The Cornerstone Center
A Christian Meditation Community


Lenten Series - Paths of Transformation Begins Feb. 21

Cornerstone at The Casa will present a 2015 Lenten Series - Paths of Transformation featuring three dynamic presenters and a time of prayer in silence and sharing at the Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, Ariz. 85253.

Elizabeth Ursic, Ph.D., M.Div., will lead us into “The Desert Fathers and Mothers,” Saturday, Feb. 21, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., a good way to start out by walking in the footsteps of those heroes of holy intensity!

On Saturday, Feb. 28, JoAnn Mast, an international labyrinth workshop facilitator, will lead “Meditation in Motion: The Labyrinth Journey,” from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Finally, on Saturday March 7, “Christ, Beauty the Celtic Spirit: John O’Donahue and Laurence Freeman,” will be presented by Adriana Cavina, M.Div., D.Min. also from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Cost to attend is $100 for the complete series or $40/workshop. Cost includes lunch. To register contact Joanne Rapp, at 602-799-7525 or email

Weekly Group Meditation
Weekly group meditation is held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. in the Casita at the Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, Ariz. 85253. Group meditation sessions are open to people of all experience levels. Come deepen your practice. Initial instruction is provided for newcomers. Free will donations welcomed. Click here for a map of Franciscan Renewal Center grounds. Plenty of free parking.

2015 John Main Seminar Announced

The John Main Seminar has been an annual event since 1984 and is led by a presenter of international standing. It brings together Christian meditators into dialogue with other groups and communities. The 2015 John Main Seminar is being organized and hosted by the New Zealand Community for Christian Meditation (NZCCM).

The seminar and pre-seminar silent retreat will take place at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, Jan. 12-18, 2015. Registrations are now being taken and can be made online at

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