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March 2017
$45

Water Justice – Trinity Institute 2017

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until March 24, 2017

Tymen Hall, 285 Oblate Dr.
San Antonio,TX78216United States
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You’re invited to attend Trinity Institute, an annual conference that takes place in New York City and at partner sites around the country via webcast, including at Oblate School of Theology. Join the water justice movement! We’ll develop a deeper appreciation for water as a sacred gift, gain a thorough understanding of the relationship between water justice and climate change, and learn what we can do about water issues of access, pollution, drought, and rising tides.   FEATURING: Barbara Boxer…

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People of Pilgrimage: Experiencing the Joy of the Gospel

March 26 @ 4:00 pm - March 30 @ 12:00 pm
Oblate Renewal Center, 5700 Blanco Road
San Antonio,TX78216
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Seventh Annual Contemplative Ecumenical Retreat Oblate School of Theology – ORC/WTC March 26, 2017 – March 30, 2017   Join us for four days of contemplative Christian immersion. This ecumenical retreat includes group meditation, prayer and reflection time, community meals and insightful teachings from Fr. Bill Sheehan.  This year’s pilgrimage will be rooted in our own personal encounters with the contemplative joy of the presence of Christ. All lectures will take place at the Whitley Theological Center. All other retreat activities…

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April 2017
Free

The New Physics and the Old Metaphysics

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio ,TX78216United States
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The concept of God as Creator is not tied to any particular cosmology, but has endured even as our scientific cosmologies have radically changed. The traditional Christian understanding of God is not merely as some force within nature, operating alongside gravity or electromagnetism at ‘time zero’ to start a universe. Rather, God is supernatural, outside nature, and responsible for the very dimensions of space and time and the laws of science that allow matter to exist. This talk will explore the outline and…

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Free

FREE Concert: Michael James Mette

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio ,TX78216United States
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This is a free concert! Please RSVP and consider making a good will donation at the door.

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$40

Nature for Soul Care and Spiritual Direction

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Rock House, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio,TX78216
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Nature has a soul. She herself is a form of spiritual practice providing soul care and spiritual direction. The natural world guides us into new ways spiritual awareness and contemplative transformation. Nature awakens us to wonder and gratitude as we encounter a sense of solace, belonging, and healing. This retreat will provide practice, space and time to develop discernment, vulnerability, and trust as we build new connections to nature’s hidden capacities for soul care and spiritual guidance. We will have…

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$60

Ignatian Twilight Retreat: Passionate Generosity: From Gethsemane to Galilee

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until April 12, 2017

Oblate Renewal Center, 5700 Blanco Road
San Antonio,TX78216
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“Lord, teach me to be generous, teach me to serve you as you deserve, to give and not to count the cost.” -Ignatius of Loyola Do you need a retreat, yet not able to spend several days away from family and work?   Join us for three evenings of twilight retreats where you will be fed, given time and space to listen, share and pray. Reflect on themes from Ignatian Spirituality to: Prayerfully encounter Jesus through Holy Scripture Consider your…

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May 2017
$60

Critical Ministerial Issues 2017: Recruitment, Assessment, and Management of Volunteers in Parishes

May 10 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio ,TX78216United States
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The Conference The CMI Conference has, over the last few years, explored various topics which impact pastoral ministry. It has brought together clergy and pastoral staffs from a variety of parish settings and ministries to reflect on ways to better serve God’s people and more effectively respond to the needs of the minister him/herself. This year, the Critical Ministerial Issues Conference (CMI) will focus on Recruitment, Assessment, and Management of Volunteers in Parishes. We will first direct attention to Personnel…

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June 2017
$65 - $85

Summer Institute 2017: The Life and Spirituality of Henri Nouwen

June 19 @ 4:00 pm - June 21 @ 9:00 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio ,TX78216United States
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Delve into the life and spirituality of Henri Nouwen. Nouwen was a Dutch Catholic priest, professor, writer and theologian. His interests were rooted primarily in psychology, pastoral ministry, spirituality, social justice and community. Over the course of his life, Nouwen was heavily influenced by the work of Anton Boisen, Thomas Merton, Rembrandt, Vincent van Gogh and Jean Vanier. After nearly two decades of teaching at academic institutions including the University of Notre Dame, Yale Divinity School and Harvard Divinity School, Nouwen went…

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