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Living Contemplatively in a Busy World


March 3rd, 2019.


11:00 AM to 2:30 PM




DeCIce Hall at the Marian Center, 1365 Northampton Street, Holyoke MA 01040


Chris Clark



Living Contemplatively in a Busy World - Mary was a dreamy-eyed contemplative and Martha was a busy multitasker? Really? Beginning with the Gospel story of these two sisters and their friend Jesus, we will visit their home. Then we will look around in our own homes – the homes of our lives, the homes of our hearts.

This day of reflections, personal exploration, and prayer invites you to respond, from the busy-ness of your days, to God’s desire for deeper life with you. All are welcome, including those who are “spiritual, but not religious,” those who feel marginalized by the church, and those of all faiths. Please register to join us. Bring a bag lunch. Beverages and dessert will be provided. A free will offering will be gratefully accepted.

Leader: Virginia Collins-English, M.Ed., CAGS, MAAT '03, a certified spiritual director and retreat director, writer, and triply-licensed psychotherapist and the author of Prayering: Openings for Contemplation and Personal Prayer. Prayering will be available for purchase at the event.

Free and open to all - pre-registration is required - please call (413) 265-2575 or email dumained@elms.edu. Sponsored by the Religious Studies Department and the Institute for Theology and Pastoral Studies, Elms College.

DeCicé Hall at the Marian Center, 1365 Northampton Street Holyoke MA www.decicehall.org  Onsite parking, HP accessible