Events

 
 

Prayer of the Heart

Date: Saturday, Oct. 11

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: The Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85253.

Cost: $45, includes lunch.

Registration: Register by sending a check or money order payable to The Cornerstone Center, 3176 E. Berridge Ln., Phoenix, AZ 85016. For more information call Joanne Rapp 602-799-7525.

Presenter: Adriana Cavina, M.Div., D.Min.

Program: Explore prayer, meditation and mindfulness as rooted and practiced in the Christian tradition. “The union with God that mystical theology speaks of, is a union through love and is the fruit of a journey of love. It depends on God’s grace and human free will. This journey is the ascent of Mount Carmel with its nada, nada, nada; it is the dark night which liberates and purifies...” - Mystical Theology, The Science of Love.


Casita Series: The Contemplative Heart

Date: Mondays, Oct. 20-Nov. 24
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.

Location: The Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85253.

Cost: Free will donations welcomed.

Registration: Send email to info@cornerstone-phx.org or call Joanne Rapp at 602-799-7525.

Presenters Include: Pastor Dennis Richards, Grand Canyon University professor; Adriana Cavina, M.Div., D.Min., clinical educator of Chaplaincy at Banner Good Samaritan Hospital, and Joanne Rapp, D.Min. Cornerstone director
Program: DVD presentations of Richard Rohr, James Finley, Fr. Laurence Freeman and others.


Prepare the Way of the Lord: Lectio Divinain Advent

Date: Tuesdays, Dec. 2-23
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.

Location: The Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85253.

Cost: $10 per week

Registration: Click here to register at The Casa.

Presenter: Melanie Supan-Groseta has been an Oblate of St. Benedict for 17 years. Having started a weekly shared lectio divina group at the monastery in Tucson, she has presented the practice for groups in a variety of settings. Melanie is currently on the spiritual direction staff at The Casa.
Program: Come! “Listen with the ear of your heart” to the Advent Scriptures. Come! Deepen your relationship with lectio divinain a participatory group experience. Come! Learn about lectio divina (divine reading), an ancient practice of contemplative Christian spirituality.


The Desert Fathers & Mothers

Date: Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: The Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85253.

Cost: $45, includes lunch.

Registration: Register by sending a check or money order payable to The Cornerstone Center, 3176 E. Berridge Ln., Phoenix, AZ 85016. For more information call Joanne Rapp 602-799-7525.

Presenter: Elizabeth Ursic

Program: Details coming soon!


Christ, Beauty and the Celtic Spirit: John O’Donohue & Laurence Freeman

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: The Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85253.

Cost: $45, includes lunch.

Registration: Register by sending a check or money order payable to The Cornerstone Center, 3176 E. Berridge Ln., Phoenix, AZ 85016. For more information call Joanne Rapp 602-799-7525.

Presenter: Adriana Cavina, M.Div., D.Min.

Program: Details coming soon!



In the Light of the Resurrection: Commitment

Date: Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26, 2015

Time: Begins Friday at 6 p.m. and ends at noon Sunday

Location: The Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85253.

Cost: $300-single room; $220-double room; $130 for commuters

Registration: Register by sending a check or money order payable to The Cornerstone Center, 3176 E. Berridge Ln., Phoenix, AZ 85016. For more information call Joanne Rapp 602-799-7525.

Presenter: The Rev. Glenda Meakin, from Ontario, Canada

Program: Details coming soon!

 

Group Meditation

Group meditation sessions are open to people of all experience levels. Come deepen your practice at one of our locations. Initial instruction is provided for newcomers. Free will donations welcomed.


The Cornerstone Center: 5802 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Meet at
The Casa Meditation Chapel
Time:
Mondays: 11:30 a.m.
Wednesdays: 11:30 a.m.
Fridays: 11:30 a.m.


Ignatian Spirituality Center: 4801 N. 1st St., Phoenix, AZ 85012

Time:
• Monday-Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.


See our Resources Page for a complete list of groups.



2015 Retreats


2015 John Main Seminar
Jan. 12-18, 2015
University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand, Register online here.