Visit the Abbey of the Arts online retreat platform to access your programs:

May Tea with the Abbess

I so enjoyed our Tea with the Abbess session. Since I can’t pour you a cup of tea myself I led a brief welcoming meditation then shared some of our programs for May. Such a joyful time with our wonderful community.

We have a number of resources to support you in your contemplative journey including: 

May Lift Every Voice Book Club The Purpose Gap: Empowering Communities of Color to Find Meaning and Thrive by Patrick Reyes.

Christine’s forthcoming collection Love Holds You: Poems and Devotions for Times of Uncertainty releases May 9th! Join Simon and me for a free book launch with poetry and music on Monday, May 8th.

Abbey of the Arts Prayer Cycles – a free resource. The video podcasts for the Birthing the Holy prayer cycle begin releasing later this month!

Calendar of Upcoming Events

With great and growing love,


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