New Event Series 2014

Join us for " faith," a series of events that promise to inspire and entertain! From speakers to concerts to retreats, this eclectic mix of programs is designed to deepen our spirituality as we come together surrounded by the beauty and spirit of the historic motherhouse.

We hope to see you at ONE, TWO OR MORE!

Who Do You Say I Am?
An Evening with Megan McKenna

Feb. 12 

What is God saying to us in the New Testament and how does it call us to living justly? Megan McKenna, internationally-known author, theologian, storyteller and lecturer, breaks down the Trinity to help us get to know the God of the Gospels, sharing the powerful story of transformation, discipleship and hope. Educator, workshop facilitator, retreat leader and author of over 30 books, Megan received her doctorate from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, Calif. She has taught at many different schools, including Fordham University, the Washington Theological Union, and the East Asian Pastoral Institute in Manila. She also serves as an Ambassador of Peace for Pax Christi USA.

Celtic Soul Experience
with Owen & Moley O Súilleabháin and Friends

March 7-8 Concert & Retreat

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Celebrate St. Patty’s Day the Celtic way with internationally-acclaimed Irish singer/songwriter duo (and brothers) Owen and Moley O Súilleabháin. Performing a mix of ancient Irish music, sacred songs, traditional tunes and inspirational pop, Owen and Moley fill the house with heart-healing harmonies, and humor! Just ask some of the folks they have performed with such as Russell Crowe, The Chieftains and Bobby McFerrin.

joe stickely We start off the weekend with an evening concert on Friday, March 7 where Owen and Moley will perform. The show will open with St. Louis favorite Stickely and Canan and will include other local surprise guests.
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For those who want to delve deeper into the Celtic experience, join us for a day-long retreat on Saturday, March 8 with Owen and Moley, who are partnering with their collaborator and friend from St. Louis, Kimberly Schneider. Kimberly, author of Everything You Need is Right Here is a transformational speaker, life coach, author and poet.


Luke Live! with Father James Diluzio
May 17 - 18 Concert and Retreat

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Experience the Gospel of Luke as members of the Early Church experienced it—internalized, personalized and shared. Based in New York City, Paulist priest, actor and singer Father James Diluzio brings his unique presentation of the Gospel to parishes nationwide, reciting the beloved texts with storytelling and reflection—all accompanied by inspirational chants and songs, including popular music from Broadway shows. It's interactive and fitting for all ages. The May 17 evening performance will be followed by a day-long retreat experience for those who want to enter into deeper reflection.

A Tale of Two Histories with Sister Joan Whittemore
October 22 Presentation

Celebrate St. Louis' 250th birthday year with us! Hear Sister Joan Whittemore share the fascinating story of her  family's connection to the founding of St. Louis and how it connects to the history of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. And learn a little bit about how you can research your own genealogy as well.


Healing Harp with Amy Camie
November 15-16 Retreat and Concert


Amy is a classically trained, spiritual, healing harpist who loves sharing music that simply flows through her. Shifting her perception of performing for the outside to sharing from the inside is a gift she passes on to her students and anyone who listens to her music.

The weekend begins with a Saturday workshop, geared toward those who are under a great deal of stress and who would benefit from remembering their wholeness and the importance of self-nurture. A Sunday afternoon concert will follow.

 Learn more about Amy Camie.

Go to Joseph with Bro. Michael McGrath
December 15 Presentation

Br. Michael "Mickey" McGrath is an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales whose award-winning work reveals and supports the healing power of sacred images. Brother Mickey creates art for many of today’s leading Catholic publishers and organizations.

Bro. Mickey will present his work latest work around our patron, St. Joseph as featured in the 2013 book, Go to Joseph, exploring different aspects of St. Joseph's life as husband, father, craftsman, traveler, guide, and much more. He describes each painting, explaining how St. Joseph inspired him to create these beautiful images. Reflect on the images and texts, invite St. Joseph's strength and grace to become part of your own life, and discover how he has become a role model for the universal Church.


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