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Coffee with the Mystics

December 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2020

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1 Sisters of Providence
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876 United States


Open for registration.

Karl Rahner once said: “The Christian of the future will be a mystic or she or he will not exist at all.”

The brokenness of our world invites us into probing the meaning of what ordinary mysticism looks like in the unnamable present day, especially in light of world events. This series will do so by exploring the thoughts and lives of some of the most well known mystics of the past.

Join us on the second Sunday of September, October, November and December from 1-3 p.m. (Eastern time) You have an option to join us virtually or in-person.

September 13: “The Little Flower”, St. Therese of Lisieux presented by Sister Cathy Campbell, SP.
October 11: St. Catherine of Siena by Sister Jan Craven, SP
November 8: Brother David Steidle-Rast by Sister Jan Craven, SP
December 13: Jalal ad-Din Rumi by Sister Paula Damiano, SP

Cost is $10 per person or $35 when you register for all four sessions.
Please register one week prior to date of each session.

If you choose to attend virtually, we will share the link for you to join us once registered.

If you would like to register for in-person registration, it will be first come first served and there will be a limit of 10 people per session.

For more information

Contact Providence Spirituality & Conference Center at 812-535-2952 or provctr@spsmw.org.

Facilitated by

Sister Cathy Campbell, SP

Sister Cathy Campbell, SP, has a Doctor of Ministry degree in Spirituality from Catholic Theological Union in Chicago and is a religious educator, freelance writer/editor and workshop facilitator. She has a strong interest in women's spirituality and has facilitated groups exploring the mystics.

Sister Jan Craven, SP

Sister Jan Craven, SP, is director of the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the National Shrine of Our Lady of Providence. She is co-director of Providence Spirituality & Conference Center. She holds master’s degrees in spirituality and in the philosophy of religion and theology. She is a former teacher, director of religious education, pastoral associate, provincial councilor and tribunal advocate as well as the former director of postulants at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Sister Paula Damiano, SP

Sister Paula Damiano, SP, is co-director of Providence Spirituality & Conference Center and has led retreats and workshops on a variety of spiritual topics in the United States and in Canada, Europe and Asia. She has a special interest in combining art and music in retreat work. She has a bachelor’s degree in art education, a master’s degree in spirituality from Fordham University and a certificate in business executive management. Sister Paula is the former high school teacher, diocesan vocation director, Congregation vocation director, associate pastor and provincial councilor, also served as a Sisters of Providence General Officer for 10 years.

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