Jun
2

Building your Intuition

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

We will learn techniques to build intuitive muscles.

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Jun
3

Centering Prayer Intensive Retreat

Jun 3 5:00pm - Jun 9 11:00am   |   retreat

The Centering Prayer Intensive retreat is an immersion in silence and the practice of contemplative prayer.

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Jun
12

Come to the Quiet– Responding to the Divine Word

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

In deep communion with the Divine Word, we are urged to respond to those we meet in our daily lives with a divine disposition of service and compassion

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Jun
12

Visio Divina through Film

5:00pm - 8:00pm   |   retreat

A growing spiritual practice of Visio Divina allows us to sink into God’s presence through visual stories of redemption, transformation, awe, beauty and diverse family stories. Film: Mary and Martha​

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Jun
19

Weaving Prayers and Baskets

9:00am - 4:00pm   |   retreat

Basket weaving is a metaphor for life. It can be stressful or meditative. Come to create a basket and find out which it is for you.

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Jul
7

Resolving Disputes Within and Between Families

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Mediation, collaborative law and the informal family law trial court are alternative ways to resolve conflict

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Jul
8

Beading towards Health

1:30pm - 4:00pm   |   retreat

For the health and healing of the family circle we invite you to an afternoon of beading. This experience is especially designed for families who have struggled with health issues for one or more of the family. Honor nature’s healing ways through the simple acts of stringing beads.

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Jul
11

Come to the Quiet– Praying with Images

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Encountering a piece of art with “spiritual eyes” can awaken a new understanding of the Divine Artist at work in our lives.

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Jul
24

Our Deeper Memory: Exploring our Evolving Universe, Earth and Spirituality

Jul 24 5:00pm - Jul 31 10:00am   |   retreat

This silent retreat includes morning rituals and presentations, time to commune with nature in this pristine habitat, supportive videos and an optional sharing each day.

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Aug
2

Lectio Divina through Current Writers

6:00pm - 9:00pm   |   retreat

What does a Pope know about marriage and family life? You’ll be surprised! Patiently and carefully read his pastoral teaching which resonates with a spirit of mercy and compassion.

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Aug
6

Knit One, Pray Too!

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Seasoned knitters and novices are invited to bring their latest projects for a tranquil day of needlework, sharing and praying while enjoying the seasonal serenity of The Prairie

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Aug
7

Come to the Quiet– Praying in Nature

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

How often we can take for granted the air we breathe, the earth we tread upon, the trees and grass, flowers and birds that surround us. Praying in nature—walking in a park, sitting under a tree, boating on the river, riding a bike—can inspire us in new ways to recognize and become one with the indwelling Divine Word of creation.

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Aug
20

The Bible's 'Sgt. Joe Friday' – how Mark’s Gospel Portrays Jesus

9:00am - 4:00pm   |   retreat

Retreat day will focus on the Jesus presented in Mark’s Gospel, unpacking the 'wonder-working' Son of God, who calls us to become his disciples!

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Aug
26

Eighth Annual Spirit of the Prairie

3:00pm - 6:00pm   |   retreat

A spirit-filled afternoon at The Prairie: Summer Buffet ~ Spirits ~ Music ~ Art. Locally produced food, wines and beer!

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Sep
6

Lectio Divina through Current Writers

6:00pm - 9:00pm   |   retreat

Vulnerability equals courage. It doesn’t always feel like courage! Extensive research reveals how the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love, parent and lead. This book is for everyone!

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