One River Wisdom Retreat: Embracing the Divine Feminine

Sep 21st, 2018 – Sep 23rd, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 am – “Unless we awaken to the mystery of the Mother, and allow the Divine Feminine to flow into, irradiate, illumine, and penetrate every area of our activity and to create in them all harmony, justice, peace, love, ecstasy, and balance, we will die out and take nature, or a large part of it, with us. Unless […]

A Labyrinth Journey: Connecting with Your Creativity Through Walking and Writing

Sep 28th, 2018 – Sep 30th, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 am –

Drawing Closer to God: Writing an Archangel Icon [wait list only]

Nov 16th, 2018 – Nov 18th, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – In preparation for the Advent season, St. Mary’s Sewanee is hosting an icon writing workshop. {This retreat is FULL and is by Wait List only. Please call the Center to be added to the Wait List.} Icon writing is a rich spiritual practice, a meeting place between the divine and the human. Part of the […]

Meaning Making: Mixed Media Artwork Inspired by Poetry

Nov 16th, 2018 – Nov 18th, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 am – The techniques side of artwork is not only a lot of fun but also relatively easy to teach and relatively easy to learn. However often the question is not how to do artwork but what to do artwork about or why do artwork at all. We are wired as human beings to search for meaning […]

One River Wisdom Retreat: Journeying from Aging to Saging

Nov 30th, 2018 – Dec 2nd, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 am –

Mindfulness on the Mountain

Dec 7th, 2018 – Dec 9th, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 am –

Three-Day Advent Centering Prayer Retreat

Dec 14th, 2018 – Dec 16th, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 am – Centering Prayer is the opening of the mind and heart – our whole being – to God, the Ultimate Mystery, beyond thoughts, words and emotions.  The 3-Day retreat is an opportunity to develop and sustain a regular practice of this way of praying.  There will be instruction in Centering Prayer along with periods of Centering […]

One-Day Introduction to Centering Prayer

Jan 5th, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Centering Prayer is a form of Christian silent mediation where one lets go of thoughts during periods of prayer typically lasting 20 minutes. It is rooted in the self-emptying love that forms the heart of Jesus’ teaching and life. The effect on those who practice it is an ever-increasing awareness of God’s action and presence […]

Eight-Day Centering Prayer Retreat [wait list only]

Jan 6th, 2019 – Jan 13th, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 am – This retreat is an opportunity for practitioners of Centering Prayer to deepen their contemplative journey in the contemporary world. It is a week-long experience of integrating contemplation and action through silence, solitude and community. {This retreat is full; to be added to the Wait List, please call the Center directly.} The retreat offers two tracks. The Intensive Track is recommended […]

Hitting the Reset Button: Daring to Change©

Feb 17th, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm – This is a four-week workshop that take place from 1 pm to 8 pm on four Sundays: Feb. 17, Feb. 24, March 3, and March 10. This workshop is an expansion of Maryellen McCone and Richard Barrali’s class, Hitting the Reset Button© with additional work based on Brené Brown’s  Daring Way™️ and Rising Strong™️ research on shame […]