Cathedral Crossroads, an evening of contemplative practice, is free and open to the public on the last Tuesday of each month.
Participants come to walk the labyrinth, attend the Centering Prayer gathering, receive laying on of hands for healing or simply sit in the twilight quiet of the nave listening to the strains of harp and Native American flute music that accompanies the labyrinth walks.
|67 pm||Centering Prayer in the Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage|
|6:309 pm||Labyrinth Walk accompanied by harpist in the nave|
|6:308:30 pm||Laying on of Hands for Healing in Holy Spirit Chapel|
|7:308:30 pm||Special Program|
|8:45–9 pm||Compline in the Great Choir|
Upcoming Crossroads Evenings
January 28, 2014 6 PM
An Evening with the Desert Mothers
An evening of contemplative practice on the last Tuesday of each month; free and open to the public. General offerings 6 pm to 8:45 pm; special program 7:30 to 8:30 pm. Free and open to the public.
An Evening with the Desert Mothers: Exploring the Lives and Wisdom of the Ancient Women Mystics
led by Suzanne Kindervatter
The Desert Ammas cultivated a heart engaged in intense listening for the Beloved’s voice. —The Forgotten Desert Mothers, Laura Swan, 2001.
Escape the icy January wind and travel back to the ancient desert landscapes of the Middle East to spend time with the Desert Mothers. Explore the wisdom offered by these early Christians who sought the solitude and simplicity of the desert to devote their full attention to God. Through stories of their lives and practices, and excerpts from their writings, we’ll consider how their legacy can help us attune our own hearts to the “Beloved’s voice.” The program will include time for discussion, reflection, and prayer inspired by these remarkable women.