Kathy will be healing and out of commission for a while after her knee replacement on January 9th. If you need to contact someone about the Friends of St Joseph, try Eric Celeste, Ed & Peggy Fisher, or Carolyn Puccio. Otherwise, Kathy will be back in commission in 4 to 6 weeks.
Remember that our Gathering on February 10th is a retreat night with Cathy Steffens. It will cover our earliest sisters and their associates making Generous Promises at the beginning of each year. We will each be encouraged to reflect on our Generous Promise for the year 2014. It will include a potluck 5:30- 6:30 followed by the presentation and prayer. We encourage those interested in attending to RSVP so we can best plan our space.
January 13th is our Second Monday Gathering at the Fishers, 677 Wilder St., 4-5:30. All are welcome. For driving directions email Peggy. The Fishers will lead this month’s presentation and prayer.
11th Day Prayer for Peace is Saturday, January 11, 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Presentation Chapel, 1890 Randolph Avenue, Saint Paul
Out of the Darkness, Music by Janet Williams, Consociate, Presented by the Anti Human Trafficking, Dismantling Racism, and Immigration Working Groups of the Justice Commission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and Consociates.
A Labyrinth Candlelight Walk, Friday, January 24, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The labyrinth is an ancient spiritual tool that is thousands of years old, walked by millions of people across time and traditions. We invite you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and pray for peace in our hearts, in the world, and peace in all creation. May the evening be a meditative walk in prayer, remembering losses, celebrating joys, and welcoming the new year. Facilitators: Barbara Kellett, Marilyn Larsen, MJ McGregor, Mary Kaye Medinger, and Lisa Moriarty. RSVP on Wisdom Ways’ registration page or call 651-696-2788.
Christian Meditation, Tuesdays, January 7 – June 10, 7 to 7:40 p.m. More information.
Encountering Teilhard De Chardin: A Three-Part Series. As this new year begins, join with Sisters, Consociates, and other folks committed to the CSJ mission in learning about the life and work of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. (1881-1955). The words of this significant writer, thinker, mystic, and scientist open and close the text of the 2013 CSJ Congregational Acts of Chapter! Drawing from his prolific writings, the series will include readings, DVDs, reflection, and group discussion. Facilitator: Mary Kaye Medinger, Consociate Services Team, whose own life has been heavily influenced by Teilhard for nearly fifty years. When: Mondays, January 20, 27, and February 3, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Where: CSJ Administration Center Assembly Room, 1884 Randolph Ave Cost: free will donation to cover materials. Registration: Advance registration is requested to assist in preparing materials. Contact Joan Pauly Schneider at 651-690-7063.