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September 2017

Domestic Abuse: Breaking the Cycle and Making a Difference

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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domestic abuse

Casey Morley will tell her story of coping with and crawling out from years of domestic abuse and violence. She has worked hard to break the cycle and end generations of dysfunction in order to give her son a chance. She will share some statistics and explain how domestic abuse affects us all. Finally, she will inform us about how we can make a difference. Casey’s book, Crawling Out will be available for sale and she will sign books from…

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Curtain of Leaves Monoprints

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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$25
monoprints

Celebrate the trees at OLC by creating one-of-a-kind double sided monoprints. Many artists have used the tree as inspiration for their artwork. Visual artists such as Gustav Kilmt (Tree of Life), Van Gogh (The Mulberry Tree), Georgia O’Keeffe (Lawrence Tree), and Piet Mondrian (Gray Tree) all chose the noble tree as subject matter. We’ll use pressed leaves to make monoprints on translucent paper, and a simple printing block as a plate, capturing the many seasons of the leaf. After making…

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October 2017

Movie Night at OLC – “The Letters”

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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$25
movie night

Join us for movie night at OLC! We'll watch and discuss "The Letters," a film about the life of St. Teresa of Calcutta based on her letters. These letters to her spiritual advisor and her bishop reveal her experience of spiritual darkness as she devoted herself to the poor of India. A basket supper to enjoy during the movie will be provided for each attendee! Click here to watch the official trailer of this film: https://youtu.be/UAS_EeIxh5g  This evening will be facilitated…

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Discover the Intersectionality of Two Abrahamic Faiths: Islam and Christianity

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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Free
Discover the Intersectionality of Two Abrahamic Faiths: Islam and Christianity

Spend an evening learning about Islam! “Communication has the power to build bridges, to enable encounter and inclusion, and thus to enrich society. How beautiful it is when people select their words and actions with care in the effort to avoid misunderstandings, to heal wounded memories, and to build peace and harmony. Words can build bridges between individuals and within families, social groups and peoples.” – Pope Francis In response to the appeal of Pope Francis, Our Lady of Calvary…

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