June 2019

WATERCOLOR: SEARCHING OUT LEAVES

June 3 – Monday
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presenter:Sister Karen Kappell

We will create a tinted background using a webbing technique which will be followed by a series of glazing with watercolor. The fun is seeing the leaves emerge from the background. We will be using oak or maple leaves that we find at this time of the year. Bring watercolor supplies, pressed leaves, and a stretched half sheet of cold press watercolor paper and smaller sheets for practice that are about 7” by 11”. Fee: $30.00. Bring a lunch. Register by Thursday, May 24.

MARYWOOD WRITERS GROUP

June 3 – Monday
12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Writers of every level and genre are welcome to join the group and come to any or each meeting. Bring a copy of your writing for feedback (1 – 3 double-spaced pages) and your meal. Be ready for a robust discussion among a supportive community that will enrich your work as a writer. Suggested offering: $5.00. Please register by the day before the session.

  • 1st Monday of the month, 12:00-3:30 p.m. (May 6, June 3, July 1, August 1)
  • 3rd Tuesday night of the month, 6:00-8:30 p.m. (May 21, June 18, July 16, August 20)
WATERCOLOR: SAVING WHITES

June 4 – Tuesday
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Sister Karen Kappell

For as long as artists have been painting in watercolor, they’ve been using resists to retain the white glow of the paper. We will review ways of using resist materials including block out, waxes, crayons and various ways to apply mask-out. A good subject would be grasses and wild flower fields. Bring a stretched half sheet of watercolor paper and watercolor supplies. Fee: $30.00. Bring a lunch. Register by Friday, May 25.

WATERCOLOR: WATER-WEBBING

June 5 – Wednesday
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Sister Karen Kappell

Imagine tiny threads of color vibrating behind a painted subject that could suggest a number of things – plant life, tree branches, vegetation, a tangle of weeds. We will concentrate on three ways of getting effects that will produce backgrounds or create areas of textural interest in paintings. Choose a subject with simple structures – like poppies, water lilies, herons,geometric shapes Bring a stretched half sheet of water color paper and watercolor supplies.Fee: $30.00. Bring a lunch.Register by Friday, May 24.

LIVING IN BETWEEN

June 6 – Thursday
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Presenter: Pat Pintens

Doris Day once sang: “In the meantime, in between time, ain’t we got fun?” All of life is lived in between. We’re in between jobs, doctor visits or treatments, relationships, appointments,chores, etc. Living in between can be a time of adventure and discovery. It can also be frustrating, uncomfortable, and/or scary when accompanied by a loss of meaning or purpose. Let’s explore how living in between can help us reshape our lives in meaningful ways. Suggested offering: $10.00. Register by Friday, May 31.

IONS Science and Spirituality

June 6 – Thursday
12:30-3:15 p.m.
Facilitators: Jan Lewis & Sister Marla Lang

In 1947 ancient documents,hidden in a cave for over 1,000years, were discovered in the middle east. Studies of these Dead Sea Scrolls gave us“insights into the beliefs of the people who were alive before the New Testament was written”.Join us to view and discuss this interview with Dr. Ken Hansontitled “The Dead Sea Scrolls Revealed”. Suggested offering:$10.00.

TAIZÉ PRAYER SERVICE

June 7 – Friday
7:00-8:00 p.m.
St. Mary Catholic Church -Tomahawk

Prepare for the Feast of Pentecost by participating in a Taizé prayer service. Taizé services consist of short chants, repeated over and over, short Scripture readings and silence. They are “a time to rest in God, to let the words listened to and sung penetrate one’s being,” says Taizé monk Brother John. Taizé prayer is ecumenical in nature. Light refreshments will be served after the prayer service.Participants are welcome to stay for Eucharistic adoration afterwards.

SEEK FIRST TO UNDERSTAND

June 10 – Monday
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Barbara Kane

People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. How easy is it to assert our own opinions or give advice rather than listen? How well do we listen to the wisdom that is available to us from a multitude of sources? In this workshop you will learn how to improve your listening skills and build trust in your relationships with others, as well as yourself. Suggested offering: $10.00. Register by Thursday, June 6.

CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players: St Francis of Assisi,The Reformer

June 13 – Thursday 1:30-3:30 p.m.Facilitator: Sister Julia Walsh

Rebuild my Church! That’s the mission Christ gave to St.Francis and it’s the perennial task of the Church in every age of its life. But how is the reform and renewal of the Church to be accomplished? The life of St. Francis demonstrates that Christ intends the foundations of true and lasting reform to be built on the solid rock of the Gospel. Suggested offering: $10.00.Please register by the day before.

MARYWOOD WRITERS GROUP

June 18 – Tuesday
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Writers of every level and genre are welcome to join the group and come to any or each meeting. Bring a copy of your writing for feedback (1 – 3 double-spaced pages) and your meal. Be ready for a robust discussion among a supportive community that will enrich your work as a writer. Suggested offering: $5.00. Please register by the day before the session.

  • 1st Monday of the month, 12:00-3:30 p.m. (May 6, June 3, July 1, August 1)
  • 3rd Tuesday night of the month, 6:00-8:30 p.m. (May 21, June 18, July 16, August 20)
IONS Science and Spirituality

June 20 – Thursday
12:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Facilitators: Jan Lewis & Sister Marla Lang

We will view and discuss the first two episodes: “Discovering The Divine Matrix” and “Scientific Evidence of a DivineMatrix”. Join us to explore what this Matrix is, what it’s made of,and how it works!

A GARDEN CELEBRATION OFTHE SUMMER SOLSTICE

June 20 – Thursday
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Minocqua Community Garden (South end of Blumenstein Road)
Facilitators: Marywood Staff & Sharon Aldrich

“Gardening is the monk’s way of caring for the soul,” writes Thomas Moore. On the eve of the summer solstice, come to explore in words and rituals gardening as a means for caring for your soul and the earth, and as a path to peace and joy. Register byMonday, June 17.

BOOK CLUB

June 21 – Friday
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Facilitators: Sister Anita Beskar and Sister Marla Lang

Call 715-385-2706 for the book of the month. Suggested offering: $10.00. Third Friday of the month, May 17, June 21, July 19, August 20.

WHO AM I NOW?

June 25 – Tuesday
9:15-12:00 p.m.
Presenter: Barbara Kane

“Change is constant. Growth is optional.” When circumstances change, our own identity may beput into question. Children leave the nest. Parents die. Jobs change. During these times, one may wonder, “Who Am I Now?” Based on the work of teacher William Bridges, author of Transitions, learn ways to better understand the notion of change and learn ways to adapt and recreate yourself. Suggested offering: $10.00. Register by Monday, May 20.