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"Our Jerusalem Journey: Lenten Wisdom for Anxious Times"

April 1, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to Noon CT

A 3-hour in-person workshop at St. Scholastica Monastery with experiential learning to deepen our journeys to Jerusalem.

Anxiety seems to be on the rise in our society. From jarring news reports to polarizing conversations, from economic unknowns to pandemic mysteries, we all experience new levels of tension that our bodies and minds absorb. Perhaps the disciples also felt greater anxiety as they approached Jerusalem with their roaming (and unpredictable) rabbi. And yet Jesus was centered and well-focused in his teachings and mission. He understood the paradox of God’s foolishness and weakness to be the greatest source of wisdom and power. How might we tap into this deeper spirituality that Jesus embodied? How might this shape the way we speak and listen to each other? How might we find greater peace both within us and around us?

Facilitator: Ted Lewis is a Restorative Justice Consultant and Trainer for the Center for Restorative Justice & Peacemaking at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. Since the mid-90s he has been a practitioner and trainer in the fields of conflict resolution and restorative justice. On occasion he provides facilitation services here in Duluth. Ted also does workshops and reconciliation services for church communities; he recently founded the Restorative Church project which provides resources to churches to deal better with harms, conflicts and divisions.

$25 suggested offering. Scholarships are available.  Please contact Dawn Carrillo at dcarrillo@duluthosb.org or 320-260-8233 for more information.

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St. Scholastica Monastery

1001 Kenwood Avenue

Duluth, MN 55811

(218) 723-6699

retreat@duluthosb.org