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Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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August 2017

Haunted by God: Reflections on Film

August 20 @ 5:00 pm - August 26 @ 1:00 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$550

This silent guided week will combine morning presentations on being ‘haunted by God’ with evening films that offer key insights through the visual art of storytelling (with open film discussion for those interested). Presentations will ‘touch back into’ themes in refreshed-revitalized ways in order to notice: “Where am I today?  What is God inviting me to now in my spiritual journey?” We will be invited to ‘pray anew’ with the God of Love who ‘haunts’ us (in the most profound…

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Poolside Meditation

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 24, 2017

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$10

Thursday Evening Meditation by the Pool begins again on August 3 at Mariandale. Come meditate, bring a towel and bathing suit, take a dip in the pool for floating meditation or poolside, your choice. All meditators welcome, beginners or experienced.  A donation of $10 is suggested.

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Writing the Memoir: A Workshop Encore

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$45

Through a collection of essays and poem examples, we’ll have a chance to uncover memories about significant life experiences. Then we’ll shape our stories into prose or poetry. During the workshop, gentle feedback by class members and the writing instructor will help us emphasize our personal style of expression for those who wish to share. Date/Time: Saturday Aug. 26,  11 am to 3:30 pm Presenter: Karen Rippstein Fee: $45 (lunch included) REGISTER ONLINE

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The Spiritual Directions: A One Day Outdoor Retreat

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$45

The Jewish Torah makes plain what is required of us with the two greatest commandments: first, “love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.” (Deuteronomy), and second, “You must love your neighbor as yourself.” (Leviticus). In this day of prayer and meditations in the outdoors of creation, walking the grounds of Mariandale, we learn how to release the impediments that inhibit our connection with Yahweh, and…

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September 2017

Labor Day

September 4
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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The Mariandale Center will be closed on Labor Day.

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Dances of Universal Peace

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2017

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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Free will donation

The Dances of Universal Peace (DUP) set scriptures and sacred phrases from the world’s spiritual traditions to music and movement. The Dances evoke a unified experience of movement, sound, breath and sacred phrase. No musical or dance experience of any kind is required and everyone is encouraged to join in. Participation, not presentation, is the focus. No special attire is required and dancers need not bring a partner. More information at DancesofUniversalPeace.org Date & Time: First Tuesday of every month: Aug.…

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Patchwork and Prayers Ministry

September 7 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2017

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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Free

Join local quilters eager to quilt for a cause. Stitched with prayer as well as thread, this act of kindness and compassion is given to an individual or cause chosen by the group. Beginning quilters can practice their skills and learn new techniques from more experienced quilters. Participants are invited to join in contemplative prayer at 11:30 am to pray for one another and for the recipients of their quilts. Coordinator: Donna Brunell Date & Time: 9:30 am to 4:30…

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Yoga for Rejuvenation, Renewal, and Balance: Series A, Fall 2017

September 7 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15pm on Thursday, repeating until October 12, 2017

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$100

Yoga, Series A: Six consecutive Thursday sessions. Series A runs from Sept. 7 to Oct. 12 Rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit through yoga and alignment. Includes: Postures to tone, stretch, and strengthen the body and relieve tension Safe alignment techniques to ease and optimize the effects of the poses Meditation and breathing exercises for calming, soothing, and reducing stress, Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a blanket or two, a towel, and a mat. Please eat lightly; no less than one…

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Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism Series, Part 2

September 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until April 14, 2018

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$250

Have you ever wondered about Eastern spirituality? Have you experienced the beauty of silence? Are you moved by compassion and love towards all beings? Have you ever tried to meditate? If any of these questions appeal to you, please come to join us in this course which will provide an introduction to some of the most important Buddhist concepts, emphasizing their usefulness for Buddhist and non-Buddhists alike. We also will study and demonstrate various meditative techniques to allow each student…

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Dominican Views of Evolution and Eco-Spirituality

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 2, 2018

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$80

“Today we have a scientific story of creation but we have not learned how to connect this new story to our search for spiritual fulfillment. We have not integrated this story into our lives as believers and seekers.” — Chet Ramo Join a lively reader’s discussion group designed for those who desire to be seekers and speakers of truth. Participants will be introduced to basic Dominican principles and values that underlie our call to continual study and reflection/contemplation of current world realities. We will…

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Writing Tuesdays: A Series

September 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2017

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$175

Writing Tuesdays invite you to explore your creativity in response to prompts and examples of published works where you’ll shape your words into prose, poetry, or journal musings. This ongoing series, held over six two-hour sessions on Tuesdays in September and October, encourages you to maintain a writer’s journal so you’ll always have material at hand. Bring a favorite pen and notebook to record ideas into stories in a non-judgmental environment. Sharing is optional. Bring lunch, if you wish. Date & Times:…

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Contemplative Formation

September 15 @ 5:00 pm - September 17 @ 1:00 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$1750

Mariandale’s successful and meaningful program returns for the fourth time, providing a unique experiential and educational opportunity… for all those who yearn to live from a centered place amidst their daily busy-ness and overextension in order to experience the fullness of the present; for those who desire to bring the fruits of stillness into their ministries and works of justice; and for those who wish to be in the company of others who are also serious about awakening to deeper…

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Celebration of Autumnal Equinox

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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Free

You’re invited to gather in praise of God for the abundant harvest of our gardens and the awesome cycle of the seasons. Participants will receive a brief explanation of the equinox, visit our vegetable/flower garden, witness the sunset over the Hudson River, find natural symbols, take an Autumn Labyrinth prayer walk, and enjoy seasonal refreshments prior to departure. Date & Time: Friday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 pm Presenter: Nancy Erts, OP Fee: Free Will Donation Please register by calling 914.941.4455, ext “0,” or…

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Poetry: Doorway to Prayer

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$55

This writing workshop invites you to explore nature as healer, nature as delight, and nature as companion. Let the surroundings of Mariandale be your inspiration to paint words into a poetic rhythm of lyrical language. During the workshop, we’ll have writing prompts to explore the creative process as a spiritual path where you’ll be able to connect with your inner wisdom and the sacredness of solitude. Time: Sat., Sept. 23, 10 am to 3:30 pm (includes hot lunch) Presenter: Karen Rippstein…

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Catholic-Lutheran Unity Day: The Roots We Share

September 30 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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The Dominican Sisters of Hope and the Mariandale Center will host a celebration of Catholic-Lutheran Unity on Saturday, September 30, 2017, from 9:30 to 3:30. This event honors the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and the common threads shared by the Catholic and Lutheran faiths. Co-Presenters are Pastor Carol E. A. Fryer, Pastor and Spiritual Care and Church Relations at the Wartburg in Mount Vernon, NY; and Reverend Trevor Nicholls, Our Lady of Perpetual Help/Saint Catharine Parish, Pelham, NY. The co-presenters will lead…

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October 2017

Your Introduction to the Chakra System and Energy Healing

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$65

Join Meg Pressman, LMT, RMT and Ellie Kirk, RMT, Energy Medicine Practitioner for an interactive and fun workshop to experience the seven major chakras (or energy centers) that exist within your physical body. The chakra system originated in ancient yogic traditions and is recognized worldwide as a valuable component in becoming a fully thriving human being. Using movement, meditation, journaling, music and art, you will learn how to sense and impact your chakra system; bringing harmony and balance to your…

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Journey of Awakening: Franciscan Joyfulness through St. Francis of Assisi’s Iconic Prayers

October 4 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:15pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 8, 2017

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$35

This two-part, interactive workshop series invites you to experience a Franciscan path to life. We will explore St. Francis of Assisi’s The Peace Prayer (Make Me an Instrument of Peace) and the Canticle of All Creatures as Franciscan examples of complementarity. Complementarity is a Franciscan principle of life and fertility, presenting the beauty of nature and in our daily lives. We will discover the dynamic relationship of conflicting forces working in creative tension to awaken new life within. The sessions…

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Aging Contemplatively: A Year Long, Six Session, Extended Retreat for Women

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - October 6 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 6:00pm

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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The years from middle age onward can be lived deeply and fruitfully. As we listen in a special way through these years of spiritual opportunity, to the natural processes occurring in our bodies, hearts, energy and intuition, we hear the invitation to move forward gently, gracefully and contemplatively, embracing all that our God might be extending to us. This year-long contemplative program, an offshoot of Mariandale’s popular Contemplative Formation Program, will be comprised of six overnight gatherings: from Thursday dinner…

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Contemplative Movement: Bridging Sitting Meditation and Prayer and Daily Life-Tai Chi

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$70

Contemplative movement develops our inherent capacity to move through our days with greater ease and responsiveness. It extends the communion we experience in prayer into daily life. Come to this gentle workshop that will develop familiarity with natural movements drawn from multiple traditions. These movements are designed to be readily assimilated into daily life. No tai chi experience is required. Dress in comfortable clothes and socks. Date & Time: Saturday, Oct. 14, 10 am to 3:30 pm Instructor: Allen Bourque Fee:…

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Autumn’s Invitation: Echoes and Ecos of Hope on the River

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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Join us for a one-of-a-kind benefit at Mariandale: Autumn Invitation: Echoes and Eco(systems) of Hope on the River. Mariandale offers you a new way to be present, on the land. Box turtles need grasslands, woodlands, and wetlands. Blue birds need bugs on the ground; chickadees need bugs in the air. People need echoes of Hope in their souls. Let's get together on Sunday, October 15, 2017, from 1 to 5 pm, and celebrate our common home. Live music Bid at…

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Haunted By God: Reflections on Film

October 16 @ 5:00 pm - October 21 @ 1:00 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$550

This silent guided week will combine morning presentations on being ‘haunted by God’ with evening films that offer key insights through the visual art of storytelling (with open film discussions for those interested. Presentations will ‘touch back into’ themes in refreshed-revitalized ways in order to notice: “Where am I today? What is God inviting me to now in my spiritual journey?” We will be invited to “pray anew” with the God of Love who “haunts” us (in the most profound sense…

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Yoga for Rejuvenation, Renewal, and Balance: Series B, Fall 2017

October 19 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15pm on Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2017

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$100

Yoga, Series B:  Six consecutive Thursday sessions: Oct. `9 - Nov. 30, 2017 Rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit through yoga and alignment. Includes: Postures to tone, stretch, and strengthen the body and relieve tension Safe alignment techniques to ease and optimize the effects of the poses Meditation and breathing exercises for calming, soothing, and reducing stress. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a blanket or two, a towel, and a mat. Please eat lightly; no less than one hour before class. Date…

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Greeting Card Crafting

October 24 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 28, 2017

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$100

We all know the feeling of being loved when we receive a greeting card in the mail. Consider how much more special it is when the card is handmade. This three-part series will take participants through all the steps of making unique greeting cards that may be used for a variety of occasions. Limited to six participants. Date & Time: Tuesdays: Oct. 24, Nov. 14, Nov. 28, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm Presenter: Sister Donna Brunell; dbrunellop@gmail.com Fee: $100 (includes…

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ROAR Convocation: Environmental Activism for the Long Haul: The Energizing Vision of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$20

Religious Organizations Along the River (ROAR) will hold a convocation at the Mariandale Center on Wednesday, October 25, from 9 am to 2 pm. Lunch is included. Join other environmental activists in exploring the inner sources of hope and strength that will empower us in the struggle for a sustainable human presence on Earth.  The day will include a keynote presentation, a panel of environmental activists from the Hudson valley, time for reflection, networking, and sharing the work of your…

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A Jungian-Christian Response to our Political Chaos

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on November 11, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on February 17, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on April 7, 2018 at 10:00am

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$55

A series of four Saturday programs with Don Bisson, FMS, at Mariandale Center. Topics and Dates in 2017: October 28, 2017:  A Socially Induced Dark Night of the Soul Responding to the deeply felt spiritual ennui since the election, this Jungian- Christian workshop will attempt to address the roots of the trauma and the potential for healing. We need to come together to study, pray, form community and act to transform the darkness. November 11, 2017 (Veterans Day):  Jung, Politics,…

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November 2017

Autumn Leaves: A Directed Retreat

November 2 @ 5:00 pm - November 5 @ 1:00 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$375

“We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hands.” — Isaiah 64:7 How do we accept the touch of God’s hands in our daily lives? How does God accept our touch? Come to an extended irected autumn weekend with God, nature, and time for reflection. This weekend includes meals and provides the opportunity for spiritual direction. Date & Time: Thursday, Nov. 2 at 5 pm to Sunday, Nov. 5 at 1 pm Presenter: Gaynell Cronin,…

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Calling All Contemplatives: Life as Pilgrimage

November 4 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$75

May you travel in an awakened way, gathered wisely into your inner ground; that you may not waste the invitations which wait along the way to transform you.  — John O’Donohue, To Bless the Space Between Us The contemplative is invited to a life of ongoing pilgrimage; to drink from the well of our experience and to trust in the promise of life-giving waters, even when “stone and grit block the well and God is buried beneath.” What sustains us as we…

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A Writer’s Workshop

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$50

A day for you, as a writer. Let’s explore deeper self-awareness and new outlets for creativity as we seek clarity, simplicity, and silence crossing over to the winter side of life. Our inner wisdom will guide us towards a solid piece of writing to share in a non-judgmental environment. Date & Time: Saturday, Nov. 11 (Veterans Day), from 11 am to 3:30 pm Presenter: Karen Rippstein, CPT Fee: $50 (includes lunch) Please register and pay in full by November 3 REGISTER ONLINE

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Greeting Card Crafting

November 14 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$100

We all know the feeling of being loved when we receive a greeting card in the mail. Consider how much more special it is when the card is handmade. This three-part series will take participants through all the steps of making unique greeting cards that may be used for a variety of occasions. Limited to six participants. Date & Time: Tuesdays: Oct. 24, Nov. 14, Nov. 28, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm Presenter: Sister Donna Brunell; dbrunellop@gmail.com Fee: $100 (includes…

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Holiday Heirlooms: A Crafters’ and Quilters’ Fall Retreat

November 17 @ 3:00 pm - November 19 @ 3:00 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$160 - $280

"We hold a treasure not made of gold in earthen vessels wealth untold…” — St. Paul Join others in gathering fabric, yarn, paints, photos and trinketsthat have been in your “stash” for years. Participants are invited to create gifts or decorations of your choice, symbolizing cherished Thanksgiving or Christmas memories and traditions you want pass down to a younger relative. Please bring a treasured family heirloom to our Gathering Ritual. Daily prayers will be based on various aspects of the Retreat theme. Date & Time: Friday,…

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Snapshots of Our Lives: A Poetry/Memoir Overnight Workshop

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - November 19 @ 1:00 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$75 - $120

Absorb the magnetic power of Mariandale’s meditative space and allow yourself uninterrupted time to bring memories to the page. We will meet and open creative channels through readings, discussions on craft, and free-writing. At 4 pm, workshop members may share the beautiful grounds, prayers in the chapel, or time to work on a poem or short memoir, before dinner. Writers are invited to share favorite poems or stories in the evening, or to spend time working on a new piece…

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Thanksgiving Weekend

November 23 - November 26
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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The Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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Greeting Card Crafting

November 28 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$100

We all know the feeling of being loved when we receive a greeting card in the mail. Consider how much more special it is when the card is handmade. This three-part series will take participants through all the steps of making unique greeting cards that may be used for a variety of occasions. Limited to six participants. Date & Time: Tuesdays: Oct. 24, Nov. 14, Nov. 28, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm Presenter: Sister Donna Brunell; dbrunellop@gmail.com Fee: $100 (includes…

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December 2017

Advent of Human Jesus and Cosmic Christ

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$60

“The Gospels are about the historical Jesus. Paul, however, never talks about that Jesus. He talks about the Christ. Jesus is the microcosm; Christ is the macrocosm. There is a movement between the two that we have to imitate in our life and work, the resurrection journey." — Richard Rohr Come with an open mind and spirit to see and hear Jesus Christ with new eyes and ears. Participants will explore and pray with the Christian Scriptures, gleaning evidence that the Jesus who was incarnated…

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Advent Taize

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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Join us for a celebration of Advents with Taize prayer on Wednesdays evenings during Advent. Dates/Times:  Wednesday, Dec. 6, 13, 20,  from 7 to 8 pm Fee: Free will donation

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Yoga for Rejuvenation, Renewal, and Balance: Series C, Winter 2017

December 7 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15pm on Thursday, repeating until January 18, 2018

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$100

Yoga, Series C: Six consecutive Thursday sessions: Dec. 7 to Jan. 18, 2018 Rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit through yoga and alignment. Includes: Postures to tone, stretch, and strengthen the body and relieve tension Safe alignment techniques to ease and optimize the effects of the poses Meditation and breathing exercises for calming, soothing, and reducing stress, Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a blanket or two, a towel, and a mat. Please eat lightly; no less than one hour before class.…

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Christ Child: A Poor Refugee: A Day Program with Don Bisson, FMS

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$60

This Advent, we meditate on the manger scene, reminding ourselves of God’s self-emptying love into the world as poor, homeless and refugee. We also must pray and act for countless millions today who are also poor, homeless refugees before a cold and heartless world. Date & Time: Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10 am to 3:30 pm Presenter: Don Bisson, FMS Fee: $60 (includes lunch) Please register and pay in full by Nov. 28   REGISTER ONLINE

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Celebrate the Winter Solstice

December 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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Free

Join us at Mariandale for a celebration of the Winter Solstice!  

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Christmas Holidays

December 24 - December 26
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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The Mariandale Center is closed from Saturday, December 24  through Monday, December 26 for the Christmas holiday.  We will be open on Tuesday, December 27.  

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New Year’s Holiday

December 31, 2017 - January 2, 2018
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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The Mariandale Center is closed on January 1 and 2 for the New Year's Holiday.

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January 2018

Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism Series Part 2

January 6, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$250

Have you ever wondered about Eastern spirituality? Have you experienced the beauty of silence? Are you moved by compassion and love towards all beings? Have you ever tried to meditate? If any of these questions appeal to you, please come to join us in this course which will provide an introduction to some of the most important Buddhist concepts, emphasizing their usefulness for Buddhist and non-Buddhists alike. We also will study and demonstrate various meditative techniques to allow each student…

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Knitting as a Spiritual Practice

January 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$60

The divine touches us in many ways through the practice of this age-old craft. It may be a memory of the hands that taught you, the meditative movement of the needles, the joyful anticipation of giving a gift crafted with love or the sense of community we find with other knitters. We will look at the many ways God moves in the work of our hands and or hearts by sharing experiences praying together, and exploring new ideas. Bring yarn and needles or…

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The Wardrobe of the Past

January 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$60

Take a trip back into the magical wardrobe of the past to doorways of the future! Come and enjoy a day of self-discovery as you weave a story of your memories through the clothes and accessories that have influenced you at different points in your life. We will use music, guided meditation, mindfulness, dialogue, drawing, colors, and writing reflection as tools to unfold the tapestry of our lives.' Date & Time: Sunday, Jan. 7, from 10 am to 3 pm Presenter:…

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Burrowing Deep in the Likeness of Mary: A Winter’s Retreat

January 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - January 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$350

In the midst of winter, when much of creation burrows deeply to rest and gain strength for the next season of life, accept the invitation to burrow deep in the heart of God. Gentle quiet will frame these days and include time for prayer, rest, and refreshment of your spirit, as well as individual meetings with a spiritual director. Date & Time: Thursday, Jan. 11 at 5 pm to Sunday, Jan. 14 at 1 pm Presenters/Spiritual Directors: Gaynell Cronin, Nancy…

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Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism Series Part 2

January 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$250

Have you ever wondered about Eastern spirituality? Have you experienced the beauty of silence? Are you moved by compassion and love towards all beings? Have you ever tried to meditate? If any of these questions appeal to you, please come to join us in this course which will provide an introduction to some of the most important Buddhist concepts, emphasizing their usefulness for Buddhist and non-Buddhists alike. We also will study and demonstrate various meditative techniques to allow each student…

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Yoga for Relaxation, Rejuvenation, and Balance: Series D, Winter 2018

January 25, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15pm on Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$100

Series D, Six consecutive Thursday evenings: Jan. 25 to March 1, 2018 Rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit through yoga and alignment. Includes: ❖ Postures to tone, stretch, and strengthen the body and relieve tension. ❖ Safe alignment techniques to ease and optimize the effects of the poses. ❖ Meditation and breathing exercises for calming, soothing, and reducing stress. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a blanket or two, a towel, and a mat. Please eat lightly; no less than one hour before…

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February 2018

Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism Series Part 2

February 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$250

Have you ever wondered about Eastern spirituality? Have you experienced the beauty of silence? Are you moved by compassion and love towards all beings? Have you ever tried to meditate? If any of these questions appeal to you, please come to join us in this course which will provide an introduction to some of the most important Buddhist concepts, emphasizing their usefulness for Buddhist and non-Buddhists alike. We also will study and demonstrate various meditative techniques to allow each student…

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Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism Series Part 2

February 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$250

Have you ever wondered about Eastern spirituality? Have you experienced the beauty of silence? Are you moved by compassion and love towards all beings? Have you ever tried to meditate? If any of these questions appeal to you, please come to join us in this course which will provide an introduction to some of the most important Buddhist concepts, emphasizing their usefulness for Buddhist and non-Buddhists alike. We also will study and demonstrate various meditative techniques to allow each student…

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March 2018

Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism Series Part 2

March 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$250

Have you ever wondered about Eastern spirituality? Have you experienced the beauty of silence? Are you moved by compassion and love towards all beings? Have you ever tried to meditate? If any of these questions appeal to you, please come to join us in this course which will provide an introduction to some of the most important Buddhist concepts, emphasizing their usefulness for Buddhist and non-Buddhists alike. We also will study and demonstrate various meditative techniques to allow each student…

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Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism Series Part 2

March 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$250

Have you ever wondered about Eastern spirituality? Have you experienced the beauty of silence? Are you moved by compassion and love towards all beings? Have you ever tried to meditate? If any of these questions appeal to you, please come to join us in this course which will provide an introduction to some of the most important Buddhist concepts, emphasizing their usefulness for Buddhist and non-Buddhists alike. We also will study and demonstrate various meditative techniques to allow each student…

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Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism Series Part 2

March 31, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$250

Have you ever wondered about Eastern spirituality? Have you experienced the beauty of silence? Are you moved by compassion and love towards all beings? Have you ever tried to meditate? If any of these questions appeal to you, please come to join us in this course which will provide an introduction to some of the most important Buddhist concepts, emphasizing their usefulness for Buddhist and non-Buddhists alike. We also will study and demonstrate various meditative techniques to allow each student…

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April 2018

Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism Series Part 2

April 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States
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$250

Have you ever wondered about Eastern spirituality? Have you experienced the beauty of silence? Are you moved by compassion and love towards all beings? Have you ever tried to meditate? If any of these questions appeal to you, please come to join us in this course which will provide an introduction to some of the most important Buddhist concepts, emphasizing their usefulness for Buddhist and non-Buddhists alike. We also will study and demonstrate various meditative techniques to allow each student…

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