The labyrinth is a sacred space to focus attention, listen to the longing of the soul and encounter the Divine. MEEC's native plant labyrinth at Mount Saint John is modeled after the labyrinth dedicated to Mary, mother of Jesus, in the Chartres Cathedral in France. Join us for a mid-spring workshop and walk where we'll discuss the Marian associations of the Labyrinth as well as its historical and contemporary usage. We'll ponder as Mary did, inviting feminine wisdom to accompany us through a reflective process of letting go, nurturing the inner life, and attentive listening to the voices of nature in springtime. All are welcome. Free-will offerings welcome. Meet at the MEEC office in St. Joseph Hall. Park in Lot C. For a map and directions to the property, click here. To learn more about MEEC’s labyrinth, click here.
About the facilitator: Marianist Sister Leanne Jablonski FMI, Ph.D. is MEEC’s Director and a scientist, educator and retreat facilitator. She has graduate degrees in Pastoral Ministry and Ecology/Climate change, and a certificate in spiritual direction/companionship from the Haden Institute. Leanne has held leadership positions and facilitated retreat, workshop and educational experiences bridging science, nature and faith with the Marianist Family, Catholic, ecumenical and interfaith audiences.
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