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June 2019

Siddika Angle – Scripture Through the Eyes of a Woman II

June 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Incarnation Monastery, 1369 La Loma Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94708 United States
$20

The woman of John’s Gospel are undeniably the heroines of the story. You probably think you know them well -- Mary the mother of Jesus, the Samaritan Woman, Mary and Martha and Mary Magdalen -- but you may be in for some surprises. When these gospel stories are examined objectively rather than through the lenses of patriarchy and misogyny, some fascinating and long-ignored aspects emerge. As I studied this fourth gospel for my master’s thesis, I had to wonder whether…

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July 2019

7th Annual Camaldolese Retreat

July 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - July 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm PDT
St. Francis Retreat Center, 549 Mission Vineyard Road
San Juan Bautista, CA 95045 United States
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Keynote Speakers: Bede Healey, OSB.Cam PhD,  Venerable Tenzin Chogkyi We invite you to join us again this summer at the lovely Franciscan retreat center in San Juan Bautista to explore the teachings of both Bede Healey, the local prior of Incarnation Monastery in Berkeley, and Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi, currently teaching at Land of Medicine Buddha in Soquel. "We will pull aside the curtain and explore the dynamic processes of hoping and believing , how they come to be within us and…

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August 2019

Collatio is Wednesday this week!

August 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

Thursday, August 15, there will be 5:00pm Mass in celebration of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. To accommodate this, Collatio will be Wednesday, August 14. Next week our regular schedule will resume.

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Mass in Celebration of the Assumption of Mary

August 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

We celebrate the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in today's 5:00pm Mass. (Image by Patricia Brintle, published by Give Us This Day).

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Incarnation Monastery Annual Potluck Picnic

August 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Peralta Community Garden, 1400 Peralta Ave @ Hopkins
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States

It's back!....Incarnation's annual picnic in the whimsical Peralta Community Garden....bring food or drinks to share....no coffee hour, we will go directly to the garden, all are welcome, please come!

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September 2019

Julia Gallichio – Mindfulness Practice and Awareness of God’s Presence

September 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Incarnation Monastery, 1369 La Loma Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94708 United States
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$20

A presentation and experience of mindfulness techniques to cultivate our relationship with the Divine. Julia has considered New Camaldoli and Incarnation her spiritual home for over 20 years.  She currently works as a clinical social worker at Kaiser Psychiatry and teaches a weekly mindfulness class in the clinic.  She also has taught yoga in a variety of settings.

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Farewell Brunch for Georg Mayr

September 29, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am PDT
Incarnation Monastery, 1369 La Loma Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94708 United States
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Following Mass a Farewell Brunch for Georg, who returns to Austria too soon! Please bring food to share and enjoy.

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October 2019

Spirituality of Creativity

October 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm PDT
Stillpoint at Beckside Spirituality Center, 1625 Huntley Road
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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$90

“Art offers a silent invitation to enter into a mysterious, non-verbal world and landscape that exists within each of us.” Arthur Poulin... Join us for an expansive experience of Creativity! Through sharing what is most intimate and profound in his artistic spiritual practice, Arthur will challenge us to deepen the connection with the Creative DNA dwelling within each of us. The day will close with an outdoor liturgy in honor of the Earth, our Common Home.  Fr. Arthur Poulin is a Camaldolese…

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Oblate Formation Series, 1st meeting

October 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Incarnation Monastery, 1369 La Loma Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94708 United States
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All oblates and those interested in delving deeper into Camaldolese spirituality are encouraged to attend. The series will cover topics from "Living By the Rules: A Guide to Camaldolese Oblate Life" (digital handbook prepared by Camaldolese Oblate Peer Mentors, under guidance from Fr. Cyprian Consiglio and Fr. Robert Hale). This series is projected to continue with three meetings a year, for three years. October 19th will be led by Fr.Bede Healey, Br Ivan Nicoletto and oblate Peer Mentors Chris Olson and…

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November 2019

Siddika Angle – Scripture Through the Eyes of a Woman

November 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PST
Incarnation Monastery, 1369 La Loma Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94708 United States
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$20

       The women of John's Gospel are undeniably the heroines of the story. You probably think you know them well -- Mary the mother of Jesus, the Samaritan Woman, Mary and Martha, and Mary Magdalen -- but you may be in for some surprises. When these gospel stories are examined objectively rather than through the lenses of patriarchy and misogyny, some fascinating and long-ignored aspects emerge.        Siddika Angle holds a master’s degree in biblical studies…

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Come to Incarnation’s Book Group!

November 24, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am PST
Incarnation Monastery, 1369 La Loma Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94708 United States
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Do you love to read and would enjoy sharing a read with others? We will meet monthly on designated Sundays after coffee hour in the newly created “multi-purpose” room, our former chapel.   Book to Discuss:  SEASONS OF YOUR HEART: Prayers & Reflections, revised & expanded.  By Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB.    Next meeting: Chapter Three, Washing Feet, The Season of Love Our pace is slow and reflective. Newcomers definitely welcome at any time. This is a book that can be entered…

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Thanksgiving Day Mass

November 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm PST

Mass of Thanksgiving followed by Hearty Appetizers! Please bring something to enjoy and share.

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December 2019

Veronica Mary Rolf – Expecting God in Sacred Scripture

December 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PST
Incarnation Monastery, 1369 La Loma Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94708 United States
$20

Does God still speak to us through sacred Scripture? Is the Bible really relevant? Award-winning author, Veronica Mary Rolf, will discuss her new book that traces the complete arc of our life’s journey through the drama of biblical stories. She will also suggest contemplative ways in which we may enter more deeply into the narratives, discover their personal relevance, and allow the experience to transform our lives. Veronica Mary Rolf is an independent scholar educated at Columbia University, an academic…

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The Vigil Mass of Christmas

December 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST

Join the Incarnation community for the Vigil Mass of Christmas.

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Christmas Mass

December 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm PST

Join the Incarnation community for Christmas Mass followed by Sweet and Savory Treats (Potluck!)

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January 2020

New Year’s Day Mass

January 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
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Join Incarnation Monastery's celebratory Mass for New Year's Day.

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Incarnation’s Book Group!

January 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am PST
Incarnation Monastery, 1369 La Loma Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94708 United States
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Book to Discuss:  SEASONS OF YOUR HEART: Prayers & Reflections, revised & expanded.  By Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB.    This meeting concludes our discussion of Seasons Of Your Heart with chapter four: Racing to the Tomb, The Season of Mystery and the last chapter, five: Walking with Strangers, The Season of Faith. Our pace is slow and reflective. Newcomers definitely welcome at any time. This is a book that can be entered anywhere as Sr. Macrina shares her personal  seasonal struggles with…

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February 2020

Marilyn Buehler – Reconciliation of Opposites – Clearing the Shadow and Transcending Duality

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PST
Incarnation Monastery, 1369 La Loma Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94708 United States
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$20

Do you sometimes feel stuck, or find yourself in the same situation over and over? Learn practical and liberating techniques to uncover and release the unconscious emotions and beliefs that may draw these situations to you. Experience the divine presence in your life through simple, powerful exercises for creating balance and harmony. Please bring a pen and notebook.   The Quiet Day is based on the teachings presented in The Marriage of Spirit: Enlightened Living in Today’s World by Leslie Temple-Thurston.    Marilyn…

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Ash Wednesday

February 26 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm PST
Incarnation Monastery, 1369 La Loma Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94708 United States
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Distribution of Ashes: Following 7:00 am Lauds and during 5:00 pm Eucharist.

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March 2020

March 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am PST
Incarnation Monastery, 1369 La Loma Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94708 United States
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Pleading, Cursing, Praising: Conversing with God through the Psalms, by Irene Nowell, OSB. Sr. Nowell is a Benedictine of Mount St, Scholastica in Atchison, Kansas; an accomplished theologian, biblical scholar, author and university professor. She says: 'I am convinced that the psalms teach us to pray.' Come and see. Fr. Bede began the discussion of this book with a general discussion of the psalms with a focus on various translations. From Fr. Bede: 'The chapters in Irene Nowell’s book are short,…

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