Events

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.  

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Introduction to Tai Chi Chih
Moving Meditation; Serenity in the Midst of Activity

Learn T’ai  Chi Chih in the beautiful covered Pavilion  in the midst of nature at Cathedral Park. lmprove balance, lower stress levels, have more energy, and gain many other positive physical and emotional benefits.  This is the path to serenity in the midst of activity. Breathe deeply, find joy, and  go with the flow. T’ai Chi Chih can be done seated or standing. lt is easy to learn and requires no special clothing.

Terry Gay Puckett, a certified TCC instructor, will be teaching a beginning class on Fridays for  six consecutive weeks, beginning March  6 and concluding April  10. There will be one bonus  session April 17 to make up for a class you might  have missed. lf you never  missed a class, hooray!  This is extra for you to gain more benefits.

We will meet from noon until 1:00 pm.

Bring a lunch  and stick around after class to chat and enjoy the gorgeous surroundings of Cathedral Park. lf weather is bad, we will meet in the Half Room. Limited handicapped parking is available near the Pavilion.

The cost is $65. There are only 12 spaces available.

Contact Terry Gay Puckett at210-826-8210, or email terrygpuckett@me.com to enroll or get more information.

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One-Hour Tuesdays at Cathedral Park

All events, noon to 1 p.m.

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.

February 25, A Taste of Tai Chi
Join Terry Gay Puckett, certified Tai Chi Chih instructor, for a sample of our upcoming 6-week Tai Chi Chih class that begins March 6.  No charge for the sampler; special clothing not required.  For more info on the 6-week class, call or email Terry Gay, 210-826-8210, or terrygpuckett@me.com

March 3, 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.

March 10, Drawing Upside-Down
Quiet your left brain and let your right brain take over as you copy an upside-down drawing.  Set your mind free and see how creative you really are. Leslie Mixson will lead.  In the Halff Room.

Questions?

Paula Butt, ptbutt@aol.com

Marjorie George, marjorie.george@dwtx.org

Carla Pineda, carlaleedpineda@gmail.com

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Continuing Events

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 marjorie.george@dwtx.org. No charge for this event.

 

2020 schedule
January 11

February 8

March 14

April 11

May 9

June 13

July 11

August – no meeting 

September 12

October 10

November 14

December 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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