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Yellow Pine Community Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

A Community Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 10:00-11:30 a.m., in the Outdoor Cathedral (indoors if inclement weather), at Holy Family Church, surrounded by the beauty of nature. Holy Family Church is located at 8950 County Highway J, Woodruff.

All area residents and visitors, including persons of all faith traditions, are invited to come together for this important experience of prayer and support for Mother Earth. Leaders of several local churches will be participating in this event.

Pope Francis has proclaimed September 1 as World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. The gathering will provide time to pray for Creation and an opportunity to make a personal commitment to care for the earth.

This day of prayer is sponsored by Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center and Holy Family Parish. For more information, contact Marywood at 715-385-3750 or marywood.center@gmail.com.


Anita & Addie Outside All Are Welcome

Marywood is open to all people searching for God in their lives. It is our desire that all who want to attend our programs not allow lack of funds to keep them from coming. Marywood welcomes volunteer service in lieu of program donations. Those who have been blessed by God with greater abundance are encouraged to be generous when coming to Marywood. Your generosity helps us to continue the programs you appreciate.




"Though we travel the world to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."
– Ralph Waldo Emerson



Spiritual Direction
Spiritual Direction is a ministry of listening and supporting persons in their experience of God's action and presence in his or her life. A person engages a spiritual director to listen and to give support in looking honestly at their unique relationship with God in everyday life. The Marywood staff includes six certified and experienced spiritual directors. For more information, visit the website: marywoodsc.com and click on “Spiritual Direction” and/or “Staff.” The certified spiritual directors at Marywood also offer their services via Skype. You can save time and money: No need to drive to Marywood unless you prefer to do so. For more information, or to contact a Spiritual Director, or schedule an appointment, call 715-385-3750 or e-mail: marywood.center@gmail.com.


Marywood Offers Spiritual Direction Via Skype

Marywood is using Skype (free computer video and voice calls with those using Skype) to assist persons looking for an alternative to traveling long distances and to care for earth. With Skype you can save long distance fees as well. When you wish to consult with a Marywood staff person, just Skype us.

If you register with Skype (a free service on the internet) and obtain a web cam (vary in price), you may wish to consider these new Marywood offerings via Skype online.

Spiritual Direction is available with Marywood's spiritual directors via Skype.
• Video Calling using a web cam with your computer, or
• Audio Calling using your phone.

The online connection is free and private. We suggest the usual donation to help meet our staff time costs.

For information about on-site spiritual direction and a list of our trained spiritual directors, please visit the spiritual direction page.



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