we look forward to seEing you
Our many programs explore the intersections of art, ecology, health, and spirituality. We welcome presenters from a wide variety of faith traditions, cultures, and life experience, living into our commitment to nurturing a strong interfaith community. We value holistic engagement – head and heart and hands – and we invite all who come to Wisdom House to be open to transforming their lives and the world we share with one another and with all Creation.
Enjoy sitting meditation and total relaxation, walking meditation, deep listening and mindful speech. All are welcome.
Embrace silence and tap into the importance of your voice as a writer in this weekend retreat.
Through experiential practices involving nature, mindful movement, and interactive dialogue, this workshop will help participants transform overwhelm and despair into constructive and collaborative action in the face of growing social and ecological crises.
Bake the best Rhubarb Pie with Chef Margaret Jacobs
Express yourself by creating an altered book
Drawing on the wisdom of Twelve-Step spirituality and his new book, Surrendered―The Sacred Art: Shattering the Illusion of Control and Falling into Grace with Twelve-Step Spirituality, Rami will examine the difference between surrender as an act of will and being surrendered as a gift of grace, and explore what it is to give up the former and live the latter.
Through reflection, inner-journeying, guided meditation, group conversation, silence, and prayer, participate in the living Franciscan tradition — that is, a spiritual awareness and sacred response that’s deeply rooted in the transformative power of the wisdom way of peace.
Enter into the deep wisdom of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh as we explore together the heart of the Buddha’s teachings poignantly expressed in this very poem.
Take a restful break to deepen your spirituality with a five-day silent retreat.
Bring a picnic basket and someone to cook with for this hands-on workshop with Chef Margaret. Afterwards, enjoy the fruits of your labor by celebrating National Picnic Month with a picnic supper on the beautiful Wisdom House grounds.
Join us for a midweek retreat dedicated to encouraging clergy and faith leaders to practice the art, science, and spirituality of healthy caregiving. Explore the myriad ways that self-care is a part of authentic “compassion satisfaction” and can aid helpers and organizations in creating sustainable caregiving practices.
Sacred chant workshop followed by Evensong for the Feast of the Assumption