Magdalene in Provence: A 22 Day Series of History, Legend, Art and Spiritual Practice November 1- 22, 2023
A new feast of history, art, myth and music as we journey to Provence to encounter Mary Magdalene and her companions of the rudderless boat and uncover their connection to the wisdom tradition of John Cassian and the Desert Fathers and Mothers of Egypt. Included are a live zoom celebration for All Saint's Day, a live closing circle and weekly zoom gatherings to share music, meditation and contemplative spiritual practices of visio and lectio divina,
Available on a sliding scale, $30-150- all zoom sessions will be recorded for later viewing as well.
Below is the schedule for the 22 Day series. Topics in plain font will be written posts or short recorded videos; bold faced print indicates a live zoom gathering, which will also be recorded for later viewing.
Tuesday, November 1: Live zoom gathering at 10:30 am PST for All Saint's Day; the Legacy of Mary Magdalene in France Wednesday, November 2: The Rudderless Boat and the Friends of Bethany Thursday, November 3: Lazarus Friday, November 4: Martha Saturday, November 5: Contemplative Threads: From Egypt to Gaul: the Anam Cara tradition Sunday, November 6: Live Compline: Music and Meditation, 5- 6 pm PST Monday,November 7: Marie Jacobe Tuesday, November 8: Marie Salome Wednesday, November 9: Saint Sara. Patroness of the Gypsies Thursday, November 10: Pilgrim Places: Saintes Maries de la Mer Friday, November 11: Pilgrim Places: Aix Cathedral Saturday, November 12: Pilgrim Places: The Grotto of La Sainte Baume Sunday, November 13: Live Compline: Music and Meditation, 5- 6 pm PST Monday,November 14: Saint Maximinus and Saint Sidonius Tuesday, November 15: Pilgrim Places: Saint Maximin-la-Sainte -Baume Wednesday, November 16: Pilgrim Places: Apt Cathedral and the bones of Saint Anne Thursday, November 17: Pilgrim Places: L'Abbaye Saint Victor: Cradle of Christian France Friday, November 18: John Cassian and the Pilgrimage Tradition of Provence Saturday, November 19: Our Lady of New Fire: The Black Madonna of L'Abbaye Saint Victor Sunday, November 20:Live Compline: Music and Meditation, 5- 6 pm PST Monday, November 21: The Magdalene Feast Tradition in Provence with Veronique Flayol Tuesday, November 22: Closing Zoom Circle, 10:30 am -Noon PST