Spiritual programs

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange Center for Spiritual Development (CSD) offers an oasis of beauty and spiritual symmetry in the center of one of the most vibrant and dynamic urban communities in the country. Established in 1974 as a retreat center, and expanded in 1985 as the Center for Spiritual Development, the CSD continues to provide programs and a serene setting where people from all faiths can nourish their spiritual lives. To register, or for more information on the following programs, click here.

Zen Meditation
Dates: Second and fourth Wednesdays of the month
Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Presented by: MaryAnne Huepper, CSJ
Location: Center for Spiritual Development
Cost: Free will offering
This ongoing series provides teaching and practice in the art of Zen Meditation. Sr. MaryAnne will act as facilitator sharing her knowledge and practice of various forms of meditation from the Soto School of Zen. The sessions are open to people of all faiths and seekers of a spiritual path. If you are a new attendee, please come to the front desk of the Center to receive materials.

Prayer: Cultivating Intimacy with God
Dates: Tuesdays, Oct. 12, 19, 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16, 2010
Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
Presented by: Dan Miller, Ph. D., and David Hoover, MTS
Location: St. Joseph Center, Mother Louis Room
Cost: $45
Central to Christian Spirituality is the realization that we are each called to surrender to a growing intimacy with the Love of God. We will explore the roots and fruits of a life of prayer---that our hearts might be touched, and our lives opened and transformed, by a life of prayerful intimacy with the great Love of God.