Unless otherwise noted in the program description, weekend events begin Friday with dinner at 6:00pm and end after lunch on Sunday and day events are from 9:30am – 3:30pm.

 

2020 Standard Times:
Bedrooms are ready after 4:00pm on Friday.

2020 Standard Fees:

Please see each of our calendar postings on Eventbrite or contact your Conference Coordinator for fees.

Day events are to be prepaid. We will send confirmation notices but your cancelled check will be your receipt.  Deposits are non-refundable, but transferable to a future event within a year.

For your convenience, we now accept online payment, using PayPal or your credit card.

Calendar of Events

If you are interested in registering for an upcoming event, click on the link(s) below and you will be directed to a registration page.  Unless stated, all events take place at Vallombrosa Center. If you have any questions contact David, 650-325-5614 or davidl@vallombrosa.org. If you have any problems,  click here to contact our webmaster.
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* About Homilies by Zoom:   Registering below for each homily will get you reminders ahead of the planned session.  However, you can also view the schedule given on the Homily by Zoom page at this link and click the “Join the week’s Homily by Zoom” button to listen without registering each week.  Both are for your convenience.

2020 Events

MAY  
   5 Homily by Zoom *
-with Father Nathan Castle.
Homily by Zoom Series
  8 “The Spirit of the New Normal” – a Virtual Mini Retreat
-with Father Nathan Castle
Spirit of the New Normal by Fr. Nathan Castle
   9 “Engaging the Heart”  –Online Session Now Available
– A Marriage Preparation Workshop – Accepting 50 new registrations.
Eventbrite - "Engaging the Heart" - Marriage Preparation Workshop (Online)
 10 Mother’s Day Mass & Lunch  –Event cancelled due to COVID-19
– with the Vallombrosa Choir
 12 Homily by Zoom *
-with Alice Camille
Homily by Zoom Series
 19 Homily by Zoom *
-with Fr. Francis Tiso from Isernia, Italy
Homily by Zoom Series
22 “The Rainbow Body &  The Resurrection: Contemplative Prayer and Meditation”
-a Virtual Mini Retreat with Father Francis Tiso
Virtual Mini Retreat with Fr. Francis Tiso
22-25 “Stories That Could Be True: The Roles of Gratitude & Poetry in the Spiritual Life”
-a 3-Day Virtual Retreat with Alice Camille
3-Day Retreat with Alice Camille
 26 Homily by Zoom *
-with Carl McColman
Homily by Zoom Series
29-30 “Julian of Norwich – Patron Saint of Sheltering in Place”
– a 2-day Virtual Retreat with Carl McColman
Virtual Retreat with Carl McColman
   
JUNE  
   2 Homily by Zoom *
-with Prof. Nina Heereman
Homily by Zoom Series
   9 Homily by Zoom *
– with Deacon Peloso
Homily by Zoom Series
  12 ” Why are they so worried about us? Messages from Heaven”
– with Deacon Peloso
Virtual Mini-Retreat with Deacon Peloso
   16 Homily by Zoom  CANCELLED
– with Mary da Silva Abinante & Renee Duffey
  19 “Women on the Journey: Inspiring Lives” – a Virtual Mini Retreat CANCELLED
– with Mary da Silva Abinante & Renee Duffey
  20 “Mandala: A Centering Prayer”
– a Virtual Mini Retreat with artist, Sarah Dwyer
Mandala: A Centering Prayer with Artist, Sarah Dwyerr
  23 Homily by Zoom *
– with Gary Jansen
Homily by Zoom Series
  26 “How to Pray When You Don’t Want to Pray” – a Virtual Mini Retreat                                      – with Gary Jansen How to Pray When You Don't Want to Pray - with Gary Jansen
JULY  
   14 Homily by Zoom *
– with Ron Rolheiser
Homily by Zoom Series
   17 “The Mystically Driven Life: Spiritual Wisdom from the Deep Well of Christian Mysticism
– with Ron Rolheiser
The Mystically Driven Life: Spiritual Wisdom from the Deep Well of Christian Mysticism with Ron Rolheiser
  25 “The Embodied Lord’s Prayer:  The Abba-Imma Practice”
– Online class with Rev. Steve Harms and Kaleo & Elise Ching
The Embodied Lord's Prayer: The Abba-Imma Practice - with Rev. Steve Harms and Kaleo & Elise Ching
31 – Aug 2 “Shiny Bits of Scripture”
-a 3-Day Virtual Retreat with Alice Camille
Shiny Bits of Scripture
AUG  
   1 “Engaging the Heart”
– A Marriage Preparation Workshop
Eventbrite - "Engaging the Heart" - Marriage Preparation Workshop
SEP  
 12 “Engaging the Heart”
– A Marriage Preparation Workshop
Eventbrite - "Engaging the Heart" - Marriage Preparation Workshop
OCT  
   3 The Franciscan Legacy and Aloha Qigong Day Retreat
– with Pastor Steve Harms and Kaleo & Elise Ching
Eventbrite - The Franciscan Legacy and Aloha Qigong Day Retreat
 10 “Engaging the Heart”
– A Marriage Preparation Workshop
Eventbrite - "Engaging the Heart" - Marriage Preparation Workshop
NOV  
 10 Homily by Zoom
with Carl McColman
Homily by Zoom Series
 13 & 14  “Taming The Monkey Mind: Dealing with Distractions During Centering Prayer”
-a 2 Part/Day Virtual Mini Retreat with Carl McColman
"Taming The Monkey Mind: Dealing with Distractions During Centering Prayer" with Carl McColman
 14  “Engaging the Heart” 
– A Marriage Preparation Workshop
Eventbrite - "Engaging the Heart" - Marriage Preparation Workshop