Ongoing Programs

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Centering Prayer

Every Tuesday, 7:10-7:55 a.m.

Centering PrayerPlease note: a break is taken at 7:30 a.m. for those who wish to join the Norbertine Community for Morning Prayer or simply need to leave.

Centering Prayer is a method of silent prayer which helps us open our minds and hearts to God beyond thoughts, words, and emotions. It is a way of consenting to God’s presence and action within.

While Centering Prayer does not replace other kinds of prayer, it can cast a new light and depth of meaning on them. Join others and begin your day by spending time with God in the silence.

  • Facilitator: Kathie Tilot

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Enhancing the Sunday Scripture

Every Tuesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Sr. Judy Miller, CSJ

Sr. Judy Miller, CSJ

Participants meet one hour each week to reflect upon the upcoming Sunday readings in a way that allows the sacred text to not only to inform us, but also transform us. Join us every week or every once in a while.

  • Facilitator: Sr. Judy Miller, CSJ

About the Facilitator

Sr. Judy Miller, CSJ, offers spiritual direction and programs, as well as facilitates retreats and days of reflection at the Norbertine Center for Spirituality at St. Norbert Abbey.

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Sunrise Scripture

Every Wednesday, 6:30-7:20 a.m.

Please note: participants are welcome to join the Norbertine community for Morning Prayer at 7:30 a.m.

As morning dawns, join others who hunger for the Word of God in their lives to reflect upon the upcoming Sunday readings. What a perfect way to begin the day for those early-morning risers. Join us every week or every once in a while.

  • Facilitators: Fr. Michael Brennan, O. Praem., Fr. David Komatz, O. Praem., Tony Pichler, Kathie Tilot

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Finding Balance Day-by-Day: Ongoing Support for Your Mindfulness Practice

Second Wednesday of every month, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Pr. Lee Goodwin, ELCA

Pr. Lee Goodwin, ELCA

A monthly gathering for those who seek to further mindfulness practices in a group setting. Each gathering includes individual practice time along with opportunity to engage others who embrace ongoing mindfulness and contemplative practices.

  • Facilitator: Pr. Lee Goodwin, ELCA
  • Cost: Free will offering (suggested donation $10)

About the Facilitator

Pr. Lee Goodwin, ELCA, has been a parish pastor for more than 30 years. He is a retreat leader and offers spiritual direction at the Norbertine Center for Spirituality. Pr. Goodwin has trained in the teaching of mindfulness at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Return and Recovery Program for Military Veterans: Artists for the Humanities

Third Thursday of Every Month, 1-4 p.m.

FlagFor years, veterans have participated in these sessions in which expressive art has helped them share powerful personal stories with the support of other veterans and family members.

Tim Mayer, artist, and George Kamps, therapist and Vietnam veteran, are volunteers who assist those participating. Male and female veterans with PTSD or those affected by trauma while serving are encouraged to attend.

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  • Cost: No fee
  • To register or for additional information contact Tim Mayer: 920.915.5595 or George Kamps: 920.265.5273

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