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 PDT.

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

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

Fall 2022

Tuesdays

September 20 - November 1

11am - 1pm PDT

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Blessing of the Animals

Sunday, October 2

12:30pm

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IONA LECTURE SERIES

Where Arts & Sciences Meet Humanity

Thursday, October 20

7:00 PM

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SAHMAIN

Candlelight Memorial Vigil

Monday, October 31

7:00 pm

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Meister Eckhart's 

Advent Wisdom for a Vesperal Age

An In-Person Retreat with
The Rev. John Michael Hayes, PhD, ABPP, Priest-Psychologist-Psychoanalyst

November 18-20

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St. Mary's

Library

A MINISTRY OF

ST. COLUMBA'S  INVERNESS

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 PRE-RECORDED SELF-PACED ONLINE COURSE FROM

SPRING 2022

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 Pre-Recorded Online Lecture with
Fr. Vincent Pizzuto, Ph.D.

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COUNCIL

FOR

A MINISTRY OF 

ST. COLUMBA'S

INVERNESS

DISCIPLESHIP

ECOLOGICAL

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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 PDT 

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BOOK OF LIFE

IN ASSOCIATION WITH ST. COLUMBA'S

TREE OF LIFE MEMORIAL BELL TOWER

A Recorded Lecture by

The Rev. 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 Critical Study of the Book of Revelation

NOW OFFERING ONLINE VERSION

An Online Self-Paced Course

with The Rev. Vincent Pizzuto, Ph.D.

CHRISTIAN
CONTEMPLATIVE
PRACTICE

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