HERMITAGE

INNER SKY

WEEKLY GATHERING
Sundays, 9:30am at the Inner Sky Hermitage, companions gather for rotating nature contemplation, community action, yoga and study.


  • Nature Contemplation practices center around themes of Noticing, Appreciation, Wonder, Thanksgiving, Mortality, Reverence, Hospitality, Humility, Silence, Love, Beauty, Pain, Revelation, Hope and more.


  • Community Action varies from preparing and delivering food to those in need in the immediate community to environmental cleanup efforts.


  • Yoga is body prayer practiced with Franciscan themes including the Canticle of Creation and the Beatitudes. 


  • Study involves the use of Franciscan books and films for expanded knowledge. 


SEASONAL RETREATS
Honoring the Franciscan tradition of ecological awareness and justice, seasonal weekend journeys centered around the themes of Our Changing Planet, Wildlife & Wild Places, and The Human Journey are held throughout the Pacific Northwest.  Personal retreats at the Inner Sky Hermitage, following St. Francis' Rule of Hermitages, are available throughout the year for all companions.  


ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE
A 10-day pilgrimage option during the first week of October is open for all companions for renewal and restoration.  

 

 

"The whole earth is a living icon of the face of God".

St. John of Damascus

Companions of Inner Sky Hermitage