valarie Kaur, Sikh Activist and Founder of the Revolutionary Love Project


Mark Nepo Headshot

Mark Nepo devotes his writing and teaching to the journey of inner transformation and the life of relationship. Author of 20 books and 14 audio projects, he is a columnist for Spirituality and Health magazine, participated in Oprah Winfrey’s The Life You Want Tour in 2014, and has been named one of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People.

Other Information:

LOCATION: Rauenhorst Ballroom, Coeur de Catherine, St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul

INFO: DirectionsCampus Map


There is ample parking in the Carondelet Center parking lot.  Participants are encouraged to park and walk over to the venue.

At Saint Kate’s, parking permits are not needed between the hours of 5:00 pm and 2:00 am.

The availability of handicapped spaces cannot be determined in advance.

Parking is not advised in the following areas: admissions parking, reserved parking, 10 minute parking, handicapped parking (unless state-permitted) and fire lanes.

In the event of inclement weather, call the University’s severe weather information line at 651-690-8666.

Bus and Bike Transit:
  • Wisdom Ways is easily accessible by transit. Route 87 bus on Cleveland Ave connects to the Green Line on the north and six bus routes serving Highland Village on the south. Route 74 bus on Randolph Ave connects to the A Line bus rapid transit and numerous other routes. Metro Transit trip planner.
  • Bicycle lanes on Cleveland Ave link to many other bike routes.There is bicycle parking at campus locations. St Paul bike maps.

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