Presenters

Sister Monika Ellis

Sister Monika, a member of St. Placid Priory since 1971, is a spiritual director, musician and artist. She is an enthusiastic teacher who loves to pass on what she knows about craft.

Events with Sister Monika Ellis

Silent Retreat with Art (first offering)
January 31, 2020

During this time of silence, we will meet on Friday for an introduction to the weekend and to get the first art assignment. We will meet again on Saturday morning and Saturday late afternoon for two more assignments of some type of creative art. We will finish up the silent retreat on Sunday with sharing our art and reflecting on the process and the prayer. No prior experience or training required. Materials and resources provided. Feel free to bring your own art project and materials if you desire.

Silent Retreat with Art (second offering)
March 13, 2020

To start the time of silence, we will meet on Friday for an introduction to the weekend and the first art assignment. We will meet again on Saturday morning and Saturday late afternoon for two more assignments of some type of creative art. We will finish up the silent retreat on Sunday by sharing our art and reflecting on the process and prayer. No prior experience or training is required. Materials and resources will be provided. Feel free to bring your own art project and materials if you desire.

Making Art as a Spiritual Practice
April 25, 2020

We will spend the day making art in a variety of media, reflecting on the process, and becoming aware of our connection to God Creator. No prior experience or training is required. Materials and resources will be provided.