November 2017
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This prayer is a cherished tradition at the Christine Center since 1980.
It is an integral part of our daily meditation.
Could our program be a turning point for you?
Christine Center   
 Spiritual Deepening
for Global Transformation
Three-year Certificate Program  
Begins February 23, 2018

Choose a commitment to your own Spiritual Deepening:  Learn contemplative practices for daily life. Cultivate self-acceptance and learn to silence the inner critic. 

Choose to grow in a Circle of Community:  Find greater depth in conversations and relationships. Recognize shared values by engaging in a community of people seeking spiritual depth.

For the sake of Global Transformation:  Grow in sensing the interconnection of all living beings. Know that our spiritual practices and our personal transformation contributes to the good of the whole world.
Our program offers

  • A thoughtful blend of study, contemplation, dialogue and community.
  • Guidance and support for exploring a rich interior life.
  • Skills to meet life’s challenges with a depth of understanding and compassion.
  • Opportunities to transform, heal and create a life of spiritual depth and grace for your own sake and for the sake of the world.

For details and an application:   Learn More
What the Christine Center Means to Me
Sister Johanna Seubert, FSPA, recently completed three decades of donated administrative service to the Christine Center. Her unwavering dedication prompted us to ask “What does the Christine Center mean to you? “

“What an amazing place to live and work! I have been at the Christine Center for over 30 years and each day offers wonderful opportunities for spiritual deepening and selfless service. The people who come here are extraordinary spiritual seekers. My heart is full and grateful. We’ve come such a long way from our beginning in 1980. It’s taken a lot of trust and faith in God, who continues to guide us to where we need to go.”

Sister Johanna will happily continue her residence at the Center providing a ministry of presence, hospitality, spiritual guidance and other spiritual deepening programs. We are so grateful for her many years of service!
November Retreat Programs

Visit our  retreat calendar web page  for more program offerings and descriptions. Visit the  reservation  page for information or call 715.267.7507. 
Soul Retreat with Robert Sardello, PhD: What Lies Ahead?
November 2-6  
The response has been so positive to this retreat program that registration is full with a waiting list. Robert is coming again April 19-23. The topic may be different, but you can gain insight here. Learn More

Yoga Nidra: The Healing Power of Extreme Relaxation and Effortless Meditation
November 14-15 (Begins Tuesday at 2 pm-Wednesday at 3 pm)
With Patricia Wack
Tuition: $95, plus meals and lodging
Yoga Nidra is the most powerful relaxation technique known. It means conscious deep sleep. Experience supreme relaxation of body and the most profound stillness of mind. This transforming, deep, blissful state of consciousness is the perfect condition for physical and emotional healing. It is helpful in treating diseases and exhaustion caused by stress. Patricia has been a practitioner of various styles of yoga for 20 years. She taught basic fitness classes for 7 years specializing in fitness for older adults. She is experienced in the Yoga Nidra technique as taught by Roberta Hodges.

Uplift Yoga Retreat: Exploring Your Inner Space through Mala, Mudra & Mantra
November 17-19 (Friday-Sunday)
With Kate Karshna
Join in this year’s annual Uplift Yoga Retreat at the Christine Center, to learn about yourself, and how yoga practice can help illuminate our tendencies, aversions and attractions. Experience ways to harness the many tools of yoga in order to live a a life of intention. For every stage of Yoga practice. Read all details here: Uplift Yoga Retreat Flyer

Thanksgiving Mandala-Making: Open Studio
November 24-26 (Friday-Sunday)
With Gabriele Uhlein, OSF, PhD
Creating a Mandala is art as a contemplative spiritual practice. Mandala-making can bring wholeness and healing. You’ll have historical, spiritual and cross-cultural examples of mandalas available for inspiration along with expert instruction and support. No art experience is necessary; all materials are provided. Learn More

Mindfulness Immersion: Steer Your Life in the Direction of Your Dreams
November 24-26 (Friday-Sunday)
Lamont McPheron MS, LPC and Jai Lynn Kellum LMT, RYT
Do you have an undercurrent of stress or anxiety? Do you want to remember how to relax into clarity? Do you want to learn techniques that will empower you to be the director of your mind? Learn to move your consciousness towards relaxed clarity and focus. Learn how and why to use mindfulness as a method of building emotional resilience and wellness. Learn More
Nourish Body, Mind, and Soul with a Personal Retreat
Weekend or Midweek

Whatever your goal, nourishing the body, mind and soul requires some alone time, some get-away time with yourself, with nature, with God.

Replenish yourself with natural beauty and healthy meals in this sacred place. Come read, write, create, or relax in the stillness and peace of uninterrupted time.

Learn More about a personal retreat. Spiritual Guidance available.  Learn More
Support Our Mission
For 36 years, our overarching goal is that everyone who journeys to this special place find opportunities to transform, heal, and create a life of spiritual depth. Learn More.
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