Enjoy the grounds at your own pace and on your own schedule or join one of the on-going groups or one-time events. We frequently sponsor workshops, seminars, and retreats that are open to the public; some are free of charge and some have fees. To receive notice of new events in your email inbox, subscribe in the “follow blog” box at the bottom of the front page or in the column at the right on this and other pages.
Fees for events offered at Cathedral Park may vary dependent on costs such as presenter, food, accommodations, etc. We aim to keep fees low so that everyone may participate.
All events, noon to 1 p.m.
January 28, Good Books Review
Meet in the Half Room with Carla Pineda from St.Mark’s Bookstore. Hear about this year’s best books for spiritual growth, including poetry. Add your own suggeestions to the list. Buy if you wish.
February 4, Nature as Spiritual Practice – Thresholds
Gather in the Halff Room. Find a sit-spot on the grounds from which to consider thresholds. Or several spots. Think about the thresholds in your life just now. Gather for 20 minutes of conversation.
February 11, Meditation Hour
Gather at the Pavilion, weather permitting. (Halff Room if weather is inclement.) Spend some time in silence. Respond as you wish: journal, write poetry, draw. Art supplies available. Leave when you wish.
February 18, Contemplative Walk
Meet in the Halff Room. Walk (sit, dance, sing, lie on the grass,) on your own for 45 minutes using a Contemplative Walk guide. Then gather for 15 minutes of conversation.
Paula Butt, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marjorie George, email@example.com
Carla Pineda, firstname.lastname@example.org
Second Saturday Mini-retreats
Held the second Saturday of every month, these two-hour mini-retreats include opening prayers, an on-your-own guided meditation, and closing conversation.Retreat runs 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
In 2020 we are using the book The Soul’s Slow Ripening by Christine Valters Paintner. Books are available at the retreat for loan or purchase.
It is wise to check before coming to be sure the retreat will occur. To do so and for more information, send an email to Marjorie George at email@example.com. No charge for this event.
August – no meeting