Next Meeting: August 25 In Person

NOTE: For our Wednesday, August 25th, meeting we will NOT offer Zoom as an option to meet with us. It will be IN PERSON only, at this location: Orchard View Church of God2777 Leffingwell Ave NEGrand Rapids, MI 49525 Orchard View Church of God is located at the corner of Three Mile Road and Leffingwell in … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: July 28 In Person + Zoom

For our Wednesday, July 28th meeting, we will gather together in person for the first time in over a year! That’s when we return to our usual meeting place: OrchardView Church of God2777 Leffingwell Ave NEGrand Rapids, MI 49525 OrchardView Church is located at the corner of Three Mile Road and Leffingwell in the northeast … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: March 24 (Zoom)

Dear Fellow Novices, Happy Feast of St. Joseph! Today (Wednesday, 3/24/21), at 7:00 PM, we will have our March NSL [Novices in the School of Love] meeting via Zoom. Bill will send out an invitation earlier today with a link for you to join the meeting. “Humility is a beautiful quality to find in a … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: January 27 (Zoom)

Tonight, we will be looking at Chapters 10 and 11 in Charles Cummings’ book, “Monastic Practices.”Chapter 10 is on “Community and Communication”. This is an interesting companion subject to the topic of “Silence” we discussed a few months ago. The monastery is a microcosm of the world–we are all stuck here with each other, and it … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: November 23 (Zoom)

This month, we will have our monthly NSL meeting, via Zoom, on Tuesday night, 11/24/20, at 7:00 PM, instead of our usual Wednesday evening meeting. This is to accommodate everyone who might be involved in any preparations for Thanksgiving on Thursday. We will be spending time with the chapter on vigils (“Watching,” Chapter 9) in … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: September 23 (Zoom)

NOTE: We will continue to meet via Zoom until we are allowed to meet otherwise. So, to join us, please send us an e-mail. We’ll put you on our e-mail list to receive the Zoom invitation to our Wednesday, September 23rd meeting. Please join us online as we continue to discuss: We will discuss chapters … [Read more…]

Next Meeting: August 26th

NOTE: We will continue to meet via Zoom until we are allowed to meet otherwise. So, to join us, please send us an e-mail. We’ll put you on our e-mail list to receive the Zoom invitation to our Wednesday, August 26th meeting. For our August 26th meeting we will discuss chapters from these books: Joan … [Read more…]