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Marywood offers a variety of online and onsite programs which can add to your spiritual journey. Topics include spirituality, personal growth, Franciscanism, art, creation, church history, and much more. These programs are available to everyone at any place on their spiritual journey. Take a look at our current offerings and register today. 

Upcoming Programs

Is Spiritual Direction for You?

ONLINE – Choose a date
Wednesday, May 4, 2022  5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Registration Fee: Free will Offering

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Spiritual direction is an opportunity to speak about your spiritual journey with a trained director to help you discern where and how God is at work in your life. Register by the day prior.

Facilitator:  Sr. Elizabeth Amman, OP

Mixed Media:  Paper, Metal and Fibers

ON SITE
“Paper Pulp combined with weaving technique”  Monday, May 2, 2022 9:00 am – 3:00 pm                      Bring an old wood frame (about 9 by 12), string, scissors, hammer and small nails

“Soften Paper combined with watercolor” Tuesday, May 3, 2022 9:00 am – 3:00 pm                Bring watercolors or acrylic paints and brushes, 15 by 11 stretched watercolor sheet or watercolor block pad

“Paper, bits of lace, threads, metal patina” Wednesday, May 4, 2022 9:00 am – 3:00 pm                            Bring bits of cotton lace,  cotton string, small pieces of crocheted materials

 

Registration Fee: $35 each day, $90 for all three

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Paper is such a versatile material, freely available, and inexpensive.   We use it often every day without a second thought.  We will creatively expand its possibility and create small pieces of art that will stir the imagination for other multiple art projects.  These will give materials a second chance in the recycling circle.  Register by Monday, Apr. 25

Facilitator:  Sr. Karen Kappell, FSPA

Being Still and Being With

ONLINE
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 9:30 am – 11:00 am

ON SITE
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Registration Fee: $20

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In countless ways Jesus modeled “being-still and being-with.” Let’s practice ways of growing into “being-still and being-with.”

Register by Monday May 9

Facilitator:  Sr. Marla Lang, FSPA

Puddle Ponderings

ONLINE
Thursday, May 12, 2022 9:30 am – 11:00 am

ON SITE
Thursday, May 12, 2022 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Registration Fee: $20

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What insights can puddles, mud, rain, peepers, and other signs of spring offer our spirits? Who knows what we’ll discover when we ponder these spring signs together.

Register by Friday May 6

Facilitator:  Pat Pintens

Soul Sister

ON SITE
Monday, May 16, 2022 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Registration Fee: $40

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Come and create a “Soul Sister” to accompany you on your journey. Spend the day with other women sharing and creating; listen to their sacred stories, encouraging one another to embrace their uniqueness and sacred light within. Materials provided. Bring a bag lunch. 

Register by Friday May 6

Facilitator:  Pastor Tammy Barthels

Paint and Sip — Hope Springs Eternal

OFF SITE
Sunday, May 22, 2022 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Earth Goods, 301 Front Street, Minocqua

Registration Fee: $35

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An afternoon of giving shape and color to our spring hopes. Move from a blank canvas to your own painting. No painting experience necessary. Meet at Earth Goods..  The $35 fee includes art supplies, refreshments, instruction and program. Minimum of eight participants needed.

Register by Tuesday May 17

Facilitator:  Pat Pintens and Earth Goods Staff

Threads of Hope

ON SITE
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Registration Fee: $20

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“No matter how dark the tapestry God weaves for us, there’s always a thread of grace.” (Hebrew saying) Hope is a thread of grace. Let’s strengthen our hope by sharing stories and creating. Materials provided.

Register by Thursday May 19

Facilitator:  Pat Pintens 

Vacation with a Purpose:  Watercolor – Emphasis on Texture

ON SITE
Monday, May 30, 2022 – Friday, June 3, 2022 9:00 am – 3:00 pm                         

Registration Fee: Commuters: $250 – Residents $450 with arrival on the evening of May 29.                    Cabin reservations need to be made separately and well in advance.  

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Develop your watercolor painting in the beauty of the Northwoods. Our environment is composed of an incredible number and variety of textural surfaces.  When our paintings reveal these textures, the whole becomes more visually exciting and rich.  Home-cooked meals will be served at noon for commuters and residents.  Residents will also be served an evening meal and need to contact the office for cabin availability. Bring tube watercolors, brushes, and watercolor supplies you have.  Materials will be available for use and purchase.

Facilitator:  Sr. Karen Kappell, FSPA

Ascension Today

ONLINE
Thursday, May 26, 2022 9:30 am – 11:00 am

ON SITE
Thursday, May 26, 2022 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Registration Fee: $20

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Jesus lifted his hands and blessed them. They went home with great joy (Luke 24:50-51). Is it possible to live in the world today with the joy of the Ascension? What does it look like?

Register by Thursday May 19

Facilitator:  Grant Van Lishout

Beginnings of Native Peoples Locally

ON SITE

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration Fee: $20

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A look at the beginnings of Native Peoples in Odanah and Lac du Flambeau. There is much to be learned from the Ojibwe Peoples and their culture.

Register by Friday May 27

Facilitators:  Tinker Schuman and Sr. Rose Heil, FSPA

Patron Saints and Prayers for Gardeners

ONLINE

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration Fee: $20

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Planting and tending a garden, whether it be big or small, vegetables or flowers, is a lot of work.  Let’s get to know patron saints and prayers that can help us with our gardening work.

Register by Friday June 3

Facilitator:  Pat Pintens

Sr. Thea Bowman:  Expressions of Sainthood

ONLINE
Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:30 am – 11:30 am

ON SITE
Thursday, June 23, 2022 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Registration Fee: $20

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The request for Sr. Thea’s canonization was initiated in 2018.  She worked nationally and passionately on systemic racism.  You will be inspired by the story of her life.

Register by Monday June 20

Facilitator:  Sr. Marla Lang, FSPA

The Sacred, Cosmic Heart of Jesus

ONLINE
Friday, June 24, 2022 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration Fee: $20

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“The heart of Christianity is the heart of Jesus” writes Richard Rohr. It is also the heart of the cosmos. Devotion to and contemplation of the Sacred Heart of Jesus can broaden our capacity for love for all creation.

Register by Friday June 17

Facilitator:  Pat Pintens