Sat., Dec. 8th: Mindfulness Retreat
S. Olga Wittekind , PhD & Claire Sherman, PhD
9:30 am-2:30 pm $45 includes lunch
CEU's Available (purchased separately)
Join us for a day of Mindfulness Meditation Practice. Mindfulness is a practice that helps us pay attention to the present moment. Drawing from the insights of Thich Nhat Hanh and Meister Eckhart, we will explore the benefits of Mindfulness for reducing stress and the clutter of ourminds. Come and experience the joy and the inner peace this brings!
December 11th: Lunch & Learn
The Golden Years: What is the Gold?
with S. Olga Wittekind, OSF (Retreat & Spiritual Director)
Have you wondered what the “Gold” is in the second half of life? Come join us to experience the wonder, awe and adventure on the sacred journey of life. We will learn about freedom, our true self, our holylonging, and the richness of these golden years!
11:30am - 1:00pm
$20 includes lunch
Saturday, December 22nd: Praying With the Seasons: Winter Blessings
Praying With the Seasons: Winter Blessings
Presenter: S. Marty Dermody, SC
10am - noon
We are all aware of the gifts of the seasons with each new day of our lives. Here in the Midwest we experience the changes of nature on a daily basis. Using photographs and the outdoors we can get in touch with our loving God. This program will allow us to observe and experiencesome of the ways nature shows forth those day to day changes!
Sat., Dec. 29th: Audubon Bird Count @ Michaela Farm
Audubon Bird Count @ Michaela Farm
7:30 am-1:00 pm
$10 for lunch
Join us in tabulating species & number of birds for use in a national database that helps determine trends in bird populations! Beginners welcome! Meet at Michaela Farm at 7:30am. Lunch at OFC.