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CONTEMPLATIVE

CHRISTIANITY

in the Heart of West Marin

WELCOMING YOU TO
ST. COLUMBA'S INVERNESS

We are an inclusive contemplative community incarnating the

Mystical Body of Christ in Word, Sacrament, and spiritual intimacy.

"A spiritual truth to which our culture and society have so successfully numbed us is that the contemplative life is not a luxury or a quaint pastime but a matter of grave spiritual, social, and now even planetary urgency. Contemplatives know this intuitively. The prayer of silence that confronts the tyranny of the false self and opens us to the transforming power of the Spirit is a moral imperative."

~Fr. Vincent Pizzuto, Contemplating Christ, 90.

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ABOUT OUR MISSION

Our Sunday Eucharist Service is at 10am. Alternatively you may join our Online Morning Prayer Service at our Virtual Chapel at 11am PT.

ABOUT OUR RETREAT HOUSE

The Retreat House is currently open. We are welcoming those who wish a quiet, contemplative visit.

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ABOUT OUR VICAR

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

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

~Matthew 11:28

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TRIDUUM

BEFORE TIME AND FOREVER

Liturgy As Kairos

An In-Person Triduum Retreat
with Fr. Vincent Pizzuto, PhD

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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

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ATHEISTS, AGNOSTICS & MSYTICS:

CROSSING THE DIVIDE

CHRISTIAN
MEDITATION

Meditation Chapel

Wednesday Evenings

7pm

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

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IONA LECTURE SERIES

Where Arts & Sciences Meet Humanity

An Evening Lecture & Conversation with
Travis White on The Pros & Cons of ESG (Socially Responsible) Investing

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SOUND BATH

Saturday, March 16
7pm

JOIN US FOR AN ONLINE BOOK STUDY OF
REFUGIA FAITH

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HOSTED BY THE 

COUNCIL FOR ECOLOGICAL DISCIPLESHIP

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EXPLORING THE ESSENTIAL QUESTION

"What must I do to be at peace, so that I can live presently, and die gracefully?"

An In-Person Workshop with Rachel Gaunt

JOIN US FOR AN ONLINE WORKSHOP ON
MONASTIC ECOLOGICAL WISDOM

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HOSTED BY THE 

COUNCIL FOR ECOLOGICAL DISCIPLESHIP

SATURDAY

MARCH 16

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A MINISTRY OF 

ST. COLUMBA'S INVERNESS

 COUNCIL FOR

ECOLOGICAL DISCIPLESHIP

PATRICK BALL'S
CELTIC HARP & STORY CONCERT

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SUNDAY, MARCH 10

3PM

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Approaches to Writing
Your Spiritual Autobiography

AN ONLINE THREE-WEEK COURSE

with Marilyn McEntyre, PhD

The incarnation has made mystics of us all.

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

Haiku Poetry
and the
Art of Pausing

Embracing the
Present Moment

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An Online Workshop with

Judith Valente, Ph.D. and Brother Paul Quenon OCSO 

Saturday, April 13

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IONA LECTURE SERIES

Where Arts & Sciences Meet Humanity

An Evening Lecture & Conversation with
David Odorisio on Merton in California

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