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CANCELED:Mystic of the Month: An Invitation to Grow in Prophetic Compassion

  • University Presbyterian Church 300 Bushnell Avenue San Antonio, TX, 78212 United States (map)

Dates: Four Wednesdays, Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1,
and Dec. 6
Time: 10 a.m. – 12 noon
Tuition: $50/4 sessions
Enrollment: 8 min./30 max.
Register By: CANCELED

Explore life, love, and transformation. Participants will learn about the life and teachings of Christian mystics. The love of God and love of neighbor — as perceived by each mystic — will guide our time together. The classes will include still prayer, journaling, teaching and small group reflection, and using the process of mutual invitation to create a community of respect and growth. The discussions will draw from Enduring Grace: Living Portraits of Seven Women Mystics by Carol Lee Flinders and Christine Valters Paintner's Illuminating the Way: Embracing the Wisdom of Monks and Mystics.

Mary C. Earle is an Episcopal priest, author, poet, retreat leader and spiritual director. Until her retirement, she taught classes in spirituality for the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, TX. Mary has authored nine books on subjects such as the spirituality of living with illness, rule of life, Celtic Christian spirituality, the Desert Mothers, and Julian of Norwich. She has offered presentations and retreats in a variety of ecumenical and academic settings.

Rosalyn Falcon Collier is co-founder of the San Antonio peaceCENTER (1995) and founder and member of the Women on Pilgrimage Retreat at St. Anthony de Padua Church since 1997. A native San Antonian, she is a graduate of the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation in Washington, D.C. and is the 2015 recipient of the Texas Pax Christi Peacemaker of the Year Award. She is a spiritual director and mediator and facilitates workshops on nonviolence and transformative meditation.

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