CONTEMPLATIVE

CHRISTIANITY

in the Heart of West Marin

WELCOMING YOU TO
ST. COLUMBA'S INVERNESS

St. Columba's Episcopal Church and Retreat House is revitalizing its roots in the contemplative spirituality of the Celtic Christian tradition. Nestled on a mountainside overlooking Tomales Bay in Inverness, California, our retreat house is infused with the sacred presence of God in nature. We are an inclusive contemplative community incarnating the Mystical Body of Christ in Word, Sacrament, and spiritual intimacy.

Come to me, all you that are weary and heavy burdened and I will give you rest.

~Matthew 11:28

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ABOUT OUR MISSION

Our Sunday Eucharist Service has resumed at 10am. Proof of vaccination required. Alternatively you may join our Online Morning Prayer Service at our Virtual Chapel at 11am PST.

ABOUT OUR RETREAT HOUSE

The Retreat House is currently open with Covid restrictions in place. We are welcoming those who wish a quiet, contemplative visit.

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ABOUT OUR VICAR

Throughout his ministry here, Father Vincent has brought to our community a contemplative spirit and academic rigor promoting openness and hospitality in the Celtic Christian Tradition.

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SERMONS

You search the scriptures

because you think that in them you have eternal life; but it is they that testify to me.

~John 5:39

THE
FIRST CHRISTMAS

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Advent
Book
Study

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o'antiphons

Advent Day of Reflection

The

Saturday, December 17

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Lessons & Carols

Sunday, December 18

7:00 PM

Christmas Eve

Candlelight Mass

Saturday, December 24

8:00 pm

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CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

GERARD

MANLEY

HOPKINS

Conversations on

Spirituality & Poetry

with Two Poets

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AN ONLINE WORKSHOP

with

Bob Hass & Brenda Hillman

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Peregrinatio Sundays

January 29, 2023

Save The Date

FOR CRITICAL MINDS & CONTEMPLATIVE HEARTS

PORTRAITS
OF
CHRIST

FOR CRITICAL MINDS & CONTEMPLATIVE HEARTS

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A SEVEN-WEEK ONLINE

BIBLE STUDY & LECTURE SERIES

with FR. VINCENT PIZZUTO, PhD

A RECORDED SELF-PACED ONLINE COURSE FROM

FALL 2022

THE RAPTURE OF BEING ALIVE

Mary Oliver as Messenger of Life's Hidden Holiness

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A RECORDED 

ONLINE WORKSHOP

with 

JONATHAN MONTALDO

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St. Mary's

Library

A MINISTRY OF

ST. COLUMBA'S  INVERNESS

MEDITATION CHAPEL

AN ONLINE INTERSPIRITUAL MEDITATION COMMUNITY

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Join Fr. Vincent Pizzuto, Ph.D.
and a group of international participants who are slowly ruminating on his book,
Contemplating Christ 

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CHRISTUS VICTOR

Incarnation, Deification & Salvation

A Recorded Online Lecture with
Fr. Vincent Pizzuto, Ph.D.

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COUNCIL

FOR

A MINISTRY OF 

ST. COLUMBA'S

INVERNESS

DISCIPLESHIP

ECOLOGICAL

FOUR VISITS with FOUR QUARTETS

Conversations on Spirituality & Poetry with Two Poets

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A RECORDED

ONLINE WORKSHOP

with

Bob Hass & Brenda Hillman

An introduction
to the four gospels

PORTRAITS
OF
CHRIST

FOR CRITICAL MINDS & CONTEMPLATIVE HEARTS

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BIBLE STUDY & LECTURE SERIES

with FR. VINCENT PIZZUTO, PhD

A RECORDED SELF-PACED ONLINE COURSE FROM

SPRING 2022

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evensong

The incarnation has made mystics of us all.

What if we read the gospels as if that were true?

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Slow Religion

The Gospel According to Matthew

NOON PRAYER &
SCRIPTURE STUDY

Wednesdays at Noon PST 

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BOOK OF LIFE

IN ASSOCIATION WITH ST. COLUMBA'S

TREE OF LIFE MEMORIAL BELL TOWER

A Recorded Online Lecture by
Fr. Vincent Pizzuto, Ph.D.

A SHORT SPIRITUAL JOURNEY
IN A TIME OF PROLONGED PANDEMIC

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FROM ACEDIA

TO APATHEIA

The
Lord's
Prayer
Pater 
Noster
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APOCALYPSE
 NOW 

A Recorded Online Course
with Fr. Vincent Pizzuto, Ph.D.

A Critical Study of the Book of Revelation

In a Time of Pandemic

CHRISTIAN
CONTEMPLATIVE
PRACTICE

Tuesday Evenings at 7pm PST
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In the shadow of your wings
I take refuge
Psalm 57:1