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August 3-5: Contemplative Creativity with SoulCollage and Wisdom Ways with Yvonne Lucia and Sister Lois Barton, CSJ

A weekend retreat held at The Spiritual Center, 712 New York Rt 79 Windsor NY

You are invited to spend a weekend nurturing yourself with the contemplative practice of SoulCollage and the Wisdom Ways of Centering Prayer, labyrinth walking, chanting, lectio divina, and gentle movement. Our time will be structured around SoulCollage tutorials, with flexible opportunities to engage with other wisdom modalities.

 SoulCollage® is an intuitive process of self-discovery which uses the accessible art form of collage to uncover and honor all the facets of your unique Self. The SoulCollage® process is a flexible, creative and  inclusive tool which gently facilitates self-exploration and self-growth through the creation of a personal deck of collaged cards. Each one of us is a collage of personalities, roles, uniqueness, inconsistencies, challenges and dreams. Through the SoulCollage® process, you will discover, acknowledge and honor the jewels of your own life and the wealth of riches you have to offer yourself, others and the world…and best of all, you’ll have fun doing it! For more information on SoulCollage®, go to and

Yvonne M. Lucia is a self-taught, multi-media artist who has been making things since she was a young child. Combining her passion for creativity with professional degrees in nursing and theology, and training in Expressive Arts, Spiritual Direction, and Grief Support, Yvonne is a skilled facilitator who will support and inspire your inherent creativity. Yvonne believes that art making has the potential to connect us with our Sacred Source, that creativity is the language of the soul and is our birthright as human beings. For more information on Yvonne: and

Sister Lois Barton is a Sister of St. Joseph who has been a student of Wisdom spirituality and practices for a dozen years under the tutelage of author and teacher Rev. Dr. Cynthia Bourgeault. Sister Lois lives at the Spiritual Center in Windsor, site of this workshop, which is uniquely suited to such a endeavor.

Donation of $350. For more information and to register, visit You can also contact Sr. Elizabeth M. Newell, CSJ, at The Spiritual Center by sending an email to or calling 607-655-2264.