Beyond Traditional Funerals: What are the Options for Rituals, Vigils, Funerals, and Memorial Services, 1/5
Tuesday, January 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Carondelet Center, Room G-1
$5 payable at the door.
Registration: Call Kim Munoz at 651-690-7062
Presenters: Susan Hames CSJ, director of CSJ Ritual and Liturgy Services
Marilaurice Hemlock, Certified Funeral Celebrant and Co-Founder of Final Blessings: Remembrances, Rituals, Resources
In this session, two presenters with extensive experience in planning liturgy and ritual and in helping families at the time of loss, will share ideas about meaningful rituals at the time of death and after.
There will be time for questions and discussion facilitated by Barb Palmer, Consociate.
Tea and water will be served.
In search of the Divine
A new episode is available by DVD
Episode 10: Bread of Life and Spirit
Featuring Pastor Bryce Johnson who talks about his community’s bread oven; Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein, who describes Jewish traditions involving Callah and Matzah; Sister Mary Francis, VHM, who bakes bread; and Cathy Rajtar who describes the traditional Polish Christmas Eve tradition of sharing Oplatek.
Call Jane Hurley, CSJ, at 651-690-7044.
“A Stranger and You Welcomed Me” 11th Day Prayer for Peace, 1/11
“Freeing the City”- Freedom Series by Gwen Meharg
Join us for Peace Prayer on January 11th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm in the Our Lady of the Presentation Chapel
Cosponsored by the Anti Human Trafficking, Dismantling Racism, and Immigration Working/Task Groups of the Justice Commission
Nine Gates Art exhibit
Come celebrate an art exhibit gift to Wisdom Ways!
The Nine Gates Scrolls, created by brush artist Bob Schmitt, now has a home at
Wisdom Ways. A complete set has been donated by Sue Cochrane, former family court judge.
The scrolls depicting nine thresholds of the artist experiences of longing, abandonment, rage, emptiness, compassion, unbridled joy, oneness and delusion. In this blend of ancient materials and forms, Bob transforms the aesthetic of the traditional Chinese scrolls into digital internal landscapes.
The scrolls are on exhibit the entire month of January on the ground floor of Carondelet Center.
Join us for an evening reception Tuesday, January 19th, 2016, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Meet the artist and the donor. A brief presentation will be at 7 p.m.
Building a Movement with Energy Solutions: The UN Climate Conference Talkback, 1/30
Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Carondelet Center – 1890 Randolph Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55105
Join us, roll up your sleeves and act as a resilient community moving toward sustainability.
Sponsored by Northland Sustainable Solution and co-sponsored by the Earth Partners working group of the CSJ Justice Commission.
Our purpose is to connect you with local energy solutions for everyday lifestyle choices.