The Heart of Matter: Seeing the Inner Face of Evolution

Monday, March 30

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Topic The Circle of Spirit: Matter and Spirit Evolving Together

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Lenten Spiritual Practice


The Practice of the Presence of Lent

Wednesday, April 1

7:00 - 8:30 pm

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Holy Saturday Meditation


Saturday, April 4

9:00 - 10:15 am

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Spiritual Practices



    Tuesdays, January 6 - June 9, 7:00 - 7:40 pm

Men's Centering Prayer

   Wednesdays, April 8, May 13, & June 10, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Walking in Harmony

Fridays, April 10, May 8, & June 12, 9:30 - 11:30 am

Breathing: Listening and Discovery

Fridays, April 17, May 15, & June 19, 9:00 - 10:15 am

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Seeking the Sacred Thread
with Barbara Brown Taylor and John Philip Newell

Sunday - Wednesday

August 2 - August 5, 2015


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Spiritual Guidance Program


 Transforming Soul and Society: A Spiritual Guidance Program

*This program was formerly housed at WomanWell.

Applications for this program are currently being accepted.

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Darkness and Light

“I have learned things in the dark that I could never have learned in the light, things that have saved my life over and over again, so that there is really only one logical conclusion. I need darkness as much as I need light.” ― Barbara Brown Taylor, Learning to Walk in the Dark

*Coming to Wisdom Ways in August, 2015: Barbara Brown Taylor and John Philip Newell.  More information and Registration

Explore: Spiritual and Theological Reflection


All My Relatives:

An Exploration in Spiritual and Theological Reflection upon Our Relationship With Animals

with Ed Sellner, Ph.D.

Tuesdays, April 7, 14 and 21

6:30 - 8:30 pm

"Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty." ~ Albert Einstein


How should we relate to animals? Come read, reflect on, and discuss a variety of perspectives on our relationship with animals, domestic and wild.



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Re-Imagine: A New Vision of Reality


The Dream of the Cosmos:

A Quest for the Soul

with Nancy Cosgriff


April 15, 22, 29, and May 6

6:30 - 9:00 pm

The Dream of the Cosmos, written by Anne Baring, is the story of a multi-layered quest to understand the causes of human suffering and to reconnect with a deeper reality than the one we inhabit in this physical dimension of experience. It seeks to answer the questions: "Who are we?" and "Why are we here, on this planet?"

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A Mini-Retreat with Joyce Rupp


Fly While You Still Have Wings


Friday, May 8, 1:30 - 3:00 pm


Friday, May 8, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

This retreat is based on Joyce Rupp's latest book, Fly While You Still Have Wings. The mini-retreat will include communal prayer, a presentation by Joyce, and a group response.


There will be a book signing following the close of each session.

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Two Events with Christian Wiman

Friday, May 15, 7:00 - 8:30 pm


A Morning for Writers: Craft Talk with Christian Wiman 

Saturday, May 16, 9:00 - 11:00 am



On Friday, Wiman will read selections from his new book of essays, My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer, followed by conversation and a book signing. Saturday morning will be a discussion with writers seeking to weave their spiritual walk into their work. Register for one or both!

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Looking Ahead:

Women Creating Art for Peace and Gender Justice; Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Arts Committee and 20 Years of Collaboration
Wednesday, April 22 - Wednesday, April 29

Accessing Your Body's Wisdom Through Sand, Symbol and Imagination
Tuesdays, May 5, 12, and 19,  6:30 - 8:30 pm

Awakening to the Stories in the Land
Saturday, June 6, 6:00 - 10:00 pm

Seeking God in the Stillness: A Retreat
Thursday, June 11 - Sunday, June 14

Event Location:

Unless otherwise noted, events are held at:
Carondelet Center
1890 Randolph Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105