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Faith Focus: Speaker will share his Islam faith journey

March 11, 2019

The Faithfully Speaking Toastmaster Club welcomes Bassem Fadlia, who will speak on his faith journey in Islam Tuesday. The meeting, which runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., is open to the public at Charter House room 1-158, 211 Second St. NW, Rochester. The mission of the Faithfully Speaking club is to help people speak about their faith confidently and to learn about other faiths. All are welcome to attend. Take a journey of faith in Franciscan’s footsteps A three-part series of classes, “Journey into God: A Franciscan Pathway,” will be offered starting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Assisi Heights in Rochester. The series will take you on a journey of faith, leading into a profound outline of how a person can more deeply enter into the life of the Trinity (Creator, Christ and Spirit). A blueprint, or pattern, will assist you in a creative, experiential, and prayerful movement with a guide. The life of St. Bonaventure, a Seraphic doctor of the Church and a Franciscan theologian, will guide participants on this journey. Media selections of Bonaventure’s writings and group activities will be highlighted. Cost to attend is $30 preregistered and prepaid; $35 at the door. Register online,

tinyurl.com/y4b8m78l

, or call 507-280-2195. Assisi Heights is at 1001 14th St. NW. Tap your own wisdom in workshop In a meditative atmosphere, discover images using a technique called Soul Collage, a transformative process of creating personal cards out of greater awareness of your inner wisdom. In a relaxed and supportive space, spend time with images, assembling collages, composing reflective writing using a journaling technique, while tapping into your intuition. No artistic experience is necessary and all workshop materials will be provided. The workshop is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Assisi Heights. Admission is $25 preregistered/prepaid. $30 at the door. Register online,

tinyurl.com/y36mjrfl

, or call 507-280-2195. Assisi Heights is at 1001 14th St. NW. Join Quiet Day at Calvary church Calvary Sacred Circle invites you to join them for a morning of quiet contemplation and prayer during Lent from 9 a.m. to noon March 16 at Calvary Episcopal Church. The Lenten Quiet Day will include an open labyrinth walk and a contemplative art activity (coloring mandalas), both offered in silence with background instrumental music. Trained labyrinth facilitation and art instruction/supplies will be provided by parishioners. A free-will donation will be accepted. Please arrive by 11 a.m. to allow enough time to walk the labyrinth. Rev. Beth Royalty will be available for counsel, confession and companionship in the candle-lighted sanctuary and conclude the morning by leading a Service of Noonday Prayer at 11:30 a.m. No registration is necessary and all teens and adults are welcome. Please use the west entrance to the church, on Fourth Avenue Southwest. Calvary is at 111 Third Ave. SW. For more information, call the church office at 507-282-9429 or email office@calvary-rochester.org. Supermarket Saturday set for March 16 Oasis Church will hold Supermarket Saturday, in partnership with Channel One Food Shelf, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. March 16. You must present a photo ID with birthdate to pick up food at Oasis Church. You can visit only one Channel One food site per month. If you have any questions, call 289-8596. Oasis Church is located at 1815 38th St. NW, Rochester. ‘Welcome Spring!’ says women’s club Rochester Christian Women’s Connection will hold a “Hello Spring!” luncheon, 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at the Eagles Club in Rochester. The special feature, presented by Linda Stai of Buffalo, Minn., is “Who is Writing Your Story?” Stai is also the special speaker, on the topic, “Storytelling Through Drama and the Written Word.” Reservations are required. Call Darlene K., 507-765-4921, or email mploetz@hbcsc.net. Cost to attend is $15 per person and includes lunch. The Eagles Club is at 917 15th Ave. SE. Celebrate the feast of St. Patrick St. Patrick’s mission to bring Christianity to the Emerald Isle sealed his legacy as the patron saint and the most celebrated icon of Irish history. The wearing of the green is part of the charm of this Irish holiday. Join a meal of mulligan stew and see a performance of Irish folk music March 17 at Assisi Heights in Rochester. The effort is to bring forth the spiritual and social aspect of the feast by first giving time to God, attending the Eucharistic Liturgy at Our Lady of Lourdes Chapel at 11am, and then celebrating with family and friends the blessings of an Irish Heritage. It starts after Mass, at 11 a.m. To join the meal ($15), register online,

tinyurl.com/yxvwmz55

, or call 507-280-2195. The music performance follows at 1:30 p.m. To see the music ($15), register online,

tinyurl.com/yywz46wk

, or call. Or, make a reservation for both the meal and the music ($25). Register online,

tinyurl.com/y6sgegcl

, or call. Preregistration and prepayment are required. Assisi Heights is at 1001 14th St. NW. Want to join Franciscans? Are you attracted to the values of the Franciscan Sisters and Cojourners? Come experience a morning of storytelling, prayer, and how the Rochester Franciscans are serving others in unique and various ways, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 20 at Assisi Heights in Rochester. You can collaborate with us and join us in mission. Working from our “Common Heart,” we strive to respond with integrity to every challenge of the Gospel. As Franciscans, we have stories to tell, laughter and joy to share, and a focus on peacemaking and justice. Free, but donations are appreciated. Learn more and register online,

tinyurl.com/y499gk6h

, or call 507-280-2195. Assisi Heights is at 1001 14th St. NW.

The Faithfully Speaking Toastmaster Club welcomes Bassem Fadlia, who will speak on his faith journey in Islam Tuesday.

The meeting, which runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., is open to the public at Charter House room 1-158, 211 Second St. NW, Rochester.

The mission of the Faithfully Speaking club is to help people speak about their faith confidently and to learn about other faiths. All are welcome to attend.

Take a journey of faith in Franciscan’s footsteps

A three-part series of classes, “Journey into God: A Franciscan Pathway,” will be offered starting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Assisi Heights in Rochester.

The series will take you on a journey of faith, leading into a profound outline of how a person can more deeply enter into the life of the Trinity (Creator, Christ and Spirit). A blueprint, or pattern, will assist you in a creative, experiential, and prayerful movement with a guide. The life of St. Bonaventure, a Seraphic doctor of the Church and a Franciscan theologian, will guide participants on this journey. Media selections of Bonaventure’s writings and group activities will be highlighted.

Cost to attend is $30 preregistered and prepaid; $35 at the door.

Register online, tinyurl.com/y4b8m78l, or call 507-280-2195.

Assisi Heights is at 1001 14th St. NW.

Tap your own wisdom in workshop

In a meditative atmosphere, discover images using a technique called Soul Collage, a transformative process of creating personal cards out of greater awareness of your inner wisdom.

In a relaxed and supportive space, spend time with images, assembling collages, composing reflective writing using a journaling technique, while tapping into your intuition. No artistic experience is necessary and all workshop materials will be provided.

The workshop is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Assisi Heights.

Admission is $25 preregistered/prepaid. $30 at the door.

Register online, tinyurl.com/y36mjrfl, or call 507-280-2195.

Assisi Heights is at 1001 14th St. NW.

Join Quiet Day at Calvary church

Calvary Sacred Circle invites you to join them for a morning of quiet contemplation and prayer during Lent from 9 a.m. to noon March 16 at Calvary Episcopal Church.

The Lenten Quiet Day will include an open labyrinth walk and a contemplative art activity (coloring mandalas), both offered in silence with background instrumental music. Trained labyrinth facilitation and art instruction/supplies will be provided by parishioners. A free-will donation will be accepted.

Please arrive by 11 a.m. to allow enough time to walk the labyrinth. Rev. Beth Royalty will be available for counsel, confession and companionship in the candle-lighted sanctuary and conclude the morning by leading a Service of Noonday Prayer at 11:30 a.m.

No registration is necessary and all teens and adults are welcome. Please use the west entrance to the church, on Fourth Avenue Southwest. Calvary is at 111 Third Ave. SW.

For more information, call the church office at 507-282-9429 or email office@calvary-rochester.org.

Supermarket Saturday set for March 16

Oasis Church will hold Supermarket Saturday, in partnership with Channel One Food Shelf, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. March 16.

You must present a photo ID with birthdate to pick up food at Oasis Church. You can visit only one Channel One food site per month.

If you have any questions, call 289-8596.

Oasis Church is located at 1815 38th St. NW, Rochester.

‘Welcome Spring!’ says women’s club

Rochester Christian Women’s Connection will hold a “Hello Spring!” luncheon, 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at the Eagles Club in Rochester.

The special feature, presented by Linda Stai of Buffalo, Minn., is “Who is Writing Your Story?”

Stai is also the special speaker, on the topic, “Storytelling Through Drama and the Written Word.”

Reservations are required. Call Darlene K., 507-765-4921, or email mploetz@hbcsc.net.

Cost to attend is $15 per person and includes lunch.

The Eagles Club is at 917 15th Ave. SE.

Celebrate the feast of St. Patrick

St. Patrick’s mission to bring Christianity to the Emerald Isle sealed his legacy as the patron saint and the most celebrated icon of Irish history. The wearing of the green is part of the charm of this Irish holiday.

Join a meal of mulligan stew and see a performance of Irish folk music March 17 at Assisi Heights in Rochester.

The effort is to bring forth the spiritual and social aspect of the feast by first giving time to God, attending the Eucharistic Liturgy at Our Lady of Lourdes Chapel at 11am, and then celebrating with family and friends the blessings of an Irish Heritage.

It starts after Mass, at 11 a.m. To join the meal ($15), register online, tinyurl.com/yxvwmz55, or call 507-280-2195.

The music performance follows at 1:30 p.m. To see the music ($15), register online, tinyurl.com/yywz46wk, or call.

Or, make a reservation for both the meal and the music ($25). Register online, tinyurl.com/y6sgegcl, or call.

Preregistration and prepayment are required.

Assisi Heights is at 1001 14th St. NW.

Want to join Franciscans?

Are you attracted to the values of the Franciscan Sisters and Cojourners? Come experience a morning of storytelling, prayer, and how the Rochester Franciscans are serving others in unique and various ways, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 20 at Assisi Heights in Rochester.

You can collaborate with us and join us in mission. Working from our “Common Heart,” we strive to respond with integrity to every challenge of the Gospel. As Franciscans, we have stories to tell, laughter and joy to share, and a focus on peacemaking and justice.

Free, but donations are appreciated.

Learn more and register online, tinyurl.com/y499gk6h, or call 507-280-2195.

Assisi Heights is at 1001 14th St. NW.