OUR UPCOMING EVENTS
Young Women’s Lenten Retreat – “She has done a good thing for me”
Saturday, March 24
Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, 5415 Fortuna Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87105
Cost: $10 (for Young Women, 18-35)
What do you consider good and beautiful? How might you see yourself and those around you as Christ does? Join us for a day retreat of faith-sharing, creativity, and reflection!
Registration link: https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=6fb57c
Join us for an evening of Praise, Worship, and Adoration at Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey. One young adult will also share their story of faith in the midst of transition, change and uncertainty.
College students and young adults (18-35) are especially encouraged to attend. All are welcome!
Note: The speaker’s talk is based on personal experience.
Leave the noise of modern life behind for an evening of prayer!
Build your relationship with Jesus Christ through song, scripture, silence and contemplation with the young adults of the Archdiocese!
Attend the next prayer service in the spirit of Taizé, a French monastic community.
All are welcome.
This is an ecumenical and interdenominational form of prayer.
Youth and young adults are especially encouraged to participate.
Taizé is a spirituality that is easy to experience and hard to describe.
Invite your friends and family.
Trusting the Flow of Life
Saturday, May 5, 2018, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
When our lives are filled with too many projects or responsibilities, or if we feel stuck due to boredom or a lack of energy, it can be difficult to trust the flow of our lives and thus be sustained by the spiritual/sacred energy within and beyond us.
Meditative writing is one way to grow in trusting our experience, as we first record and then reflect on what is happening to us on our journey. This practice can help us see more clearly how and where our life is flowing, and what new invitations are being presented to us. Then we are able to live more trustingly even in the midst of struggles and in the face of an unknown future.
Meditative Writing Retreats
In the midst of our often overly-busy lives, we all need time and space to reconnect with our deepest selves. Doing so enables us to live our lives more creatively, compassionately and wholeheartedly.
In these retreats, we will engage in meditative writing practice as a means of exploring and celebrating the wisdom that is available within and around us. The beauty of this spiritual practice is that anyone can engage in it. One does not need to be a “writer” to benefit from this method.
Since symbolic language is used throughout the retreat to aid participants in the process of being present to their own lives in the moment, people from any or no particular faith background may feel encouraged in their journey.
The retreats are offered in a supportive, meditative atmosphere which honors the privacy, uniqueness, and significance of each person’s journey.
All retreats take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey. Please plan to arrive at least ten minutes early to check in.
Lunch is included in the $55.00 offering per retreat. To register, please call 505-873-4399, or email your name & the name of the retreat you wish to attend to: RSVP@norbertinecommunity.org
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These retreats will be guided by Meg Ashcroft. Meg is the Director of the Norbertine Spirituality Center, and an Oblate of the Norbertine Community of New Mexico. She accompanies individuals as a spiritual director, and has facilitated numerous retreats for a variety of groups. Meg was mentored in guiding meditative writing retreats by Fr. Francis Dorff, O.Praem.
“Anima una et cor unum in Deum.”