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    Center for Spiritual Wisdom

    Living a Vibrant Spiritual Life

    We teach spiritual practices as tools of transformation for the common good. We strive to align our work with God’s loving presence and action in the world.



    Center for Spiritual Wisdom offers workshops, conferences, group learning, retreats, and pilgrimages to promote Vibrant Spiritual Life. During the pandemic, most of our offerings take place online. Click here to discover our current programs.

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    Our Inspiration page features enouraging words and good-for-your-soul reflections by our staff and associates. Center for Spiritual Wisdom is here to support you and your spiritual journey. This section will serve as a good resource.

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    The Center is a young non-profit organization. We rely on individual donations to help sustain our operating costs. From our very beginning, donations have been our largest source of funding. Please partner with us!


    Center for Spiritual Wisdom serves all seekers — whoever you are and wherever you are in your spiritual journey.

    The mission of Center for Spiritual Wisdom is to help people learn about spiritual practices in the interest of spiritual growth and transformation. Anyone may participate in the Center’s events, whether or not they are members of a faith community.

    The Center strives to integrate the active and contemplative dimensions of life: soul work & justice work, science & spirituality, faith & reason, individual needs & the public good.

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    Center for Spiritual Wisdom promotes compassionate action and transformative growth in relation to God, neighbor, self, creation, and cosmos through the integration of practice, learning, engagement, and reflection.

    We emphasize experiential learning through spiritual practices, real-world engagement, peer teaching, and other learning methods.

    At CSW, spiritual practices are defined broadly to include traditional disciplines such as lectio divina and contemplative prayer, personal learning tools such as the Enneagram, and contemporary approaches such as eco-spirituality, social justice engagement, and the creative arts.

    We offer multiple learning opportunities: one-day workshops, multi-day retreats, ongoing spiritual practice groups, and multi-week courses of study. Center offerings are held in a variety of settings, including colleges, faith communities, conference & retreat centers, etc. During the coronavirus pandemic, most of our events are held online.


    Reel Spirit Movie Project – ‘The Apostle’ 11/19

    Reel Spirit Movie Project – ‘The Apostle’ 11/19

    Photo credit: Cinematerial.com On Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm Eastern the Center will discuss the fourth film in its "Reel Spirit Movie Project" series—The Apostle (1997)—a drama starring Robert Duvall, Farrah Fawcett, Miranda Richardson, and Billy...

    ‘Wisdom of World Religions’ Begins Oct. 11

    ‘Wisdom of World Religions’ Begins Oct. 11

    The Wisdom of World Religions A Six-Week Online Learning Series Sundays, Oct. 11 - Nov. 15 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. *SPACES REMAIN; please register by OCT. 9* The great spiritual traditions of the world have given the rest of us a priceless gift: their wisdom. And it's...

    New Souls Seeking Justice Group Forming

    New Souls Seeking Justice Group Forming

    Exploring Social Justice & SpiritualityCenter for Spiritual Wisdom is forming a new group called Souls Seeking Justice. Its goal is to encourage participants to explore the intersection of spirituality and social justice in the lives of participants and their...